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Season 1, Episode 1

A Night of Decadence

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party where the food and drinks are true indulgences. Her nighttime party is cool and fun with a sexy, stress-free menu of Oysters, Caviar and Bubbles, Braised Short Rib Crostini with Remoulade, "Pop" Tarts and New Year Martinez Cocktails.

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

Hidden Talent Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party and good old-fashioned talent show with her friends in the style of a creative salon. Guests bring their best creative hidden talents, whether it's singing, playing the guitar, magic or juggling. The menu includes Candied Prosciutto, Roasted Carrot Hummus, Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs and Calabrian Mojitos.

Sunday
Jan 15
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 4

Super-Sized Sunday

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to watch the big game and makes gourmet super-sized versions of some of our favorite game foods, including a Three-Way Tie Sandwich, a bar made up of game day dips and chips, and Spicy Calabrian Shrimp.

Sunday
Jan 29
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.

Sunday
Jan 7
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 4

Super-Sized Sunday

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to watch the big game and makes gourmet super-sized versions of some of our favorite game foods, including a Three-Way Tie Sandwich, a bar made up of game day dips and chips, and Spicy Calabrian Shrimp.

Sunday
Jan 7
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Sunday
Jan 14
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Feb 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Big Game Bar Hop

Instead of going to a bar to watch the big football game, Giada De Laurentiis invites everyone over to her place for her version of a bar hop. Giada's menu includes Mediterranean Chili Chicken Wings, Ginger Soy Chicken Wings, Spicy Game Day Dip, Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad and a Cacio e Pepe Vinaigrette.

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

Pizza and Pasta Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Friday night pizza and pasta party. Giada's menu features her favorite Cheesy Lemon Pizza and Sausage and Eggplant Fusilli. She lightens things up with Grilled Radicchio with Ricotta Salata, and she sets up a build-your-own-pizza bar in the kitchen.

Friday
Feb 16
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Sunday
Feb 18
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
Mar 4
11am | 10c
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.

Saturday
Mar 17
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
Apr 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Sunday
Apr 29
11:30am | 10:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All Giada Entertains Recipes

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Bites

Simple Spring Salad

Italian Helper

Crab Summer Rolls

Margarita Chicken Wings

Smoky Arugula and Apple Salad

American Punch

Rigatoni with Greens

Inside Out Slider Bar

Green Grape Slushies

Spicy One-Skillet Lasagna

Candied Prosciutto

Chocolate Cheesecake-Stuffed French Toast

Aperol Spritz

Spicy Game Day Dip

Gin-tini

Strawberry-Basil Agua Fresca

Lemon Speckled Green Bean Salad

Dutch Daddy

Grilled Chicken Involtini

Blue Cheese and Bacon Truffles

Spiked Root Beer Float Bar

Roman Popcorn

Buttery Herbed Potatoes

Italian Wellington

Chocolate Soda

Mushroom and Grape Crostini

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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