Giada tops crostini with cherry tomatoes and a pesto made of sweet peas.
Giada De Laurentiis shows us how to make three wonderful main courses that don't take forever, but will make your family think you have spent all day in the kitchen. The deceptively easy menu features Balsamic-Glazed Salmon, Fusilli With Pecorino Romano and Black Pepper, Rustic Vegetable and Polenta Soup and Baked Potatoes With Sausage and Arugula Sauce.
Giada makes three recipes that are all framed around one main ingredient that she loves- CHEESE!
Giada prepares recipes influenced by her travels and amazing dining experiences. She makes Meaty Mushroom Lasagna, Couscous-Stuffed Peppers With Basil Sauce and Frozen Brownie Sundaes.
Giada De Laurentiis prepares a dim sum menu inspired by her recent trip to Hong Kong. She invites her travel companions over to enjoy the exotic dishes like Chocolate Bao with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, Braised Short Rib Dumplings With Corn Puree, Lemper Ayam and Pear Gorgonzola Gyoza.
Bake sale goodies with a unique flare! Giada De Laurentiis spends the day in the kitchen baking a variety of fabulous treats including S'more Brownie Bites, Lemon Carnival Cookies, and Sweet Peach Cake.
Giada graduated from UCLA, and her Aunt Dina is a student at USC. The two California colleges are archrivals when it comes to football. Today, Giada invites Dina and some friends over to the house to watch the big game, and snack on some delicious football inspired food.
Giada and Todd invites some friends over to watch the big football game. Instead of the usual chips and dip, Giada takes traditional "game food" and gives it the gourmet treatment. The food is filling, but doesn't skimp on creativity and taste with Deep-Fried Bocconcini With Spicy Tomato and Garlic Chutney, Twice-Baked Potatoes With Mushrooms and Proscuitto and Fudge with a cinnamon touch.
Giada De Laurentiis puts her spin on traditional bar food with a fun game day menu. Sweet and Sour Pork Sliders, Sweet Potato Strings With Beet Ketchup, Beer-Battered Cremini Mushrooms and a Chocolate and Raspberry Beer Cocktail.
What do you do with all the Thanksgiving leftovers? Giada De Laurentiis takes some of the traditional favorites and makes fun new twists to enjoy after the holiday. The menu includes Thankful Shepherd's Pie, Cranberry Barbecue Sliders With Celery Apple Slaw and Eggs Benedict on Stuffing Cakes.
Giada shows you how to create a stress free party, by making a menu that's casual, delicious and low stress ... leaving the host time to enjoy the party and her guests. She makes Grilled Beef Skewers With Sun-Dried Tomato Relish, Sweet Basil Cheesecake and Ginger, Lemon and Lime Martini.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts her book club and creates a menu to match the novel's theme. She makes Grilled Scallops With Orange-Scented Quinoa, a light Radicchio, Pear and Arugula Salad and a decadent Lemon Meringue With Amaretti Cookie Topping.
Giada transforms part of her home into a gallery for one night to host an art show and display the work of one of her artist friends, Darren Quinn. Giada's party menu will be as colorful as the paintings, but also easy to eat since guests will be mingling and viewing art. Darren lives on Maui so the party decor will have a Hawaiian feel to set the mood and accent his artwork.
Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a cocktail party for her closest friends. She provides entertaining tips and creates easy dishes for an unforgettable evening. On the menu: Polenta Half-Moons With Whipped Goat Cheese, Mini Shrimp Cakes With Ginger Butter, Citrus Couscous Cups, and a refreshing cocktail, Frozen Grapetini.
Giada is inspired to create a meal full of citrus flavors with Grilled Chicken and Avocado Napoleons, Citrus Salad and Angel Food Cake With Lemon Honey Yogurt Sauce. Giada also makes an impromptu visit to a lemonade stand set up by some neighborhood kids.
Giada invites her yoga instructor, and some other friends, over to the house for a day of rejuvenation. Giada's instructor leads a poolside yoga class, showing guests some simple poses that they can do anytime...anywhere...to relieve stress and tension. Giada prepares a healthy menu to be enjoyed after the class.
Giada makes four healthy recipes that may be low in fat and calories, but are full of amazing favor. The menu features Egg and Kale Breakfast Wraps, Roasted Vegetables With Chipotle Cream, Grilled Salmon and Pineapple With Avocado Dressing and a Banana and Walnut Smoothie.
Giada De Laurentiis creates meatless meals every Monday night at home. Not only are there health benefits to following the practice, but major environmental consequences as well. In this episode, she shares some of her favorite meatless recipes like Avocado Hummus, Lentil Burgers, Sweet Potato Salad and Tostadas made with Roasted Vegetables.
The holidays are over, and it's time to start the New Year off right! Giada De Laurentiis prepares an affordable and delicious meal of Strawberry Cream Parfaits, Hearty Meatball Stew, and Artichoke Soup with Fresh Mint.
Giada De Laurentiis prepares healthy, energizing recipes with amazing flavors for her New Year's Resolution! Giada uses fresh ingredients for a revitalizing menu that includes Rise and Shine Juice, Baked Halibut With Arugula Salsa Verde; Turkey, Kale and Brown Rice Soup and a healthy dessert of Blueberry Frozen Yogurt.
Giada honors three women who are doing amazing things for others by hosting a luncheon for them. The light and fresh menu features Pan-Fried Salmon With Green Goddess Tzatziki, a Quinoa Salad With Roasted Eggplant and Apples and Iced Tea With Berries, Melon and Mint.
All fried, all the time! Giada prepares four dishes that are all fried, including a fried dessert. She also demonstrates a variety of easy frying techniques while making Green Bean and Asparagus Tempura, Spicy Fried Chicken Drumettes, Fried and Stuffed Rice Balls and Fried Chocolate and Banana Ravioli.
Giada De Laurentiis is inspired by four different regions in Italy to create a unique Italian dinner. The elegant and easy menu includes Mussels Oreganata, Calabrese Fried Eggplant, Campanelle with Spicy Mint Sauce and Umbrian-Style Veal Chops.
Giada De Laurentiis makes a Greek meal inspired by her trip to Santorini and invites over a few friends for a beautiful Greek Feast with a California vibe. Giada creates a Greek pizza, Greek meatballs, and a twist on dessert with olive oil muffins.
Four great recipes that can be made built in either a Dutch oven or saucepan ... everything from a hearty soup to an appetizer and even dessert.
In L.A., there are numerous Italian/Asian fusion restaurants with dishes that reflect the dynamic flavors of the east and the west. In this episode, Giada De Laurentiis explores the Japanese/Italian food culture in L.A. and makes three dishes that reflect a blend of styles and flavors like Blistered Shishito Pepper With Olive and Basil Salt, Asian Mushroom Risotto and Far East Spaghetti.
Giada De Laurentiis feels right at home making three decadent Italian desserts that anyone would love, including Mostaccioli, an Italian cookie, a chocolate Salami and out of this world apple fritters.