Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

November 2017

Season 13 Episode 8 - Cook Like A Pro: Roasted Vegetables

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Ina heads to where her career began, Washington, DC, for an unforgettable trip that culminates in a visit with former First Lady Michelle Obama. While in DC, Ina stops by to see Bettina Stern, a former Barefoot Contessa staffer at her restaurant Chaia to make Homemade Tacos with Roasted Cauliflower. Ina takes in the city's burgeoning food and drink scene, meeting up with her friend for more local flavour and fun including science-meets-drama mixology in the form of the Highlander Cocktail. She ...

Season 13 Episode 7 - Cook Like A Pro: Chocolate

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Ina hits the French capital, visiting some of the city's finest restaurants helmed by American chefs. She begins by making pear clafoutis with Chicago-born Daniel Rose at his incredible restaurant Spring, then learns the secrets of Boston-bred Braden Perkins' sea bream ceviche at his place, Ellsworth. Next, she's making American classics: lobster rolls with a French twist with Gregory Marchand of Frenchie to Go and whiskey sours at the bar of the iconic Le Meurice hotel. Then, Ina whips up deli...
October 2017

Season 12 Episode 8 - Weekend Guest

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It's a weekend of photos, fun and style as Ina Garten's old friend and photographer Miguel joins them for the weekend. For his Friday night arrival, she makes Spicy Hermit Bars, then while Miguel and Jeffrey take test shots for a new Barefoot style book, Ina prepares Saturday lunch of Zucchini and Goat Cheese Tart and Tomato Carpaccio.

Season 13 Episode 6 - Cook Like A Pro: Make-Ahead Desserts

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Ina's cutting straight to sweet with delicious make-ahead and very professional fruit desserts. There's a twist on a classic with Apple Pie Bars, then pure comfort meets wow factor in Chocolate Banana Cream Pie. Easy and elegant Stewed Rhubarb and Red Berries make a perfect summer dessert, with ideas for fruit liqueurs. Finally, there's a Sparkling Grapefruit Granita that's guaranteed to impress.

Season 13 Episode 5 - Cook Like A Pro: Eggs

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It's eggs all the way in an incredible master class, featuring them both soft boiled and in the dressing of a fantastic Caesar Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon. Egg whites are whipped to perfection for a Pavlova Fruit Tart, then there's foolproof Truffled Scrambled Eggs. Ina makes Eggs Benedict with an Easy Hollandaise Sauce just like a pro, and super chef Jose Andres reveals the secret of his perfectly fried eggs.

Season 12 Episode 7 - Big Breakfast Buffet

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It's a Barefoot breakfast bash as Ina Garten entertains her friends, Devon Fredericks and Eli Zabar. They're serious foodies, so the pressure's on as she creates a stunning easy buffet with a Potato Pancetta Frittata, Overnight Belgian Waffles with fabulous toppings, a simple Breakfast Smoked Salmon Platter with Scallion and Dill Cream Cheese, and a gorgeous Fresh Fruit Platter.

Season 12 Episode 6 - Dinner Party 101

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Ina Garten is teaching Dinner Party 101 to her great friend, actress Debra Monk. The foolproof meal plan includes Roast Chicken with Bread and Arugula Salad, a stunning Easy Cheese Board, Tri-Berry Crumbles and a table-setting tutorial.

Season 12 Episode 5 - Back To School Surprise

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Jeffrey is going back to school after a long vacation, so Ina Garten prepares an alfresco dinner. There's Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops, Couscous With Pine Nuts and Mint, and Roasted Vine Tomatoes, as well as a gorgeous Greek Mezze Platter with Marinated Herbed Feta, Pita Chips and store-bought goodies.

Season 12 Episode 4 - It Must Be Friday

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It's Friday, and that means two things: Jeffrey's coming home and chicken for dinner. Ina Garten's shaking things up, making Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken and serving it with amped-up Roasted Broccolini on the side. For dessert, it's Raspberry Rhubarb Crostata with ice cream.

Season 13 Episode 4 - Cook Like A Pro: Fearless Food

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Ina Garten is tackling daunting dishes with easy techniques, from a perfectly risen Souffle a L'Orange to overcoming pastry fears with her totally professional-looking Anna's Tomato Tart. Super chef Jose Andres has an amazing trick for separating eggs; then there's foolproof caramel for irresistible Caramel Salted Nuts.