Giada De Laurentiis makes the top four most-requested game-day snacks and gives each one her own special spin. The menu features Sticky Baked Chicken Wings with a Korean twist, a French Lentil and Hominy Chili, Mini Twice-Baked Potatoes, and Roasted Mushroom and Kale Pizzette.
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.
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.
It's midnight, you're starving and you feel like some good old-fashioned comfort food. Giada De Laurentiis raids her fridge and whips up some of her favorite late-night munchies, including Mortadella Bites, an Italian Monte Cristo, Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Fingers with Curry Ketchup and a Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Float.
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 creates a small plate tasting menu for some of her friends. The twist is that each dish on the menu contains fennel, like a Citrus Fennel Salad, Pan Roasted Salmon with Fennel Puree, Fennel Upside-Down Cake and a Fennel Martini made with Fennel Vodka.
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 creates a springtime feast to celebrate the season with family and friends. The menu includes Herb Roasted Pork Loin with Gremolata; Grilled Potato Salad; Peas, Bacon and Prosecco; and Raspberry Clafoutis.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a star-themed cocktail part. The menu includes small bites like Crispy Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Lemon Basil Crema, Crostini with Ricotta and Pink Peppercorns, and Chocolate Amaretti Cookies. The decor is star related and, of course, there's an astrologist to entertain guests.
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.
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.
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.
Aunt Raffy joins Giada De Laurentiis in the kitchen for a day of fun and laughter while her sister, Eloisa, joins them to try out their family dishes including Polpettone Two Ways, Quinoa Pilaf and Aunt Raffy's Peach and Blueberry Crisp.