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Giada's Pea Pesto Crostini

Giada tops crostini with cherry tomatoes and a pesto made of sweet peas.

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Smoked Paprika

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Poached Pears in Honey, Ginger and Cinnamon Syrup

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Butternut Squash Soup with Fontina Cheese Crostini

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Season 6, Episode 18

Feel-Good Food

Giada makes four healthy recipes that may be low in fat and calories, but are full of amazing favor. The menu features Egg and Kale Breakfast Wraps, Roasted Vegetables With Chipotle Cream, Grilled Salmon and Pineapple With Avocado Dressing and a Banana and Walnut Smoothie.

Saturday
Jan 7
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 7, Episode 2

Giada's Vegas Favorites

Giada De Laurentiis makes a handful of recipes from her new restaurant in Las Vegas. The dishes are Italian with a California twist, like Chicken Marsala Meatballs, Lemon Spaghetti With Jumbo Shrimp and Tuscan Rib-Eye Steak.

Friday
Jan 27
10am | 9c
Season 8, Episode 12

15-Minute Pastas

It's a busy weeknight and you want to get a great dinner on the table fast. Giada De Laurentiis shows us how to make four pasta dishes that can all be accomplished in 15 minutes: Gemelli with Kale Pesto and Olives, Penne With Corn and Spicy Sausage, Orecchiette with Broccoli, plus Pecorino and Orzo with Cherry Tomatoes, Feta and Mint.

Friday
Jan 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Career Day

Giada De Laurentiis visits her daughter, Jade's, school along with a few other parents, for a career day presentation. Giada creates a kid-friendly menu for the students to enjoy including Kids Sushi, Mini Almond Butter Muffins With Strawberry Jam and Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups.

Friday
Feb 17
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 17

An Apple a Day

Giada De Laurentiis shares three amazing recipes with America's favorite fruit, while telling us about the various kinds of apples and explaining why certain apples are used for certain types of dishes. The menu includes everything from appetizers to dessert like Apple Chips With Sweet Yogurt Dip, Grilled Chicken With Apple-Mango Chutney and an Apple Galette With Goat Cheese, Sour Cherry and Almond Topping.

Friday
Mar 17
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 15

Spring Luncheon

Giada De Laurentiis prepares a festive spring luncheon based on fresh ingredients that celebrate the season. The menu features Grilled Artichoke and Celery Root Puree, Lemon-Cumin Chicken and Hibiscus Panna Cotta.

Sunday
Apr 2
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 9

Smoke in the House

It's the annual Firefighter's Pancake Breakfast and, this year, the local department is asking for Giada's help. Instead of serving the usual boring pancakes, scrambled eggs and greasy bacon, firefighters want to impress neighbors with an upgraded menu. So, Giada helps them create the best pancake breakfast of all time with Almond Pancakes, Breakfast Tart With Pancetta and Green Onions and Citrus Cream Smoothie. Then, Giada, Todd and Jade join their fellow neighbors to enjoy the community feast.

Friday
May 19
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 13

Garden Spa Day

Giada De Laurentiis creates a spa day menu featuring Farro and Kale Salad, Peas and Carrots, plus Almond and Peach Toasts. In addition, she makes a homemade facial/body scrub and spa water that are all part of a day of pampering that she has planned for her girlfriends.

Friday
Jun 23
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 5

Diner Favorites

Giada De Laurentiis puts an elegant spin on the classic burger, fries and shakes combo. In the kitchen she creates Giada's Diner Burger with the Works, Parmesan Eggplant Fries With Basil Ketchup and Cupcake Shakes.

Friday
Jun 30
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 5

Cooking With Raffy and Buzz

Giada De Laurentiis and her Aunt Raffy team up in the kitchen to prepare recipes inspired by family favorites. The menu includes Escarole Pie, Pizza Rustica and Pizza With Buzz, a favorite of Raffy's husband.

Friday
Jun 30
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 9

Breakfast for Dinner

In Italy, "eggs for dinner" is very common so Giada prepares a delicious menu that is perfect for a relaxed and casual night with lots of candlelight and comfy attire. With a trip to LA Mill Coffee for espresso beans.

Friday
Aug 11
10am | 9c
Season 6, Episode 3

Dim Sum

Giada De Laurentiis prepares a dim sum menu inspired by her recent trip to Hong Kong. She invites her travel companions over to enjoy the exotic dishes like Chocolate Bao with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, Braised Short Rib Dumplings With Corn Puree, Lemper Ayam and Pear Gorgonzola Gyoza.

Friday
Aug 18
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 10

Venice of America

Giada De Laurentiis makes three recipes influenced by the cuisine of Venice, Italy and the fresh flavors of Venice, California. It's a fusion of cultures that reflect Giada's favorite foods; Lemony Shrimp and Risotto, 3-Cheese and Artichoke Calzones and Citrus Gelato.

Friday
Sep 1
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

LA Nights

Giada hosts an evening cocktail party poolside with sophisticated appetizers -- Black Forbidden Rice With Peaches and Snap Peas, Shrimp and Beef Skewers With Soy and Scallion Butter -- fun cocktails -- Ginger and Apple Martinis -- and a DJ.

Friday
Oct 20
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 28

Ladies Empowerment Lunch

Giada honors three women who are doing amazing things for others by hosting a luncheon for them. The light and fresh menu features Pan-Fried Salmon With Green Goddess Tzatziki, a Quinoa Salad With Roasted Eggplant and Apples and Iced Tea With Berries, Melon and Mint.

Friday
Oct 20
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 8, Episode 5

Not Your Grandmother's Tea Party

A modern, laid back spin on what was once a stuffy tradition: Giada De Laurentiis hosts a tea party with a very modern spin. The menu features Tre Fagioli with Fregola, Open-Faced Tuna Tea Sandwiches with White Bean Spread, Lavender Chamomile Spritzer, and Milk and Honey Tea Cake.

Friday
Oct 20
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 34

Totally Fried

All fried, all the time! Giada prepares four dishes that are all fried, including a fried dessert. She also demonstrates a variety of easy frying techniques while making Green Bean and Asparagus Tempura, Spicy Fried Chicken Drumettes, Fried and Stuffed Rice Balls and Fried Chocolate and Banana Ravioli.

Friday
Oct 27
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 9

Meatball Madness

Everybody loves Meatballs. Giada De Laurentiis shows us how versatile and fun they can be by creating four amazing recipes; Mini Turkey Meatballs With Mango and Raspberry Balsamic Barbeque, Meatball Panini With Grilled Red Onions, Prosciutto and Provolone, White Pizza With Kale and Meatballs and Classic Italian Turkey Meatballs With Tomato-Basil Sauce.

Friday
Oct 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 38

Tahitian Party

Giada creates a French Polynesian meal inspired by her recent trip to Bora Bora. She throws a beautiful island party in the backyard with an exotic menu of Mahi Mahi With Mango and Vanilla Coulis and Two Island Cocktails.

Friday
Oct 27
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 25

My Thai

Giada De Laurentiis is inspired by her recent trip to Thailand to create an exotic dinner at home. The menu features Thai Curry, Naked Spring Rolls and a sweet Thai Iced Tea.

Friday
Oct 27
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 46

More For Less

Giada shows people how to make the most of their money when it comes to using ingredients you may already have in the fridge or in the pantry. She makes Pea Pesto Crostini, Lemon Chicken Soup With Spaghetti and Lemon-Mint Cake With Lemon Syrup.

Friday
Nov 3
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 37

If I Could Have Lunch With Anyone 2

Giada De Laurentiis continues her tradition of inviting over someone for lunch that she admires. Joan McNamara, the founder of LA's Joan's on Third, stops by for a wonderful meal of Chinese Turkey Salad, Orange-Scented Chilled Tomato Soup and Magic Bars, inspired by the flavors of her restaurant.

Friday
Nov 3
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Share the Amore

Giada De Laurentiis's friend, Darren Quinn, has created paintings for Giada's home and he will be featuring his art at the L.A. Art Walk downtown. Giada creates appetizers and cocktails for the event while Giada's husband Todd helps Darren with preparations for the big show. Giada's party menu features Grilled Mini Pork Skewers, Mini Eggplant Parmesan and Lemon and Vodka Martinis.

Friday
Nov 3
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 4

Thanksgiving

Giada makes Thanksgiving dinner for the family. This time, forget the turkey ... Giada's making amazing Pork Roast, a Butternut Squash Soup that is definitely a taste of fall and dessert with the flavors of Chestnut, Chocolate and Orange. While Giada's busy in the kitchen, the family continues their annual Thanksgiving bocce ball rivalry.

Friday
Nov 10
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 3

Flavors of Fall

Giada creates a casual Thanksgiving day menu for an intimate celebration with Todd and Jade. They have Turkey and Pancetta Pot Pies, Bibb and Arugula Salad With Raspberry Vinaigrette and Spiced Apple-Walnut Cake With Cream Cheese Icing.

Friday
Nov 10
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Thanksgiving Sides

Giada De Laurentiis celebrates the flavors of fall with elegant Thanksgiving side dishes. Some are family favorites, while others are a fun spin on the traditional. Baked Mashed Potatoes With Peas, Parmesan Cheese and Bread Crumbs; Sweet and Savory Root Vegetable Stuffing With Apples and Dried Cranberries; Persimmon-Pumpkin Pie With Mascarpone Shortbread Crust are all perfect with the big turkey or as a great finish to a holiday meal.

Friday
Nov 10
11am | 10c

About the Show

On her show Giada at Home, Giada De Laurentiis shares her love for entertaining California-style. Be Giada's guest as she puts together unique meals for gatherings with friends and family. Whether it's a festive bash or an intimate meal, in her own kitchen or at the beach, it's a day of memorable food and fun.

About the Host

Giada De Laurentiis

Giada never has a dull moment, between sharing Italian-style recipes on Giada at Home and serving as a Food Network Star mentor and judge.