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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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Season 4, Episode 17

L.A. Food Trucks

Giada visits some of her favorite food trucks around Los Angeles and then creates dishes inspired by them, like Pulled Pork Tacos, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Fries, and Chocolate and Strawberry Crepes.

Jan 6
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 8

More For Your Money

Giada gives us some money smart recipes that save a few dollars, but still create amazing and fun dishes. With recipes for Apricot and Pineapple Crisps, Herbed Flatbread and Cipollini Onion and Fennel Pot Roast.

Mar 3
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.

Apr 7
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 6

Ciao Chow!

Giada De Laurentiis creates four Italian small plates and serves them Dim Sum-style to her girlfriends. The menu features Jade's BBP, Hazelnut Brittle, Crispy Fig and Gorgonzola Ravioli and Breakfast PLTs.

Jun 2
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 5

Backyard Campout

Giada De Laurentiis and Todd host a twilight party in their Malibu backyard, complete with fun camp-style food! Todd sets up a tent, pillows and sleeping bags for Jade and Julian, as Giada prepares a campy menu of Lamb Sliders, Penne With Roasted Vegetables and Prosciutto, and to stay warm, White Hot Chocolate With Marshmallow Stirrers.

Jul 21
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 27

Beach Volleyball

It's the annual De Laurentiis volleyball tournament and this year Giada is in charge of the food. Giada makes a portable menu of Thyme Pasta Frittata, Perfectly Crunchy Slaw and Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies that travels to Will Rogers State Beach.

Jul 28
10am | 9c
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.

Sep 29
11am | 10c
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.

Oct 6
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Oct 20
10am | 9c
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.

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.

Nov 3
10am | 9c
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.

Nov 10
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 8

Thanksgiving Leftovers

What do you do with all the Thanksgiving leftovers? Giada De Laurentiis takes some of the traditional favorites and makes fun new twists to enjoy after the holiday. The menu includes Thankful Shepherd's Pie, Cranberry Barbecue Sliders With Celery Apple Slaw and Eggs Benedict on Stuffing Cakes.

Nov 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 24

Giada's Greek Feast

Giada De Laurentiis makes a Greek meal inspired by her trip to Santorini and invites over a few friends for a beautiful Greek Feast with a California vibe. Giada creates a Greek pizza, Greek meatballs, and a twist on dessert with olive oil muffins.

Dec 22
10am | 9c
Season 8, Episode 7

East Meets Italy

In L.A., there are numerous Italian/Asian fusion restaurants with dishes that reflect the dynamic flavors of the east and the west. In this episode, Giada De Laurentiis explores the Japanese/Italian food culture in L.A. and makes three dishes that reflect a blend of styles and flavors like Blistered Shishito Pepper With Olive and Basil Salt, Asian Mushroom Risotto and Far East Spaghetti.

Dec 22
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 21

Spice of Life

Giada De Laurentiis turns up the heat in the kitchen as she creates hot and fiery recipes from around the globe like Vietnamese Red Snapper With Noodles, Vegetable Paella, Spiced Beef Kabobs With Cucumber Yogurt Sauce and Moroccan Chocolate Mousse.

Dec 22
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 38

Future Chefs

Giada De Laurentiis mentors under-served kids interested in careers in the food industry. She helps them prepare a dinner of Rosemary and Mustard Chicken With Vegetable Bolognese, Polenta Torta and Stone-Fruit Shortcakes With Mascarpone Cream for their teachers as a way of saying "thanks."

Dec 29
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 29

College Rivalry

Giada graduated from UCLA, and her Aunt Dina is a student at USC. The two California colleges are archrivals when it comes to football. Today, Giada invites Dina and some friends over to the house to watch the big game, and snack on some delicious football inspired food.

Dec 29
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 7

Casino Night

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.

Dec 29
11am | 10c
Season 8, Episode 4

Late-Night Munchies

It's midnight, you're starving and you feel like some good old-fashioned comfort food. Giada De Laurentiis raids her fridge and whips up some of her favorite late-night munchies, including Mortadella Bites, an Italian Monte Cristo, Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Fingers with Curry Ketchup and a Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Float.

Dec 29
11:30am | 10:30c
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!

Dec 30
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 31

LA Hot Spots: Breakfast

"Giada at Home" explores some of the cool places around Los Angeles where you can go for breakfast. Giada De Laurentiis re-creates some of her favorite dishes with her own spin like Lemon-Almond Waffles; Salami, Bacon and Spinach Hash; Breakfast Popovers With Italian Sausage and Peach and Basil Frozen Daiquiris.

Dec 31
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 7

Body and Soul

Giada invites her yoga instructor, and some other friends, over to the house for a day of rejuvenation. Giada's instructor leads a poolside yoga class, showing guests some simple poses that they can do relieve stress and tension. Giada prepares a healthy menu to be enjoyed after the class.

Jan 5
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 26

Meatless Mondays

Giada De Laurentiis creates meatless meals every Monday night at home. Not only are there health benefits to following the practice, but major environmental consequences as well. In this episode, she shares some of her favorite meatless recipes like Avocado Hummus, Lentil Burgers, Sweet Potato Salad and Tostadas made with Roasted Vegetables.

Jan 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Light and Fabulous

Great recipes to kick off the new year right. A menu with a healthy touch ... light on fatty ingredients, heavy on flavor: Broiled Tilapia With Mustard-Chive Sauce, Wheat Berries With Strawberries and Goat Cheese, Carrot and Yam Puree and Cantaloupe and Mint Granita.

Jan 5
11am | 10c
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.

Jan 5
11:30am | 10:30c

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.