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Giada's Pea Pesto Crostini
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Giada tops crostini with cherry tomatoes and a pesto made of sweet peas.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

     

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    How to Make Citrus-Lavender Hand Scrub

  • Giada De Laurentiis creates four snacks that are great for any casual get together. Sweet and Salty Nuts and Bacon Snack, Italian Sausage, Three-Cheese and Beer Fondue, Beer-Battered Asparagus with Caper and Tarragon Dipping Sauce and Popcorn with Herbs de Provence and Asiago Cheese.

  • Giada De Laurentiis creates a delicious kid friendly menu for her daughter, Jade's, sleep-over party. Jade and her cousins enjoy Crispy Chicken Tenders With Piccata Sauce, Pizza di Rotelle and Strawberry Hot Chocolate With Chocolate Pretzel Dippers.

  • Giada De Laurentiis puts her spin on traditional bar food with a fun game day menu. Sweet and Sour Pork Sliders, Sweet Potato Strings With Beet Ketchup, Beer-Battered Cremini Mushrooms and a Chocolate and Raspberry Beer Cocktail.

  • 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.

  • Giada De Laurentiis is always on the hunt for the perfect corn muffin — perfectly light, fluffy and packed with flavor. In this episode, Giada makes an easy and delicious muffin and transforms it into different flavors like Blueberry Buttermilk and Bacon and Scallion Corn Muffins and serves them up with perfect companions like Pea, Lettuce and Fennel Soup and Homemade Chai Latte.

  • 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.

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  • Giada De Laurentiis creates four snacks that are great for any casual get together. Sweet and Salty Nuts and Bacon Snack, Italian Sausage, Three-Cheese and Beer Fondue, Beer-Battered Asparagus with Caper and Tarragon Dipping Sauce and Popcorn with Herbs de Provence and Asiago Cheese.

  • 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.

     

    Mentioned in this episode:

    How to Make Citrus-Lavender Hand Scrub

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Giada creates a tiki-style party, complete with Hawaiian music, in her own backyard. Even the menu has an island flare: Tilapia Fish Tacos With Arugula, Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumettes and an Aloha L.A. Cocktail.

  • Giada De Laurentiis makes one delicious chicken and turns it into a handful of elegant dishes that you can enjoy any night of the week. Easy recipes that don't break the bank like Garlic-Roasted Chicken and Root Vegetables, Risotto With Bacon and Kale, Curried Chicken and Apple Wraps and Salad With Roasted Root Vegetable Vinaigrette.

  • 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.

  • Giada De Laurentiis makes one delicious chicken and turns it into a handful of elegant dishes that you can enjoy any night of the week. Easy recipes that don't break the bank like Garlic-Roasted Chicken and Root Vegetables, Risotto With Bacon and Kale, Curried Chicken and Apple Wraps and Salad With Roasted Root Vegetable Vinaigrette.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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