Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

  

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Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsFood Adventures: Ina's shaking up the classics turning San Francisco lobster into a deconstructed lobster salad. At the Auberge du Soleil, Ina learns to make their Tarte au Chocolat. (S8 Ep4)Tue, Jan 3, 1:30 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsEat Like a Local: After making tomato crostini and whipped feta for lunch, Ina learns the secrets of Thomas Keller's buttermilk fried chicken. (S8 Ep3)Tue, Jan 3, 1:00 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsGood Stuff: Ina makes roasted asparagus and prosciutto with easy hollandaise for lunch. Then there's a date with Tyler Florence, who's sharing the secret to making a perfect steak. (S8 Ep2)Tue, Jan 3, 12:30 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsThe Adventure Begins: Ina enjoys a California trip with an invitation to cook baked goat's cheese. Then, it's a casual Napa-style supper with Jeffrey's grilled pork chops and gremolata. (S8 Ep1)Tue, Jan 3, 12:00 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Holiday Dinner: Being on a budget doesn't mean you can't have a fantastic winter meal good enough for company. This is back to basics for dazzling entertaining on a shoestring. (S2 Ep11)Sat, Dec 24, 7:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsThanksgiving Pot Luck: It's back to basics on Thanksgiving pot luck parties. There's a foolproof no-stress turkey roulade, with easy sides - roasted vegetables with simple string beans. (S2 Ep20)Fri, Dec 23, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsOutdoor Entertaining: It's back to basics on outdoor entertaining. For lunch, using ingredients from the garden, there is capellini with tomatoes and basil. (S2 Ep19)Fri, Dec 23, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSurprise Surprise: It's back to basics on surprises. There's lasagne with a Greek twist, pastitsio served with a rocket and watermelon feta salad bursting with flavour. (S2 Ep18)Thu, Dec 22, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsItalian Restaurant Food at Home: It's back to basics on Italian food at home. There's a masterclass from Joe Realmuto, who shares his famous recipe for penne alla vecchia bettola. (S2 Ep17)Thu, Dec 22, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBaking Basics: It's back to basics on baking. There's a biscuit masterclass from Kathleen King who shares her recipe for chocolate almond biscuits, Irish soda bread and savoury palmiers. (S2 Ep16)Wed, Dec 21, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsGet Grilling: It's back to basics on grilling. From an easy main course packed with flavour to a grilling master class from Joe Realmuto, who also shares his recipe for barbecue sauce. (S2 Ep15)Wed, Dec 21, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsFarm Stand Food: It's back to basics on farm stand food. From one local farm box, Ina creates three fresh dishes - scalloped tomatoes, Cape Cod salad and courgette pancakes. (S2 Ep14)Tue, Dec 20, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsChicken 101: It's back to basics on chicken. Roast chicken, curried chicken salad and two delicious shortcuts, rotisserie chicken with satay dip, and chicken, bacon and lettuce sandwiches. (S2 Ep13)Tue, Dec 20, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsFeature Flavour: It's back to basics on flavour. Every recipe has lots of it - butternut squash with curry condiments, maple oatmeal scones and lemon pasta with roasted shrimp. (S2 Ep12)Mon, Dec 19, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Holiday Dinner: Being on a budget doesn't mean you can't have a fantastic winter meal good enough for company. This is back to basics for dazzling entertaining on a shoestring. (S2 Ep11)Mon, Dec 19, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsCheesy Does It: Ina is writing an article for Food Network magazine, and it's all about cheese. Whether it's cooked, raw, soft, hard or blue, Ina's got cheese covered. (S7 Ep9)Sun, Dec 18, 7:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsRestaurant Rules: Ina shares a collection of restaurant inspired dishes to cook at home. She cooks with Frank Pellegrino from the famous Rao's restaurant. (S7 Ep8)Sun, Dec 18, 7:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsOff Duty: This is all about what professional cooks make at home when they're off the clock. Quick and easy recipes for us to try at home. Ina will be cooking with caterer Julia Turshen. (S7 Ep7)Sun, Dec 18, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsEat Your Greens: Ina's got vegetable ideas for every day of the week, when you're stuck in a vegetable rut. There are fantastic main courses, starters, salads and sides. (S7 Ep5)Sun, Dec 18, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsItalian at Home: Inspired by a recent trip to Florence, Ina attends a mozzarella master class with a local cheese maker, and Italian drinks and hors d'oeuvres sampled in Florence are served. (S7 Ep4)Sat, Dec 17, 7:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsFruit All Ways: Sweet and savoury, this is fruit all the way and anything goes. Ina is pushing the fruit boundaries by shaking up the classics, getting the scoop from chef Laura Donnelly. (S7 Ep3)Sat, Dec 17, 7:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBarefoot Bistro: Ina is demystifying the French classics, offering tips and techniques to get fast flavour. Ina's also taking a trip to meet French chef Guy Reuge. (S7 Ep2)Sat, Dec 17, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsTraining Day Dinner: The East Hampton ambulance volunteers meet to feed its 50 volunteers and Ina's pitching in with the help of local chef Joe Realmuto from Townline BBQ. (S7 Ep1)Sat, Dec 17, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsThanksgiving 2.0: It's out with the old and in with the new! With Sarah Chase, Ina bakes up a truffle butter turkey, conjures three table settings and fast appetisers. (S2 Ep10)Fri, Dec 16, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPizza Party: It's back to basics on recipes that work for kids and for adults too. They are fun to make and delicious to eat. (S2 Ep9)Fri, Dec 16, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsKeep it Sweet: Ina says no one ever remembers what they ate for the main course but they always remember dessert. Ina shares her recipes for sweet and savoury ways to end a meal. (S2 Ep8)Thu, Dec 15, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Pasta: It's back to basics on pasta new ideas. Whether it's quick cook, for family or company, Ina's got pasta covered. (S2 Ep7)Thu, Dec 15, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBirthday Breakfast BBQ: It's a breakfast party to celebrate the morning after a night before a birthday bash. Breakfast on the grill? No problem. (S2 Ep6)Wed, Dec 14, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsWhat Friends are For: A dazzling after-work meal to impress a friend's colleagues. It's Ina to the rescue - after all what are friends for? (S2 Ep5)Wed, Dec 14, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Holiday Dinner: Being on a budget doesn't mean you can't have a fantastic winter meal good enough for company. This is back to basics for dazzling entertaining on a shoestring. (S2 Ep11)Tue, Dec 13, 3:30 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Holiday Dinner: Being on a budget doesn't mean you can't have a fantastic winter meal good enough for company. This is back to basics for dazzling entertaining on a shoestring. (S2 Ep11)Tue, Dec 13, 11:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsGo Greek: A Greek inspired menu made from everyday store ingredients. It's a perfect party meal for a surprise housewarming for Ina's friends Frank and Laura Greenwald. (S2 Ep4)Tue, Dec 13, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsHerb Hall of Fame: Ina uses fresh herbs to add flavour and depth to some of her favourite dishes, like risotto cakes, pasta a pecorino, and fresh cream of tomato soup. (S2 Ep3)Tue, Dec 13, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsThe Flame Game: Ina's friends are coming over to play bridge but this time Ina is shaking things up with a pre-game BBQ, and turning up the volume with a collection of real BBQ classics. (S2 Ep2)Mon, Dec 12, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBarefoot to Go: Brown bagging-it just got a 'Barefoot Contessa' makeover. This is portable food with full on flavour, made for two nearby friends who are desk bound. (S2 Ep1)Mon, Dec 12, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSchool Today: It's school today for Ina as she plays both teacher and student. There's a cookery class, with banana cake to frost and blueberry muffins to bake. Then it's Ina Asks. (S6 Ep9)Sun, Dec 11, 7:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsIna is working on an article about brunch. Local florist Michael Grimm creates a flower display. There's baked blintzes with blueberry sauce, apricot butter and a fruit platter. (S6 Ep8)Sun, Dec 11, 7:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsJeffrey's Birthday Pop-Up: Ina surprises Jeffrey with a birthday party at a surprise location, historic building 'Home Sweet Home'. (S6 Ep7)Sun, Dec 11, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSun, Dec 11, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsDare to Be Different: Ina's making over classic dishes, daring to be different. There's parmesan risotto, deconstructed strawberry shortcakes and a new take on breakfast, eggs Columbian. (S6 Ep5)Sat, Dec 10, 7:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsRehearsal Dinner: Ina has a foolproof menu and plans to share the perfect party blueprint for every occasion. On the buffet table there's tarragon potato salad and blue cheese dressing. (S6 Ep4)Sat, Dec 10, 7:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsCooking with Friends: It's competition time! Ina and her friends each take a course with a Mediterranean theme. But first there's breakfast to discuss the plan over tri-berry pancakes. (S6 Ep3)Sat, Dec 10, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsDrill Dinner: After a practice fire drill, Ina pitches in and serves the fire fighters a delicious dinner of beef barley soup and make-your-own pecan caramel sundaes. (S6 Ep2)Sat, Dec 10, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSay it With Food: Show someone you care, by saying it with food. Ina prepares a thank you breakfast basket for a friend, packed with date nut spice bread, orange marmalade and muesli. (S1 Ep26)Fri, Dec 9, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBeach BBQ: Ina is meeting her friends at the beach and they're firing up the grill. On the menu - clams with basil breadcrumbs, Niman ranch burgers, caramelised onions and chocolate S'mores. (S1 Ep25)Fri, Dec 9, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsComfort Classics Close Up: Ina Garten is giving comfort classics a makeover with recipes for bagels with smoked salmon and whitefish salad, and roasted potato and leek soup. (S1 Ep24)Thu, Dec 8, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsImpromptu Dinner: With some store-cupboard staples and freezer standbys, Ina shows how you can pull together a fabulous dinner without even stepping out the door. (S1 Ep23)Thu, Dec 8, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPack and Go Party: Whether you're brown-bagging it or having a dinner alfresco, the rules are the same: keep it simple, delicious and portable. Ina demonstrates her pack and go strategies. (S1 Ep22)Wed, Dec 7, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsFast and Fabulous: It's time to get back to basics on cooking in the fast lane. Ina is conjuring up a dazzling two course dinner in under an hour. It's going to be fast and fabulous. (S1 Ep21)Wed, Dec 7, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsComfort and Company: Ina makes a comfort dinner to go for a friend who is renovating her kitchen. On the menu, company pot roast and baked potatoes with yoghurt and sour cream dressing. (S1 Ep20)Tue, Dec 6, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins