About Giada de Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis is the Emmy award-winning host of Food Network's Everyday Italian, Giada at Home, and Giada in Paradise; a judge on Food Network Star; a contributing correspondent for NBC's Today show; and the author of more than half a dozen cookbooks. She attended the Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris and worked at Wolfgang Puck's Spago restaurant before starting her own catering company, GDL Foods. Born in Rome, she grew up in Los Angeles, where she now lives with her daughter, Jade.

Pecorino and Bean Salad Recipe

Pecorino and Bean Salad

An Italian classic, this simple side is far more impressive than the usual mixed green salad.

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Roasted Branzino with Lemon Recipe

Roasted Branzino with Lemon

Branzino, a small Mediterranean sea bass with a mild flavor and delicate texture, takes its oomph here from roasted fennel and lemon.

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Wild Mushroom Risotto with Peas

The secret to this intensely flavored risotto? Chicken stock infused with the liquid used to rehydrate dried porcini mushrooms.

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Vegetables in the Oven Recipe

Vegetables in the Oven

For this vegetables in the oven recipe, all vegetables will do: zucchini, eggplant, squash, potatoes. The vegetable bake in the oven with three cheeses.

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Red Pepper Cheesecake Recipe

Red Pepper Cheesecake

This savory cheesecake is much, much more than just another cheese course. It’s the perfect soul-satiating appetizer.

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Eggplant Timbale Recipe

Eggplant Timbale

It may be a tad boring looking from the outside, but wait’ll you see what this eggplant timbale is filled with on the inside.

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  • 1 H, 25 M
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Caprese Salad Recipe

Caprese Salad

Basil, tomato, and mozzarella–green, red-and white–are all this summer salad needs to shine. Oh, a drizzle of olive oil and a a squeeze of lemon help.

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