Barefoot Contessa
Ina's Perfect Roast Chicken
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Ina's Perfect Roast Chicken can be a simple meal or an elegant one.

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  • 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.

  • Ina is making dinner for her friend Miguel Florres-Vianna who is at the barn photographing the garden. While Miguel takes photos he creates a surprise table setting for Ina inspired by foliage found in the garden. On the menu are Panko-Crusted Salmon, Warm French Lentils, All American Cheese Board and Chicken Noodle Soup for Miguel's journey back to the city.

  • Ina's shaking up her top five everyday cheeses and experimenting with new ideas that really think outside the cheese box. With recipes for Tomato & Goat Cheese Tart, Savoury Coeur a la Crème, Baked Brie Cheese platter and Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese.

  • Join Ina Garten for a dazzling one-hour holiday special where she explores the London food scene. Then, inspired by her delicious discoveries, she conjures up incredible unmissable holiday meals and parties with a British twist back home in East Hampton.

  • What do you give people who have everything? Ina's got the answer a holiday surprise. T.R. is setting the table, Michael is decorating the tree, and Ina is preparing a basket of goodies to eat throughout the holidays. There's Cranberry Harvest Muffins, Cherry, Almond, and Cinnamon Granola, melt-in-the-mouth Hazelnut Truffles and a steaming thermos of White Hot Chocolate laced with orange liqueur

  • Inspired by a recent trip to Florence, Ina is re-creating a fabulous Florentine feast for friends back home in East Hampton. There's a mozzarella master class with a local cheese maker; an Italian drinks tray inspired by cocktails and store-bought hors d'oeuvres sampled at the fabulous Lungarno hotel in Florence; Baked Fish in Parchment; Parmesan Polenta; and Affogato Sundaes, the easiest Italian dessert ever. Ina's guests will collect Italian wine and set the table Italian-style.

  • It's festive fun with the Barefoot Contessa who is throwing a dazzling holiday dinner party for friends. A luxurious seafood gratin of lobster, halibut and plump pink shrimp in a golden saffron sauce is served. To follow, there's a creamy pumpkin mousse then spicy mulled wine and festive s'mores stuffed with French chocolate bark round a burning brazier in the garden.

  • What do you give people who have everything? Ina's got the answer a holiday surprise. T.R. is setting the table, Michael is decorating the tree, and Ina is preparing a basket of goodies to eat throughout the holidays. There's Cranberry Harvest Muffins, Cherry, Almond, and Cinnamon Granola, melt-in-the-mouth Hazelnut Truffles and a steaming thermos of White Hot Chocolate laced with orange liqueur

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  • Ina's shaking up her top five everyday cheeses and experimenting with new ideas that really think outside the cheese box. With recipes for Tomato & Goat Cheese Tart, Savoury Coeur a la Crème, Baked Brie Cheese platter and Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese.

  • Ina is making dinner for her friend Miguel Florres-Vianna who is at the barn photographing the garden. While Miguel takes photos he creates a surprise table setting for Ina inspired by foliage found in the garden. On the menu are Panko-Crusted Salmon, Warm French Lentils, All American Cheese Board and Chicken Noodle Soup for Miguel's journey back to the city.

  • 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.

  • Join Ina Garten for a dazzling one-hour holiday special where she explores the London food scene. Then, inspired by her delicious discoveries, she conjures up incredible unmissable holiday meals and parties with a British twist back home in East Hampton.

  • Ina's on an Italian adventure. Classic bolognese gets an easy makeover with fast to prepare and cook Weeknight Bolognese. Then it's a Tuscan classic Roasted Sausage and Grapes with renowned chef Johanne Kileen from Il Forno. Then, it's everything you need to know about Parmesan plus two easy canapes -- delicious Parmesan Crisps and elegant Parmesan Shards, perfect with drinks. Lastly, it's all things Italian in Ask Ina.

  • Ina is holding a joint party with a friends . She is doing most of the cooking, crab strudel, maple baked beans and poached fruit. Her friend is providing the setting, doing the table and buying a spiral baked ham to serve with the beans. This is entertaining shared made fun and easy.

  • 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.

  • Ina surprises Jeffrey with a birthday get-together at a surprise location, historic building "Home Sweet Home." On the menu for this celebration are a Greek Platter, Hummus, Spinach Pie, Orange Pound Cake with Orange Cream and Raspberry Orange Trifle.

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

About the Show

The Barefoot Contessa is back, and this time it's about the basics. 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 incredibly elegant and easy recipes. Ina throws open the doors of her Hamptons home for more delicious food, dazzling ideas and good fun.

More About Barefoot Contessa

The Barefoot Contessa is back, and this time it's about the basics. 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 incredibly elegant and easy recipes. Ina throws open the doors of her Hamptons home for more delicious food, dazzling ideas and good fun.

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