Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

October 2017
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Season 12 Episode 2 - Deans For Dinner

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Ina Garten's throwing a celebration meal for her friend Deborah Berke, who has been named the Dean of the Yale Architecture School. She's making a sensational Paella Salad, a platter of Goat Cheese, English Oat Crackers and Fig Preserves, and a pitcher of seriously good Rose Sangria.
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Season 12 Episode 1 - Jeffrey's Birthday Dinner

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It's a taste of the dolce vita as Ina Garten throws an Italian-themed birthday dinner with a big surprise for Jeffrey. To get the party started, there's Bruschetta with Sauteed Chard and Aperol Spritzers, followed by Roasted Italian Meatballs and a cool Arugula, Radicchio and Parmesan Salad.
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S10 Ep5 - Birthday Boat Party

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Ina is setting sail down the Hudson River to celebrate a friend's birthday. They're providing the boat and she's bringing fantastic portable food, like hot smoked salmon, fresh dill sauce and carrot cake with ginger mascarpone frosting. Plus, she's sharing foolproof picnic strategies guaranteed to make any alfresco celebration a huge success!
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S10 Ep4 - Wedding Anniversary

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It's Ina and Jeffrey's wedding anniversary and Ina's got a romantic game plan guaranteed to impress. There's an incredible menu of crispy mustard chicken, creamy cheddar grits, crispy roasted kale and chocolate peanut butter globs. The food is complemented by a perfect alfresco setting and special trip to the vineyard organised by Jeffrey.
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S10 Ep3 - Welcome To Town Party

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Ina is throwing a housewarming party for a new colleague. She's got the lowdown on travel-friendly dishes made from local ingredients, like corn and avocado salad, roasted summer vegetables, and tequila citrus chicken. Plus fantastic tips for putting together a local cheese platter and a dessert platter, and buffet strategies we'll all want to try.
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Season 13 Episode 2 - Cook Like A Pro: Weeknight Dinners

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Ina's putting some life into weeknight dinners, pro-style. On the menu are Roasted Salmon Tacos with avocado salsa and a super quick slaw; Cider Roasted Pork Tenderloin; and Garlic and Herb Roasted Shrimp make a one-pan wonder. Chef April Bloomfield reveals her go-to, off-duty weeknight dinner: an Oven-Baked Three Cheese Sandwich, before Ina makes five-minute Lemon Capellini.
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Season 13 Episode 1 - Cook Like A Pro: Chicken

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Ina Garten's cooking Roasted Chicken with Radishes and walks through all her tips and tricks, from trussing the bird to carving it. A delicious twist on classic dish, Chicken and Spinach Waldorf Salad, features juicy roasted chicken breast, and the volume is turned right up on Truffled Chicken Liver Mousse.
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S11 Ep4 - Bbq's And Bouquets

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It's a day of flames and flowers as Ina shares fantastic surf and turf grilling recipes with her friend, perfumer Antonia. She's welcoming her with gazpacho with goat's cheese croutons for lunch then firing up the grill and making mustard-marinated flank steak and Sicilian grilled swordfish. Then in exchange for the grilling lesson, Antonia's showing Ina how to make an incredible bouquet.
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S11 Ep3 - Bread And Butter

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Ina's on a nonstop bread adventure with her friend Eli Zabar, the bread guru. For lunch there's fennel and garlic shrimp, perfect to eat with his country bread - he's sharing the secret recipe - and Ina's using it in delicious Provencal cherry tomato gratin. Then she's assembling a beautiful bread basket and in a meeting of their two passions, they're having a bread and butter tasting.
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S11 Ep2 - Easy As Pie

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Baking and blooms are on the menu as Ina shares the secrets of pie making with her friend Michael in exchange for some floristry magic. There are raspberry corn muffins to welcome him to the barn, then Ina shows him how to make a foolproof pie crust, a fabulous fresh blueberry pie and a strawberry and rhubarb pie. Then from flour to flowers, it's over to Michael's where he shows Ina the secrets of a show-stopping table centrepiece.
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