Giada De Laurentiis's Holiday Entertaining Tips & Tricks

From serving traditional dishes to getting the kids involved, the chef and mom shares her helpful advice

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Updated: Wednesday Dec 19, 2012 | 06:00 AM EST By: Shanelle Rein-Olowokere

SERVE IT SIMPLE

Instead of flowery or festive pottery, I usually prepare and serve most dishes in my ceramic bakeware for Target. It can go directly from the oven to the table, and still look great, while leaving one less dish to wash.