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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.