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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 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.

Friday
Jan 13
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.

Saturday
Jan 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Friday
Jan 27
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
Jan 28
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Giada's Film Festival

Instead of movie night, Giada De Laurentiis hosts her own mini film festival. Guests are asked to create their own two minute cell phone movies on any topic they'd like, dramatic or documentary. Her decor and food is movie style, like Cacio Pepe Popcorn, Finger Sandwiches Three Ways, Blueberry Focaccia and Spiked Ice Cream Floats.

Sunday
Feb 5
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.

Sunday
Feb 12
12pm | 11c
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.

Saturday
Feb 18
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Giada's Film Festival

Instead of movie night, Giada De Laurentiis hosts her own mini film festival. Guests are asked to create their own two minute cell phone movies on any topic they'd like, dramatic or documentary. Her decor and food is movie style, like Cacio Pepe Popcorn, Finger Sandwiches Three Ways, Blueberry Focaccia and Spiked Ice Cream Floats.

Saturday
Feb 25
12:30pm | 11:30c
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 1, Episode 3

Family Fun Day

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a fun and cost-effective family celebration complete with simple outdoor games and a menu that appeals to both the little ones and the grown-ups. There's a make-your-own Juicy Lucy Slider Bar, Crispy Potato Nests with Cherry Ketchup, Black and White Cupcakes and Easy Egg Cream drinks.

Saturday
Mar 18
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
Mar 26
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 4

Party in the Kitchen

Giada De Laurentiis has come up with the perfect way to host a great party without breaking the bank. Since every great party ends in the kitchen, she starts there and invites friends over to make some of their favorite dishes together, including Caesar Salad Taco Bites, Pulled Pork Tacos, Cheater Churros and Strawberry Basil Aqua Fresca.

Friday
Mar 31
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 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 7
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Sunday
Jan 7
10am | 9c
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 7
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Taste the World Party

Sunday
Jan 7
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 1

Taste the World Party

Saturday
Jan 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Potluck Party

Sunday
Jan 14
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 1

Taste the World Party

Friday
Jan 19
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Potluck Party

Saturday
Jan 20
12:30pm | 11:30c
Sunday
Jan 21
11am | 10c

Most Popular Recipes

All Giada Entertains Recipes

Braised Short Rib Crostini with Remoulade

Lemon-Thyme Prosecco

Raspberry-Cherry Chocolate Poppers

Calabrian Mojito

Hazelnut Coffee Martini

Positano Pizzas

Vegetable Bundles with Tarragon-Citrus Dip

Cheese Ravioletti in Pink Sauce

Spicy Calabrian Shrimp

Spicy Chocolate Chicken

Buttery Herbed Potatoes

Italian Wellington

Chocolate Soda

Mushroom and Grape Crostini

Gin-tini

Warm Chicken Parmesan Salad

Caesar Salad Taco Bites

Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs

Grilled Chicken Involtini

Blueberry Focaccia

Dip Bar

Short-Cut Churros

Frozen Fruit Sparkling Water

Three-Way Tie Sandwich

Open-Faced Finger Sandwiches

Dark Chocolate Macaron Cake

Chocolate-Hazelnut Fondue

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.