Ina's Classics
The Contessa's Guacamole
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Ina's chunky guacamole recipe is full of bright flavor and a touch of heat.

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  • Ina's checking out the hot spots everyone's talking about, starting at The Meatball Shop, where she makes their signature Smash Meatball Sandwich. Then Ina meets a friend for fondue in Cafe Select, a speakeasy-style bar. At All Good Things market, Ina arranges flowers French-style. Back at home it's Cinnamon Baked Doughnuts and Coffee inspired by her adventures.

  • Ina and Giada are cooking together for a day of fun and recipe sharing. Ina's welcoming her friend with a Lobster and Potato Salad lunch, then it's two way tutorial time, Giada's making Mascarpone and Lemon Gnocchi With Butter Thyme Sauce and Ina's baking an incredible liqueur laced Chocolate Cassis Cake for a girls' night in dinner.

  • Ina’s friends from Los Angeles are coming to town, which gives her the perfect excuse to whip up a classy supper. And while she jokes that they’ll be dinning on boiled water soup and undressed baby greens, she'll really be whipping up a fabulous feast.

  • It’s back to basics on flavor. Ina is testing recipes for a Food Network magazine photo shoot that's happening in New York. The feature is on flavor and every recipe has lots of it. There's Butternut Squash With Curry Condiments, Maple Oatmeal Scones and Lemon Pasta with Roasted Shrimp. Plus, Ina is answering everyone's questions on how to turn the volume in Ask Ina.

  • Ina's making over classic dishes and turning up the volume with new ingredients and cooking methods. By daring to be different Ina transforms dishes with a big flavor payoff. There's Easy Parmesan Risotto, deconstructed Strawberry Shortcakes and a new take on breakfast, Eggs Columbian, a favorite at local cafe and specialty food store Mary's Marvelous.

  • Ina's dear friend and garden designer Edwina VonGal is creating a fragrant kitchen herb box for Ina's garden. In return Ina makes her a delicious portable supper - Lobster Cobb rolls, rice salad and mini orange chocolate chunk cakes. There will be a box for a box exchange at nightfall on the porch.

  • Ina's having dinner with three generations of women and they're breaking out the BBQ for an alfresco party featuring East Hampton clam chowder, sizzling blue cheese burgers, Guacamole salad and make-yourself chocolate and vanilla sundaes.

  • Ina is hosting a surprise dinner party with an Italian theme for a friend. She's sharing her dinner party know-how and strategies, from menu planning and shortcuts to setting the scene with the help of a florist. Recipes include Parmesan Crisps, Rossinis, White Bean and Arugula Salad, Balsamic Roasted Beef, Parmesan Fennel Gratin and for dessert, Limoncello and Ice Cream.

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  • Ina’s friends from Los Angeles are coming to town, which gives her the perfect excuse to whip up a classy supper. And while she jokes that they’ll be dinning on boiled water soup and undressed baby greens, she'll really be whipping up a fabulous feast.

  • Ina and Giada are cooking together for a day of fun and recipe sharing. Ina's welcoming her friend with a Lobster and Potato Salad lunch, then it's two way tutorial time, Giada's making Mascarpone and Lemon Gnocchi With Butter Thyme Sauce and Ina's baking an incredible liqueur laced Chocolate Cassis Cake for a girls' night in dinner.

  • Ina's checking out the hot spots everyone's talking about, starting at The Meatball Shop, where she makes their signature Smash Meatball Sandwich. Then Ina meets a friend for fondue in Cafe Select, a speakeasy-style bar. At All Good Things market, Ina arranges flowers French-style. Back at home it's Cinnamon Baked Doughnuts and Coffee inspired by her adventures.

  • Ina and Giada are cooking together for a day of fun and recipe sharing. Ina's welcoming her friend with a Lobster and Potato Salad lunch, then it's two way tutorial time, Giada's making Mascarpone and Lemon Gnocchi With Butter Thyme Sauce and Ina's baking an incredible liqueur laced Chocolate Cassis Cake for a girls' night in dinner.

  • Ina is conjuring up a dazzling two course dinner in under an hour. With recipes for Mustard Roasted Fish, Dill Fingerling Potatoes, Parmesan Roasted Broccolie and Honey Vanilla Fromage.

  • Ina shares her secret for creating a fabulous fun kids birthday menu including food for parents as well. Decorate it yourself Birthday cake and pissaladiere with two toppings to suit all palettes. Ina's stylist friend Miguel will help set up the party.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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