Ina Garten knows how to entertain with simplicity, style and fun. Visit with Ina at home in the sumptuous Hamptons of New York to discover her shortcuts and strategies for make-ahead menus, fabulous food and memorable parties.
What’s the secret to a good marriage? Love, laughter and understanding and lots of home cooked meals. Ina’s husband Jeffrey is back to work, back to Yale for the week and she’s preparing a delicious food that will travel well and still taste good when it reaches Connecticut such as butternut squash and apple soup and sesame chicken salad. All this and a romantic breakfast of banana sour cream pancakes with maple syrup and crispy bacon before he leaves – it guarantees that Jeffrey will return home as quickly as possible. Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/barefoot-contessa/episodes.season-2.html?oc=linkback
Ina Garten celebrates her 35th wedding anniversary with her husband Jeffrey at their home in the Hamptons with a nostalgic meal updated to present day. Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/barefoot-contessa/episodes.season-3.html?oc=linkback
Seafood chowder; perfect burger; salad and fries makeover.
Inspired by foodie haunts visited in Paris, Ina has a day of eating French. From the French bistros there's French Country Omelet for breakfast, Veal Chops With Roquefort Butter and delicious Potato Basil Puree. Jeffrey is sent on a mission for French bread and dessert. Then French gets an easy makeover in Ask Ina Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/barefoot-contessa/episodes.season-15.html?oc=linkback
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 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 showstopping table centerpiece.
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.
Ina's on a cheese adventure and sharing her favorite cheese recipes. On the list there's a show stopping Spinach and Cheddar Souffle, the Ultimate Grilled Cheese, speedy Cheese Canapes, cheesy Straw and Hay pasta and two incredible baked cheese crowd pleasers — Baked Brie and Baked Fontina.
Ina's making over classic dishes and turning up the volume with new ingredients and cooking methods. By daring to be different Ina transforms dishes with a big flavor payoff. There's Easy Parmesan Risotto, deconstructed Strawberry Shortcakes and a new take on breakfast, Eggs Columbian, a favorite at local cafe and specialty food store Mary's Marvelous. Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/barefoot-contessa/episodes.season-16.html?oc=linkback
This is all about comfort food as Ina cooks up modern day comfort classics. Helping her is New York caterer Mary Giuliani, famous for her miniature grilled cheese sandwich canapes plus there's French Toast Bread Pudding and Seafood Pot Pie. This is comfort for breakfast, dinner and entertaining. Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/barefoot-contessa/episodes.season-16.html?oc=linkback
Ina Garten prepares filling meals with absolutely no side dishes required. Included: lamb shanks and orzo; and smoked salmon pizzas.
Professional tips for chocolate, starting with Chocolate Ganache Cake, complete with a chevron frosting tutorial; Chocolate Crème Brulee is taken to new dessert heights; tricks to tempering chocolate for Peanut Rocky Road Bark; Frozen Hot Chocolate.
Ina Garten loves mixing fancy and casual fare, and she's sharing her secrets to this winning mashup of high and low. She takes everyday Potato and Celery Root Puree over the top with truffle butter and serves it with stunning Seared Scallops. Then she pairs an elegant Roast Filet of Beef with simple Mustard Mayo Horseradish and Crusty Baked Potatoes with Whipped Feta. Finally, she adds a little fizz to dessert with an awesome Raspberry and Cream Sgroppino.
Ina Garten shares recipes that use her favorite good ingredients starting with good chocolate in her Chocolate Pecan Meringue Torte. Next, good maple syrup and lemon are turned into sublime side dishes including Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash as well as Tuscan Roasted Potatoes and Lemon. Good mustard is the magic ingredient in her Crispy Chicken Thighs with Mustard Sauce that are good enough for company. Finally, good salt is the secret to her Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies -- officially Ina's favorite cookies ever.
Ina Garten is sharing her pro tips for sensational salads for every season. For an all-in-one spring dinner, her Crispy Mustard Chicken and Frisee Salad is unbeatable, and Tarragon Shrimp Salad is perfect for an easy and delicious summer lunch. Then for autumn, Ina makes Faro Tabbouleh with Feta, a twist on a classic dish, and her Tricolore Salad with Orange is an incredible winter side dish.
Ina Garten is sharing pro tips on pulling off the ultimate make-ahead, low-stress Thanksgiving feast. She's preparing Accidental Make-Ahead Turkey where all the cooking and carving are done in advance, there's wonderful Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy with Onions and Sage, an incredible Leek and Artichoke Bread Pudding and two fabulous sides -- Sweet Potato Puree and the easiest Peas and Pancetta. Thanksgiving has never been so effortless and easy.
Ina Garten is setting her sights on beef and sharing her tips for preparing it roasted, ground, sliced, sauteed and seared just like a pro. She starts with the perfect steak, an easy and elegant Filet Mignon with Mustard and Mushrooms. Then she turns humble ground beef into the most delicious Individual Meatloaves, and there's even beef for breakfast in Roast Beef Hash with Eggs. For a stellar first course, Ina makes Filet of Beef Carpaccio sliced wafer thin.
Ina Garten is shaking up the classics and sharing a fresh look at side dishes for a stunning holiday meal. Her centerpiece is a foolproof English Rib Roast, and she reveals her tricks for getting it right every time. Her sides include Orange Braised Carrots and Parsnips, Roasted Broccoli with Panko Gremolata, make-ahead Mashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta.
Ina Garten, the queen of roasted vegetables, spills the beans on how to roast like a pro, starting with Butternut Squash Hummus. Then, British-based restaurateur and chef Yotam Ottolenghi gives the lowdown on picture-perfect Roasted Baby Vegetables with Sumac and Yogurt. Next, two delectable Spanish recipes: Roasted Vegetable Paella and chef Jose Andre's roasted Escalavida Catalana. Finally, Ina makes Roast Potato and Fennel Soup and her ultimate side dish: Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower.