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Season 4, Episode 11

Little Italy Party

With a cuisine that's as varied as its dramatic landscape, the island of Sicily has become very popular for its wide range of interesting foods. Giada De Laurentiis transports her guests to the exotic island with a Sicilian menu that features Bucatini a la Clams Casino, Cannoli Panna Cotta, Simple Eggplant Parm and Nonna Pizza.

Friday
Apr 12
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

Under the Stars Movie Night

Giada De Laurentiis brings out the comfy outdoor seating, cozy blankets and a DIY outdoor theater for a movie night under the stars. The menu's dishes are a spin on some of her favorite movies that include Salted Chocolate Cake, Tricolore Arancini, Grilled Polpette Kabobs and Mind-Blowing Turkey Sandwiches.

Saturday
Apr 13
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

Easter Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter Jade host an Easter-themed family brunch with a menu that includes Giada's spin on traditional Italian holiday dishes. While Jade handles the table decor, Giada whips up Italian Cinnamon Rolls, Red Wine Eggs Benedict, Orecchiette with Lamb and Asparagus, Herb Melon Salad and Rossini Cocktails.

Sunday
Apr 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

Under the Stars Movie Night

Giada De Laurentiis brings out the comfy outdoor seating, cozy blankets and a DIY outdoor theater for a movie night under the stars. The menu's dishes are a spin on some of her favorite movies that include Salted Chocolate Cake, Tricolore Arancini, Grilled Polpette Kabobs and Mind-Blowing Turkey Sandwiches.

Friday
Apr 19
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

Easter Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter Jade host an Easter-themed family brunch with a menu that includes Giada's spin on traditional Italian holiday dishes. While Jade handles the table decor, Giada whips up Italian Cinnamon Rolls, Red Wine Eggs Benedict, Orecchiette with Lamb and Asparagus, Herb Melon Salad and Rossini Cocktails.

Saturday
Apr 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Cocktails and Comfort

Giada De Laurentiis throws a cocktail party that features mini-bite appetizers of favorite comfort foods. Her menu includes BLT Bites, Crispy Salami and Cheese Egg Rolls, Chocolate Hazelnut Madeleines and Bourbon Milk.

Friday
Apr 26
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Giada's 2nd Annual Film Festival Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts her second annual Film Festival Party and invites her guests to make their own short films. She pulls out all the stops with a Hollywood-themed room and easy-to-eat menu that includes Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon and Honey, Smoky Eggplant Dip, Crazy Popcorn Mix and Fancy Italian Colas.

Saturday
Apr 27
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Family-Style Sunday Dinner

In Giada De Laurentiis' family, Sundays are set aside for family dinners. For a stress-free, traditional family dinner at home, Giada's menu includes casual but hearty dishes like Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Peach BBQ Sauce, Spaghetti with Zucchini and Squash, Baby Lettuces with Spicy Vinaigrette and, for dessert, Double Chocolate Chip Red Wine Bundt Cake.

Saturday
May 4
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Jade and Giada Day

Giada De Laurentiis treats Jade to a special day of mother-daughter fun and a delicious dinner. The menu includes comforting dishes for just the two of them including Pork Braciole, Pan-Fried Lemon Potatoes, Grilled Zucchini Skewers and Lemon Cheesecake Brownies.

Saturday
May 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Giada's Midnight Jam

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over on a Friday night to hang out, watch movies and enjoy breakfast for dinner. Her guests arrive in comfy sweats and pajamas to enjoy her menu of Smoked Trout Frittata, Sausage and Parmesan Waffles, Honey Nut Panna Cotta and a Goodnight Mary Bar.

Saturday
May 18
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tuscan Barbecue Party

Giada De Laurentiis celebrates her recent travels to Italy with a dinner party featuring the flavors of Tuscany. Giada creates a California barbecue vibe with an Italian touch with her menu featuring Grilled Chicken Involtini, Buttery Herbed Potatoes, Mushroom and Grape Crostini and Spiked Arnold Palmers.

Saturday
May 25
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Saturday
Jun 1
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

'70s Throwback Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a groovy '70s bash, with guests donning their best throwback outfits. Giada puts a modern spin of some of the decade's most popular foods, including Waldorf Panzanella, Sweet and Sour Shish Kabobs, Italian Helper and Giada Wallbangers.

Saturday
Jun 8
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Big Hair Rocker Party

There's nothing Giada De Laurentiis loves more than an over-the-top costume party and this time she's going all out with a Big Hair Rocker Party! Her friends are coming over dressed as their favorite big hair rock-n-rollers from the 1980s while she serves a menu that matches the decade. The tasty treats include Tricolore Pasta Salad, Cali-talian Seven-Layer Dip, Raffy's Chicken and Rice and Tiramisu Cupcakes.

Friday
Jun 21
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Family Fun Day

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a fun and cost-effective family celebration complete with simple outdoor games and a menu that appeals to both the little ones and the grown-ups. There's a make-your-own Juicy Lucy Slider Bar, Crispy Potato Nests with Cherry Ketchup, Black and White Cupcakes and Easy Egg Cream drinks.

Friday
Jun 21
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Jun 21
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
Jun 21
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Jade and Giada Day

Giada De Laurentiis treats Jade to a special day of mother-daughter fun and a delicious dinner. The menu includes comforting dishes for just the two of them including Pork Braciole, Pan-Fried Lemon Potatoes, Grilled Zucchini Skewers and Lemon Cheesecake Brownies.

Friday
Jun 21
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 1

Jade's Slumber Party

Giada De Laurentiis is throwing a sleepover party for her daughter, Jade, and her friends. Giada transforms her living room into the ultimate blanket fort adorned with sleeping bags and makes healthy, kid-favorite camp-style food like Green Grape Slushies, Parmesan Crisps with Red Pepper Mayonnaise, Steak and Avocado Buns and S'mores Pizzettes.

Friday
Jun 28
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 9

Jade's Painting Party

Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, invite Jade's friends over for a paint and tie-dye party. The menu gets an artistic touch with Bacon and Jam Sandwiches, Lemon Speckled Green Bean Salad and Rainbow Sodas.

Friday
Jun 28
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

'70s Throwback Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a groovy '70s bash, with guests donning their best throwback outfits. Giada puts a modern spin of some of the decade's most popular foods, including Waldorf Panzanella, Sweet and Sour Shish Kabobs, Italian Helper and Giada Wallbangers.

Friday
Jun 28
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 3

Impromptu Party

Friends drop by unexpectedly, so Giada De Laurentiis shows how to host a fabulous last-minute party. Her menu includes Focaccia with Clementine and Fennel, Frozen Fruit Sparkling Water, Pantry Mezzi with Rigatoni with Greens, and Smokey Arugula and Apple Salad. Then, Giada shows how to use dishes and decor in cabinets to transform a living room and create a special mood with only a few minutes' notice.

Friday
Jun 28
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Potluck Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a casual but chic Potluck Party and asks each guest to bring their grandmother's favorite recipe to share with the group. Giada's own recipes include an American Punch, Red Rice Salad, Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Salad and Spicy One Skillet Lasagna.

Friday
Jun 28
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 10

Panini Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a casual get-together while she tests various panino recipes and combinations for her new restaurant, Pronto, in Las Vegas. Her friends sample her menu, which includes a France Meets Italy Panini, a Chicken and Pepperonata Panini, a Royal Beef Tenderloin Panini, a Strawberries and Cream Panini and, to wash it all down, Aperol Spritz cocktails. Then each guest takes a turn at making her own custom panini.

Friday
Jul 5
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
Jul 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Pasta Party

Pasta is an inexpensive way to feed a crowd and a blank canvas to dress up with great ingredients, so Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a pasta party buffet with leftovers that are hard to beat. Each dish on Giada's menu features a different pasta shape and fresh ingredients. Her buffet spread includes Pasta with Creamy White Beans, Antipasto Salad with Crispy Orzo Cacio e Pepe Gnocco Britto and Baked Pasta Rigatoni.

Friday
Jul 5
11am | 10c

Most Popular Recipes

All Giada Entertains Recipes

Ricotta Bruschetta with Sweet and Spicy Tomatoes

BFF Shrimp

Lemon Cheesecake Brownies

Italian Cinnamon Rolls

Simple Eggplant Parm

Farro Salad with Mushrooms and Gorgonzola

Grilled Polpette Kababs

Spicy One-Skillet Lasagna

Raspberry-Cherry Chocolate Poppers

Chocolate Cookie Cheesecake Dip

Chocolate-Hazelnut Madeleines

Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs

Sausage and Eggplant Fusilli

Cacciatore Chips

Crispy Goat Cheese Salad

Sweet and Smoky Lamb Ribs

Baked Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cream

Red Wine Eggs Benedict

Short-Cut Churros

Inside Out Slider Bar

Chocolate Soda

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

Giada never has a dull moment, between sharing Italian-style recipes on Giada at Home and serving as a Food Network Star mentor and judge.

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