Just like us, Giada is staying home these days, and she's cooking up a storm. Join her in her California kitchen as she shares pantry-ready recipes in a new series of self-taped episodes.
Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, love nothing more than a day at home making pizza and pasta. People think making pizza dough from scratch is intimidating and laborious when, in fact, it's easy and a total blast. Giada and Jade work together on a Chicago-style Deep Dish Cheese Pizza and pair it with summery Spaghetti with Lemon Zucchini and, for dessert, Lemon and Strawberry Sundaes.
Giada De Laurentiis, her daughter Jade and Giada's boyfriend Shane head to Palm Springs, Calif., for a weekend of fun in the sun. It's also the perfect opportunity to enjoy a poolside, al fresco feast. Giada's summertime menu includes Picnic Pasta, make-your-own Flank Steak Hoagies and Almond Butter Brownies.
Giada De Laurentiis visits the Belcampo Meat Company in L.A.'s Grand Central Market to learn about different cuts of meat. Then, Giada returns home and makes three steak dishes; Broiled Porter House with Salmoriglio, Flat Iron Steak with Piquillo Pepper Pesto, Skirt Steak with Asian Bruschetta and a steak house cocktail, the Negroni Sbagliato.
It's a busy weeknight and you want to get a great dinner on the table fast. Giada De Laurentiis shows us how to make four pasta dishes that can all be accomplished in 15 minutes: Gemelli with Kale Pesto and Olives, Penne With Corn and Spicy Sausage, Orecchiette with Broccoli, plus Pecorino and Orzo with Cherry Tomatoes, Feta and Mint.
It's a big football weekend and Giada De Laurentiis cooks up some fabulous munchies that will leave her guests talking about the food and the football! Giada's big game food includes Caprese Burgers, Warm Artichoke and Bacon Dip, and Spicy Cinnamon-Chocolate Brownies.
Giada De Laurentiis creates her spin on foods to enjoy while watching the big game. The menu includes Sticky Pork Ribs With Balsamic Barbecue Sauce, Sweet Potato Tots With Dill Dust and Strawberry Wonton Cups With Orange Mascarpone.
Giada De Laurentiis loves chocolate! She shares some of her favorite mouth watering chocolate recipes including a Homemade Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread, Double Chocolate and Mint Cookies, Brownie-Walnut Pie, and to top it off, a Chocolate-Espresso Martini!
With a little TLC, Giada De Laurentiis shares some of her favorite chocolate Valentine's Day treats, like Brazilian-Style Truffles, Double-Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts and Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling.
Giada De Laurentiis loves desserts. In this "Giada at Home" episode she creates two of her favorites that taste as good as they look. Giada bakes an Amaretto Chocolate Tart with Apricot Cream and a Frozen Meringue Cake with Raspberry-Balsamic Syrup.
Giada De Laurentiis makes delectable desserts that would be perfect for a fancy party. An Espresso Cake With Tuscan Liquor Buttercream and Caramel Glass, and a Walnut Rosemary Tart With Orange Chantilly Cream are sure to impress.
Giada enjoys some of her favorite comfort foods at a casual dinner with Jade in the kitchen.
Giada De Laurentiis is making some of her favorite family recipes, including Gnocchi with Butter Thyme Sauce, which her Aunt Raffy is also making at her home. Of course, Raffy's version is different, and that leads to some fun banter via video chat! Giada also checks in with her mom in Rome while creating her version of one of her mom's favorite dishes, Veronica's Stuffed Tomatoes, as well as a Simple Chicory Salad.
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 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.
"Giada at Home" explores some of the cool places around Los Angeles where you can go for breakfast. Giada De Laurentiis re-creates some of her favorite dishes with her own spin like Lemon-Almond Waffles; Salami, Bacon and Spinach Hash; Breakfast Popovers With Italian Sausage and Peach and Basil Frozen Daiquiris.
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.
Giada makes a very traditional Italian Easter luncheon for her family using the fresh flavors of Italy. The menu features Italian Springtime Lamb, Artichoke Risotto and Whipped Ricotta Salad.
Everybody loves Meatballs. Giada De Laurentiis shows us how versatile and fun they can be by creating four amazing recipes; Mini Turkey Meatballs With Mango and Raspberry Balsamic Barbeque, Meatball Panini With Grilled Red Onions, Prosciutto and Provolone, White Pizza With Kale and Meatballs and Classic Italian Turkey Meatballs With Tomato-Basil Sauce.