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Season 1, Episode 1

Italian Surf 'n' Turf

Nothing says summer like a good old-fashioned barbecue on the beach. Giada De Laurentiis and her weekend guests cook up a feast made almost entirely on the outdoor grill. The seasonal surf and turf menu features Grilled Plum Salad, Spicy Melon Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Smoky Herb Sauce and Grilled Halibut with Olive Bagna Cauda.

Sunday
May 27
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Summer Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis, her daughter, Jade, and a friend head out for an early morning paddleboarding session followed by a casual weekend brunch. They go from the beach to the kitchen to prepare a decadent spread that includes Berries with Spiced Cream, a Peach and Bacon Frittata, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and Lemon Shakeratos for the adults.

Friday
Jun 1
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Italian Surf 'n' Turf

Nothing says summer like a good old-fashioned barbecue on the beach. Giada De Laurentiis and her weekend guests cook up a feast made almost entirely on the outdoor grill. The seasonal surf and turf menu features Grilled Plum Salad, Spicy Melon Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Smoky Herb Sauce and Grilled Halibut with Olive Bagna Cauda.

Saturday
Jun 2
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Clam Bake

Giada De Laurentiis puts a West Coast spin on an East Coast tradition with an ultimate Italian clam bake dinner on the beach for her family. In addition to a California Clam Bake, her menu includes Summer Succotash, Grilled Seafood Salad with Mustard Butter and, for dessert, Frozen S'mores.

Sunday
Jun 3
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Farmers Market Lunch

Giada De Laurentiis heads to the local farmers market near her vacation beach house to pick up some fresh ingredients for an alfresco lunch with friends. Her light and colorful menu includes Grilled Kale Salad with Roasted Sungolds, a Peach, Corn and Burrata Bruschetta, Cherry Balsamic Chicken and Strawberry Cake.

Sunday
Jun 10
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Farmers Market Lunch

Giada De Laurentiis heads to the local farmers market near her vacation beach house to pick up some fresh ingredients for an alfresco lunch with friends. Her light and colorful menu includes Grilled Kale Salad with Roasted Sungolds, a Peach, Corn and Burrata Bruschetta, Cherry Balsamic Chicken and Strawberry Cake.

Saturday
Jun 16
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 5

Summer Sunday Supper

Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a big family Sunday supper at her California beach house. It's all hands on deck in the kitchen and at the pizza oven as she and her family make a festive Italian-style feast to share as the sun melts into the Pacific. The menu includes an array of family-style dishes like Peel and Eat Pepper Shrimp, Grilled Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad, Brick Oven Chicken and BLAT Pizzas.

Sunday
Jun 17
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Farmers Market Lunch

Giada De Laurentiis heads to the local farmers market near her vacation beach house to pick up some fresh ingredients for an alfresco lunch with friends. Her light and colorful menu includes Grilled Kale Salad with Roasted Sungolds, a Peach, Corn and Burrata Bruschetta, Cherry Balsamic Chicken and Strawberry Cake.

Friday
Jun 22
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Summer Sunday Supper

Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a big family Sunday supper at her California beach house. It's all hands on deck in the kitchen and at the pizza oven as she and her family make a festive Italian-style feast to share as the sun melts into the Pacific. The menu includes an array of family-style dishes like Peel and Eat Pepper Shrimp, Grilled Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad, Brick Oven Chicken and BLAT Pizzas.

Saturday
Jun 23
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sunset Aperitivo

After a fun day on the beach, nothing hits the spot quite like a cool, breezy cocktail and lots of delicious bites. Giada De Laurentiis does summer sunset right with an Italian happy hour and appetizer spread. Her menu includes Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Panini, a Crab and Potato Frittata, Grape and Red Onion Mostarda and a Rose Spritz.

Sunday
Jun 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Pool Party!

Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, are hosting Jade's friends for the weekend at the beach house. Giada sets up a party around the pool with the perfect outdoor menu for both kids and adults. While the girls swim, she makes Caesar's Pasta Salad, Grilled Beans with Parmesan, Taco Burgers and homemade Fudge Sauce and Strawberry Sauce for the ultimate outdoor gelato bar.

Sunday
Jul 1
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Pool Party!

Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, are hosting Jade's friends for the weekend at the beach house. Giada sets up a party around the pool with the perfect outdoor menu for both kids and adults. While the girls swim, she makes Caesar's Pasta Salad, Grilled Beans with Parmesan, Taco Burgers and homemade Fudge Sauce and Strawberry Sauce for the ultimate outdoor gelato bar.

Saturday
Jul 7
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Pool Party!

Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, are hosting Jade's friends for the weekend at the beach house. Giada sets up a party around the pool with the perfect outdoor menu for both kids and adults. While the girls swim, she makes Caesar's Pasta Salad, Grilled Beans with Parmesan, Taco Burgers and homemade Fudge Sauce and Strawberry Sauce for the ultimate outdoor gelato bar.

Friday
Jul 13
12:30pm | 11:30c

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Strawberry Cake

Rosé Spritz

Cherry Balsamic Chicken

Brick Oven-Style Chicken

Grilled Beans with Parmesan

Grilled Plum Salad

Grilled Skirt Steak with Smoky Herb Sauce

Spicy Sausage and Broccolini Panini

Frozen S'mores

Fudge Sauce

Caesar's Pasta Salad

Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes

Grilled Halibut with Olive Bagna Cauda

California Clam Bake

Peach and Bacon Frittata

Crab and Potato Frittata

Grilled Kale Salad with Roasted Sungolds

Grilled Seafood Platter with Mustard Butter

Taco Burgers

Grape and Red Onion Mostarda

Grilled Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Strawberry Sauce

Peach, Corn and Burrata Bruschetta

Lemon Shakerato

Summer Succotash

Peel-and-Eat Pepper Shrimp

Spicy Melon Salad

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.