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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 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.

Friday
Jun 29
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Saturday
Jun 30
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.

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.

Wednesday
Jul 4
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Jul 6
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
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
Aug 17
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Aug 31
8:30am | 7:30c

Most Popular Recipes

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Caesar's Pasta Salad

Cherry Balsamic Chicken

Grilled Kale Salad with Roasted Sungolds

Grape and Red Onion Mostarda

Frozen S'mores

Fudge Sauce

Grilled Plum Salad

Grilled Beans with Parmesan

Grilled Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Grilled Halibut with Olive Bagna Cauda

Grilled Skirt Steak with Smoky Herb Sauce

Grilled Seafood Platter with Mustard Butter

Lemon Shakerato

BLAT Pizza

Berries with Spiced Cream

Brick Oven-Style Chicken

Spicy Melon Salad

Summer Succotash

Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes

Rosé Spritz

Strawberry Sauce

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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