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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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Classic Italian Turkey Meatballs

Pulled Pork Tacos with Citrus Salsa

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Spicy Chicken Tenders with Honey-Mustard

Grilled Potato Salad

Penne with Shrimp and Herbed Cream Sauce

Israeli Couscous Salad with Smoked Paprika

Cauliflower and Bacon Gratin

Herbed Quinoa

Sweet Peach Cake

Blueberry-Banana Bread

Halibut with Lemon-Butter and Crispy Shallots

Garlic-Roasted Chicken and Root Vegetables

Warm Artichoke and Bacon Dip

Broiled Tilapia with Mustard-Chive Sauce

Apple Galette with Goat Cheese, Sour Cherry, and Almond Topping

Lemony Shrimp and Risotto

Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

Poached Pears in Honey, Ginger and Cinnamon Syrup

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumettes

Peanut Butter Dog Bone Treats

Turkey, Kale and Brown Rice Soup

Turkey Meatloaf with Feta and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

California Turkey Chili

Vegetable Chow Mein

Beef and Cannellini Bean Minestrone

Cheesy Polenta

Season 4, Episode 8

Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine with Giada De Laurentiis and get the morning started with a gourmet approach to breakfast classics. The delicious menu includes Creamy Polenta with Bacon and Cranberries, Sweet and Sticky Caramel-Hazelnut Rolls, Italian Sausage and Egg Bake, and a refreshing Strawberry, Lemon and Basil Mimosa!

Friday
Jan 13
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 30

Viewer's Choice: Vegetarian

Giada De Laurentiis creates a vegetarian menu that anyone would flip over with Lentil and Brown Rice Rolls, Grilled Herbed Tofu With Avocado Cream and Whole Grain Spaghetti With Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms.

Friday
Jan 20
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 11

Festive Desserts

Giada De Laurentiis makes delectable desserts that would be perfect for a fancy party. An Espresso Cake With Tuscan Liquor Buttercream and Caramel Glass, and a Walnut Rosemary Tart With Orange Chantilly Cream are sure to impress.

Friday
Feb 10
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 22

Treasure Hunt

Giada De Laurentiis is pulling out all the stops for a fun and festive kid's party. She's created a map for her guests to discover secret treasures around the house and the party setting is a whimsical wonderland with a menu to match: Carrot and Zucchini Mini-Muffins, colorful quesadillas and Berry Fruit Drops for dessert.

Friday
Feb 17
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

Everyday Ingredients

The holidays are over, and it's time to start the New Year off right! Giada De Laurentiis prepares an affordable and delicious meal of Strawberry Cream Parfaits, Hearty Meatball Stew, and Artichoke Soup with Fresh Mint.

Friday
Feb 24
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 18

Spring Lunch

Giada De Laurentiis creates a perfect meal for her friends that celebrates the flavors of springtime. The light and healthy recipes include Linguine with Shrimp, Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes; Fennel, Radish and Chive Salad; and a refreshing Peach, Raspberry and Lime Sangria.

Friday
Apr 7
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 19

Springtime in Italy

Giada makes a very traditional Italian Easter luncheon for her family using the fresh flavors of Italy. The menu features Italian Springtime Lamb, Artichoke Risotto and Whipped Ricotta Salad.

Saturday
Apr 8
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 25

Pasta From Scratch

Giada De Laurentiis shows us how to make good, old-fashioned Italian pasta from scratch. Then, she tops it off with three homemade pasta dish recipes; Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna, Roasted Tomato Soup with Halibut and Fresh Pasta, Fresh Fettuccine with Figs, Prosciutto and Goat Cheese.

Friday
Apr 21
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 25

Food and Fun

Friends, family and their kids come over for an evening of fun. Giada has hired a babysitter and has put the kids outside where she's set up beanbags, snacks and games, while the grown-ups are inside playing poker. But the menu -- Zucchini and Olive Flatbread, Cauliflower and Bacon Gratin and Mascarpone Chocolate Toffee Bars -- is suitable for both adults and kids.

Friday
May 5
11am | 10c
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
Jun 9
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 12

California Light and Healthy

Giada is inspired to create a meal full of citrus flavors with Grilled Chicken and Avocado Napoleons, Citrus Salad and Angel Food Cake With Lemon Honey Yogurt Sauce. Giada also makes an impromptu visit to a lemonade stand set up by some neighborhood kids.

Friday
Jul 7
10am | 9c
Season 8, Episode 6

Giada's Tasting Menu

Giada De Laurentiis creates a small plate tasting menu for some of her friends. The twist is that each dish on the menu contains fennel, like a Citrus Fennel Salad, Pan Roasted Salmon with Fennel Puree, Fennel Upside-Down Cake and a Fennel Martini made with Fennel Vodka.

Friday
Aug 4
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 23

Around the World

Giada prepares a cohesive menu based on her love of world cuisine. Giada s menu represents Trinidad, India and an Italian fusion creation.

Friday
Aug 18
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 45

Giada's Kidz Kitchen

Giada spends an afternoon teaching kids how to cook a simple meal at a local cooking school.

Friday
Sep 22
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 17

If I Could Have Lunch with Anyone

Giada invites someone she admires over for a casual lunch. Apollonia Poilane, the owner of Poilane bakery in Paris stops by to enjoy a French inspired menu.

Friday
Sep 22
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 8, Episode 13

Raffy's in the House

Aunt Raffy joins Giada De Laurentiis in the kitchen for a day of fun and laughter while her sister, Eloisa, joins them to try out their family dishes including Polpettone Two Ways, Quinoa Pilaf and Aunt Raffy's Peach and Blueberry Crisp.

Friday
Sep 22
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 1

Football Weekend

Giada and Todd invites some friends over to watch the big football game. Instead of the usual chips and dip, Giada takes traditional "game food" and gives it the gourmet treatment. The food is filling, but doesn't skimp on creativity and taste with Deep-Fried Bocconcini With Spicy Tomato and Garlic Chutney, Twice-Baked Potatoes With Mushrooms and Proscuitto and Fudge with a cinnamon touch.

Friday
Sep 29
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 6

Sports Bar Favorites

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.

Friday
Sep 29
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 13

Game Day Goodies

Giada De Laurentiis creates her spin on foods to enjoy while watching the big game. The menu includes Sticky Pork Ribs With Balsamic Barbecue Sauce, Sweet Potato Tots With Dill Dust and Strawberry Wonton Cups With Orange Mascarpone.

Friday
Sep 29
11am | 10c
Season 8, Episode 1

Football's Top Four

Giada De Laurentiis makes the top four most-requested game-day snacks and gives each one her own special spin. The menu features Sticky Baked Chicken Wings with a Korean twist, a French Lentil and Hominy Chili, Mini Twice-Baked Potatoes, and Roasted Mushroom and Kale Pizzette.

Friday
Sep 29
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Jade's Sleepover

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.

Friday
Oct 6
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 9

Jade's Music Class

Jade loves to sing and dance so Giada hosts Jade's music class at home and treats the kids and parents to a whimsical and delicious lunch.

Friday
Oct 6
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Sugar Rush

It's Halloween, so 'tis the season for a major sugar fix. Giada prepares decadent dessert with the kids in mind. She spins the Smoked Almond Caramel to perfection, turns Truffles into lollipops and creates the ultimate Homemade Orange Marshmallows for trick or treaters to enjoy in a little sugar rush before heading out into the neighborhood for an evening of Halloween fun.

Friday
Oct 6
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 1

Haunted House

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a spooky backyard Halloween party with a fun haunted house and delicious treats that celebrate the flavors and colors of the season. Giada creates whimsical Chocolate-Orange Cake Pops, Spiced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies and Grape and Mango Parfaits that kids of any age will love.

Friday
Oct 6
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Halloween

Giada hosts another pre-trick-or-treat party ... this time outside in the backyard, as the sun starts to set. Her guests enjoy Giada's Halloween Peppermint Patties, Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes With Chocolate Frosting and Caramel, Chocolate and Candy Apples.

Friday
Oct 13
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 2

Sweets and Treats

Kids love surprises at Halloween! Giada De Laurentiis prepares entertaining and spooky treats for her young Halloween guests: Chocolate Apricot Bugs, Cinnamon Pumpkin Roll With Chocolate Filling and delicious Macaroon Lollipops.

Friday
Oct 13
10:30am | 9:30c

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.