Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, fly a kite on the beach while Giada's husband, Todd, enjoys the water kite surfing. Todd joins the girls and they share an elegant picnic dinner. Giada makes Gruyere and Spinach Bakes, Orzo With Artichoke Pesto and Grilled Corn and, for dessert, Strawberry and Lemon Meringue Clouds.
Giada De Laurentiis prepares a fabulous surf and turf menu that combines traditional Italian ingredients with a California vibe. Her menu includes a seafood penne, crab stuffed peppers, and a honey and mustard glazed pancetta dish.
Giada hosts a baby shower for her friend, Jocelyn who is pregnant with identical twin boys. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus in Cucumber Cups, Shells With Chicken Chopped Salad, Open Face Smoked Salmon Finger Sandwiches With Herbed Horseradish Cream Cheese.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis creates simple recipes that Jade and her friends will love: yummy variations on children's favorites, Cheesy Pastry Puffs, Spaghetti Nests and Chocolate-Cranberry Treats.
Giada shares some of her favorite comfort food recipes. These recipes are made for making you feel better.
Giada loves lemons. In fact, a few months ago she hosted a lunch at her house and one of her guests, Julie, brought Giada a lemon tree as a gift. Well...Giada planted that tree in her backyard. It's grown considerably since then and now bares big, healthy, beautiful lemons. So...Giada decides to use the lemons from her tree to create a lemon themed meal.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis is a guest at the Hollywood Improv, for Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark's live comedy show called "Slumber Party with Alie and Georgia." In keeping with the theme, Giada prepares breakfast-style food to take to the event like Bloody Mary Dip, Silver Dollar Pancake Sandwiches and Eggs Benedict Deviled Eggs. Meanwhile, Alie and Georgia prepare a Lavender Chamomile Tequila to go enjoy with the appetizers while on stage.
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.
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 and her family celebrate Christmas California-style with a beautiful holiday dinner on the beach. The menu features Christmas Seafood Salad, Christmas Stuffing With Bacon and Chocolate-Chestnut Tortelli.
Giada De Laurentiis and her husband Todd host a glamorous casino night party inspired by Giada's recent trip to Monte Carlo. The menu features Lobster Risotto Arancini, Crostini With Poached Figs, Goat Cheese and Crispy Pancetta, Tangerine Sorbet With Vanilla Cream and Candied Pistachios and Basil Blackberry Spritzers.
Giada and Todd have friends over to watch the big game. Giada serves up a playful menu in the backyard.
It's a big football weekend and Giada De Laurentiis cooks up some fabulous munchies that will leave her guests talking about the food and the football! Giada's big game food includes Caprese Burgers, Warm Artichoke and Bacon Dip, and Spicy Cinnamon-Chocolate Brownies.
It's tailgating time and Giada De Laurentiis prepares unique chili recipes from around the country! With California Turkey Chili, Vegetarian Chili Verde, and Short Rib Chili, Giada kicks off game day with winning recipes.
Giada invites friends over for a pizza party. She makes the dough by scratch and comes up with three delicious pizzas recipes. Friends munch on the homemade pizzas while they make their own individual pies. Giada supplies custom "To Go" boxes so each guest can take home his pizza creation to cook and enjoy later.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a light and delicious menu for a spa day at home with Jade and their girlfriends. Each dish has a fun and unique twist like Swiss Chard Rolls with wild rice and exotic spices, Nicoise Salad Pizzettes and an Avocado-Chocolate Mousse.
Go behind the scenes with Giada De Laurentiis and Suzanne Goin as they plan for an incredible charity event. We'll tell Alex's story and explain Giada's special interest in the organization. As they plan the party, Giada prepares a special meal for Suzanne of Beet and Marinated Goat Cheese Salad, Halibut With Lemon-Butter and Crispy Shallots and a unique flavor of Maple-Fig Ice Cream.
Made with Love - Giada makes some beautiful sweet treats to deliver with Jade to her in-laws on Valentine's Day.
Giada De Laurentiis shows her love of all things chocolate with a chocolate-inspired menu; Wedge Salad With Raspberry-Chocolate Vinaigrette, Cocoa-rubbed Pork Tenderloin With Chocolate Tomato Sauce, Chocolate Zabaglione With Tiramisu and White Chocolate Espresso-Vodka Martinis make for a chocoholic's dream come true.
With a little TLC, Giada De Laurentiis shares some of her favorite chocolate Valentine's Day treats, like Brazilian-Style Truffles, Double-Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts and Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a fun small-bite party menu that features mini versions of some of her favorite recipes over the years like Mini Antipasto Calzones, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes With Lemon Parsley Aioli, Ricotta and Cinnamon Meatballs and Chocolate Honey Almond Tartlets.
It's a glamorous trip down memory lane and a taste of the beloved foods of Old Hollywood. Giada De Laurentiis is inspired by old menus archived at the Los Angeles Public Library and creates spins on dishes from the famous Villa Nova Restaurant, Chasen's and the Tick Tock Tea Room, with Veal Saltimbocca, Smoky Meaty Chili and Orange Sticky Buns.
Giada De Laurentiis creates meals that feature vegetables as the main dish with hearty and colorful dishes like Kale, Raisin and Pine Nut Soccas, Tuscan Barley and Vegetable Soup, Fettucine With Roasted Tomatoes, Peas and Fresh Mozzarella and Tofu and Black Bean Scramble With Smoked Salmon.
Giada enjoys some of her favorite comfort foods at a casual dinner with Jade in the kitchen.