Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Behind the Scenes

Ina Garten Behind the Scenes

Get a sneak peek into what it's like to be the Barefoot Contessa of the Hamptons with a day in the life of the hostess with the mostess.

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  • Barefoot Contessa

    The East Hampton ambulance volunteers meet once a month for a cookout to feed its 50 volunteers and Ina's pitching in with the help of local chef Joe Realmuto from Townline BBQ. This is cooking for a crowd, Barefoot style.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    Ina takes inspiration from the fabulous food found in the Hamptons to create new recipes in a piece for her Barefoot blog. She makes Salmon and Guacamole Sandwiches, Salted Caramel Brownies and Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    For lunch alfresco, Ina's made Roasted Asparagus and Proscuitto With Easy Hollondaise. Then there's a date with Tyler Florence, who's sharing the secret making a perfectly cooked Porterhouse Steak. Then she's heading to San Francisco to shop for everything she needs for a sunset picnic with Jeffrey.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    It's back to basics on farm stand food. From one local farm box delivered by farmers from the Amber Waves Farm, Ina creates three farm fresh dishes: Scalloped Tomatoes, Cape Cod Chopped Salad and Zucchini Pancakes. Ina is then answering everyone's farm fresh produce questions in Ask Ina.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    It's back to basics on outdoor entertaining. For lunch using ingredients from the garden Capellini with tomatoes and basil. Plus a perfect tea party menu for a garden tour party Raisin Pecan and Oatmeal cookies and smoked salmon sandwiches. Ina is then tackling everyone's outdoor entertaining questions in Ask Ina.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    Ina is cooking with legendary chef Daniel Boulud at his flagship restaurant in New York. They'll be cooking one of his signature French dishes then it's back to Easy Hampton for delicious French recipes and ideas and tips in Ask Ina.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    Ina is writing an article for Food Network magazine, and it's all about cheese. There's a photo shoot in her garden with the magazine followed by recipes back in the kitchen. Whether it's cooked, raw, soft, hard or blue, Ina's got cheese covered with recipes for Coconut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing, Herb Coeur A La Creme, Roasted Vegetable Frittata, Steaks and Stilton Sauce and Ultimate Grilled Cheese.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    It's back to basics on recipes that work for kids (and for adults, too) that are fun to make and delicious to eat: White Pizzas With Arugula, Garlic Oil and Double Fudge Cake With Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.

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  • Barefoot Contessa

    This is all about what professional cooks make at home when they're off the clock from dawn to dusk. Fantastic quick and easy recipes and top tips from the chefs and cooks in the know for us to try at home. Ina will be cooking with cookbook writer and caterer Julia Turshen and getting great ideas from local chef Kevin Penner and city chef Cederic Vongerichten from Perry Street.

  • Barefoot Contessa

    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.

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Ina throws open the doors of her Hamptons home for delicious food, dazzling ideas and good fun on Barefoot Contessa. More

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Barefoot Contessa

The Barefoot Contessa is back, and this time she's going back to the cooking basics with classic recipes.