Easy Recipes from Giada at Home
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Spaghetti with Lemon and Zucchini
If your summer garden is overflowing with zucchini, put it to work in Giada's weeknight-friendly pasta. Don't be scared by the addition of anchovy paste; you'll love the pop of salty, briny flavor it brings to the dish.
Lemon and Strawberry Sundaes
Think of these as Italian-style strawberry shortcakes. The sweet cake is made with creamy ricotta and lemon juice.
Cheesy Bacon and Hash Brown Frittata
If you have young helpers in the kitchen with you, follow Giada's lead and ask the kids to crack and whisk the eggs when prepping.
Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Bread
Thick swirls of your favorite chocolate hazelnut spread take Giada's moist banana bread to. the. next. level.
Chicken with Chickpea and Tomato Ragu
Giada lets the chicken finish cooking right in the tomato ragu so the meat absorbs all the comforting flavors.
Easy Pantry Chicken
Five ingredients, including the chicken — that's all it takes to make this fuss-free dinner. The mix of soy sauce and honey becomes a salty-sweet glaze you'll want to savor.
Get the Recipe: Easy Pantry Chicken
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches
Giada sandwiches store-bought chocolate-peanut butter ice cream between rich, chewy homemade cookies, studded with peanut butter chips and chocolate chips.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches
Mix together juicy tomatoes, fragrant herbs and peppery arugula to make a salad that practically screams summer.
Get the Recipe: Mixed "Caprese"
Insalata di Riso
Translated to "rice salad," this one-bowl recipe combines pantry and fresh ingredients to create a hearty summer side.
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No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Too hot to turn on the oven? We completely understand. These nutty bites will satisfy your sweet tooth without the sweat.
Get the Recipe: No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Bacon and Mushroom Lasagna
Skip the traditional tomato sauce and use a super-creamy bechamel to build a big-batch lasagna.
Get the Recipe: Bacon and Mushroom Lasagna
Almond Butter Brownies
Psst. Guess what. These brownies start with a store-bought box mix, so you know they're a cinch to make.
Get the Recipe: Almond Butter Brownies
Kale Caesar Salad
It's all about the dressing here. Giada's combo of mayo, Dijon and Parmesan is packed with flavor.
Get the Recipe: Kale Caesar Salad
Flank Steak Hoagies
Since flank steaks tend to be pretty thin, they take only minutes to cook on each side. But be sure to let the meat rest for a bit before slicing it, so the juices have time to redistribute. (That'll help the steak stay moist!)
Get the Recipe: Flank Steak Hoagies
Deep-Dish Cheese Pizza
You know that springform pan hiding in your closet? You used it to bake a cheesecake once? It's time to dig it out, because Giada uses it to make a deeply comforting homemade pizza.
Fresh celery and fennel add welcome crunch to this no-fuss pasta salad.
Get the Recipe: Picnic Pasta