Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

  

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Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsCocktail Hour: Ina is showing her friend Jack how to throw the perfect foolproof cocktail party. There are appetisers like roasted shrimp cocktail and blue cheese crackers with walnuts. (S1 Ep8)Sun, Mar 26, 7:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBreakfast Party: Ina has a plan and a perfect menu. There's buttermilk cheddar biscuits and homemade strawberry jam, a fun cocktail called Juice of a Few Flowers and herbed scrambled eggs. (S1 Ep7)Sun, Mar 26, 7:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBread Winner: Ina tests out three recipes which all use bread in different ways - salmon cakes with white breadcrumbs, a golden bread pudding with panettone and a great hearty tomato soup. (S1 Ep6)Sun, Mar 26, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSun, Mar 26, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsFired Up: Ina's experimenting with new ways to use the grill. First, melted mozzarella and prosciutto on bread baked in the grill. Then, grilled chicken with a Tuscan lemon marinade. (S1 Ep4)Sat, Mar 25, 7:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsChicken All the Time: It's back to basics on chicken. Try the wonderful recipe inspired by the south of France - chicken bouillabaisse with a garlicky saffron mayonnaise called rouille. (S1 Ep3)Sat, Mar 25, 7:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Dinner Party: It's back to basics on how to throw the perfect dinner party. First, easy shop-bought appetisers, then bay scallop gratins and to end, two delicious home made candies. (S1 Ep2)Sat, Mar 25, 6:30 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSteak and Sides: It's back to basics on steak and sides. First, fillet steaks are done the steakhouse way then oven roasted to perfection with a fabulous Roquefort and chive sauce. (S1 Ep1)Sat, Mar 25, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBest of Barefoot: Dessert: Ina prepares her incredible make-ahead frozen mocha mousse, shortcut French apple galettes, easy balsamic strawberries and fruit salad with Limoncello. (S11 Ep7)Thu, Mar 9, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBest of Barefoot: Cheese: Ina Garten's on a cheese adventure with spinach and cheddar souffle, the ultimate grilled cheese, speedy cheese canapes, and baked cheese crowd pleasers. (S11 Ep6)Wed, Mar 8, 7:20 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPotluck Party: Ina Garten shares potluck party secrets like tomato soup with cheese croutons for lunch, then a masterclass in grilled lemon chicken with broccoli and bow tie pasta salad. (S11 Ep5)Wed, Mar 8, 6:55 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBarbecues and Bouquets: Ina shares fantastic surf and turf grilling recipes with her friend, perfumer Antonia. There's gazpacho with goat's cheese croutons for lunch and bouquet making! (S11 Ep4)Wed, Mar 8, 6:30 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBread and Butter: 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. (S11 Ep3)Wed, Mar 8, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsEasy as Pie: Ina shares her pie making secrets with florist friend Michael. First up are raspberry corn muffins, then it's over to Michael's where he shares the secrets of a centerpiece. (S11 Ep2)Tue, Mar 7, 7:20 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsCocktails and Cookies: Ina has her mogul Hollywood friends over for breakfast. On the menu - ricotta with berries and maple syrup, Jalapeno cheddar crackers and blood orange cosmopolitans. (S11 Ep1)Tue, Mar 7, 6:55 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBirthday Boat Party: Ina is setting sail down the Hudson River to celebrate a friend's birthday. She's bringing fantastic food - hot smoked salmon and carrot cake with ginger frosting. (S10 Ep5)Tue, Mar 7, 6:30 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsWedding Anniversary: It's Ina and Jeffrey's wedding anniversary and Ina serves up crispy mustard chicken, creamy cheddar grits, crispy roasted kale and chocolate peanut butter globs. (S10 Ep4)Tue, Mar 7, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsCocktail Hour: Ina is showing her friend Jack how to throw the perfect foolproof cocktail party. There are appetisers like roasted shrimp cocktail and blue cheese crackers with walnuts. (S1 Ep8)Mon, Mar 6, 12:30 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBreakfast Party: Ina has a plan and a perfect menu. There's buttermilk cheddar biscuits and homemade strawberry jam, a fun cocktail called Juice of a Few Flowers and herbed scrambled eggs. (S1 Ep7)Mon, Mar 6, 12:00 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsWelcome to Town Party: Ina's throwing a housewarming party for a new colleague. There's corn and avocado salad, roasted summer vegetables and tequila citrus chicken. (S10 Ep3)Mon, Mar 6, 7:20 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSurprise Italian Party: Ina hosts an Italian-themed dinner party. There's parmesan crisps, white bean and rocket salad, balsamic roasted beef and for dessert, Limoncello and ice cream. (S10 Ep2)Mon, Mar 6, 6:55 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsCocktails for a Crowd: Ina shares her foolproof cocktail party recipes as she hosts a fundraiser. Recipes include caramelised bacon, potato basil frittata squares and roasted shrimp. (S10 Ep1)Mon, Mar 6, 6:30 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsLocal Food Heroes: Inspired by the Hamptons, Ina makes salmon and guacamole sandwiches, salted caramel brownies and balsamic roasted beet salad. (S8 Ep10)Mon, Mar 6, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBread Winner: Ina tests out three recipes which all use bread in different ways - salmon cakes with white breadcrumbs, a golden bread pudding with panettone and a great hearty tomato soup. (S1 Ep6)Fri, Mar 3, 12:30 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsFired Up: Ina's experimenting with new ways to use the grill. First, melted mozzarella and prosciutto on bread baked in the grill. Then, grilled chicken with a Tuscan lemon marinade. (S1 Ep4)Fri, Mar 3, 12:00 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBirthday Surprise: Ina's friend is on her way back from the city and she's going to get a birthday surprise: a fridge full of Ina's Italian seafood salad and German chocolate cupcakes. (S8 Ep9)Fri, Mar 3, 7:20 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsGame Plan: Ina's sharing all her cheats and shortcuts for effortless entertaining. On the menu are chili tortilla chips plus slow roasted filet of beef with basil parmesan mayonnaise. (S8 Ep8)Fri, Mar 3, 6:55 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Day in East Hampton: It's Ina's idea of a perfect day: while Jeffrey runs on the beach, she makes raspberry muffins for breakfast. Then she cooks with chef Joe Isidori. (S8 Ep7)Fri, Mar 3, 6:30 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsLibrary Inaugural Drinks: Ina's built a fabulous library at the barn and she says thanks to the team with fig and fennel caponata, an antipasto platter and mussels with saffron mayonnaise. (S8 Ep6)Fri, Mar 3, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsChicken All the Time: It's back to basics on chicken. Try the wonderful recipe inspired by the south of France - chicken bouillabaisse with a garlicky saffron mayonnaise called rouille. (S1 Ep3)Thu, Mar 2, 12:30 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsPerfect Dinner Party: It's back to basics on how to throw the perfect dinner party. First, easy shop-bought appetisers, then bay scallop gratins and to end, two delicious home made candies. (S1 Ep2)Thu, Mar 2, 12:00 PMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsDinner in Napa: For a casual dinner, Ina makes Israeli couscous and tuna salad, with raspberry crumble bars for dessert. The next day she has dinner with Michael Chiarello. (S8 Ep5)Thu, Mar 2, 7:20 AMFood Network25 mins
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)Thu, Mar 2, 6:55 AMFood Network25 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)Thu, Mar 2, 6:30 AMFood Network25 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)Thu, Mar 2, 6:00 AMFood Network30 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsSteak and Sides: It's back to basics on steak and sides. First, fillet steaks are done the steakhouse way then oven roasted to perfection with a fabulous Roquefort and chive sauce. (S1 Ep1)Wed, Mar 1, 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)Wed, Mar 1, 7:20 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBack to Brooklyn: It's a trip down memory lane for Ina and Jeffrey. The day kicks off with breakfast, then armed with a packed lunch, it's off to Brooklyn for a culinary tour. (S7 Ep10)Wed, Mar 1, 6:55 AMFood Network25 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)Wed, Mar 1, 6:30 AMFood Network25 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)Wed, Mar 1, 6:00 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)Tue, Feb 28, 7:20 AMFood Network25 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)Tue, Feb 28, 6:55 AMFood Network25 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)Tue, Feb 28, 6:30 AMFood Network25 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)Tue, Feb 28, 6:00 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)Mon, Feb 27, 7:20 AMFood Network25 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)Mon, Feb 27, 6:55 AMFood Network25 mins
Barefoot Contessa: Back to BasicsBaby's First Bash: Ina makes dinner for the arrival of her friend's son. There's a delicious nursery food menu that includes truffle popcorn with drinks, followed by spicy turkey meatballs. (S6 Ep10)Mon, Feb 27, 6:30 AMFood Network25 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)Mon, Feb 27, 6:00 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)Fri, Feb 24, 7:20 AMFood Network25 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)Fri, Feb 24, 6:55 AMFood Network25 mins