Giada tops crostini with cherry tomatoes and a pesto made of sweet peas.
The De Laurentiis family gathers for an epic family feast. Only, this time, instead of the expected Italian cuisine, Giada serves up another family favorite...Chinese.
Giada De Laurentiis's friend, Darren Quinn, has created paintings for Giada's home and he will be featuring his art at the L.A. Art Walk downtown. Giada creates appetizers and cocktails for the event while Giada's husband Todd helps Darren with preparations for the big show. Giada's party menu features Grilled Mini Pork Skewers, Mini Eggplant Parmesan and Lemon and Vodka Martinis.
It's tailgating time and Giada De Laurentiis prepares unique chili recipes from around the country! With California Turkey Chili, Vegetarian Chili Verde, and Short Rib Chili, Giada kicks off game day with winning recipes.
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!
Giada creates a family style meal of Artichoke and Bean Crostini, Vegetable Parmesan and Melon and Mint Slush for a makeover party to be enjoyed by her girlfriends. She's invited over her makeup artist to give fun makeup tips and suggestions to her guests after they enjoy the tasty dishes.
Giada prepares a menu that will help viewers stick to their New Year's Resolution to follow a healthy diet.
Giada De Laurentiis makes one delicious chicken and turns it into a handful of elegant dishes that you can enjoy any night of the week. Easy recipes that don't break the bank like Garlic-Roasted Chicken and Root Vegetables, Risotto With Bacon and Kale, Curried Chicken and Apple Wraps and Salad With Roasted Root Vegetable Vinaigrette.
It's a glamorous trip down memory lane and a taste of the beloved foods of Old Hollywood. Giada De Laurentiis is inspired by old menus archived at the Los Angeles Public Library and creates spins on dishes from the famous Villa Nova Restaurant, Chasen's and the Tick Tock Tea Room, with Veal Saltimbocca, Smoky Meaty Chili and Orange Sticky Buns.
Giada De Laurentiis is pulling out all the stops for a fun and festive kid's party. She's created a map for her guests to discover secret treasures around the house and the party setting is a whimsical wonderland with a menu to match: Carrot and Zucchini Mini-Muffins, colorful quesadillas and Berry Fruit Drops for dessert.
Friends, family and their kids come over for an evening of fun. Giada has hired a babysitter and has put the kids outside where she's set up beanbags, snacks and games, while the grown-ups are inside playing poker. But the menu -- Zucchini and Olive Flatbread, Cauliflower and Bacon Gratin and Mascarpone Chocolate Toffee Bars -- is suitable for both adults and kids.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a delicious kid friendly menu for her daughter, Jade's, sleep-over party. Jade and her cousins enjoy Crispy Chicken Tenders With Piccata Sauce, Pizza di Rotelle and Strawberry Hot Chocolate With Chocolate Pretzel Dippers.
Giada De Laurentiis's daughter, Jade, has invited some friends over for an after-school lunch, so Giada is whipping up a fun kid-friendly menu with a Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, Creamy Cucumber Salad and Fluffy Chocolate Peanut Butter Sundaes.
Giada invites some friends over for a signature cocktail, fun appetizers AND a blank canvas. Each guests gets their own easel and blank canvas to create a masterpiece while they enjoy Giada's deliciously creative menu of Curried Couscous Salad, Spicy Chicken Tenders With Honey-Mustard and Vodka Mojitos. An artist friend is on hand to offer tips, encouragement and creative inspiration.
Giada prepares food for a bridal shower she is co-hosting for a close friend. Instead of the typical mini-sandwiches, cake and punch, she offers a unique menu that is both playful and unexpected ... plus some decorating tips and thoughtful gift ideas for the bride to be. On the menu are Open-Faced Tuna Sandwiches With Arugula and Sweet-Pickle Mayonnaise, White Bean and Roasted Eggplant Hummus and Coffee-Glazed Zeppole.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a light and delicious menu for a spa day at home with Jade and their girlfriends. Each dish has a fun and unique twist like Swiss Chard Rolls with wild rice and exotic spices, Nicoise Salad Pizzettes and an Avocado-Chocolate Mousse.
Giada invites her Aunt Raffy into the kitchen for a recipe swap. Everyone has a recipe that is a favorite and has been passed down through generations.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts her book club and features a menu based on the surf romance "Groundswell." Author Katie Lee is a guest at the party with fresh Mexican inspired dishes: Halibut Ceviche Salad, Quinoa With Black Beans and Hominy and Mango Tequila Cocktails.
Four recipes with a kick. Giada De Laurentiis heats up the kitchen with spicy food including a hot twist on meatballs, a hot gazpacho, a spicy ravioli, and even a fiery strawberry and chocolate dessert.
Giada De Laurentiis takes inspiration from L.A.'s great Mexican food, hosting a Mexican feast for friends and preparing a menu of modern Mexican dishes like Stuffed Red Pepper Rellenos, Chipotle Shrimp and Arugula Salad, Watermelon, Strawberry and Agua Fresca and Tres Leches Tiramisu.
It s Mother s Day weekend and Giada invites a couple of her friends over, along with their kids, for a brunch honoring the Moms.
Giada De Laurentiis invites her mother Veronica and sister Eloisa over for intimate Mother's Day outdoor luncheon. On the menu: Crispy Chicken with Rosemary-Lemon Salt, Sun-dried Tomato, Olive and Lemon Pasta and for dessert, Espresso and Chocolate Jellies.
Giada De Laurentiis's grandmother kept a recipe journal that contains family recipes and De Laurentiis cooking secrets, written in her own hand. Giada and her aunt Raffy spend an afternoon in the kitchen re-creating some of these amazing family dishes, like CApellini al Forno, Spaghetti al Melone and Broiled Halibut With Bechamel Sauce.
Aunt Raffy joins Giada De Laurentiis in the kitchen to re-create a few of grandmother Nonna Luna's recipes. Nonna Luna's recipe diaries include a wealth of family recipes and cooking secrets passed down from Nonna Luna to Raffy, and then from Raffy to Giada. Some of Giada's favorites include Nonna's Artichokes, Baked Risotto and a special Spinach Loaf.
Giada prepares a special Mother's Day lunch for her sister and their kids. The festive menu includes Strawberry Tomato Jam Crostini, Prosciutto and Cucumber Crostini With Arugula Mustard and Fusilli With Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette.