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Taste the World Party

Giada serves healthy versions of dishes from around the world.

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Season 3, Episode 13

Weekend Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a casual weekend brunch with friends, starting things off with Sweet and Spicy Bacon Bites. She wows her guests with a Dutch Daddy and Chocolate Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast, and Spiked Chocolate and Coffee Milkshakes give everyone a mid-morning boost.

Friday
Feb 7
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Giada's Film Festival

Instead of movie night, Giada De Laurentiis hosts her own mini film festival. Guests are asked to create their own two minute cell phone movies on any topic they'd like, dramatic or documentary. Her decor and food is movie style, like Cacio Pepe Popcorn, Finger Sandwiches Three Ways, Blueberry Focaccia and Spiked Ice Cream Floats.

Friday
Feb 7
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 2

TV Dinner

Giada De Laurentiis hosts her friends for an evening of cozy television-viewing, and she makes a hearty menu of small bites that are easy to eat in front of the TV. Giada provides blankets, pillows and an individual TV tray for each guest! The casual-but-delicious menu includes Tamari Spiced Nuts, Sweet and Crunchy Jicama Slaw, Sausage Hoagies and Chocolate Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies.

Friday
Feb 7
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Football Picnic

Before the big game, Giada De Laurentiis and her family and friends spend the day on the beach playing tag football and having an oceanside picnic. Giada serves an array of decadent picnic foods that not only feed a crowd but are perfect for game day. Her guests enjoy an easy, make-ahead meal of Pizza Paninis, Bittersweet Chopped Salad, Sweet Potato Hummus and, for dessert, Fennel and Orange Fudge.

Saturday
Feb 8
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Chocolate for Breakfast

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Valentine's Day-themed breakfast with chocolate in every dish. She treats them to a playful, laid-back morning with beanbag chairs, games and an indulgent, buffet-style breakfast menu. Giada makes Red Eye Benedict, Cocoa Nib Potato Pancakes, Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes and Sweet and Salty Chocolate Granola.

Sunday
Feb 9
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Girls' Night In

Giada De Laurentiis loves to spend Friday nights with friends, so she's hosting a game night at her house complete with healthy dishes, a skinny cocktail and lots of friendly competition. The menu includes Warm Chicken Parmesan Salad, Vegetable Bundles with Tarragon Dressing, Drunken Berries and Lemon Thyme Prosecco.

Friday
Feb 14
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 1

Taste the World Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to sample healthy versions of dishes from around the world. She pulls out an eclectic mix of plates and platters that highlight her menu of Crab Summer Rolls, Warm Arugula Vichyssoise, Caribbean Roasted Pineapple and an Italian Cocktail.

Friday
Feb 14
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Valentine's Day Cookout

Giada De Laurentiis invites a few couples over to celebrate Valentine's Day around a cozy outdoor fire pit. Gourmet s'mores are on the menu, along with a Spice and Smoke Cocktail, Cocoa Rubbed Flank Steak Sandwiches, Orange Grilled Shrimp with Cocoa Nib Gremolata and a Strawberry Salad.

Friday
Feb 14
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

Party in the Kitchen

Giada De Laurentiis has come up with the perfect way to host a great party without breaking the bank. Since every great party ends in the kitchen, she starts there and invites friends over to make some of their favorite dishes together, including Caesar Salad Taco Bites, Pulled Pork Tacos, Cheater Churros and Strawberry Basil Aqua Fresca.

Friday
Feb 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Fro-mantic Dinner for Eight

Valentine's Day should be about sharing love and affection for all of the special people in your life, so Giada De Laurentiis hosts a dinner party around a long dining room table filled with friends. The indulgent dishes include a Cheese Ravioletti in Pink Sauce, Italian Wellington and Chocolate Hazelnut Fondue.

Friday
Feb 14
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 3

Football Picnic

Before the big game, Giada De Laurentiis and her family and friends spend the day on the beach playing tag football and having an oceanside picnic. Giada serves an array of decadent picnic foods that not only feed a crowd but are perfect for game day. Her guests enjoy an easy, make-ahead meal of Pizza Paninis, Bittersweet Chopped Salad, Sweet Potato Hummus and, for dessert, Fennel and Orange Fudge.

Friday
Feb 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Chocolate for Breakfast

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Valentine's Day-themed breakfast with chocolate in every dish. She treats them to a playful, laid-back morning with beanbag chairs, games and an indulgent, buffet-style breakfast menu. Giada makes Red Eye Benedict, Cocoa Nib Potato Pancakes, Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes and Sweet and Salty Chocolate Granola.

Saturday
Feb 15
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Giada's Dinner Cruise

Giada De Laurentiis hosts an intimate dinner party on a boat in the marina. The sunset dinner cruise is complete with twinkling lights and a romantic and elegant menu. Giada makes Paccheri with Porcini and Pistachio, Pan-Seared Salmon with Artichokes and White Wine, Beet and Burrata Salad and a light and flavorful dessert of Roasted Strawberries with Vin Santo.

Sunday
Feb 16
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Giada's Dinner Cruise

Giada De Laurentiis hosts an intimate dinner party on a boat in the marina. The sunset dinner cruise is complete with twinkling lights and a romantic and elegant menu. Giada makes Paccheri with Porcini and Pistachio, Pan-Seared Salmon with Artichokes and White Wine, Beet and Burrata Salad and a light and flavorful dessert of Roasted Strawberries with Vin Santo.

Saturday
Feb 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Weeknight Special

Sometimes no occasion is the best occasion! Giada De Laurentiis surprises her daughter, Jade, in the middle of the week with a special menu that includes all her favorite comfort foods. Jade finishes her homework in the kitchen while Giada puts the finishing touches on their meal of Meatball Salad, Creamy Parmesan Baked Shells, Green Bean "Fries" and Chewy Almond and Cherry Thumbprint Cookies.

Sunday
Feb 23
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Weeknight Special

Sometimes no occasion is the best occasion! Giada De Laurentiis surprises her daughter, Jade, in the middle of the week with a special menu that includes all her favorite comfort foods. Jade finishes her homework in the kitchen while Giada puts the finishing touches on their meal of Meatball Salad, Creamy Parmesan Baked Shells, Green Bean "Fries" and Chewy Almond and Cherry Thumbprint Cookies.

Saturday
Feb 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Baby Shower Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis hosts an elegant baby shower and brunch for her young Aunt Carolyna, who is like a little sister to Giada. The gorgeous and festive menu reflects the happy occasion with Roasted Caprese Salad, Orecchiette with Almond Pesto, Lemon Lavender Shrimp Cups, and finally, an indulgent dessert of Torta Caprese Bianca al Limone.

Sunday
Mar 1
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Baby Shower Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis hosts an elegant baby shower and brunch for her young Aunt Carolyna, who is like a little sister to Giada. The gorgeous and festive menu reflects the happy occasion with Roasted Caprese Salad, Orecchiette with Almond Pesto, Lemon Lavender Shrimp Cups, and finally, an indulgent dessert of Torta Caprese Bianca al Limone.

Saturday
Mar 7
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Go Green or Go Home

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a St. Patrick's Day party, offering her spin on traditional Irish dishes. Guests will feast on hearty Lamb and Red Wine Stew, Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes with Savoy Cabbage, plus a Smoked Salmon "Crudo" with Creamy Cucumbers. For dessert, Giada serves a rich Chocolate Stout Torta made with real Guinness beer.

Sunday
Mar 8
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Go Green or Go Home

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a St. Patrick's Day party, offering her spin on traditional Irish dishes. Guests will feast on hearty Lamb and Red Wine Stew, Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes with Savoy Cabbage, plus a Smoked Salmon "Crudo" with Creamy Cucumbers. For dessert, Giada serves a rich Chocolate Stout Torta made with real Guinness beer.

Saturday
Mar 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Jade's After Party

After Jade's big volleyball game, Giada De Laurentiis invites her daughter's teammates to celebrate at a fun-filled after party. It's a delicious but casual menu with all of Jade's favorites: Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu, Charred Broccoli Crostini, Crispy Orzo and Peas and, for dessert, super-fun Gummy Worm Popsicles.

Sunday
Mar 15
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Jade's After Party

After Jade's big volleyball game, Giada De Laurentiis invites her daughter's teammates to celebrate at a fun-filled after party. It's a delicious but casual menu with all of Jade's favorites: Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu, Charred Broccoli Crostini, Crispy Orzo and Peas and, for dessert, super-fun Gummy Worm Popsicles.

Saturday
Mar 21
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

The Art of Surprise

Giada De Laurentiis pulls off the ultimate surprise birthday party for a dear friend, featuring glittery decor and quiz-style party games. Guests enjoy delicious finger foods, including Lamb Chops with Mint and Pistachio Salsa Verde, Eggplant Parmesan Bites, and Fig and Salumi Crostini. Instead of a birthday cake, Giada serves up fun and festive PB and J Tiramisu.

Sunday
Mar 22
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

The Art of Surprise

Giada De Laurentiis pulls off the ultimate surprise birthday party for a dear friend, featuring glittery decor and quiz-style party games. Guests enjoy delicious finger foods, including Lamb Chops with Mint and Pistachio Salsa Verde, Eggplant Parmesan Bites, and Fig and Salumi Crostini. Instead of a birthday cake, Giada serves up fun and festive PB and J Tiramisu.

Saturday
Mar 28
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Jade's Feel Good Party

Giada De Laurentiis serves a healthy, kid-friendly lunch for her daughter Jade and friends after a yoga and stretching class. The young guests are treated to Lemon and Oregano Pounded Chicken, Cheddar Stuffed Cauliflower with Basil Breadcrumbs, and Pesto Green Beans and Peas with Fusilli. For dessert, Chocolate and Orange Brown Rice Treats are a new spin on a childhood classic.

Sunday
Mar 29
12:30pm | 11:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All Giada Entertains Recipes

Warm Arugula Vichyssois

Meatball Salad

Spiked Arnold Palmer

Chocolate Almond Sandwich Cookies

Smoky Eggplant Dip

Sweet and Salty Chocolate Granola

Frozen Fruit Sparkling Water

Black and White Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

BLT Bites

Spicy Game Day Dip

Giada Wallbanger

Red Rice Salad

France Meets Italy Panini

Calabrian Mojito

Crispy Goat Cheese Salad

Drunken Berries

"Mind Blowing" Turkey Sandwich

Game Day Burgers

Red Wine Eggs Benedict

Short-Cut Churros

About the Show

Whether it's a casual game night with girlfriends, a fun family get-together, or a party in the kitchen, Giada De Laurentiis knows how to make it an extra-special event. In Giada Entertains, she shares tips, secrets and recipes for planning the perfect party for family and friends.

About the Host

Giada De Laurentiis

Born in Rome, Giada grew up in a large Italian family where the culture of food was a staple in and of itself. She has an impressive background of culinary training and a unique, personable charm, and she is a globally revered celebrity chef who continues to prove her skill and accessibility with her expanding presence.

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