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Season 6, Episode 2

Drill Dinner

It's a drill dinner for local fire fighters. After a practice fire drill, Ina pitches in and serves the fire fighters up a delicious dinner back at the station. There's beef barley soup, Firefighter Scott Elley's sloppy joes served with Ina's stilton dressing and make your own pecan caramel sundaes.

Sunday
Jan 1
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Cooking with Wine

Ina reveals the secrets of cooking with wine with recipes for Beef Short Ribs, Wild Mushroom Risotto and Fresh Raspberry Gratins, and gets the low down on cheese and wine pairings from her friend and wine expert Martine Warner. Then Ina is tackling everyone's wine questions in Ask Ina.

Friday
Jan 6
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 5

Eat Your Greens

Ina's got vegetable ideas for every day of the week, when you're stuck in a vegetable rut: Spring Green Risotto With Artichokes, Mustard-Roasted Potatoes, Broccoli Rabe With Garlic and Warm Mushroom Salad are a compilation of fantastic main courses, starters, salads and sides, plus the vegetable low-down from local farmers at Amber Waves, a fantastic farming local cooperative.

Sunday
Jan 8
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 8, Episode 5

Dinner in Napa

For a casual dinner in the garden with Jeffrey, Ina makes Israeli Couscous and Tuna Salad with Raspberry Crumble Bars for dessert. The next day, they have dinner with Michael Chiarello, who makes his incredible Chicken A La Vendemmia with graped picked from his own vineyard.

Sunday
Jan 15
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 24

Comfort Classics Close Up

Ina Garten is giving comfort classics a makeover with recipes for Bagels With Smoked Salmon and Whitefish Salad, Virgin Marys, Roasted Potato Leek Soup and Herb Garlic Bread.

Sunday
Jan 29
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Feb 5
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

High Wire Egg Dishes

Ina faces her fear and takes on the hardest egg recipes. There's an Omelet master class from local chef Terry Harwood, the secrets to a perfect Spinach and Cheddar Souffle revealed and the scoop on foolproof Hollandaise, the perfect accompaniment to Roasted Asparagus. Plus she's cracking everyone's scary egg questions in Ask Ina.

Friday
Feb 10
12pm | 11c
Season 9, Episode 7

Cooking with Tyler Florence

Ina's got a date with Tyler Florence and they're baking a towering chocolate Birthday Cake for Tyler's son, then checking out the local farming scene to get chicken and vegetables for Tyler's signature Fried Chicken and Ina's Winter Slaw.

Friday
Apr 28
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 12, Episode 6

Cooking for Jeffrey: Dinner Party 101

Ina Garten is teaching Dinner Party 101 to her great friend, actress Debra Monk. The foolproof meal plan includes Roast Chicken with Bread and Arugula Salad, a stunning Easy Cheese Board, Tri-Berry Crumbles and a table-setting tutorial.

Friday
Jun 9
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 1

Cooking for Jeffrey: Jeffrey's Birthday Dinner

It's a taste of the dolce vita as Ina Garten throws an Italian-themed birthday dinner with a big surprise for Jeffrey. To get the party started, there's Bruschetta with Sauteed Chard and Aperol Spritzers, followed by Roasted Italian Meatballs and a cool Arugula, Radicchio and Parmesan Salad.

Saturday
Jun 17
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 12, Episode 7

Cooking for Jeffrey: Big Breakfast Buffet

It's a Barefoot breakfast bash as Ina Garten entertains her friends, Devon Fredericks and Eli Zabar. They're serious foodies, so the pressure's on as she creates a stunning easy buffet with a Potato Pancetta Frittata, Overnight Belgian Waffles with fabulous toppings, a simple Breakfast Smoked Salmon Platter with Scallion and Dill Cream Cheese, and a gorgeous Fresh Fruit Platter.

Sunday
Jun 25
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 9, Episode 8

Cooking with Michael Symon

Ina and Michael Symon are cooking Greek today. Michael's doing Smoked Pork Ribs on the grill while Ina's got the sides sorted with Easy Tzatziki and Spicy Hummus, perfect on a Mezze Platter.

Friday
Jul 21
12pm | 11c
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.

Saturday
Aug 5
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 6

Library Inaugural Drinks

Ina's built a fabulous library at the barn and now it's time to say thanks to the team that designed and built it. Ina prepares Fig and Fennel Caponata, an Antipasto Platter, Tuscan Mashed Chickpeas and Mussels with Saffron Mayonnaise for the "thank you" soiree.

Friday
Aug 25
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 4

Market Day

Inspired by local food producers Ina is creating delicious recipes celebrating the incredible ingredients she can find right on her doorstep. First using Long Island honey there's Honey Vanilla Pound Cake, and then cheese from award winning Mecox Diary is the star in Mache With Warm Brie and Apples. And ideas to preserve flavor, homemade Vanilla Extract, raspberry vodka and Garlic and Lemon Oil inspired by local company East End Foodies. Local ingredients and seasonal produce get tackled in Ask Ina.

Friday
Aug 25
12:30pm | 11:30c
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 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.

Saturday
Aug 26
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 17

Easy French

It's back to basics on French food made easy -- delicious food you can make at home. Ina makes Jeffrey a French inspired meal based on bistro favorites barefoot style -- simple, easy, and very delicious. On the menu: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad With Warm Cider Vinaigrette, followed by Easy Sole Meuniere inspired by the local street markets of Paris, then for dessert, an incredible to look at and taste French Apple Tart. Bon Appetit.

Sunday
Aug 27
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Post Cards From Paris

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.

Sunday
Aug 27
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 5

Barefoot Contessa in Paris Part Deux

It's all about Americans in Paris as Ina Garten hits the French capital, visiting some of the city's finest restaurants helmed by American chefs. She begins by making pear clafoutis with Chicago-born Daniel Rose at his incredible restaurant Spring, then learns the secrets of Boston-bred Braden Perkins' sea bream ceviche at his place, Ellsworth. Next, she's making American classics – lobster rolls with a French twist with Gregory Marchand of Frenchie to Go and whiskey sours at the bar of the iconic Le Meurice hotel. Then, Ina whips up delicious pastrami tartines at Poilane Bakery and throws Jeffrey a surprise birthday party with a boat trip down the River Seine.

Sunday
Aug 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Shake It Up

It's cocktail time. Ina is preparing three incredible easy canapes special enough for the holidays and all year round. There's fresh Salmon Tartare, Sopressata With Cheese in Puff Pastry and Chipotle and Rosemary Roasted Nuts. Plus, America's top mixologist Brian Van Flandern is challenged to create two incredible cocktails, one modern and one vintage, to match the menu, and he comes up with The Barefoot Contessa and a Hemingway Daiquiri. Then it's all about cocktails and canapes in Ask Ina.

Friday
Sep 1
12pm | 11c
Season 9, Episode 2

What's Cooking in Brooklyn

Ina's checking out what's cooking in Brooklyn. She makes a Southern-style breakfast of Carolina Grits With Country Ham and Red Eye Gravy at Seersucker Restaurant, at Bien Cuit Bakery she learns the secrets to baking perfect baguettes, then a cheese and ham experience at Stinky's Cheese Shop. Back in East Hampton, N.Y., Ina makes a delicious Sugar Snap Pea, Pancetta and Parmesan Salad for Jeffrey to go with all the goodies she's brought back from her adventures.

Friday
Sep 1
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 9, Episode 1

Old New York

It's all about learning from New York's food greats today. After a Smoked Salmon and Bagel masterclass at a legendary Jewish store, a lesson in steak from a legendary butcher and the scoop on an amazing coffee roastery in Queens, it's back home for Grilled Double New York Strip With Spice Rub, Garten Spice Sweet Potato Fries and Coffee Granita.

Saturday
Sep 2
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
Sep 2
9am | 8c
Season 11, Episode 4

Barbecues and Bouquets

It's a day of flames and flowers as Ina shares fantastic surf and turf grilling recipes with her friend, perfumer Antonia. She's welcoming her with Gazpacho With Goat's Cheese Croutons for lunch then firing up the grill and making Mustard-Marinated Flank Steak and Sicilian Grilled Swordfish. Then in exchange for the grilling lesson Antonia's showing Ina how to make an incredible bouquet.

Sunday
Sep 3
11am | 10c
Season 9, Episode 4

All Change

Ina's in Brooklyn checking out classics with the volume turned up. First, the Mile End Deli where they're shaking things up on classic Chopped Liver and then Ina makes Bratwurst at Prime Meats Restaurant. She takes a trip around the Smorgasburg market where she buys Cheese Cakes and then back home she's making French Flageolet Beans.

Friday
Sep 8
12pm | 11c

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

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Meat Loaf

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

Cinnamon Baked Doughnuts

Easy Parmesan "Risotto"

Roasted Beets

Greek Salad

Summer Garden Pasta

Grilled Tuna Steaks

Arugula, Watermelon and Feta Salad

Peach and Blueberry Crumbles

Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad

Fresh Peach Cake

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Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup

Homemade Gravy

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