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Miley's Furry Birthday vs. Jessica's Family Portrait: Whose Weekend Was Cuter?

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Miley Cyrus's Furry Birthday vs. Jessica Simpson's Family Portrait: Whose Weekend Was Cuter?

Originally posted 11/25/2013 07:00AM

Busy prepping for Thanksgivukkah?

Well, we hope you'll save us a little turkey – but until then, here's what you missed this weekend:

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Ouch! Giada De Laurentiis Cuts Her Finger During Thanksgiving Live TV Special

Giada De Laurentiis Cuts Her Finger During Thanksgiving Live TV Special

Originally posted 11/24/2013 02:25PM

Giada De Laurentiis's Thanksgiving prep came with a side of stitches on Saturday.

While filming the Food Network's live holiday special alongside Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Ina Garten, the celebrity chef, 43, sliced her finger.

But even a few stitches couldn't keep Laurentiis's holiday spirit down.

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'Pasta Doesn't Make You Fat': Giada De Laurentiis on Loving Food & Staying Thin

'Pasta Doesn't Make You Fat': Giada De Laurentiis on Loving Food & Staying Thin

Originally posted 11/11/2013 12:50PM

Plus, the Food Network star shares one of her favorite winter recipes: turkey-kale soup

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Giada De Laurentiis Takes You Around the World in Her New Children's Book Series

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Giada De Laurentiis Takes You Around the World in Her New Children's Book Series

Originally posted 09/16/2013 08:00AM

Plus kid-friendly titles from Tyler Florence, Lidia Bastianich and more

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Try Giada's Sweet & Tangy Baked Salmon | Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis Shares Sweet & Tangy Baked Salmon

Originally posted 03/17/2013 03:45PM

Giada De Laurentiis, star of The Food Network's Giada at Home and author of Weeknights with Giadi offers her "sweet and tangy" balsamic-glazed salmon as part of PEOPLE's Mediterranean diet special. The Med Diet favors fish over red meat to "cut back on cholesterol-clogging fat," says health expert Joy Bauer.

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Giada De Laurentiis: My Daughter Still Believes in Santa | Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis: My Daughter Still Believes in Santa

Originally posted 12/25/2012 02:35PM

"I hope she'll be a believer for a long time," the chef says of 4½-year-old Jade

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Mario Lopez, Joan Rivers Pay Tribute to Dick Clark

Dick Clark Dead at 82: Celebrity Fans Pay Tribute

Originally posted 04/18/2012 06:00PM

Across the Twitterverse, celebrities expressed their sorrow at the passing of Dick Clark, the television icon who was dubbed "America's Oldest Teenager" and welcomed generations to a new beginning every New Year's Eve.

Responses ranged from the mournful to those that joyfully praised Clark's legacy. But many simply recalled him as a legend.

"Just heard the news [about] Dick Clark," Tweeted Mario Lopez. "It was truly an honor to have worked with him, learn from him and to be able to call him a friend. He was a great man and an even better friend."

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Giada De Laurentiis to Serve up Comforting Classics at Golden Globes Bash

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Giada De Laurentiis to Serve up Comforting Classics at Golden Globes Bash

Originally posted 01/15/2012 08:30AM

Her most recent big-time event was about as huge as it gets – creating a killer menu for royalty in the form of Prince William and Kate during their visit to the U.S. last summer.

This week, celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis will have another big night as she serves Hollywood royalty at InStyle's Viewing Dinner for the Golden Globes as well as the afterparty with Warner Bros.

Expected to nosh on her creations are Angelina Jolie, Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, Michelle Williams and Kate Winslet.

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Eat What William and Kate Are Eating This Weekend! | Kate Middleton, Prince William

Giada De Laurentiis's Royal Crostini Recipe

Originally posted 07/11/2011 08:00AM

Can't join Prince William and Kate at the Foundation Polo Challenge in California on Saturday?

Then try this dish – one that Giada De Laurentiis will be preparing for the royal couple at the event – at home instead.

"It's elegant comfort food," the celebrity chef tells PEOPLE of her recipe.

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Giada De Laurentiis Fears She'll Be a 'Bumbling Idiot' for Prince William and Kate | Giada De Laurentiis, Kate Middleton, Prince William

Giada De Laurentiis Fears She'll Be a 'Bumbling Idiot' for Prince William and Kate

Originally posted 06/23/2011 01:25PM

Like just about everyone one else on the planet, Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis got up very early on the morning of April 29 to watch the royal wedding.

"My daughter [Jade, 3] and I watched it in bed," she tells PEOPLE. "It was one of the most precious moments because she's very into princes and princesses. She said, 'Mommy, they're real!'"

Just wait until Jade realizes that Mommy is about to meet – and cook for – that very real royal couple.

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