Giada hosts a sit-down Christmas dinner, at which family members exchange Secret Santa gifts. The menu includes stuffed tricolore pork loin; roasted acorn squash agrodolce; chopped romaine and radicchio salad; and black and white brownie ice cream cake.
Giada transforms Thanksgiving leftovers when making brunch for a house full of guests on the morning after the holiday. Recipes include: crispy turkey bites; cheesy root vegetable bake; sweet potato puffs; and rye-spiked chai lattes.
Giada prepares a simple Thanksgiving dinner, which starts with a large antipasti platter as an afternoon appetizer. Then, she serves a spicy turkey breast cacciatore; smoky candied carrots and walnut gremolata; simple wilted greens; and chocolate chunk hazelnut pie.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a swanky, vintage-inspired cocktail party for the holiday season. The festive and fun menu includes throwback recipes with a modern twist. Included: bacon-onion dip; a spiked gelatin mold; and Korean shrimp cocktail.
Giada hosts a Halloween open house for neighborhood trick-or-treaters and their parents when Season 2 begins. Included: She decorates the living room and kitchen to resemble a haunted house. Also: A spooky menu features coconut bones; green chicken finger sammies; witches' brooms; and Here's Looking at Boo Treats.