Everyday Italian

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Pancetta Turkey Meatloaf

Giada gives an Italian twist to a classic American comfort food: meatloaf.

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Giada De Laurentiis shares a day at the market, an in-depth look at her show's food styling, a list of her favorite things and more.
Season 1, Episode 6

Holiday Side Dishes

The highlights of any holiday gathering are often the side dishes that allow you indulge in a variety of delicious flavors. Giada prepares some of her family favorites with her Aunt Raffy.

Thursday
Nov 22
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

Italian Thanksgiving

Giada and her family love to celebrate Thanksgiving, but they've put Italian twists on the American favorites. From Butternut Squash Lasagna, to Roast Turkey with Herbs de Provence and Citrus, to a stuffing made with ciabatta bread, chestnuts and pancetta.

Thursday
Nov 22
12:30pm | 11:30c

About the Show

Italians are masters at transforming simple, everyday ingredients into dishes that are quick, healthy and satisfying. In Everyday Italian, Chef Giada De Laurentiis shares updated versions of the homey recipes she grew up with in her Italian family. She'll show you easy dishes that are perfect for every occasion: a weeknight meal, entertaining a crowd or a cozy dinner for two. Buon appetito!

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.

Most Popular Recipes

All Everyday Italian Recipes

Steak Salad

Lentil Soup

Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina

Orecchiette with Mini Chicken Meatballs

Pork Chops alla Pizzaiola

Roasted Chicken with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Fried Polenta

Chicken Florentine Style

Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chops

Spaghetti with Garlic, Olive Oil and Red Pepper Flakes

Chocolate Zabaglione

Giada's Carbonara

Italian American Cookie Sandwiches

Chocolate Ricotta Pudding with Strawberry Sauce

Asparagus and Zucchini Crudi

Ricotta Orange Pound Cake with Strawberries

Penne with Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes (Spring)

Baked Artichokes with Gorgonzola and Herbs

Easter Pie

Lemon Ricotta Granita

Spaghetti with Asparagus, Smoked Mozzarella and Prosciutto