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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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

Born in Rome, Giada grew up in a large Italian family where the culture of food was a staple in and of itself. She has an impressive background of culinary training and a unique, personable charm, and she is a globally revered celebrity chef who continues to prove her skill and accessibility with her expanding presence.

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