Giada at Home

Saturday 1:00 PM on Food Network Premiered Oct 18, 2008 In Season




Episode Guide

    • Giada's Restaurant Favorites
      Season 2 - Episode 25

      Today Giada gives us recipes from New Mexico, Jackson Hole and a favorite restaurant in Los Angeles. Menu includes: Meaty Mushroom Lasagna * Couscous-Stuffed Peppers with Basil Sauce * Frozen Brownie Sundae

    • Everyday Ingredients
      Season 4 - Episode 8

      Giada de Laurentiis prepares a fresh and simple menu to affordable prices.

      The recipes in this episode are

      Strawberry Cream Parfaits
      Hearty Meatball Stew
      Artichoke Soup with Fresh Mint

    • Treasure Hunt
      Season 3 - Episode 31

      Giada De Laurentiis organizes a kid's party. She's created a map for her guests to discover secret treasures around the house. Carrot and Zucchini Mini-Muffins, colorful quesadillas and Berry Fruit Drops for dessert is on the menu for the guests.

    • Road Trip Picnic
      Road Trip Picnic
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      Giada has the best tips for a road trip picnic. She shows what is easy to eat in a car or on a picnic place. Recipes in This Episode Chicken and Arugula Pita Pockets Penne with Treviso and Goat Cheese Raspberry-Vanilla Smoothie
    • Aloha L.A.
      Season 2 - Episode 17

      Giada hosts a Hawaiian themed party in her backyard with tiki music. The menu is naturally inspired from the island. Menu includes: Tilapia Fish Tacos with Arugula * Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumettes * Aloha L.A. Cocktail

    • When Life Gives You Lemons
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      Giada's friend Julie brought her a lemon tree. The tree has grown now and bares now big and healthy lemons, which inspire Giada to prepare a lemon themed menu.
    • Golden Hour Beach Picnic
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      Todd and Jade enjoy a beach picnic at sunset together with Giada.
    • Haunted House
      Haunted House
      Season 5 - Episode 1

      Giada hosts a haunted house Halloween Party. Recipes in this episode:

      Chocolate-Orange Cake Pops
      Spiced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies
      Grape and Mango Parfaits

    • Thanksgiving Sides
      Thanksgiving Sides
      Season 5 - Episode 2

      Giada De Laurentiis presents side dishes for Thanksgiving. Recipes in this episode:

      Baked Mashed Potatoes With Peas
      Parmesan Cheese and Bread Crumbs
      Sweet and Savory Root Vegetable Stuffing With Apples and Dried Cranberries
      Persimmon-Pumpkin Pie With Mascarpone Shortbread Crust

    • Share the Amore
      Share the Amore
      Season 5 - Episode 3

      Darren Quinn, a friend of Giada, has made paintings for Giada's home, which he will display at the L.A. Art Walk downtown. Giada has prepared cocktails and appetizers for the occasion.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Mini Eggplant Parmesan Lemon and Vodka Martinis Grilled Mini Pork Skewers

    • Happy Holidays
      Happy Holidays
      Season 5 - Episode 4

      Giada's family celebrate the holidays at the beach with a Christmas Dinner.

      Recipes in This Episode Chocolate-Chestnut Tortelli (Christmas Cookies) Christmas Stuffing with Bacon Christmas Seafood Salad (Cappon Magro)

    • L.A. Steak Houses
      Season 4 - Episode 19
    • Italian Food Tour
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      Chef Giada De Laurentiis creates a hearty Italian meal that is inspired by four unique regions of Italy. Her menu is full of easy ideas that will all become huge hits for any family. She teaches her viewers how to prepare Mussels Oreganata, Campanelle with Spicy Mint Sauce and more.
    • Go Fly a Kite
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      Chef Giada De Laurentiis joins her family for a fun day on the beach. Her husband enjoys water kite surfing, while her daughter learns to fly a kite. Giada cooks an elegant, yet simple meal and brings it to the beach for a family picnic. The food that she prepared includes Gruyere and Spinach Bakes, Grilled Corn and Strawberry and Lemon Meringue Clouds.moreless
    • Girls Rock
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      On Giada at Home: Girls Rock, Giada De Laurentiis and some of her close friends attend a rock-climbing lesson at Point Dume, near Malibu. Giada packs a picnic lunch to share with everyone after their adventure on the rocks. She brings some Israeli Couscous Salad, Honey Mustard Chicken Pinwheels, and some Fig and Almond chewy bars to snack on.moreless
    • Alex's Lemonade Stand
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      On Giada at Home: Alex's Lemonade Stand, Giada De Laurentiis and Suzanne Goin prepare a special menu as they plan for an event for this charity for children's cancer. Giada fixes Suzanne a marinated goat cheese and beet salad, halibut served with shallots and lemon-butter. She finishes the meal with a Maple-Fig ice cream.moreless
    • Stars and Stripes
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      On Giada at Home: Stars and Stripes, Giada De Laurentiis pays tribute to the United States of America with a traditional summertime barbecue. She starts her bash off by serving Ginger-peach beer coolers before serving Chicken Sausage skewers and Smoky Pork Burgers, accompanied with onion and apple chutney. She finishes the barbecue with a seasonal summertime favorite, Peach and Blueberry Crumb Pie.moreless
    • The Royal Treatment
      The Royal Treatment
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      This one-hour special gives Chef Giada De Laurentiis' audience a behind-the-scenes look at the luncheon that she was able to cater for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Giada talks about her experience and then prepares a royal-inspired dinner for her friends. Her menu includes Grilled Vegetable Towers and Frisco Cups with Shrimp and Avocado.moreless
    • Spa Day at Home
      Spa Day at Home
      Season 5 - Episode 5

      Giada de Laurentiis is hosting Jade and their girlfriends with a light and delicious menu.

      Recipes in this episode:

      *Swiss Chard Rolls with wild rice and exotic spices,
      * Nicoise Salad Pizzettes,
      * Avocado-Chocolate Mousse.

    • Meatless Mondays
      Meatless Mondays
      Season 4 - Episode 36

      Giada de Laurentiis shows four amazing meatless recipes.

      Recipes in this episode:

      * Avocado Hummus,
      * Lentil Burgers,
      * Sweet Potato Salad,
      * Tostadas made with Roasted Vegetables.

    • Chicken Three Ways
      Chicken Three Ways
      Season 5 - Episode 6

      Giada de Laurentiis prepares three delicious chicken recipes.

      Recipes in this episode:

      * Garlic-Roasted Chicken and Root Vegetables,
      * Risotto With Bacon and Kale,
      * Curried Chicken and Apple Wraps
      * Salad With Roasted Root Vegetable Vinaigrette.

    • Market Fresh
      Season 3 - Episode 38

      Giada De Laurentiis makes a trip to her favorite farmer's market and creates a delicious menu inspired by what's available and in season. These dishes are free spirited, but still easy and delicious.

      Recipes in This Episode
      Kale, Mushroom and Cranberry Tart
      Roasted Pork Loin

    • If I Could Have Lunch With Anyone 2

      Giada De Laurentiis continues her tradition of inviting over someone for lunch that she admires. Joan McNamara, the founder of LA's Joan's on Third stops by for a wonderful meal inspired by the flavors of her restaurant.

      Recipes in This Episode
      Orange-Scented Chilled Tomato Soup
      Magic Bars
      Chinese Turkey Salad

    • Nonna Luna's Recipe Diaries: Chapter 3

      The family tradition continues as Giada De Laurentiis and her Aunt Raffy create three more dishes from Giada's grandmother's recipe book.

      Recipes in this Episode

      Frittata of Tuna and Tomatoes,
      Red Bell Peppers With Eggplant
      Strawberry Omelet.

    • Pie Heaven
      Pie Heaven
      Season 4 - Episode 38

      The pie is the new cupcake! Pies can be social, comforting, sweet or savory.

      Recipes in this episode

      Apple and Cheese Pie,
      Raspberry and Almond Pie
      Chicken and Leek Cornish Turnover.

    • Spring Luncheon
      Spring Luncheon
      Season 5 - Episode 11

      Giada De Laurentiis prepares a festive spring luncheon based on fresh ingredients that celebrate the season.

      Recipes in this episode

      Grilled Artichoke and Celery Root Puree,
      Lemon-Cumin Chicken
      Hibiscus Panna Cotta.

    • Italian Desserts
      Season 3 - Episode 37

      Giada De Laurentiis feels right at home making three decadent Italian desserts that anyone would love, including Mostaccioli, an Italian cookie, a chocolate Salami and out of this world apple fritters.

      Recipes in This Episode
      Apple Fritters
      Chocolate Dessert Salami
      Citrus Crostata

    • Future Chefs
      Season 3 - Episode 36

      Giada De Laurentiis mentors under-served kids interested in careers in the food industry. She helps them prepare dinner for their teachers as a way of saying "thanks."

      Recipes in This Episode
      Rosemary and Mustard Chicken with Vegetable Bolognese
      Polenta Torta
      Stone-Fruit Shortcakes with Mascarpone Cream

    • Sports Bar Favorites
      Sports Bar Favorites
      Season 5 - Episode 7

      Giada de Laurentiis prepares traditional sports bar menu.

      Recipes in this episode:

      * Sweet and Sour Pork Sliders,
      * Sweet Potato Strings With Beet Ketchup,
      * Beer-Battered Cremini Mushrooms
      * Chocolate and Raspberry Beer Cocktail

    • Milestone Recipes
      Milestone Recipes
      Season 5 - Episode 12

      Giada De Laurentiis makes four recipes inspired by important moments in her life and career.

      Recipes in This Episode

      * Baked Lemon Ziti,
      * Mozzarella Fonduta,
      * Rib Eye Steak Paninis,
      * Pink Grapefruit and Thyme Bellinis

    • Recipe for Romance
      Recipe for Romance
      Season 5 - Episode 8

      A chocolate inspired menu is Giada's way to show her love.

      Recipes in this episode:

      * Wedge Salad With Raspberry-Chocolate Vinaigrette,
      * Cocoa-rubbed Pork Tenderloin With Chocolate Tomato Sauce,
      * Chocolate Zabaglione With Tiramisu,
      * White Chocolate Espresso-Vodka Martinis

    • Meatball Madness
      Meatball Madness
      Season 5 - Episode 9

      Giada de Laurentiis shows four amazing recipes with meatballs.

      Recipes in this episode:

      * Mini Turkey Meatballs With Mango and Raspberry Balsamic Barbeque
      * Meatball Panini With Grilled Red Onions, Prosciutto and Provolone
      * White Pizza With Kale and Meatballs
      * Italian Turkey Meatballs With Tomato-Basil Sauce

    • Decadent Delights
      Decadent Delights
      Season 5 - Episode 10

      Giada de Laurentiis prepares a decadent delicious menu.

      Recipes in this menu:

      * Four-Cheese Ravioli With Herb Pesto,
      * Eggplant Parmesan Meatloaf
      * Chocolate-Raspberry Layer Cake

    • Rock the Block
      Rock the Block
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Giada De Laurentiis organizes an outdoor party for her neighbourhood block.She has some extraordinary recipes to present. Recipes Blueberry and Mascarpone Turnovers Orecchiette with Greens, Garbanzo Beans and Ricotta Salata Chicken and Shrimp with Pancetta Chimichurri
    • Ethnic: Spanish Food
      Season 4 - Episode 35

      Authentic flavors of Spain are on the Spanish Food Menu of Giada. Recipes in this episode:

      Spanish Potato Omelet
      Romesco Sauce, Seafood, Sausage and Chicken Fideua
      Spirited Triple-Lemon Malt.

    • Tahitian Party
      Season 4 - Episode 26
      After her vacation in Bora Bora, chef Giada De Laurentiis draws on Tahitian inspiration when planning her next backyard party. She creates a menu featuring an exotic Mahi Mahi dish with a French Polynesian flair. She also creates a variety of refreshing Tahitian cocktails, with flavorful ice cream for dessert.
    • Baked Goodies
      Season 4 - Episode 12

      Giada de Laurentiis prepare baked goodies in the kitchen.

      Recipes in this episode

      S'more Brownie Bites
      Lemon Carnival Cookies
      Sweet Peach Cake

    • Spring Lunch
      Season 4 - Episode 13

      Giada includes flavors of spring time in a meal for her friends.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Linguine with Shrimp, Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes;
      Fennel, Radish and Chive Salad;
      Peach, Raspberry and Lime Sangria.

    • Jada Turns 3
      Jada Turns 3
      Season 4 - Episode 14

      For Jada's third birthday Giada makes fun and simple recipes, which include:

      Mini Chicken and Broccoli Pot Pies,
      Round and Round Pasta,
      Jade's Strawberry-Filled Cupcakes

    • Weeknight Special
      Weeknight Special
      Season 4 - Episode 15

      Giada surprises her web design team with a special lunch.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches With Honey-Mustard,
      Quinoa Pilaf,
      Spiced Thyme and Lime Iced Tea

    • Date Night
      Date Night
      Season 4 - Episode 33
      Whilst loving hubby Todd sorts out the venue, Italian chef Giada de Laurentiis prepares three recipes which make the perfect menu for a memorable date night. Giada's chosen dishes are easily portable for any venue, great to share, as well as being delicious. She makes Grilled Zucchini and Prosciutto Skewers, a pasta dish of Orechiette, Roasted Fennel and Sausage, and sumptuous Chocolate-Raspberry Mascarpone Bars.moreless
    • Oodles of Noodles
      Season 4 - Episode 34

      Giada prepares various noodle recipes.

      Recipes in this episode

      * Chilled Soba Noodle Salad,
      * Italian Farfalle With Chicken and Porcini Mushrooms,
      * Pastitsio from Greece
      * Chinese-inspired Chocolate Chow Mein for dessert.

    • L.A. Food Trucks
      Season 4 - Episode 29
      Giada De Laurentiis shares her enjoyment for entertaining and puts together menus for sharing with friends and family. In this episode Giada goes to see her favorite food trucks in and around LA and then is inspired to make some culinary delights like tacos with pulled pork, the original grilled cheese sandwich, sweet potato fries and for dessert crepes with strawberries and chocolate.moreless
    • Soccer and Snacks
      Season 4 - Episode 28
      In Soccer and Snacks, Giada invites players from the MLS's LA Galaxy over to her home for a day of fun and food. Dishes featured on the episode include parmesan lavash chips with creamy tomato-basil dip, chocolate brownie sandwich cookies with white chocolate ganache and strawberry preserves, and turkey and spinach taquitos.moreless
    • Cooking with Kids
      Season 4 - Episode 27
      Giada De Laurentiis shows some of her simple recipe creations ideal for Jade and all her friends to enjoy. These recipes are variations on some children's favorites, including spaghetti nests, cheesy pastry puffs, and chocolate cranberry treats made with honey, sweetened dried cranberries, slivered toasted almonds, and of course, chocolate.
    • Beer and Snacks
      Beer and Snacks
      Season 4 - Episode 32
      From her pristine home kitchen, Italian chef Giada de Laurentiis dishes up four recipes just ideal for a night in with the girls, or an evening of football or poker for the guys. Watch as she prepares a sweet and salty Nut and Bacon Snack, a Fondue of Italian Sausage, Three Cheeses and Beer, Asparagus in Beer-Batter with a Tarragon and Caper Dipping Sauce, and a scrummy Popcorn with Asiago Cheese and Herbes de Provence.moreless
    • LA Hot Spots: Breakfast
      Season 4 - Episode 31
      In this episode, Italian chef Giada De Laurentiis, takes us on a tour of some of the coolest spots in and around Los Angeles for breakfast. Back in her home kitchen, she re-creates some of her favorite dishes, adding her own special spin. Watch as she whisks up Breakfast Popovers with Italian Sausage, delivers a Hash of Salami, Bacon and Spinach, toasts some Almond-Lemon Waffles and serves Frozen Peach and Basil Daiquiris.moreless
    • Just Desserts
      Season 4 - Episode 30
      Working at home in her kitchen that's as stylish as the Italian chef herself, Giada De Laurentiis effortlessly serves up two wonderful desserts. Watch as she whips up a Frozen Meringue Cake finished with a Raspberry -Balsamic Syrup, and a Baked Chocolate Tart laced with Amaretto and served with Apricot Cream.moreless
    • Book Club: Chapter 2
      Season 4 - Episode 16

      Giada De Laurentiis hosts author Katie Lee, who is the writer of the surf romance "Groundswell". The Mexican inspired dishes at the party are:

      Halibut Ceviche Salad

      Quinoa with Black Beans and Hominy

      Mango Tequila Cocktails.

    • Nonna Luna's Recipe Diary: Chapter 2

      Giada de Laurentiis and Aunt Raffy go into the kitchen to try out some of grandmother Nonna Luna's recipes.

      Nonna's Artichokes

      Baked Risotto

      Spinach Loaf.

    • Backyard Campout
      Backyard Campout
      Season 4 - Episode 18

      Giada de Laurentiis and husband Todd host a backyard party in camp style. While Todd sets up a tent for daughter Jade, Giada is preparing a camp menu featuring following recipes:

      Lamb Sliders

      Penne With Roasted Vegetables and Prosciutto

      White Hot Chocolate With Marshmallow Stirrers

    • No Stress Party
      No Stress Party
      Season 2 - Episode 38

      Recipes in This Episode

      Ginger, Lemon, and Lime Martini
      Grilled Beef Skewers with Sun-Dried Tomato Relish
      Sweet Basil Cheesecake

    • Venice of America
      Venice of America
      Season 5 - Episode 13

      Giada de Laurentiis brings the cuisine of Venice, Italy together with fresh flavors of Venice, California.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Lemony Shrimp and Risotto,
      3-Cheese and Artichoke Calzones
      Citrus Gelato

    • Ladies Empowerment Lunch
      Season 4 - Episode 39

      Giada has three female guests for a lunch.

      Recipes in this episode

      Pan-Fried Salmon With Green Goddess Tzatziki,
      Quinoa Salad With Roasted Eggplant and Apples
      Iced Tea With Berries, Melon and Mint

    • No Stress Party
      No Stress Party
      Season 2 - Episode 40
      Giada shows you how to create a stress free party, by making a menu that's casual, delicious and low stress ... leaving the host time to enjoy the party and her guests.
    • Cooking With Raffy and Buzz
      Season 7 - Episode 5

      Giada prepares family favorites with help from her aunt. The menu features escarole pie and pizza rustica.

    • Ciao Chow!
      Season 7 - Episode 6

      Four Italian small plates are prepared. The menu includes Jade's BBP; hazelnut brittle; ravioli made with crispy fig and Gorgonzola; and breakfast PLTs.

    • Halloween Goodies
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      Giada De Laurentiis throws a Halloween party for Jade and her friends.
    • Giving Thanks
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      Giada serves a traditional Thanksgiving feast with a few twists. On the menu: turkey breast "porchetta"; bacon-bourbon-Brussels-sprout skewers; and smashed root vegetables.
    • Slumber Party With Alie and Georgia
      Giada prepares breakfast-style food to share at Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark's live comedy show at the Hollywood Improv in Los Angeles. On the menu: Bloody Mary dip; silver-dollar-pancake sandwiches; eggs Benedict deviled eggs; and lavender-chamomile tequila.
    • Giada's Quick and Easy Favorites
      Giada's Quick and Easy Favorites
      Season 7 - Episode 4

      Four recipes that are quick and easy are prepared. On the menu: Calabrian chili pasta; open-faced red snapper sandwiches; kale-and-hummus salad; bananas Foster.

    • Giada's Korean Barbecue
      Season 7 - Episode 3

      Chef Roy Choi leads Giada on a tour of Koreatown in Los Angeles, which inspires her to go home and cook Korean barbecue beef, spicy sesame bok choy, vegetarian noodles, and a kimchi pancake.

    • Giada's Vegas Favorites
      Season 7 - Episode 2

      Giada demonstrates recipes from her Las Vegas restaurant, which features cuisine that's Italian with a California twist. Included: chicken Marsala meatballs; lemon spaghetti with jumbo shrimp; and Tuscan rib-eye steak.

    • Springtime in Italy
      Season 6 - Episode 19

      Giada makes a very traditional Italian Easter luncheon for her family using the fresh flavors of Italy.

      Recipes in this episode:

      * Italian Springtime Lamb,
      * Artichoke Risotto
      * Whipped Ricotta Salad

    • California Dream
      Season 6 - Episode 24

      Giada De Laurentiis makes three California inspired recipes that culminates with a backyard feast with friends.

      Recipes in this episode:

      * California Lettuce Cups
      * Gorgonzola Burgers
      * Lemon Angel Food Cupcake With Lemon Curd and Mascarpone Frosting.

    • My Thai
      Season 6 - Episode 25

      A trip to Thailand inspires Giada to create an exotic dinner at home. On the menu: curry, naked spring rolls, and a sweet iced tea.

    • Summer Splash
      Season 6 - Episode 26

      Giada hosts a summertime pool party in her backyard, and serves her guests grilled shrimp with a goat-cheese dipping sauce, gazpacho sandwiches, mascarpone-filled watermelon, and refreshing spa water.

    • Kids in the Kitchen
      Season 7 - Episode 1

      Giada offers a cooking class for her daughter and friends in the Season 7 premiere. The kid-friendly menu includes: pizza popcorn; green spears and ham; a salad of snap peas and Parmesan; and pound-cake sandwiches with strawberry whipped cream.

    • An Italian Christmas
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      Giada hosts Christmas Eve dinner to celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes with her Italian family. On the menu: tangerine-and-herb branzino; New Orleans-style barbecued shrimp; crispy oysters Rockefeller.
    • Garden Spa Day
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      Giada plans a spa-day filled with pampering and a special garden menu.
    • Festive Desserts
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      Delectable desserts for a fancy party are prepared. Recipes include espresso cake with Tuscan-liquor buttercream and caramel glass. Also: a walnut-rosemary tart with orange-Chantilly cream.
    • Friends for Lunch
      Season 8 - Episode 8
    • 15-Minute Pastas
      Season 8 - Episode 9
    • Raffy's in the House
      Season 8 - Episode 10
    • Not Your Grandmother's Tea Party
      Not Your Grandmother's Tea Party
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      Giada puts a modern spin on a tea party. On the menu: tre fagioli with fregola; open-faced tuna sandwiches with white bean spread; lavender-chamomile spritzer; and milk-and-honey cake.
    • Giada's Tasting Menu
      Season 8 - Episode 12
    • The Steak House
      Season 8 - Episode 7
    • Springtime Celebrations
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      Giada creates a springtime feast to celebrate the season with family and friends. On the menu: herb-roasted pork loin with gremolata; grilled potato salad; peas, bacon and Prosecco; raspberry clafouti.
    • Starry, Starry Night
      Season 8 - Episode 6
    • Restaurant Tips
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      Giada offers tips for how to cook restaurant-style dishes at home. On the menu: pan-seared salmon with summer succotash; penne with pork ragout; and New York strip steak with red-wine butter.
    • Football's Top Four
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      Giada puts her own spin on popular snacks for football fans. Included: sticky baked chicken wings with a Korean twist; a French lentil-and-hominy chili; mini twice-baked potatoes; and a roasted mushroom-and-kale pizzette.
    • Chocolate Kisses
      Season 8 - Episode 2
    • Hooray for Hollywood
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      Giada takes inspiration from old Hollywood when preparing a menu that includes veal saltimbocca, a smoky, meaty chili, and orange sticky buns.
    • Late Night Munchies
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      Light-night munchies are prepared, including mortadella bites, an Italian Monte Cristo, pretzel-crusted chicken fingers with curry ketchup, and a chocolate-cherry ice cream float.
    • Mini Me
      Season 6 - Episode 23

      Giada makes mini versions of her favorite recipes for a party. On the menu: antipasto calzones; roasted fingerling potatoes with lemon-parsley aioli; ricotta-cinnamon meatballs; and chocolate-honey-almond tartlets.

    • Lunch With Mom
      Season 6 - Episode 22

      Giada makes a Mother's Day lunch for her sister and their kids. On the menu: crostini with strawberry-tomato jam; and prosciutto-cucumber crostini with arugula mustard. Also: fusilli with sun-dried tomato vinaigrette.

    • Spice of Life
      Season 6 - Episode 21

      Fiery recipes from around the globe. Included: Vietnamese red snapper with noodles; vegetable paella; spiced beef kabobs with cucumber-yogurt sauce; Moroccan chocolate mousse.

    • Happy Birthday, Raffy
      Season 5 - Episode 21

      It's Aunt Raffy's sixtieth birthday and Giada de Laurentiis prepares a menu for a family feast.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Turkey-Stuffed Vegetables
      Gnocchi with Tomato, Basil and Olives
      A special cake

    • Planting the Seed
      Season 5 - Episode 22

      Giada, other volunteers and students plant a garden at the Compton elementary school as a donation. She prepares a kid friendly picnic for lunch.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Pancetta, Fontina and Zucchini Quiche,
      Mini Carrot-Apple Cupcakes
      Cavatappi with Roasted Vegetables and Creamy Lemon-Herb Dressing

    • Viewer's Choice 2
      Season 5 - Episode 23

      Twitter followers of Giada have the choice in this episode and they choose simple recipes for college students and young adults living on their own for the first time.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Corn and Tomato Soup
      Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo and Arugula 
      Pearl Couscous with Chicken and Peas 
      Blueberry-Banana Bread

    • Jade's Dance Class
      Season 5 - Episode 24

      Giada De Laurentiis creates kids favorites for a delicious lunch for Jade and her friends after a fun dance lesson at home.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Sweet Apple Pops
      Cheesy Muffin Pizzas
      Carrot Fries with Lemon-Mint Dip

    • Pasta From Scratch
      Season 5 - Episode 25

      Giada De Laurentiis shows us how to make good, old-fashioned Italian pasta from scratch with three different toppings.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
      Roasted Tomato Soup with Halibut and Fresh Pasta
      Fresh Fettuccine with Figs, Prosciutto and Goat Cheese

    • Muffin Mania
      Season 5 - Episode 20

      Giada de Laurentiis has the recipes for light, fluffy and flavorful muffins.

      Recipes inthis episode:
      Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins
      Bacon and Scallion Corn Muffins
      Served with companions Pea, Lettuce and Fennel Soup and Homemade Chai Latte

    • Father's Day Pasta
      Season 5 - Episode 19

      For the Father's Day Giada de Laurentiis prepares a special Pasta Dinner.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Bacon and Cheese Manicotti
      Spicy Red-Wine Spaghetti
      Meaty Penne

    • An Apple a Day
      Season 5 - Episode 18

      Giada de Laurentiis presents another three amazing recipes using different kind of apples.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Apple Chips With Sweet Yogurt Dip,
      Grilled Chicken With Apple-Mango Chutney
      Apple Galette With Goat Cheese, Sour Cherry and Almond Topping.

    • Giada's Book Club
      Season 3 - Episode 40
      Giada de Laurentiis hosts her book club and creates a menu to match the novel's theme. She makes Scallops with Quinoa, a light Radicchio, Pears and Arugula Salad and a decadent Lemon Meringue custard.
    • Mexican Fiesta
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      Giada De Laurentiis takes inspiration from LA's great Mexican food by hosting a feast with a menu of Stuffed Red Pepper Rellenos, Chipotle Shrimp and Arugula Salad, Watermelon, Strawberry and Agua Fresca and Tres Leches Tiramisu.
    • My Grandfather's Favorites
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      Giada De Laurentiis and her Aunt Raffy team up to make some of Giada's grandfather's favorite recipes. On the menu: Fusilli With Pea Pesto and Smoked Mozzarella, Lemon-Mustard Potato Salad and Orange, Ricotta Quinoa Pie.
    • Double Trouble Baby Shower
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      Giada De Laurentiis hosts a baby shower for a friend expecting twin boys. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus in Cucumber Cups, Shells with Chicken Chopped Salad, Open Face Smoked Salmon Finger Sandwiches with Horseradish Cream Cheese.
    • Coast to Coast Barbecue
      Season 5 - Episode 17

      Pork Sandwiches With White Barbecue Sauce, Grilled Salmon With Sun-Dried Tomato Butter, Spiced Beef Brisket With Smoky Barbecue Sauce,  Grilled Apple Slices With Caramel-Mascarpone Cream are dishes presented by Giada de Laurentiis including flavors from coast to coast.

    • Stuff It
      Season 5 - Episode 26

      Giada De Laurentiis makes recipes based on things that are stuffed;

      Recipes in this episode:
      Anti Pasto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts,
      Popovers with Crab and Mango Salad,
      Stuffed Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    • Career Day
      Season 6 - Episode 1

      There is a career presentation in Jade's school and Giada de Laurentiis prepares a  kid-friendly menu.

      Recipes in this episode:
      Kids Sushi
      Mini Almond Butter Muffins With Strawberry Jam
      Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

    • Grilling with Bobby
      Season 6 - Episode 2

      Grill-Master Chef Bobby Flay is guest in Giada's kitchen. Together they create a menu of grilled meals.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Grilled Seafood Pasta Fra Diavolo
      Sparkling Apricot Mint Sours
      Grilled Peach and Caramel Crostata

    • Christmas Brunch
      Season 6 - Episode 10

      Giada De Laurentiis and her Aunt Raffy create a menu that's savory, sweet and sure to please this holiday season.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Strawberry Santas
      Triple Ginger Souffle
      Todd's Scramble
      Breakfast Lasagna

    • Healthy and Hearty
      Season 6 - Episode 11

      Giada De Laurentiis creates meals that feature vegetables as the main dish.

      Recipes in this episode:

      *Kale, Raisin and Pine Nut Soccas,
      *Tuscan Barley and Vegetable Soup,
      *Fettucine With Roasted Tomatoes, Peas and Fresh Mozzarella and Tofu
      *Black Bean Scramble With Smoked Salmon.

    • Easy Italian
      Season 6 - Episode 12

      Giada De Laurentiis creates four tasty Italian dishes made with inexpensive ingredients.

      Recipes in this episode:

      *Cannellini Bean and Sausage Stew,
      *Open-Faced Eggplant and Mushroom Sandwiches,
      *Spicy Garlic and Anchovy Farfalle and Almond Affogato

    • Game Day Goodies
      Season 6 - Episode 13

      Giada De Laurentiis creates her spin on foods to enjoy while watching the big game.

      Recipes in this episode:

      *Sticky Pork Ribs With Balsamic Barbecue Sauce,
      *Sweet Potato Tots With Dill Dust
      *Strawberry Wonton Cups With Orange Mascarpone

    • Recipe Swap
      Season 6 - Episode 20

      Giada makes spicy-citrus popcorn; and learns her aunt's recipe for quinoa-and-ceci soup. Also: peanut-butter-espresso brownies.

    • Diner Favorites
      Season 6 - Episode 5

      Giada de Laurentiis prepares an easy to make favorite dinner.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Giada's Diner Burger with the Works,
      Parmesan Eggplant Fries With Basil Ketchup
      Cupcake Shakes.

    • Thanksgiving Leftovers
      Season 6 - Episode 8

      Giada De Laurentiis takes some of the traditional Thanksgiving Leftovers and makes fun new twists to enjoy after the holiday.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Thankful Shepherd's Pie,
      Cranberry Barbecue Sliders With Celery Apple Slaw,
      Eggs Benedict on Stuffing Cakes and Apple Pie Martinis

    • Gifts Galore
      Season 6 - Episode 9

      Giada De Laurentiis makes a handful of easy and delicious recipes that can be taken to any party.

      Recipes in this episode:

      *Crispy Chickpeas
      *Goji Berry Trail Mix
      *Double Ginger Cookies
      *Spicy Rosemary Nuts
      *Moscow Mule Cocktail
      *Peanut Butter Dog Bone Treats

    • Jade's Sleepover
      Season 6 - Episode 3

      Giada's daughter Jade has a sleepover party and she creates a delicious kid's menu.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Crispy Chicken Tenders With Piccata Sauce
      Pizza di Rotelle
      Strawberry Hot Chocolate With Chocolate Pretzel Dippers


    • Dim Sum
      Season 6 - Episode 4

      Giada's inspiration this week comes from a recent trip to Hong Kong. Her travel companions visit her to enjoy some of the delicious far east food.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Chocolate Bao with Chocolate Dipping Sauce
      Braised Short Rib Dumplings With Corn Puree 
      Lemper Ayam and Pear Gorgonzola Gyoza

    • Meatball Madness
      Meatball Madness
      Season 5 - Episode 9
    • Ghoulish Goodies
      Season 6 - Episode 6

      It's Halloween and Giada De Laurentiis is creating spooky treats for the kids to enjoy at her festive backyard party.

      Recipes in this episode:
      - Pumpkin, Maple and Bacon Cheesecake,
      - Witch Finger Cookies,
      - Brittle Bones
      - Chocolate-Fig Black Hats.


    • Casino Night
      Season 6 - Episode 7

      Inspired by Giada's recent trip to Monte Carlo Giada De Laurentiis and her husband Todd host a glamorous casino night party.

      Recipes in this episode:

      Lobster Risotto Arancini,
      Crostini With Poached Figs,
      Goat Cheese and Crispy Pancetta,
      Tangerine Sorbet With Vanilla Cream and Candied Pistachios and Basil Blackberry Spritzers.

    • Pure Comfort
      Season 4 - Episode 11

      Giada shares her recipes of comfort food for an amazing evening.

      The recipes in this episode

      Pork Chops with Apples and Pancetta,
      Three-Cheese Potato Gratin,
      Fried Banana Split

    • Chocolate Heaven
      Season 4 - Episode 10

      Who doesn't love chocolate? Giada de Laurentiis shares her favorite chocolate recipes

      The recipes in this episode are

      Homemade Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread,
      Double Chocolate and Mint Cookies,
      Brownie-Walnut Pie,
      Chocolate-Espresso Martini.

    • Dig in for a Cause
      Dig in for a Cause
      Season 1 - Episode 42
      Oxfam is an international organization fighting poverty and injustice. As a charity help Giada and friends work on a community garden. She prepares a tasty picnic to take with. Recipes in This Episode Smoked Salmon BLT Pecorino and Bean Salad Ginger-Tea Lemonade
    • Makeover
      Season 1 - Episode 44
      Giada prepares a makeover party for her girlfriends. For this purpose she has invited her mekeup artist, who will make suggestions to them. But first Giada's delicious dishes have to be tasted. Recipes in This Episode Artichoke and Bean Crostini Vegetable Parmesan Melon and Mint Slush
    • More For Less
      More For Less
      Season 1 - Episode 45
      Giada prepares dishes with ingredients, you also might have in your refrigerator or pantry, so that you can save the money of your next dish.
      Recipes in This Episode
      Pea Pesto Crostini
      Lemon Chicken Soup with Spaghetti
      Lemon-Mint Cake with Lemon Syrup
    • Special Delivery
      Special Delivery
      Season 1 - Episode 43
      Giada prepares re-heatable dishes for a girlfriend, who just had a baby. Recipes in This Episode Egg White Frittata with Lox and Arugula Chicken Milanese with Tomato and Fennel Sauce Mini Pancakes with Raspberry Sorbet and Chocolate Sauce
    • Bowling Night
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      For a fun filled night Giada and friends decide to visit a bowling alley. After a delicious dinner at home they take the desserts at the bowling alley.
      Recipes from this Episode
      Grilled Pork and Fontina Sandwiches
      Red Potato and Tomato Salad
      Mini Chocolate-Meringue Cupcakes
    • Sweet Treats
      Sweet Treats
      Season 1 - Episode 40
      Giada cooks for her friend Todd his favorite dessert. Another dessert is wrapped up to be taken to the friends. Recipes in This Episode Pomegranate and Mint Sorbet Strawberry and Rosemary Scones Chocolate-Hazelnut Dipped Fruit
    • Busy Day Menu
      Busy Day Menu
      Season 1 - Episode 39
      Giada finds time for delicious cooking even if the day is very busy. We watch her preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner. She visits Vanilla Bake Shop to buy her favorite dessert. Recipes in This Episode Asian Chicken Salad Ravioli with Arugula, Tomatoes and Pancetta
    • Welcome Home
      Welcome Home
      Season 1 - Episode 38
      Giada celebrates home coming of Carolyna.

      Recipes in this episode
      Turkey Milanese with bacon-and-pancetta potatoes
      Roasted-apple pie
    • Record Release
      Record Release
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      Giada's friends are releasing a new album. Giada celebrates with them and cooks a special menu for them. Recipes in This Episode Penne with Braised Short Ribs Bibb Salad with Parmesan Butter Crostini Apple Cider Shandy
    • More Cheese Please
      More Cheese Please
      Season 1 - Episode 34
      Giada prepares three different recipes, with the ingredient she loves most: CHEESE Recipes in This Episode Turkey Meatloaf with Feta and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Cheesy Baked Farro Crostata with Apples, Walnuts and Gorgonzola
    • Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
      Season 1 - Episode 35
      For the yearly beach volleyball tournament Giada prepares a portable menu. Recipes in This Episode Chocolate Chip Walnut Cupcakes Perfectly Crunchy Slaw Thyme Pasta Frittata
    • Surfs Up
      Surfs Up
      Season 1 - Episode 37
      Giada's friend Todd is kite surfing out at the sea. She prepares fabulous surf-n-turf for him. Recipes in This Episode White Bean and Chicken Chili Cheddar and Scallion Bread Limoncello Granita
    • Small Bites
      Small Bites
      Season 1 - Episode 41
      Giada downsizes her favorite dishes and prepares smaller versions of them. Recipes in This Episode Apricot and Walnut Phyllo Cups Stuffed Baby Peppers Tomato Basil Tartlets Whole-Wheat Pita Chips with Mascarpone-Chive Dipping Sauce
    • Sugar Rush
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      For an evening of Halloween fun Giada prepares a chocolate turtle, truffle lollipops and ultimate marsmallows. Kids will enjoy Giada's sugar rush. Recipes in This Episode Truffle Pops Homemade Orange Marshmallows Smoked Almond Turtles
    • Todd's Midwestern Favorites
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Giada cooks for Todd and friends midwestern classics. Naturally she is adding her Italian style to it. Recipes in This Episode Chicken and Cheddar Souffle Pancetta and Saffron Rice Todd's Orange and Raspberry Cake
    • Football Weekend
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Giada and Todd have invited friends to watch a big football game. Giada's deep fried treat, twice baked potatoes and fudge with a cinnamon touch taste as gourmet food. Recipes in This Episode Deep-Fried Bocconcini with Spicy Tomato and Garlic Chutney Twice-Baked Potatoes with Mushrooms and Prosciutto Cinnamon-Chocolate Fudge
    • Giada's Sunset Brunch
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Giada and Todd are hosting a relaxing sunset brunch at their backyard. Giada prepares a comfortable environment with all in white big poofs and mattresses. Also the food is gourmet comfort food.
    • Northern Italian
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Giada and Todd invite friends to a Northern Italian dinner party. There is also red wine from the region. Recipes in This Episode Trenette with Eggplant and Basil Pesto Ligurian Fish Stew Crostata with Dried Apricots and Taleggio
    • Comfort Food
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Giada has recipes to make you feel better. She shares her favorite comfort food recipes.
    • Basic Italian
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      Giada's friends Sandra amd Diana, who are taking Italian classes, visit Giada at home. She prepares an Italian meal for them.
    • Jade's First Birthday
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      For Jade's first birthday Giada is hosting a kid's party. The party in her backyard is animal themed and Giada prepares foods, which kids love. Recipes in This Episode Pastina with Peas and Carrots Mini Meatball Sandies Animal Sugar Cookies
    • Smoke in the House
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      For the annual Firefighter's Pancake Breakfast Giada prepares an upgraded menu instead of the usual pancakes. Todd and Jade join the community feast. Recipes in This Episode Breakfast Tart with Pancetta and Green Onions Almond Pancakes Citrus Cream Smoothie
    • Light and Delicious
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      If you want to eat healthy in the new year, Giada has a light and delicious menu for it.

      Recipes from this Episode:
      Grilled Salmon with Citrus Salsa Verde
      Caramelized Onion and Grapefruit Salad
      Herbed Quinoa
    • Giada's Kidz Kitchen
      Giada's Kidz Kitchen
      Season 1 - Episode 46
      Giada visits a local cooking school and teaches the children how to cook a simple meal.
    • Thanksgiving
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      It's thanksgiving, but instead of the traditional turkey Giada prepares a dinner with pork chops. Recipes in This Episode Butternut Squash Soup with Fontina Cheese Crostini Honey-Mustard Pork Roast with Bacon Chocolate, Chestnut and Orange Trifle
    • Housewarming
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Giada's friend organizes a potluck party for their new kitchen. Giada has the best potluck recipes to bring with. Recipes in This Episode Campanelle Pasta Salad Savory Biscotti Mangoes and Raspberries in Prosecco Syrup
    • Christmas
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Giada prepares a Californian Feast menu for her family to celebrate Christmas.
      Recipes in This Episode Ricotta and Vanilla Bean Puddings Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Basil-Curry Mayonnaise Calamari, Tomato and Caper Salad
    • Body and Soul
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Giada organizes a poolside yoga class and invites friends and her yoga teacher to show them some poses to relieve stress and tension. After the class there is some healthy food from Giada. Recipes in This Episode California-Style Chopped Salad with Shrimp Watermelon with Watercress and Feta Fruit Spring Rolls
    • Father's Day Party
      Father's Day Party
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      Giada prepares a party with the kids for their fathers. While Giada prepares the food, kids help to take it to the table and serve the dads. Recipes in This Episode Egg, Gorgonzola and Pancetta Sandwiches Mozzarella, Raspberry and Brown Sugar Panini Sweet Apple Iced Tea
    • Around the World
      Around the World
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      Giada's choice of cuisine from around the world. Her menu consists of Trinidad, Indian and Italian dishes. Recipes in This Episode Mango and Lime Lassi Citrus Rice Salad Trinidadian Chicken Stew
    • Last Minute Menu
      Last Minute Menu
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      Giada and Todd prepare a last minute menu for their friends. The menu is easy to prepare, but looks like, if she had spent the whole day.

      Recipes in This Episode Israeli Couscous with Apples, Cranberries and Herbs Chicken Burgers with Garlic-Rosemary Mayonnaise Toasted Pound Cake with Citrus Cream
    • Breakfast for Dinner
      Breakfast for Dinner
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Giada prepares a very common Italian dinner menu for a comfortable night at candle light. But first she purchases espresso beans in LA Mill Coffee. Recipes in This Episode Baked Gruyere and Sausage Omelet Pancetta and Cinnamon Waffles Espresso Nightcap with Vanilla Whipped Cream
    • Recipe Sharing
      Recipe Sharing
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Giada and her aunt Raffy are sharing old family tradition recipes in her kitchen, which were passed from generation to generation. Recipes in This Episode Fig and Almond Tart Nonna Luna's Rice
    • A Day of Indulgence
      A Day of Indulgence
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Giada prepares a healthy menu for a "Zen Den" at home with friends. Recipes in This Episode Sweet Basil Smoothie Chocolate Rice Pudding Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic, Gorgonzola and Herbs
    • Food and Fashion
      Food and Fashion
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Giada is the host to a trunk show featuring designs of favorite designer friends. Just as the show reflects various trends, so does her stylish, creative, and artfully presented menu. Recipes in This Episode Shrimp Spring Rolls with Cucumber-Yogurt Dip Beef Pops with Pineapple and Parsley Sauce Blended Cherry Mojitos
    • Art House
      Art House
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      Giada displays the artwork of her friend, Darren Quinn in her home. For the one-night art gallery she prepares easy snacks.

      Recipes in This Episode:
      Skewered Greek Salad
      Italian Fried Olives
      Sauteed Shrimp Cocktail
    • Secret Santa
      Secret Santa
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Giada plans a Christmas gathering with friends and the guests have to exchange gifts with a friend, whose name they have picked before. Recipes in This Episode Cranberry and Cornmeal Cake with Caramel-Walnut Topping Sauce Grilled and Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Gorgonzola Penne with Shrimp and Herbed Cream Sauce
    • California BBQ
      California BBQ
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Burgers, Rings and Shakes! Giada prepares a festive menu for a Californian style outdoor BBQ. Recipes in This Episode Spicy Chocolate Milkshakes Mini Italian Pub Burgers Beer-Battered Apple and Onion Rings
    • Lobster Bake
      Lobster Bake
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Giada buys fresh lobsters at Santa Monica Seafood for a beach party with friends. They dig a three four foot hole on the beach, where they cook the lobsters in a traditional way. Recipes in This Episode Lobster Tails with Clarified Butter Corn and Black Bean Salad with Basil-Lime Vinaigrette Spiked Watermelon Popsmoreless
    • Tricks or Treats
      Tricks or Treats
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Giada De Laurentiis surprises her girlfriends and their kids with homemade goodies. She hires a professional face painter to make their surprise even bigger. Recipes Chocolate-Dipped Nougat with Dried Apricots Halloween Popcorn Treats Halloween Spice Cake
    • Remembering Rome
      Remembering Rome
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Guida De Laurentiis is visited by family members. She prepares for them her favorite traditional Italian cuisine. Recipes in This Episode Vegetable Fritto Misto with Lemon Mayonnaise Bucatini All'Amatriciana with Spicy Smoked Mozzarella Meatballs
    • A Family Thanksgiving
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Giada De Laurentiis prepares an untraditional menu for Thanksgiving Day. Recipes in This Episode Poached Pears in Honey, Ginger and Cinnamon Syrup Sweet and Savory Bread Pudding Spiced Turkey Breast
    • Garden Party
      Garden Party
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Giada De Laurentiis uses ingredients from her garden and from Santa Monica Farmers Market to prepare a menu to celebrate a garden party on Earth Day. Recipes Red Snapper with Fava Bean Puree Fried Cheese-Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms
    • Bridal Shower
      Bridal Shower
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      Giada has to prepare a festive party menu for the bridal shower of a close friend. Be prepared for some surprises. Recipes in This Episode Open-Faced Tuna Sandwiches with Arugula and Sweet-Pickle Mayonnaise White Bean and Roasted Eggplant Hummus Coffee-Glazed Italian Doughnuts (Zeppole)
    • California Light and Healthy
      California Light and Healthy
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Giada's menu consists of citrus flavoured meals. She visits neighbour kids, who have set up a lemonade stand. Meals in the light and healthy Californian menu have all lemon as an ingredient. Recipes in This Episode Grilled Chicken and Avocado Napoleons Angel Food Cake with Lemon Honey Yogurt Sauce Citrus Saladmoreless
    • Moroccan Magic
      Moroccan Magic
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Giada prepares a Moroccan themed poolside cocktail party with live music and exotic Moroccan food. Recipes in This Episode Honey-Balsamic Lamb Chops Couscous Cakes Hibiscus Tea with Vodka and Citrus
    • Cocktails with Couples
      Cocktails with Couples
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      Giada organizes a cocktail party on the patio. For the sunset party she invites friends and prepares appetizers and a cocktail. Recipes Spiced Cocktail Nuts Cheese-Stuffed Dates with Prosciutto Crispy Zucchini and Potato Pancakes Blueberry-Limoncello Cooler
    • Pasta Party
      Pasta Party
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      Baked pasta, stuffed pasta, pasta salad are on the menu of this pasta party. Giada uses different shapes, cuts, colors and flavors. Recipes in This Episode Pasta Ponza Spaghetti with Beef, Smoked Almonds and Basil Ricotta and Vanilla Ravioli with Orange Mint Dipping Sauce
    • Mother's Day Brunch
      Mother's Day Brunch
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      For the Mother's Day Giada prepares a brunch and invites friends with children. Recipes: Baked French Toast with Blueberries Steak Involtini Frozen Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches
    • Food and Fun
      Food and Fun
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      For an evening of fun Giada prepares a menu, which is suitable to both, grown-ups and children. While children are outside, the adults play games inside. Recipes Zucchini and Olive Flatbread Cauliflower and Bacon Gratin Mascarpone Chocolate Toffee Bars
    • Many Thanks
      Many Thanks
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      Giada's lawyer, publicist, assistant, recipe tester, book editor, and television crew are invited for a luncheon prepared by Giada. In this way she wants to thank to all her team. Recipes in This Episode Smoked Salmon and Apple Carpaccio Brown Butter Risotto with Lobster Cinnamon Twists with Cardamom-Honey Dipping Sauce
    • Lazy Day Lunch
      Lazy Day Lunch
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      Whether it rains or shines, Giada has some delicious recipes to share. Recipes Grilled Asparagus and Melon Salad Fusilli with Spicy Pesto Espresso Caramel Bars
    • Spring Fling
      Spring Fling
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      To celebrate the arrival of spring Giada prepares light and happy food. Recipes Crispy Rack of Lamb with Honey and Mascarpone Heirloom Tomato and Basil Tart Lemon Thyme Bars
    • Picnic in the Park
      Picnic in the Park
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      Giada prepares a delicious menu for outdoor, which she will take to a concert. There will be an unexpected twist on the picnic fare. Recipes in This Episode Devilled Eggs with Crab Caponata Panini Chocolate Honey Almond Tart
    • California Sushi
      California Sushi
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      Giada and a friend have lunch in Los Angeles' world class sushi restaurant, Hamasaku. Inspired by this lunch Giada throws a sushi party at home. Recipes in This Episode Fun Salmon Hand Roll Crab, Avocado and Mango Roll Vegetable Rolls with Chili Mayonnaise
    • Polo Brunch
      Polo Brunch
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      Giada prepares a healthy brunch for a day at a polo match. The portable, colorful and flavorful brunch will be taken at Will Rogers State Park. Recipes in This Episode Champagne Sangria Crispy Parmesan Biscuits Espresso Chip Meringues
    • Table for Two
      Table for Two
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      Giada and husband Todd plan for a very special dinner at home. As the baby is taken care by the babysitter, Giada plans the menu, and Todd any other detail.

      Recipes in This Episode Roasted Citrus-Herb Game Hen Crouton Salad Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Vegetables
    • We'll Always Have Paris
      We'll Always Have Paris
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      Giada, inspired by a recent trip to France, prepares a Parisienne menu for a backyard dinner party. She shares her French experiences with friends.

      Recipes in This Episode
      Parisian Steak and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches
      Fresh Mushroom and Parsley Salad
      Raspberry Rose Pots de Creme
    • Happy Trails
      Happy Trails
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      After gearing up in Adventure 16 Giada prepares food to take on a hike. Giada and Todd spend a day outdoors on a day hike. Recipes in This Episode Homemade Cranberry Nut Granola Grilled Vegetable, Herb and Goat Cheese Sandwiches Chocolate Raspberry Bars with White Chocolate and Almonds
    • Play Date
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      Giada's friend Eloisa comes over to hang out with her at home, while their children are having a play date.
    • Picnic At The Getty
      Picnic At The Getty
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      Giada, daughter Jade and a friend visit the marvellous Getty Museum in Los Angeles and have a homemade picnic in the garden of the museum thereafter.
    • Pizza Party
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      Giada arranges a pizza party for friends at home. Not only she makes her own dough and uses it for three different recipes, she also let her friends to make their own pizzas and puts them in custom to go boxes, which they will enjoy later.
    • Giada's Greek Feast
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      Giada has brought back inspirations from her trip to Greek Santorini island. She prepares a Greek menu for friends with Greek pizza, Greek meatballs, and olive oil muffins.
    • Nonna Luna's Recipe Diary
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      Giada's grandmother's recipe journal is revealed and Giada and Raffy spend an afternoon together to create family recipes.
    • California Dream Boat Cruise
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      Giada, Todd and Jade take a boat trip on Marina Del Rey. She has prepared a menu to take away: Linguine with Avocado and Arugula Pesto, Grilled Artichokes with Creamy Champagne Vinaigrette and Lime and Cornmeal Cookies with Citrus Glaze
    • Garden Variety
      Season 3 - Episode 27
      Giada De Laurentiis has four recipes made from ingredients pulled from the herbs, she grows in her garden. A fun cocktail and a few wonderfully scented desserts are on the menu.
    • The Heat is On
      The Heat is On
      Season 3 - Episode 28
      Four very spicy recipes are on Giada's menu. A hot twist on meatballs A hot gazpacho A spicy ravioli A fiery strawberry and chocolate dessert
    • Dad's Day
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      Giada arranges a casual meal for Father's Day. Husband Todd invites his brother. On the menu are Short Rib Lasagna Rolls, Crab and Lemon Bruschetta and Raspberry-Balsamic Parfaits.
    • A Girl's Grill
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      Giada and her girlfriends arrange a grill party, but Giada grills ingredients that you wouldn't necessarily think to grill.
    • Celebrating Mom
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      In honour of Mother's Day Giada De Laurentiis has invited her mother Veronica and her sister Eloisa for a lunch. Recipes: Crispy Chicken with Rosemary-Lemon Salt, Sun-dried Tomato, Olive and Lemon Pasta and for dessert, Espresso and Chocolate Jellies
    • Total Comfort
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      Giada and daughter Jade have a causal dinner in their kitchen and enjoy their favorite causal food.
    • Taste of Peru
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      Giada prepares a menu for friends, which is inspired by her recent visit to Peru with Oxfam.
    • Bake Sale
      Bake Sale
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      Gaida prepares some baked goodies for a bake sale in the school of her nephew and sister.
    • Spring Has Sprung
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      It's time for Easter celebration. Giada prepares lamb with a quinoa crust accompanied by orzo with a smokey vinaigrette and stacked eggplant and asparagus napoleons.
    • If I Could Have Lunch with Anyone
      If I Could Have Lunch with Anyone
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      Giada prepares a French inspired casual lunch menu for Apollonia Poilane, the owner of Poilane bakery in Paris.
    • From Scratch
      Season 3 - Episode 29
      Giada spends the day making some classic recipes from scratch. All the recipes Giada prepares are made the "Old School Way".
    • Weeknight Meals
      Season 3 - Episode 30

      Giada shows how to prepare three main courses for weeknights. They will look as Giada has spent the whole day in the kitchen.

    • Elegant Appetizers
      Season 4 - Episode 4

      Giada de Laurentiis throws another cocktail party for friends with easy to prepare but elegant dishes. On the menu are:
      Polenta Half-Moons with Whipped Goat Cheese
      Mini Shrimp Cakes with Ginger Butter
      Citrus Couscous Cups
      Frozen Grapetini Cocktail

    • Christmas
      Season 4 - Episode 5

      Giada de Laurentiis prepares a fabolous family meal for Christmas.

      Recipes in this episode:
      - Roasted Prime Rib with Thyme and Marsala
      - Mashed Potatoes with KalePistachio
      - Cherry and Chocolate Tart.

    • Rise and Shine
      Season 4 - Episode 6

      A gourmet breakfast for a bright shining morning will be prepared by Giada de Laurentiis.

      The recipes are:
      Creamy Polenta with Bacon and Cranberries
      Sweet and Sticky Caramel-Hazelnut Rolls
      Italian Sausage and Egg Bake
      Strawberry, Lemon and Basil Mimosa

    • Power Boost
      Season 4 - Episode 7

      For the first weekend Giada de Laurentiis prepares a healthy menu.

      The recipes in this episode are

      Rise and Shine Juice
      Baked Halibut with Arugula Salsa Verde
      Turkey, Kale, and Brown Rice Soup
      Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

    • Game Day Favorites
      Season 4 - Episode 9

      Giada de Laurentiis has invited guests for this big football weekend.

      The recipes in this episode are

      Caprese Burgers
      Warm Artichoke and Bacon Dip
      Spicy Cinnamon-Chocolate Brownies

    • Thanksgiving Favorites
      Season 4 - Episode 3

      The classic Thanksgiving menu is altered by Giada de Laurentiis with a fresh approach. On the menu are:
      Roasted Root Vegetable Salad
      Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Risotto
      Cranberry-Orange Glazed Turkey

    • Surf and Turf
      Season 3 - Episode 35

      Giada mixes Italian recipes with Californian taste. The menu includes seafood penne, crab stuffed peppers, and a honey and mustard glazed pancetta.

    • Sweets and Treats
      Sweets and Treats
      Season 4 - Episode 2

      It's Halloween time and Giada surprises her young guests with sweet and spooky treats. Recipes are forChocolate Apricot Bugs, Cinnamon Pumpkin Roll with Chocolate Filling, and Macaroon Lollipops.

    • Pool Party
      Season 3 - Episode 24

      Giada prepares a menu for a poolside party.Burgers a la Pizzaiola, Penne with Brown Butter, Arugula and Pine Nuts, and a delicious Tropical Watermelon Sorbet are just fine for friends and their kids.

    • Modern Italian
      Season 3 - Episode 32

      Giada prepares traditional Italian dishes in a modern way. For this she uses some unexpected ingredients and techniques.

    • Viewer's Choice: Vegetarian
      Season 3 - Episode 33

      This time Giada de Laurentiis has prepared a vegeterian menu.Lentil and Brown Rice Rolls, Grilled Herbed Tofu with Avocado Cream and Whole Grain Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms are on the menu.

    • Have Food Will Travel
      Season 3 - Episode 34

      Giada and family will have a weekend travel, for which she prepares inexpensive dishes in advance.

    • Giada's Chili Favorites
      Season 4 - Episode 1

      It's tailgating time and Giada De Laurentiis prepares unique chili recipes from around the country! California Turkey Chili, Vegetarian Chili Verde, and Short Rib Chili recipes are presented.

    • Cooking with Raffy
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      Giada and Raffy exchange their favorite recipes, to enjoy them afterwards.
    • Valentine's Day
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      Giada prepares special sweet treats for Valentine's Day, which are delivered by her daughter Jade to her in-laws.
    • Big Game
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      Giada and Todd have invited friends to watch a biig game. Giada has prepared a playful menu in the backyard.
    • Grill It Your Way
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      Giada visits LA's Original Farmer's Market and buys meat and fish, along with seasonal veggies. Back in her kitchen she prepares marinades and sauces for a BBQ party with friends.
    • Elegant and Easy
      Season 2 - Episode 31
      Giada prepares a seasonal lunch with ingredients from her own herb garden and gathered at the local farmer's market.
    • All Dressed Up
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      Giada prepares a sophisticated gourmet menu for an elegant dinner with friends.
    • Cooking School Made Easy
      Season 2 - Episode 33
      Giada had studied in the worldfamous school for chefs, Cordon Bleu Paris. From there she brings three simplified French dessert recipes, which are prepared only by hand using no tools.
    • Totally Fried
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      Giada de Laurentiis shows easy frying techniques and prepares four different fried dishes including a desert.
    • De Laurentiis Family Dinner
      De Laurentiis Family Dinner
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      Giada's family gathers for a family feast. But this time she prepares a Chinese menu.
    • Paint And Party
      Paint And Party
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      Giada's invitation of guests is this time not only culinary. The guests get a black canvas and painting materiel. An artist friend gives tips on painting.
    • Lunch With Raffy
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      Giada and her cooking soul mate Aunty Raffy have fun in the kitchen preparing an easy but tasty lunch.
    • Todd Loves Thai
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      Giada's husband Todd is always cheered up with Thai food. So Giada decides to put up Thai inspired recipes.
    • Walk For Life
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      Giada and her girlfriends will take part in a charity walk for the benefit of cancer research. A nutritious meal to be taken to the walk is naturally prepared by Giada.
    • Tex Mex BBQ
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      Giada's friends bring Jade a pinata from a vacation trip from Mexico, which brings her the idea to throw a BBQ party a la Mexican style. Fajitas, a black bean, tomato and corn salad and yummy churros are on the menu.
    • Let Them Eat Cake
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      Giada prepares another backyard party. Friends and their kids participate in a cake decorating contest.
    • Progressive Dinner Party
      Season 2 - Episode 34
      Giada's old fashioned progressive dinner party starts in one neighboor's home with drinks and appetizers. Then the main course is served in Giada's home. For the dessert everybody moves on to the street.
    • Cucina Capri
      Season 2 - Episode 35
      The kitchen of Capri fresh fish, tomatoes, garlic, basil, capers and olive oil. The food from the famous island is one of Giada's favorites.
    • One Pot Meals
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Giada de Laurentiis has four delicious recipes. A soup, an appetizer a main course and a dessert are the four elements of the christmas menu.
    • Sunday Brunch
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      Giada, Todd and Trevor spend the first Sunday morning of the new year paddle surfing in the Pacific, to have a casual brunch with elegant touches at home thereafter.
    • Light and Fabulous
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      A healthy menu light on fat ingredients and fabulous on flavor is the great start to a new year.
    • More For Your Money
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      Giada de Laurentiis creates a fabulous menu, while keeping the money in your pocket.
    • Jade's Music Class
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      Giada prepares a delicious lunch at home for Jade's friends and their parents to be tasted after her music class.
    • Giada on Ice
      Season 2 - Episode 39

      Giada and family meet their friend Brian Boitano at an outdoor rink in downtown LA for an afternoon of skating in the sun. Husband Todd and daughter Jade enjoy Giada's portable picnic lunch after a day on ice.

    • Giada's Family Christmas
      Giada's Family Christmas
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      To spend Christmas, Giada and family visit Aunt Raffy's house in Aspen. Giada is responsible for preparing the menu for the weekend. Her amazing food includes traditional Italian struffoli, delicious straccoto (Italian pot roast), a special holiday french toast, and more!
    • LA Nights
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Giada invites friends to a poolside cocktail party. While a DJ is taking care of music she prepares sophisticated appetizers and fun cocktails.
    • College Rivalry
      Season 2 - Episode 36
      Giada's aunt Dina is a student at USC, Giada herself has studied at UCLA. Giada invites Dina and some friends to watch the football game between the two rivaling universities.
    • Halloween
      Season 3 - Episode 1
    • Lunch with the Girls
      Season 2 - Episode 37
      Giada invites girlfriends to a perfect lunch.
    • Childhood Favorites
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      Giada invites her siblings Eloisa and Igor and presents them three recipes, which they loved, when they were kids.
    • Flavors of Fall
      Flavors of Fall
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      Giada celebrates Thanksgiving with husband Todd and daughter Jade.
    • East Meets Italy
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      Giada explores Japanese-Italian fusion in Los Angeles. Also: She prepares recipes for blistered shishito pepper with olive-and-basil salt; Asian mushroom risotto; and Far East spaghetti.