Giada's Chicken Carbonara : The best part about this ultra-creamy comfort food is that you can whip it up in no time at home. But because the sauce requires a lot of egg yolk, Giada suggests eating it right after making it. Otherwise, "it's like making your scrambled eggs the morning before you're going to eat them," she says.
9 of Giada De Laurentiis's Most Irresistible Recipes
Tune in to Giada at Home or any of Giada De Laurentiis's other programs, and it's nearly impossible not to become transfixed by her warm, engaging persona and demos of accessible yet elevated recipes. With seven cookbook titles to her name, and an eighth coming out this Fall, she's a prolific, talented recipe writer off the screen as well. All of which is to say that the Food Network star is a stellar source for culinary inspiration, including these nine must-make recipes.