Giada hosts a family Christmas Eve dinner that honors the Feast of the Seven Fishes tradition. She prepares red snapper puttanesca, crab and cherry tomato fettuccine, mini lobster rolls, and grilled clams with herbed butter.
Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, host a Christmas party for Jade and her friends. Giada prepares a batch of holiday cutout sugar cookies while the kids nibble and slurp on other homemade goodies.
Giada gathers her circle of friends for a Christmas cocktail party and "Silly Santa" gift exchange. Each guest brings a wrapped joke gift to swap, and Giada serves an array of holiday appetizers while everyone sings their favorite karaoke tunes. The menu includes Spinach Artichoke Panini Bites, Warm Citrus Marinated Olives, Chocolate Coconut Cake and Burnt Citrus Cocktails.
Giada De Laurentiis marks the official start of the Christmas season by inviting friends and family over. Giada's festive holiday buffet includes her clever transformation of Thanksgiving leftovers into dishes like mashed potato zeppole; antipasti skewers; and Italian hot brown crostini. She also pours cranberry and rosemary juleps to get everyone in the holiday spirit.
Giada hosts Thanksgiving dinner. She is ready to pull off a seamless, stress-free holiday meal as she starts preparations three days in advance. Featuring a make-ahead menu that includes lemon and pea alfredo; sweet and savory kale salad; prosciutto wrapped turkey; and for dessert, mascarpone cannoli cheesecake.
Giada De Laurentiis kicks off the fall and winter holiday season by hosting a chicken and pie party for her friends. Her menu includes savory butternut squash crostata, lemon fried chicken, tiramisu ice box torta, and Lambrusco sangria.