Giada hosts a dinner party featuring the flavors of Tuscany combined with a California barbecue vibe. On the menu: grilled chicken involtini; buttery herbed potatoes; mushroom and grape crostini; and spiked Arnold Palmers.
Giada hosts a mini film festival, at which guests are asked to create their own two-minute cell phone movie on any topic. On the menu: Cacio Pepe popcorn; finger sandwiches three ways; blueberry focaccia; and spiked ice cream floats.
Giada cooks for friends who have dropped by unexpectedly. On the menu: focaccia with clementine and fennel; frozen-fruit sparkling water; pantry mezzi with rigatoni and greens; and smoky arugula and apple salad. Also: tips for creating a special mood with only a few minutes' notice.
In the Season 2 premiere, Giada throws a sleepover party for her daughter and her friends by transforming the living room into the ultimate blanket fort. Also: She cooks up a menu featuring green grape slushies; Parmesan crisps with red pepper mayonnaise; steak-and-avocado buns; and s'mores pizzettes.