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.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis gets in the game day spirit and keeps folks entertained before kickoff by hosting a pre-game burger bash. The backyard party features family fun activities and a massive buffet loaded with Mortadella Meatball Sliders, Giada-fied Burgers, Cacciatore Chips and Chocolate Cookie Cheesecake Dip.
Jade loves chocolate just as much as her mother so Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a chocolate-themed Valentine's Day party for her and her friends. The fancy lunch menu is full of sophisticated and elegant dishes that are also kid friendly including Cheesy Chocolate Ravioli, BFF Shrimp, Roasted Caprese Bites and Chocolate Strawberry Cups. After lunch, the kids prepare decorative, heart-shaped boxes packed with Giada's Valentine's Double-Chocolate Bark for their siblings, parents and teachers.
After a recent trip to Capri, Italy, Giada De Laurentiis hosts a lunch party for her girlfriends that celebrates the island and one of its most inspiring ingredients -- the lemon! The menu includes Sole with Lemon Caper Sauce, Lemon Grilled Cheese, Lemon and Chive Risotto and Lemon Basil Sorbet.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis knows there are few things more special than being invited over to someone's home for a dinner party. She's hosting an intimate formal dinner with a multi-course meal that includes Whole Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Peperonata, Ricotta Bruschetta with Sweet and Spicy Tomatoes, Kale and Chickpea Salad and Baked Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cream.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts an elegant outdoor lunch made with fresh garden ingredients to thank some of her friends and family for the special things they've done for her. The menu includes Crispy Goat Cheese Salad, Moroccan Lemon Chicken, Sungold Tomato Campanelle and a Chocolate and Fig Tart.
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.
Giada De Laurentiis organizes a dog park picnic inspired by her dog Bruno for her friends with furry pals. The portable picnic menu features Chocolate Peanut Butter Blondies, Farro Salad with Mushrooms and Gorgonzola, Mortadella and Mozzarella Baguette and Calabrian Chili Popcorn.
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.
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.
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.