Giada’s Film Festival : Giada Entertains : Food Network

Instead of movie night, Giada De Laurentiis hosts her own mini film festival. Guests are asked to create their own two minute cell phone movies on any topic they'd like, dramatic or documentary. Her decor and food is movie style, like Cacio Pepe Popcorn, Finger Sandwiches Three Ways, Blueberry Focaccia and Spiked Ice Cream Floats.

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Part 4: A Patriotic Lunch : Food Network

“Who will be the one to take it next?” Guy asks Louie Finnan, Bobby Marcotte, Claudette Hutchinson and Andres Barrientos, reiterating that one of these four chefs has the chance to win the entire competition. But first a game – and not just any game.

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How-To: Fry Eggs : Food Network

Follow these step-by-step tips from Food Network that will teach you how to make perfect fried eggs, whether you like them sunny-side up or over easy.

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Homemade Soft Pretzels : Alton Brown : Food Network

Total Time: 1 hr 55 min Prep: 30 min Inactive: 1 hr Cook: 25 min Yield: 8 pretzels Level: Intermediate Total Time: 1 hr 55 min Prep: 30 min Inactive: 1 hr Cook: 25 min Yield: 8 pretzels Level: Intermediate Ingredients 1 1/2 cups warm (110 to 115 degrees F)

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Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

“If they really want to be a pro, they have to find the best chef in their area and go work with him or her on weekends and just get in there in the ring and step and ride the bull.”

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Giada’s Chicken Parmesan : Food Network

Giada’s version of this Italian-American classic couldn’t be easier. She tops her cutlets with a simple, homemade tomato sauce, but your favorite jarred marinara will work just as well.

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How-To: Poach Eggs : Food Network

Learn how to poach eggs in a few easy steps and you’ll be set for breakfast or brunch with these tips from Food Network.

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Skillet Chicken Parmesan with Artichokes : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 10 -ounce package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 28 -ounce can whole peeled San Marzano tomatoes, crushed by hand Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 cups chopped rotisserie chicken (skin removed) 1/4 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped, plus more for topping 4 slices rosemary focaccia (about 4 ounces) 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese Directions Preheat the broiler.

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Giada’s Foolproof Plan : Food Network

The host of Giada’s Holiday Handbook shares how she manages these sometimes-tricky situations and offers advice for navigating the issues at your house.

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Walnuts : Food Network

Walnuts have earned their superfood status in part because of their fats. They are one of the few foods to deliver alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a type of omega-3 fat thought to protect against heart disease. Toast them to bring out their flavor and extra crunch, then sprinkle about a tablespoon on yogurt or fold some into muffins or your morning oatmeal.

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