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Season 2, Episode 18

Surprise Surprise

It's back to basics on surprises. It's lasagna with a Greek twist, Pastitsio, served with an Arugula and Watermelon Feta Salad bursting with flavor, plus a gorgeous table setting for a surprise dinner date with Jeffrey.

Friday
Jan 20
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 6

Modern Comfort

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.

Sunday
Jan 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 4

Food Adventures

Ina's shaking up the classics turning San Francisco lobster into a Deconstructed Lobster Salad With Lemon Mayonnaise. At the Michelin-starred Auberge du Soleil, Ina learns to make their signature Torte Au Chocolat. While she's out exploring, Jeffrey enjoys Spanish Pea Soup With Crispy Ham. Back on the porch, they both enjoy Viennese Iced Coffee.

Sunday
Mar 26
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 7

Perfect Day in East Hampton

It's Ina's idea of a perfect day: While Jeffrey runs on the beach she whips up Raspberry Muffins and Coffee for their breakfast. Then she heads to local restaurant South Fork Kitchen to cook with chef Joe Isidori. Then it's back to the barn for a comforting soup dinner with Jeffrey -- the perfect end to the perfect day.

Friday
Apr 21
12pm | 11c
Season 6, Episode 10

Baby's First Bash

Ina makes dinner to celebrate the arrival of her friend's newborn son. There's a delicious nursery food menu and an incredible setting to match. There's Truffle Popcorn with drinks followed by Spicy Turkey Meatballs, Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp and S'mores around the fire pit. The whole meal is served outside under incredible garden lights designed by Ina's friend Greg Yale, who is transforming the garden into a fantastic lighting grotto for the occasion.

Sunday
May 14
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Chicken All the Time

It's back to basics on grilling. Ina's experimenting with new and inventive ways to use the grill, going way beyond hotdogs and hamburgers. First Fettunta, melted mozzarella and prosciutto on grilled bread baked in the grill. Then grilled Chicken gets taken to a whole new level with a delicious Tuscan Lemon marinade. And even salad gets the grilled treatment -- Panzanella like you've never tasted before.

Friday
May 19
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 13, Episode 6

Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Desserts

Ina Garten's cutting straight to sweet with delicious make-ahead and very professional fruit desserts. There's a twist on a classic with Apple Pie Bars, then pure comfort meets wow factor in Chocolate Banana Cream Pie. Easy and elegant Stewed Rhubarb and Red Berries make a perfect summer dessert, with ideas for amping things up with fruit liqueurs. Finally, there's a Sparkling Grapefruit Granita that's guaranteed to impress.

Saturday
Jul 1
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 4

Jeffrey Dinner

It's Friday night and Ina is cooking up a delicious steak dinner for Jeffrey with a twist. This time Jeffrey's making his own supper on the grill. There's Herbed Ricotta Bruschetta, Grilled Steak and Arugula all washed down with Watermelon Mojitos. Then everyone gets the chance to ask Ina their dinner party dilemmas.

Friday
Jul 28
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 2

Barefoot in L.A.

Barefoot meets the silver screen in a Hollywood culinary and cooking adventure. Ina Garten's cooking with Jennifer Garner on her birthday at her Los Angeles home, she's hanging out with friends Wendy and Carnie Wilson, and she's visiting some of the coolest places, having a master class with chef royalty Wolfgang Puck at Spago and mixing up a cocktail at the Chateau Marmont. Then Hollywood comes to the Hamptons when Ina cooks California-style with glittering acting duo Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka.

Saturday
Jul 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 8

Game Plan

Today, Ina's sharing all the secrets for effortless entertaining: From creating a time line, sharing cheats and shortcuts and cooking up easy delicious dishes. With recipes for Chili Tortilla Chips, Slow Roasted Filet of Beef with Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise, Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts and Truffled Mashed Potatoes.

Saturday
Aug 26
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 2

Good Stuff

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.

Saturday
Sep 23
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Just Candy

Ina shares her favorite candy recipes perfect for gifting. There's candy for all ages, pillowy Marshmallows and White Chocolate Bark. Then Ina's making a Winter Squash Soup as a thank you gift to top candy queen Dylan Lauren, who's showing Ina two fantastic ideas for displaying and wrapping candy.

Saturday
Oct 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 11, Episode 1

Cocktails and Cookies

It's all about brunch, baking and cocktail shaking as Ina asks her Hollywood mogul friends over for Breakfast Ricotta With Berries and Maple Syrup. Then Ina's showing the guys how to bake Whole Wheat and Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits for their pooch and delicious Jalapeno Cheddar Crackers to eat with the Blood Orange Cosmos the guys are mixing up.

Friday
Dec 29
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 13

CHICKEN 101

It's back to basics on chicken. Delicious Roast Chicken, Curried Chicken Salad and two delicious chicken shortcuts, Rotisserie Chicken with Satay Dip and CBLT's, chicken, bacon and lettuce sandwiches with Russian dressing. This is chicken all the way; plus, Ina is answering everyone's chicken questions in Ask Ina.

Saturday
Jan 20
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Pizza Party

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.

Saturday
Jan 20
9am | 8c
Season 6, Episode 3

Cooking with Friends

It's competition time and battle of the taste buds as Ina and her friends Eli Zabar and David Ziff plan a pot luck dinner. They each take a course with a Mediterranean theme and create dishes such as Grilled Eggplant With Sherry Vinegar Drizzle, Fried Baby Artichokes, Eli's Grilled Rib Eye Steak and Italian Plum Tart. But first there's breakfast at Ina's to discuss the plan over delicious Tri-Berry Pancakes.

Friday
Jan 26
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 10

Back to Brooklyn

It's a trip down memory lane for Ina and Jeffrey with a day trip to Brooklyn visiting places old and new. The day kicks off with a fabulous breakfast of Potato Latkes and Homemade Applesauce, then armed with a packed lunch of Smoked Salmon and Herb Cream Cheese Bagels, it's off to Brooklyn for a culinary tour including a visit to the best pizza place in Brooklyn, Franny's Pizzeria, where Ina and Jeffrey get a lesson in making authentic Clams, Chilies and Parsley Pizza, and then it's back to East Hampton with New York Egg Cream for a retro nightcap.

Friday
Jan 26
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

The Flame Game

The perfect grilling menu that's good enough for company with recipes for Italian meatball hamburgers, Creamy Cucumber Salad, Confetti Corn and Chocolate Cake, Ice Cream Custard and Raspberries.

Saturday
Jan 27
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 7, Episode 1

Training Day Dinner

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.

Saturday
Jan 27
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 7

Cooking with Rice

Ina goes back to basics on cooking with rice and has incredible recipes for sweet and savory rice dishes. From a Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya master class from her friend Amelia Durand to the classic rice pudding with the volume turned up, in Maple Pecan Rice Pudding. Then, Ina tackles everyone's rice problems in Ask Ina.

Friday
Feb 2
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 8

Easy Desserts

This is all about easy desserts. There's a fruit filled cranberry and apple cake and a dessert master class from Patisserie chef Claudia Fleming who shares her recipe for Lemon cream napoleon and her rules for plating up restaurant style. Then its desserts 911 in Ask Ina.

Friday
Feb 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 0, Episode 2

Barefoot in L.A.

Barefoot meets the silver screen in a Hollywood culinary and cooking adventure. Ina Garten's cooking with Jennifer Garner on her birthday at her Los Angeles home, she's hanging out with friends Wendy and Carnie Wilson, and she's visiting some of the coolest places, having a master class with chef royalty Wolfgang Puck at Spago and mixing up a cocktail at the Chateau Marmont. Then Hollywood comes to the Hamptons when Ina cooks California-style with glittering acting duo Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka.

Saturday
Feb 3
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 7, Episode 2

Barefoot Bistro

This is French food made easy. Ina is demystifying the classics, offering tips and techniques to get French flavor fast: There are ideas for French table settings, plus Ina's taking a trip to meet French chef Guy Reuge to get the scoop on French pate.

Friday
Feb 9
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 6

All About Chocolate

Chocolate to eat and chocolate to drink this is chocolate all the way. There's fantastic chocolate recipes plus the secrets revealed on how to get professional chocolate results at home from chocolatier Brigitte Browney. Then whatever the chocolate question Ina has the answer in Ask Ina.

Friday
Feb 9
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 11, Episode 7

Best of Barefoot: Dessert

This is all about the desserts in Ina's hall of fame. There's incredible make-ahead Frozen Mocha Mousse, shortcut French Apple Galettes, easy Balsamic Strawberries, Fruit Salad With Limoncello, Eton Mess and delicious Skillet Brownies.

Saturday
Feb 10
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 13, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Chocolate

Ina Garten shares professional tips for chocolate, starting with an off-the-scale delicious Chocolate Ganache Cake, complete with a chevron frosting tutorial. Then, Chocolate Creme Brulee is taken to dazzling new dessert heights and Ina shows her tricks to tempering chocolate for Peanut Rocky Road Bark. Beyond-decadent Frozen Hot Chocolate completes the line-up.

Saturday
Feb 10
9am | 8c

About the Show

The Barefoot Contessa is back, and this time she is teaching viewers how to cook like a pro. You've been invited to all of her fabulous parties, and now America's hostess with the mostess, Ina Garten, lifts the veil on all her tips, sharing techniques and professional strategies along with incredibly elegant and easy recipes.

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Ina Garten

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

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Roasted Butternut Squash

Lemon Chicken Breasts

Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Lentil Vegetable Soup

Roasted Beets

Winter Minestrone and Garlic Bruschetta

Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins

Winter Squash Soup

Rich Beef Barley Soup

Easy Parmesan "Risotto"

Roasted Parsnips and Carrots

Salmon Cakes

Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

Sauteed Broccolini and Garlic

Curried Chicken Salad

Stuffed Cabbage

Greek Salad

Homemade Granola Bars

Chicken Noodle Soup

Weeknight Bolognese

Parmesan-Roasted Broccoli

Sauteed Shredded Brussels Sprouts

Cider-Roasted Pork Tenderloins

Roasted Red Peppers

Meat Loaf

Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower

Homemade Gravy

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