In her New York Times bestseller Everyday Italian, Giada De Laurentiis introduced us to the simple, fresh flavors of her native Italian cuisine. Now, Americas favorite Italian cook is back with a new batch of simple, delicious recipes geared toward family mealsItalian style.
These unpretentious and delicious meals are at the center of some of Giadas warmest memories of sitting around the table with her family, passing bowls of wonderful food, and laughing over old times. Recipes for soups like Escarole and Bean and hearty sandwiches such as the classic Italian Muffuletta make casual, easy suppers, while one-pot dinners like Giadas Chicken Vesuvio and Veal Stew with Cipollini Onions are just as simple but elegant enough for company. Youll also find recipes for holiday favorites youll be tempted to make all year round, including Easter Pie, Turkey and Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts and Pancetta, and Panettone Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce.
Giadas Family Dinners celebrates the fun of family meals with photographs of Giadas real-life family and friends as well as the wonderful dishes she shares with them in her kitchen. Suggested menus help you put together a family-style meal for any occasion, from informal to festive.
The heart of Italian cooking is the home, and Giadas Family Dinnersfull of fantastic recipes that require a minimum of fuss to prepareinvites you to treat everyone like a member of the family.
Nothing is more important than family. Bring yours to the table with Giadas unpretentious, authentic, down-home Italian cooking!
SOUPS AND SANDWICHES ITALIAN SALADS AND SIDES EVERYDAY FAMILY ENTREES THE ITALIAN GRILL FAMILY-STYLE PASTA FAMILY-STYLE GET-TOGETHERS ITALIAN FAMILY FEASTS FAMILY-STYLE DESSERTS