Giada tops crostini with cherry tomatoes and a pesto made of sweet peas.
A modern, laid back spin on what was once a stuffy tradition: Giada De Laurentiis hosts a tea party with a very modern spin. The menu features Tre Fagioli with Fregola, Open-Faced Tuna Tea Sandwiches with White Bean Spread, Lavender Chamomile Spritzer, and Milk and Honey Tea Cake.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a spooky backyard Halloween party with a fun haunted house and delicious treats that celebrate the flavors and colors of the season. Giada creates whimsical Chocolate-Orange Cake Pops, Spiced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies and Grape and Mango Parfaits that kids of any age will love.
Giada hosts a traditional family Thanksgiving outdoors. The meal features all the fixings with fun twists like Turkey Breast "Porchetta," Bacon Bourbon Brussels Sprout Skewers and Smashed Root Vegetables.
It's Thanksgiving. L.A. Style. Giada serves up a Thanksgiving meal with a few twists.
Giada makes Thanksgiving dinner for the family. This time, forget the turkey ... Giada's making amazing Pork Roast, a Butternut Squash Soup that is definitely a taste of fall and dessert with the flavors of Chestnut, Chocolate and Orange. While Giada's busy in the kitchen, the family continues their annual Thanksgiving bocce ball rivalry.
The pie is the new cupcake! Pies can be social, comforting, sweet or savory. Giada makes some of her favorites like Apple and Cheese Pie, Raspberry and Almond Pie and a Chicken and Leek Cornish Turnover.
Giada De Laurentiis celebrates the flavors of fall with elegant Thanksgiving side dishes. Some are family favorites, while others are a fun spin on the traditional. Baked Mashed Potatoes With Peas, Parmesan Cheese and Bread Crumbs; Sweet and Savory Root Vegetable Stuffing With Apples and Dried Cranberries; Persimmon-Pumpkin Pie With Mascarpone Shortbread Crust are all perfect with the big turkey or as a great finish to a holiday meal.
Thanksgiving is a time to spend with friends, family and fabulous food! Giada De Laurentiis creates a fresh approach to a classic menu with Roasted Root Vegetable Salad, Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Risotto and Cranberry-Orange Glazed Turkey for a memorable Thanksgiving.
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.