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Season 1, Episode 1

A Night of Decadence

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party where the food and drinks are true indulgences. Her nighttime party is cool and fun with a sexy, stress-free menu of Oysters, Caviar and Bubbles, Braised Short Rib Crostini with Remoulade, "Pop" Tarts and New Year Martinez Cocktails.

Friday
Jan 6
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Girls' Night In

Giada De Laurentiis loves to spend Friday nights with friends, so she's hosting a game night at her house complete with healthy dishes, a skinny cocktail and lots of friendly competition. The menu includes Warm Chicken Parmesan Salad, Vegetable Bundles with Tarragon Dressing, Drunken Berries and Lemon Thyme Prosecco.

Saturday
Jan 7
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Jade's Slumber Party

Giada De Laurentiis is throwing a sleepover party for her daughter, Jade, and her friends. Giada transforms her living room into the ultimate blanket fort adorned with sleeping bags and makes healthy, kid-favorite camp-style food like Green Grape Slushies, Parmesan Crisps with Red Pepper Mayonnaise, Steak and Avocado Buns and S'mores Pizzettes.

Sunday
Jan 8
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 2

Hidden Talent Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party and good old-fashioned talent show with her friends in the style of a creative salon. Guests bring their best creative hidden talents, whether it's singing, playing the guitar, magic or juggling. The menu includes Candied Prosciutto, Roasted Carrot Hummus, Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs and Calabrian Mojitos.

Sunday
Jan 15
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 2

Hidden Talent Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party and good old-fashioned talent show with her friends in the style of a creative salon. Guests bring their best creative hidden talents, whether it's singing, playing the guitar, magic or juggling. The menu includes Candied Prosciutto, Roasted Carrot Hummus, Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs and Calabrian Mojitos.

Saturday
Jan 21
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Super-Sized Sunday

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to watch the big game and makes gourmet super-sized versions of some of our favorite game foods, including a Three-Way Tie Sandwich, a bar made up of game day dips and chips, and Spicy Calabrian Shrimp.

Sunday
Jan 29
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

Kickoff Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts the ultimate football viewing party, offering ideas on everything from seating, snacks, drinks and friendly bets on who will win the big game. The menu includes Blue Cheese and Bacon Truffles, Walnut Kicker Cookies, and Margarita Chicken Wings.

Friday
Feb 3
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Impromptu Party

Friends drop by unexpectedly, so Giada De Laurentiis shows how to host a fabulous last-minute party. Her menu includes Focaccia with Clementine and Fennel, Frozen Fruit Sparkling Water, Pantry Mezzi with Rigatoni with Greens, and Smokey Arugula and Apple Salad. Then, Giada shows how to use dishes and decor in cabinets to transform a living room and create a special mood with only a few minutes' notice.

Saturday
Feb 4
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tuscan Barbecue Party

Giada De Laurentiis celebrates her recent travels to Italy with a dinner party featuring the flavors of Tuscany. Giada creates a California barbecue vibe with an Italian touch with her menu featuring Grilled Chicken Involtini, Buttery Herbed Potatoes, Mushroom and Grape Crostini and Spiked Arnold Palmers.

Sunday
Feb 26
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 6

Fro-mantic Dinner for Eight

Valentine's Day should be about sharing love and affection for all of the special people in your life, so Giada De Laurentiis hosts a dinner party around a long dining room table filled with friends. The indulgent dishes include a Cheese Ravioletti in Pink Sauce, Italian Wellington and Chocolate Hazelnut Fondue.

Friday
Mar 10
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tuscan Barbecue Party

Giada De Laurentiis celebrates her recent travels to Italy with a dinner party featuring the flavors of Tuscany. Giada creates a California barbecue vibe with an Italian touch with her menu featuring Grilled Chicken Involtini, Buttery Herbed Potatoes, Mushroom and Grape Crostini and Spiked Arnold Palmers.

Friday
Mar 17
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Jade's Slumber Party

Giada De Laurentiis is throwing a sleepover party for her daughter, Jade, and her friends. Giada transforms her living room into the ultimate blanket fort adorned with sleeping bags and makes healthy, kid-favorite camp-style food like Green Grape Slushies, Parmesan Crisps with Red Pepper Mayonnaise, Steak and Avocado Buns and S'mores Pizzettes.

Sunday
Jan 7
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 2

Potluck Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a casual but chic Potluck Party and asks each guest to bring their grandmother's favorite recipe to share with the group. Giada's own recipes include an American Punch, Red Rice Salad, Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Salad and Spicy One Skillet Lasagna.

Sunday
Jan 14
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 3

Giada's 2nd Annual Film Festival Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts her second annual Film Festival Party and invites her guests to make their own short films. She pulls out all the stops with a Hollywood-themed room and easy-to-eat menu that includes Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon and Honey, Smokey Eggplant Dip, Crazy Popcorn Mix and Fancy Italian Colas.

Sunday
Jan 21
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 2

Potluck Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a casual but chic Potluck Party and asks each guest to bring their grandmother's favorite recipe to share with the group. Giada's own recipes include an American Punch, Red Rice Salad, Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Salad and Spicy One Skillet Lasagna.

Friday
Jan 26
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Giada's 2nd Annual Film Festival Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts her second annual Film Festival Party and invites her guests to make their own short films. She pulls out all the stops with a Hollywood-themed room and easy-to-eat menu that includes Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon and Honey, Smokey Eggplant Dip, Crazy Popcorn Mix and Fancy Italian Colas.

Saturday
Jan 27
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Big Game Bar Hop

Instead of going to a bar to watch the big football game, Giada De Laurentiis invites everyone over to her place for her version of a bar hop. Giada's menu includes Mediterranean Chili Chicken Wings, Ginger Soy Chicken Wings, Spicy Game Day Dip, Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad and a Cacio e Pepe Vinaigrette.

Sunday
Jan 28
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 3

Giada's 2nd Annual Film Festival Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts her second annual Film Festival Party and invites her guests to make their own short films. She pulls out all the stops with a Hollywood-themed room and easy-to-eat menu that includes Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon and Honey, Smokey Eggplant Dip, Crazy Popcorn Mix and Fancy Italian Colas.

Friday
Feb 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Big Game Bar Hop

Instead of going to a bar to watch the big football game, Giada De Laurentiis invites everyone over to her place for her version of a bar hop. Giada's menu includes Mediterranean Chili Chicken Wings, Ginger Soy Chicken Wings, Spicy Game Day Dip, Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad and a Cacio e Pepe Vinaigrette.

Saturday
Feb 3
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Pizza and Pasta Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Friday night pizza and pasta party. Giada's menu features her favorite Cheesy Lemon Pizza and Sausage and Eggplant Fusilli. She lightens things up with Grilled Radicchio with Ricotta Salata, and she sets up a build-your-own-pizza bar in the kitchen.

Sunday
Feb 4
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 4

Big Game Bar Hop

Instead of going to a bar to watch the big football game, Giada De Laurentiis invites everyone over to her place for her version of a bar hop. Giada's menu includes Mediterranean Chili Chicken Wings, Ginger Soy Chicken Wings, Spicy Game Day Dip, Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad and a Cacio e Pepe Vinaigrette.

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

Pizza and Pasta Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Friday night pizza and pasta party. Giada's menu features her favorite Cheesy Lemon Pizza and Sausage and Eggplant Fusilli. She lightens things up with Grilled Radicchio with Ricotta Salata, and she sets up a build-your-own-pizza bar in the kitchen.

Saturday
Feb 10
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Valentine's Day Cookout

Giada De Laurentiis invites a few couples over to celebrate Valentine's Day around a cozy outdoor fire pit. Gourmet s'mores are on the menu, along with a Spice and Smoke Cocktail, Cocoa Rubbed Flank Steak Sandwiches, Orange Grilled Shrimp with Cocoa Nib Gremolata and a Strawberry Salad.

Sunday
Feb 11
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

Pizza and Pasta Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Friday night pizza and pasta party. Giada's menu features her favorite Cheesy Lemon Pizza and Sausage and Eggplant Fusilli. She lightens things up with Grilled Radicchio with Ricotta Salata, and she sets up a build-your-own-pizza bar in the kitchen.

Friday
Feb 16
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Valentine's Day Cookout

Giada De Laurentiis invites a few couples over to celebrate Valentine's Day around a cozy outdoor fire pit. Gourmet s'mores are on the menu, along with a Spice and Smoke Cocktail, Cocoa Rubbed Flank Steak Sandwiches, Orange Grilled Shrimp with Cocoa Nib Gremolata and a Strawberry Salad.

Saturday
Feb 17
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Giada's Midnight Jam

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over on a Friday night to hang out, watch movies and enjoy breakfast for dinner. Her guests arrive in comfy sweats and pajamas to enjoy her menu of Smoked Trout Frittata, Sausage and Parmesan Waffles, Honey Nut Panna Cotta and a Goodnight Mary Bar.

Sunday
Feb 18
11am | 10c

Most Popular Recipes

All Giada Entertains Recipes

Caribbean Roasted Pineapple

Crab Summer Rolls

Italian Martini

Warm Arugula Vichyssois

American Punch

Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs

Black and White Cupcakes

Dip Bar

Walnut Football Cookies

Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon and Honey

Oysters, Caviar and Bubbles

Roasted Carrot Hummus

Focaccia with Clementine and Fennel

Spicy Game Day Dip

Gin-tini

Warm Chicken Parmesan Salad

Grilled Chicken Involtini

Blue Cheese and Bacon Truffles

Spiked Root Beer Float Bar

Roman Popcorn

Margarita Chicken Wings

Smoky Arugula and Apple Salad

Rigatoni with Greens

Inside Out Slider Bar

Green Grape Slushies

Strawberry-Basil Agua Fresca

Caesar Salad Taco Bites

About the Show

Whether it's a casual game night with girlfriends, a fun family get-together, or a party in the kitchen, Giada De Laurentiis knows how to make it an extra-special event. In Giada Entertains, she shares tips, secrets and recipes for planning the perfect party for family and friends.

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.