Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

2002 - 2016, Cookery
American chef and cookbook writer Ina Garten prepares more tempting recipes
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Episode Guide

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: Weekend Guest (Season 24 Episode 9)
    Season 24 Episode 9:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: Weekend Guest

    Ina Garten's old friend, photographer Miguel visits for the weekend; spicy hermit bars for Friday; Miguel and Jeffrey take test shots for a new Barefoot style book as Ina prepares Saturday lunch of zucchini and goat cheese tart and tomato carpaccio.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: Big Breakfast Buffet (Season 24 Episode 8)
    Season 24 Episode 8:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: Big Breakfast Buffet

    Ina Garten throws a Barefoot breakfast bash for her friends, Devon Fredericks and Eli Zabar; potato pancetta frittata; overnight Belgian waffles; smoked salmon platter with scallion and dill cream cheese; fresh fruit platter.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: Dinner Party 101 (Season 24 Episode 7)
    Season 24 Episode 7:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: Dinner Party 101

    Ina Garten teaches a Dinner Party 101 class to actress Debra Monk; roast chicken with bread and arugula salad; an easy cheese board; tri-berry crumbles; a table-setting tutorial.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: Back to School Surprise (Season 24 Episode 6)
    Season 24 Episode 6:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: Back to School Surprise

    With Jeffrey going back to school, Ina Garten prepares an alfresco dinner; Moroccan grilled lamb chops; couscous with pine nuts and mint; roasted vine tomatoes; a Greek mezze platter with marinated herbed feta, pita chips and store-bought goodies.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: It Must Be Friday (Season 24 Episode 5)
    Season 24 Episode 5:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: It Must Be Friday

    Ina Garten shakes things up with a skillet-roasted lemon chicken and an amped-up roasted broccolini on the side; raspberry rhubarb crostata with ice cream for dessert.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot In Washington (Season 24 Episode 4)
    Season 24 Episode 4:

    Barefoot In Washington

    Ina judges the New York Times' Washington Bureau monthly Food Club cook-off; writer Elsa Walsh and her husband Bob Woodward co-host a lunch with Ina; a friend from the Washington Post shows Ina some local flavor and fun; tea with Michelle Obama.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: Pizza Pronto (Season 24 Episode 3)
    Season 24 Episode 3:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: Pizza Pronto

    Ina's husband, Jeffrey, takes a pizza making class; he learns to make a white pizza with zucchini, charred red onions and garlic ricotta; Ina prepares a platter of arugula with prosciutto and burrata and a limoncello ricotta cheesecake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: Deans for Dinner (Season 24 Episode 2)
    Season 24 Episode 2:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: Deans for Dinner

    Ina is throwing a celebration meal for her friend Deborah Berke, who has been named the Dean of the Yale Architecture School; she makes a paella salad, a platter of goat cheese, English oat crackers and fig preserves, and a pitcher of Rose Sangria.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Jeffrey: Jeffrey's Birthday Dinner (Season 24 Episode 1)
    Season 24 Episode 1:

    Cooking for Jeffrey: Jeffrey's Birthday Dinner

    Ina throws an Italian-themed birthday dinner with a big surprise for Jeffrey; she prepares bruschetta with sauteed chard and aperol spritzers, roasted Italian meatballs and an arugula, radicchio and parmesan salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot in L.A. (Season 22 Episode 1)
    Season 22 Episode 1:

    Barefoot in L.A.

    Ina Garten's cooking with Jennifer Garner on her birthday at her L.A. home; acting duo Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka join Ina in the Hamptons to cook California-style.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barbecues and Bouquets (Season 21 Episode 4)
    Season 21 Episode 4:

    Barbecues and Bouquets

    Gazpacho with goat's cheese croutons; mustard-marinated flank steak and Sicilian grilled swordfish; tips on making beautiful bouquets.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking With Giada De Laurentis (Season 19 Episode 6)
    Season 19 Episode 6:

    Cooking With Giada De Laurentis

    Ina and Giada De Laurentiis cook up a lobster and potato salad lunch, mascarpone and lemon gnocchi, and a chocolate cassis cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Easy French (Season 18 Episode 12)
    Season 18 Episode 12:

    Easy French

    Cooking with chef Daniel Boulud at his New York restaurant.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Comforting and Elegant Dinner (Season 18 Episode 11)
    Season 18 Episode 11:

    Comforting and Elegant Dinner

    One of Ina's friends has just moved house and to celebrate, Ina and her friend Allison Belmore are planning a settling in dinner.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Happy Anniversary (Season 17 Episode 9)
    Season 17 Episode 9:

    Happy Anniversary

    Ina celebrates her 35th wedding anniversary with her husband Jeffery.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Rehearsal Dinner (Season 16 Episode 4)
    Season 16 Episode 4:

    Rehearsal Dinner

    Tarragon potato salad; chunky blue cheese dressing; vegetable coleslaw; guacamole.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Jeffrey Dinner (Season 14 Episode 16)
    Season 14 Episode 16:

    Jeffrey Dinner

    Herbed ricotta bruschetta; grilled steak and arugula; watermelon mojitos.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Back to the Basics (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    Back to the Basics

    Sharing techniques and easy recipes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Party of Cookbook (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    Party of Cookbook

    Ina has finished her new book, so it's time to celebrate with a Mediterranean-themed alfresco party; she treats her guests to lamb kebobs, tomato feta salad and a black and white angel food cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Turning Up the Volume (Season 11 Episode 14)
    Season 11 Episode 14:

    Turning Up the Volume

    Deeply chocolate gelato; lobster pot pie; vinaigrette salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Pot Luck Dinner (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    Pot Luck Dinner

    Ina's recipe for short ribs; cheddar dill corn bread.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for a Crowd (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Cooking for a Crowd

    Ina cooks for a crowd, including the Broadway cast of Young Frankenstein.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cocktail Hour (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    Cocktail Hour

    Olives & Marcona almonds; salami and hot house cucumbers; roasted shrimp cocktail; blue cheese crackers with walnuts; ham & cheese in puff pastry.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Best of Barefoot: Dessert (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    Best of Barefoot: Dessert

    Dessert hall of fame.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Thanksgiving Countdown (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    Thanksgiving Countdown

    Herb roasted turkey breast; sausage and herb stuffing; homemade gravy; celery root and apple puree.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Potluck Party (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Potluck Party

    Potluck party secrets.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Best of Barefoot: Cheese (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Best of Barefoot: Cheese

    Ina is shaking things up with her top five cheeses.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Bouquets and Barbecues (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Bouquets and Barbecues

    Ina shares surf and turf grilling recipes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Bread and Butter (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Bread and Butter

    Ina and her friend Eli Zabar are on a nonstop bread adventure.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Friends of Friends (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    Friends of Friends

    Ina cooks for a group of her friend Michael's friends; striped bass; couscous with pinenuts; meringues chantilly with stewed berries and orange liquor flavored cream.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Dinner Date (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    Dinner Date

    Crab strudel; maple baked beans and poached fruit.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Baby Shower (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Baby Shower

    Greek gazpacho; baked salmon nicoise; pecan shortbread.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cocktails for a Crowd (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Cocktails for a Crowd

    Iha's hosting a fundraiser for the East Hampton Historical Society.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Ladies That Lunch (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Ladies That Lunch

    Ina prepares lunch for the original Barefoot Contessa store owner.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Birthday Boat Party (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Birthday Boat Party

    Ina sets sail down the Hudson River to celebrate a friend's birthday.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Anniversary (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Anniversary

    Ina cooks Jeffrey's favorite foods for their anniversary; coq au vin; garlic mashed potatoes; chocolate butter-cream wedding cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Wedding Anniversary (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Wedding Anniversary

    Ina prepares a romantic dinner for her anniversary.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barn Warming (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Barn Warming

    Smoked salmon with herbed butter; ribollita; mozzarella, pesto and basil open sandwiches; pear, apple and cranberry crisps.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Surprise Italian Party (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Surprise Italian Party

    Ina prepares a surprise party with an Italian theme for a friend.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Home Comforts (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Home Comforts

    Lemon curd tart; grownup macaroni and cheese; salad with a creamy vinaigrette; mussels in white wine.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Easy as Pie (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Easy as Pie

    Ina shares the secrets of pie making.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Welcome to Town Party (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Welcome to Town Party

    Ina throws a party for a new colleague.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Weekend Lunch (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Weekend Lunch

    Warm duck salad and blueberry crumb cake; saffron butternut squash and chocolate sorbet.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cocktails and Cookies (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Cocktails and Cookies

    Brunch, baking and cocktail shaking.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Festive Fun (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Festive Fun

    Seafood gratin of lobster; halibut and shrimp in a golden saffron sauce; pumpkin mousse; spiced mulled wine.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Pots and Plans (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Pots and Plans

    Ina has a friend help her create an herb garden and makes a lunch of pea soup.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Best Barefoot Chocolate Desserts (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Best Barefoot Chocolate Desserts

    All about chocolate in the Barefoot Contessa Hall of Fame.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Chocolate Desserts (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Barefoot Chocolate Desserts

    All about chocolate in the Barefoot Contessa Hall of Fame.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Halloween for Grownups (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Halloween for Grownups

    Pork loin with fennel; garlic string beans; apple sauce; chocolate cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking with Michael Symon (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Cooking with Michael Symon

    Ina and Michael cook up some Greek dishes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - It's Friday Night Again (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    It's Friday Night Again

    Chicken piccata; herb-roasted onions; apple and pear crisp.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Best Barefoot Grilling (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Best Barefoot Grilling

    Surf and turf is covered with Tuscan Lemon Chicken.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Mystery Guest (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Mystery Guest

    Cream of wild mushroom soup; chicken.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking with Tyler Florence (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Cooking with Tyler Florence

    Ina meets Tyler at a local farm.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Breakfast In, Breakfast Out (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Breakfast In, Breakfast Out

    Omelet for two; banana bran muffins; peach and raspberry yogurt.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking with Giada (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Cooking with Giada

    Ina and Giada cook together for fun.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Good Catch (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Good Catch

    Fish and chips.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Fun in the City (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Fun in the City

    Food secrets from two restaurants in the city.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - The Cat's Away (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    The Cat's Away

    Roasted asparagus with scrambled eggs; Mexican chicken soup; jalapeno and cheddar cornbread; chocolate orange fondue.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - All Change (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    All Change

    Ina is checking out the classics of Brooklyn.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Memory Lane (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Memory Lane

    Steak sandwiches; peanut swirl; eggplant gratin.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Heard it on the Grapevine (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Heard it on the Grapevine

    Ina checks out the hot spots.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Blueprint Lunch (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Blueprint Lunch

    Iced tea; grapefruit and avocado salad; lobster paella.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - What's Cooking in Brooklyn (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    What's Cooking in Brooklyn

    Ina checks out what's cooking in Brooklyn.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Girls That Grill (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Girls That Grill

    Clam chowder; blue cheese burgers; guacamole salad; sundaes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Old New York (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Old New York

    Ina learns with New York's greats.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Shore Thing (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Shore Thing

    American chef and cookbook writer Ina Garten takes a trip to the harbour with her husband, then prepares scallops Provencal

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Jeffrey's Surprise Party (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Jeffrey's Surprise Party

    Grilled chicken cooked at the beach served with broccoli, balsamic dressing and tomato kebobs.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Local Food Heroes (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Local Food Heroes

    Inspiration from local food in the Hamptons.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Photo Finish (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Photo Finish

    Lemon fusilli with arugula. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Birthday Surprise (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Birthday Surprise

    Ina cooks for a friend home for her birthday.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Flavors and Flowers (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Flavors and Flowers

    Red pepper and Gorgonzola bruschetta; chicken salad; herbed rice; chocolate cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Game Plan (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Game Plan

    Ina shares her secret for effortless entertaining.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Bed and Breakfast (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Bed and Breakfast

    Frittata; maple bacon; Irish soda bread; garlic herbed tomatoes; cinnamon honey butter; melon.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Perfect Day in East Hampton (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Perfect Day in East Hampton

    Ina's idea of a perfect day with perfect food.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - All Aboard (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    All Aboard

    Homemade potato chips; roasted shrimp and orzo salad; coconut cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Library Inaugural Drinks (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Library Inaugural Drinks

    Ina prepares an Italian feast for the team that built her library.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Working Lunch (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Working Lunch

    Finger foods.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Food Adventures (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Food Adventures

    Ina shakes up the classics.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    Strawberry scones; hearty wild mushroom lasagna, inspired by produce found at a local organic mushroom farm; simplified shrimp bisque, with all the wow factor but half the effort.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Dinner in Napa (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Dinner in Napa

    Ina and Jeffrey enjoy dinner with a friend in Napa.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Tale of 2 Soups (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Tale of 2 Soups

    Soup.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Eat Like a Local (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Eat Like a Local

    Ina cooks local recipe, buttermilk fried chicken.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Going, Going, Gone (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Going, Going, Gone

    Crunchy noodle salad; grilled salmon; lemon cake with blueberry syrup.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Good Stuff (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Good Stuff

    Ina has lunch alfresco and meets up with Tyler Florence for steak tips.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Night Before Dinner (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Night Before Dinner

    Roast loin of pork with fennel stuffing; cauliflower gratin; green vegetables; pumpkin parfait with ginger biscuits.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - The Adventure Begins (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    The Adventure Begins

    Ina and Jeffrey travel to California.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cookbook Party (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Cookbook Party

    Lamb; tomato and feta salad; black and white angel food cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Italian Everytime (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Italian Everytime

    Baked shrimp scampi; fruit salad with Limoncello; roasted artichoke salad; antipasto platter.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Back to Brooklyn (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Back to Brooklyn

    Ina makes a meal to celebrate the birth of her friend's child with a delicious nursery food menu.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cheesy Does It (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Cheesy Does It

    Ina writes an article on cheese.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Black and White Party (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Black and White Party

    Chicken hash; white truffles.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Eat Your Greens (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Eat Your Greens

    Ina presents vegetable ideas for meals.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Ina's Take Out (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Ina's Take Out

    Ina treats a friend to a three-course meal.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Off Duty (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Off Duty

    Ina cooks with friends.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Pooch Party (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Pooch Party

    Chicken sausage; homemade relish; potato salad; sheet cake with chocolate frosting.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Elmo's Day Out (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Elmo's Day Out

    Ina trades recipes and makes a picnic.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Good Home Cooking (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Good Home Cooking

    Ina cooks for a friend's daughter.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Italian at Home (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Italian at Home

    After a trip to Florence, Ina recreates a fabulous feast.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Jeffrey Home Alone (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Jeffrey Home Alone

    Ina prepares food for her husband to eat in her absence.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Restaurant Rules (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Restaurant Rules

    Ina shares restaurant inspired dishes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - LA Story (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    LA Story

    Ina cooks for friends.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Fruit All Ways (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Fruit All Ways

    Fruit cooked sweet and savory.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Girls Day Off (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Girls Day Off

    Ina shops with friends.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Bistro (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Barefoot Bistro

    Ina makes French food easy.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Jeffrey's Treat (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Jeffrey's Treat

    Ina and Jeffrey celebrate his new book deal.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Training Day Dinner (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Training Day Dinner

    Ina plans a cookout for East Hampton ambulance volunteers.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Boss for Dinner (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Boss for Dinner

    Ina invites her editor and old friend over for dinner; spaghetti & meatballs, garlic bread, ice cream sodas, chocolate sauce and raspberry sauce.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Thank You Dinner (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Thank You Dinner

    Provencal soup; seafood platters with sauces.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Baby's First Bash (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Baby's First Bash

    Ina makes dinner to celebrate a friends new son.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Long Distance Dinner (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Long Distance Dinner

    Beef bourguignon; zucchini gratin; plum tart. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - School Today (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    School Today

    Ina is both teacher and student today.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Ladies Lunch (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Ladies Lunch

    Seafood chowder; grated salad; chocolate pudding. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Brunch Bunch (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Brunch Bunch

    Ina calls in help while working on an article about brunch.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Long Island Food (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Long Island Food

    Seafood salad; plum raspberry crumble; applesauce. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Jeffrey's Birthday Pop-up (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Jeffrey's Birthday Pop-up

    Ina cooks up a birthday surprise for Jeffrey.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Back for the Weekend (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Back for the Weekend

    Ina cooks meals for her friend while he runs errands for her.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Modern Comfort (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Modern Comfort

    Ina cooks up some modern comfort classics.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Dare to be Different (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Dare to be Different

    Ina makes over of some classic dishes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Happy Ever After (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Happy Ever After

    Pudding with berries; rum raisin rice pudding; Key lime pie. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Rehearsal Dinner (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Rehearsal Dinner

    Pre-party tasting for Ina's Friend's rehearsal dinner.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - What Are Friends For? (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    What Are Friends For?

    Macaroni and cheese; arugula salad; peach and raspberry shortcakes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking with Friends (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Cooking with Friends

    Ina and friends prepare to battle in a potluck dinner competition.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Supper in a Box (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Supper in a Box

    After a friend gives her an herb box, Ina prepares supper in a box for the friend, with lobster salad wraps, rice salad and mini orange chocolate chunk cakes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Drill Dinner (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Drill Dinner

    It's a drill dinner for local fire fighters.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Holiday Surprise (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Holiday Surprise

    Ina creates a holiday basket for friends to enjoy throughout the holidays.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Miguel While You Were Out (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Miguel While You Were Out

    Ina prepares dinner for her friend Miguel Florres-Vianna.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Thanksgiving for Two (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Thanksgiving for Two

    Ina prepares a Thanksgiving dinner for two.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking With Tess (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Cooking With Tess

    Crab cakes; lemon tart.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Shake It Up (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Shake It Up

    Ina prepares three easy canapes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Pasta Bella (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Pasta Bella

    Lasagna; pea pesto salad; penne with cheese; shrimp linguine.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Just Candy (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Just Candy

    Ina shares her favorite candy recipes, including pillowy marshmallows and white chocolate bark.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Working Girl (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Working Girl

    Croque Monsieur; toasted coconut marshmallows; tuna salad; vegetable soup.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - How the Cookie Crumbles (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    How the Cookie Crumbles

    Ina prepares a double treat known as chocolate chunk blondies and cookies from the same batter.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Fast and Elegant Supper (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Fast and Elegant Supper

    Asian-grilled salmon; asparagus and sugar-snap peas. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - BC Burger Joint (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    BC Burger Joint

    Simple seafood chowder; secrets to making the perfect burger with Laurent Tourondel.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Reunion (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Barefoot Reunion

    Barbecue ribs; potato salad; blue-cheese coleslaw; chocolate cupcakes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Make It Fast (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Make It Fast

    Ina prepares dishes that take little time to cook.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Beach Volleyball Picnic (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Beach Volleyball Picnic

    Curried chicken wraps; peanut butter and jelly bars.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Post Cards from Paris (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Post Cards from Paris

    Ina prepares a French omelette, veal chops with Roquefort butter and potato-basil puree.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Back From the Beach (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Back From the Beach

    French onion soup with croutons; goat cheese tarts; tomato and fennel salad; chocolate orange mousse.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Market Day (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Market Day

    Ina prepares a locally made honey-vanilla pound cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Lunch for the Boys (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Lunch for the Boys

    Ina makes lunch for a team of builders.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Buon Appetito (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Buon Appetito

    Ina prepares a bolognaise and a Tuscan-roasted sausage.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Dinner and a Movie (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Dinner and a Movie

    Chicken with garlic cloves; couscous; ice cream. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Flour Power (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Flour Power

    Ina prepares honey white bread and an open tuna sandwich.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Friday Night Dinner (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Friday Night Dinner

    Chopped liver brisket; spinach with garlic.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Summertime Easy (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Summertime Easy

    Ina prepares roasted shrimp with feta in exchange for an ice cream master class from Rori Trovata.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Housewarming Party (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Housewarming Party

    Ina cooks dinner for a friend who has just moved into a new home.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Kids Picnic Party (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Kids Picnic Party

    Party food for children. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Afternoon Tea to Go (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Afternoon Tea to Go

    Ina makes tea-time treats, including red velvet cupcakes and shortbread cookies.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Bring the Magic Home (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Bring the Magic Home

    Traditional French recipes. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Italian Old and New (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Italian Old and New

    Ina offers new takes on Italian dishes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - French Made Easy (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    French Made Easy

    Traditional French recipes. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cook Like a Pro (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Cook Like a Pro

    Ina shares how to get professional results.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Birthday Gift Dinner (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Birthday Gift Dinner

    Ina prepares a special birthday dinner for a friend.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Easy Desserts (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Easy Desserts

    Cranberry-apple cake and a dessert master class.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Welcome Back Breakfast (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Welcome Back Breakfast

    Baked brioche; strawberry jam. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Old School Retro Mix (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Old School Retro Mix

    During a walk down Memory Lane, Ina updates classic recipes with a modern take.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Canapes and Canvases (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Canapes and Canvases

    Grilled lemon chicken with a satay dip; cheese straws; cheese platter.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Jeffrey's Dinner (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Jeffrey's Dinner

    Ina is cooking up a delicious steak dinner for Jeffrey with herbed ricotta bruschetta.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Sweet Home Supper (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Sweet Home Supper

    Oven-fried chicken; mashed potato; hearts of lettuce with blue cheese dressing; deep dish apple pie. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Sweet Charity (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Sweet Charity

    Lunch is up for auction and the winning bidders can look forward to chilled cucumber soup with shrimp, lobster and shells salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - 5 Day Make Ahead Dinner (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    5 Day Make Ahead Dinner

    Zucchini vichyssoise; rosemary polenta; chicken with morels; coconut macaroons; iced coffee. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Going Local (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Going Local

    Ina makes a meal entirely from Hamptons ingredients.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Saturday Night, Sunday Breakfast (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Saturday Night, Sunday Breakfast

    Banana crunch muffins; vanilla yogurt with fruit; Bloody Mary; smoked salmon fritatta.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Herb Story (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Herb Story

    Ina talks about her favorite herbs and demonstrates their use in Greek lamb.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Turkey: Not Just for Thanksgiving (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Turkey: Not Just for Thanksgiving

    Herb-butter roast turkey; Parmesan popover; creme brulee.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Perfect Cocktail Party (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Perfect Cocktail Party

    Ina shares her homemade canapés and tips on setting up a cocktail bar.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Thanksgiving Pot Luck (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Thanksgiving Pot Luck

    Ina prepares a foolproof, no-stress Thanksgiving turkey roulade with an easy side of roasted vegetables.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Pot Luck (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Pot Luck

    Vegetable pot pies.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - All About Chocolate (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    All About Chocolate

    Ina shares chocolate recipes plus reveals secrets on how to get professional chocolate results.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Chicken Story (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Chicken Story

    Lemon and garlic roast chicken; baby leaf, crispy bacon and Parmesan salad; chicken tabbouleh. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking for Beginners (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Cooking for Beginners

    Ina learns from chef Gail Arnold then shares a recipe.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Book Party (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Book Party

    Cheddar cheese and chutney brioche; tuna tartar; smoked salmon tea sandwiches; decorated cup cakes. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Perfect French Dinner Party (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Perfect French Dinner Party

    Ina creates slow cooked lamb and gives tips on how to create the ideal French dinner party setting.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Italian for Beginners (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Italian for Beginners

    Tuscan white bean soup; herbed roast leg of lamb; roasted fennel; fruit with vanilla mascarpone. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - High Wire Egg Dishes (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    High Wire Egg Dishes

    Ina reveals the secrets to perfect soufflé and foolproof hollandaise in a master class.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Sunshine Food (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Sunshine Food

    Smoked-salmon spread and toasted baguettes; shrimp linguine with meringue.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking With Rice (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Cooking With Rice

    Ina prepares a savory jambalaya and a classic rice pudding.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Summer Beach BBQ (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Summer Beach BBQ

    Barbecued chicken; noodles with broccoli and garlic.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - International Pasta (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    International Pasta

    Ina shares a baked Italian pasta dish, a Jewish classic pasta dish, and an Asian pasta salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Frozen Treats (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Frozen Treats

    Food that can be made in advance.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking With Wine (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Cooking With Wine

    Ina reveals the secrets of cooking with wine and pairings.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Cooking Lite (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Cooking Lite

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Light Food Long Weekend (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Light Food Long Weekend

    Patricia Wells joins Ina for some low-fat cooking. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Tex Mex (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Tex Mex

    Ina makes the perfect Tex Mex meal with the help of her friend Devon Fredericks.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Birthday Party (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Birthday Party

    Ina makes Jeffrey a nostalgic birthday dinner that can all be made in advance.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Grilling: Hasta La Pizza Baby (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Grilling: Hasta La Pizza Baby

    Grilled pizza recipes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Outdoor Entertaining (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Outdoor Entertaining

    Ina makes raisin, pecan and oatmeal cookies for the perfect garden party.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Surprise, Surprise (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Surprise, Surprise

    Ina prepares a lasagne with a Greek twist; she makes an arugula and watermelon feta salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Italian Restaurant Food at Home (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Italian Restaurant Food at Home

    Ina prepares a rum and raisin tiramisu, and a no-cook Italian antipasto platter.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Farmstand Dinner (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Farmstand Dinner

    Corn sauteed in butter; roast duck; apple crisp with vanilla ice cream.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Baking Basics (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Baking Basics

    Baker Kathleen King shows Ina how to make mouthwatering double chocolate almond cookies.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Chocolate Memories (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Chocolate Memories

    Chocolate/white-chocolate cookies; truffles; tiramisu; chocolate brownies; chocolate-dipped strawberries.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Get Grilling (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Get Grilling

    Ina prepares a grilled Indonesian swordfish and chef Joe Realmuto concocts a punchy BBQ sauce.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Fireside Dinner (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Fireside Dinner

    Roast loin of pork with fennel; sauteéd cabbage; rum raisin pudding.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Farmstand Food (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Farmstand Food

    Ina cooks scalloped tomatoes and crisp salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Back to School (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Back to School

    Preparing a delicious meal that will travel well. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Chicken 101 (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Chicken 101

    Ina cooks with chicken, preparing a chicken salad and rotisserie chicken satay.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Friend in Need (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Friend in Need

    Roasted eggplant dip; baked Virginia ham; potato fennel gratin.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Feature Flavor (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Feature Flavor

    Ina creates butternut squash and maple oatmeal scones.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Thanksgiving (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Thanksgiving

    Turkey with herb and apple stuffing; cranberry fruit conserve; Brussels sprouts; pumpkin banana mousse tart.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Perfect Holiday Dinner (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Perfect Holiday Dinner

    Ina makes perfectly portable and delicious food that can be carried straight to her desk-bound friends in a neat paper bag.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Bon Voyage (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Bon Voyage

    Beef bourguignon; garlic mashed potatoes; salad with French cheeses.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Thanksgiving 2.0 (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Thanksgiving 2.0

    Ina brightens up a Thanksgiving turkey with truffle butter, and makes sausage-stuffed mushrooms to go on the side.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Kids in the Candy Store (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Kids in the Candy Store

    Chocolate truffles; fruit-juice shapes; Parmesan chicken and broccoli.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Pizza Party (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Pizza Party

    Ina prepares an array of delightful meals that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - I Scream for Ice Cream (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    I Scream for Ice Cream

    Ina gathers the girls together for some ice cream.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Keep It Sweet (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Keep It Sweet

    Ina puts together some great desserts that are a perfect way to end any meal.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Picnic at the Pond (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Picnic at the Pond

    Salmon sandwiches; Buffalo wings; lemon bars; Caesar and carrot salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Perfect Pasta (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Perfect Pasta

    Ina takes basic pasta recipes and turns them into truly delicious dishes for a quick fix.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Surprise Beach Party (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Surprise Beach Party

    Ina surprises friends with dinner at the beach.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

    Ina cooks a hangover sufferer's dream: a grilled breakfast.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Birthday Breakfast BBQ (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Birthday Breakfast BBQ

    Ina cooks a hangover sufferer's dream: a grilled breakfast.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Anniversary Dinner (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Anniversary Dinner

    Ina recreates a wedding day party.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - What Friends Are for (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    What Friends Are for

    Ina helps a friend by throwing together a quick and delicious menu that's great for co-workers.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Para lo que Sirven los Amigos (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Para lo que Sirven los Amigos

    Ina helps a friend by throwing together a quick and delicious menu that's great for co-workers.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Dinner's in the Fridge (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Dinner's in the Fridge

    Penne with five cheeses; balsamic onion salad; sidecar cocktails; stewed berries.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Go Greek (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Go Greek

    Ina prepares Grecian goodies using simple ingredients that you can get a local supermarket.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

    Ina prepares Grecian goodies using simple ingredients that you can get a local supermarket.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Stress Free Dinner Party (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Stress Free Dinner Party

    Dishes that can be prepared in advance.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Herb Hall of Fame (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Herb Hall of Fame

    To make a dish, Ina goes back to basics with fresh herbs from the garden.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Tex Mex (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Tex Mex

    Tequila-lime chicken cooked on the grill; corn pudding; key lime pie.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - The Flame Game (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Flame Game

    Ina goes back to basics by creating fabulous favorites for the BBQ; her bridge buddies sample.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Card Sharks (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Card Sharks

    Seafood recipes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot to Go (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Barefoot to Go

    Ina makes portable and delicious food that can be carried straight to her desk-bound friends.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - All American Grill (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    All American Grill

    Grilled foods.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Beach BBQ (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:

    Beach BBQ

    Ina fires up the grill and cooks clams and burgers.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Say It with Food (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Say It with Food

    Ina prepares a thank-you basket for a friend.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Pack and Go Party (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Pack and Go Party

    Ina demonstrates her pack-and-go strategies by throwing a picnic in her back garden.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Comfort Classics Close Up (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Comfort Classics Close Up

    Ina prepares bagels with smoked salmon and whitefish salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - The Big Chill (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The Big Chill

    While her friends are away, Ina stocks them up with incredible fridge friendly food.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Fast and Fabulous (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Fast and Fabulous

    Mustard roasted fish; dill fingerling potatoes; parmesan roasted broccoli; honey vanilla fromage.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - The Magic Factor (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Magic Factor

    Ina tests recipes both with and without a special ingredient.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Impromptu Dinner (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Impromptu Dinner

    Ina puts together a fabulous dinner using cupboard staples and freezer standbys.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Easy French (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Easy French

    Roasted butternut squash salad with warm cider vinaigrette; easy sole maundered; French apple tart.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Oven Rules (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Oven Rules

    Filet of beef truffled sandwiches; roasted tomatoes in a Caprese salad; meringues Chantilly with roasted berries.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Comfort and Company (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Comfort and Company

    Company pot roast; baked potatoes with yogurt and sour cream dressing.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Food With Love (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Food With Love

    Campari orange spritzer; Italian wedding soup; brownie pie.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Mediterranean Feast (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Mediterranean Feast

    Marinated grilled lamb tabbouleh.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Classics (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Barefoot Classics

    Updating bestsellers and sharing shortcuts.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Soup Lunch (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Soup Lunch

    Cheddar corn chowder; green salad vinaigrette and macaroons. Host: Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Say Cheese (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Say Cheese

    Tomato and goat cheese tart; savory coeur a la creme; baked brie cheese platter; roasted pears with blue cheese.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Scary Dinner (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Scary Dinner

    Ina's boss comes to dinner; turkey meatloaf, parmesan mashed potatoes and brownies.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Romantic Breakfast (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Romantic Breakfast

    Ina surprises her husband with a special breakfast.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Stephen's Birthday (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Stephen's Birthday

    Ina gives her friend a cooking lesson. Host: Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

    Ina offers entertaining tips for a foolproof cocktail party.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Portable Picnic (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Portable Picnic

    Shrimp salad; pasta pesto; tomato and feta salad; lemon cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Breakfast Party (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Breakfast Party

    Buttermilk cheddar biscuits; strawberry jam; soft herbed scrambled eggs.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Homecoming (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Homecoming

    Roast chicken with caramelized roasted vegetables; crispy garlic potatoes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Bread Winner (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Bread Winner

    Ina Garten tries out three recipes which all use bread in different ways: salmon cakes with white breadcrumbs, a hearty tomato soup, and a golden bread pudding.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Guests to Stay (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Guests to Stay

    Using leftovers to create new dishes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Feel-Good Food (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Feel-Good Food

    Feel-good zone: smoothie drink; zesty tuna with mango salsa; tomato basil soup.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Fired Up (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Fired Up

    Ina Garten goes back to basics on grilling: creating dishes that include grilled chicken with a delicious Tuscan lemon marinade, and melted mozzarella and prosciutto on grilled bread.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Chicken All the Time (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Chicken All the Time

    Ina Garten goes back to basics on chicken: from the simplest roast to a recipe for Chicken Bouillabaisse with Rouille; she also shows how to make the best chicken stock.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Elegant and Easy (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Elegant and Easy

    Beef with gorgonzola sauce; baked potato wedges and cherry tomatoes; strawberry country cake. Host: Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Perfect Dinner Party (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Perfect Dinner Party

    Bay scallop gratin; white chocolate bark; fleur de sel caramels.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Holiday Meal (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Holiday Meal

    A traditional American meal gets a modern twist; roast turkey; smashed sweet potatoes; spinach gratin; croissant bread pudding.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Steak and Sides (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Steak and Sides

    US chef Ina Garten goes back to basics with classic meals as she cooks filet steaks with a roquefort and chive sauce, and makes some favorite side dishes.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - A Barefoot Summer Weekend (Special)
    Special:

    A Barefoot Summer Weekend

    Tips for casual summer entertaining. With Ina Garten.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot in Paris (Special)
    Special:

    Barefoot in Paris

    Ina Garten tours Paris and shares her secrets for French food made easy; simple and elegant French dishes for entertaining at home.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot Contessa in Paris Part Deux (Episode 269)
    Episode 269:

    Barefoot Contessa in Paris Part Deux

    Ina Garten tours Paris, visiting some of the city's finest restaurants helmed by American chefs; pear clafoutis at Spring; sea bream ceviche at Ellsworth; lobster rolls with a French twist; whiskey sours at the Le Meurice hotel.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - A Barefoot Holiday (Episode 267)
    Episode 267:

    A Barefoot Holiday

    Ina Garten and her husband Jeffrey kick off the holiday season with a festive getaway in the Berkshires with friends.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - A Barefoot Thanksgiving (Episode 266)
    Episode 266:

    A Barefoot Thanksgiving

    Chef Bobby Flay joins Ina Garten in the kitchen to cook up a memorable Thanksgiving dinner consisting of smoked turkey, 11-layer potato gratin, heartland chopped salad, orange honey-glazed carrots, bread pudding, and a lemon ginger molasses cake.

  • Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics - Barefoot in London

    Barefoot in London

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