Giada's Holiday Handbook Extras

Make-Ahead Secrets

Giada dishes on how to execute a meal with ease.

What You Need to Know

All About Giada

Check out her official site for even more news on the chef.

Recipes, Books and More

Your Guide to Fall

Get recipe inspiration for the coziest time of the year.

Our Best Bets

About the Host

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.

Grilled Clams with Herb Butter

Bacon Cranberry Scones with Citrus Basil Butter

Roasted Squash and Gorgonzola Pizza

Jam Cocktails

Polenta Popovers with Lemon Butter

Green Chicken Finger Sandwiches

Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet and Salty Mashed Potatoes

Italian Hot Brown Crostini

Shrimp Fra Diavolo Bites

Chai Chocolate Truffles

Roasted Acorn Squash Agrodolce

Braised Lamb Shanks with Escarole and Radicchio

Crab and Cherry Tomato Fettuccine

Crispy Chicken Sandwiches

Lambrusco Sangria

Jade's Home Fries

Chocolate Citrus Slushy

Angel Food Cake with Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting

Caramel Apple Semifreddo

Bacon and Brussels Sprout Orecchiette