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Season 16, Episode 3

Cook Like a Pro: Tex-Mex Entertaining

Ina Garten has all the bases covered when it comes to Tex-Mex entertaining. She makes a light and airy Tres Leches Cake with Berries and Make Ahead Whipped Cream, and her crowd-pleasing Pork Posole is a spicy, all-in-one main course piled high with fixings. Fiesta Corn and Avocado Salad is an easy first course that also works as a side dish or salsa. Finally, Ina raises her glass to cocktail hour with the fire and ice of frosty Jalapeno Margaritas, shaken like a pro!

Saturday
Jun 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 16, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Seafood

Ina Garten is sharing all her seafood secrets and pro tips, starting with her recipe for Cioppino, a satisfying one-pot stew with cod, shrimp, scallops and mussels. Her Bay Scallops Ceviche with marinated, raw scallops is an easy, no-cook appetizer, and Salmon with Melting Cherry Tomatoes is a fast and foolproof dinner. Ina wraps things up with a perfect high-low mix of Warm Lobster Rolls, a classic with the volume turned up.

Saturday
Jun 26
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 6

Cook Like a Pro: Portable Food

It's food on the move with Ina Garten as she shares pro tips for perfect portable eats. She makes moist Lemon Poppy Seed Cake for an afternoon snack at work and Tomato Mozzarella Pan Bagnat -- a fantastic Provencal sandwich -- for lunch on the go. Charlie Bird's Farro Salad with Lemon Dressing is Ina's answer when the question is what to take to a potluck party, and her Fresh Blueberry Rhubarb Jam makes a sweet gift for any occasion.

Saturday
Jun 26
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 18, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Only Oranges

It's all about oranges as Ina Garten shares some favorite recipes with this magic ingredient. They unleash the flavor in amazing Roast Duck Breast with Dried Cherries and Port and make dainty Orange French Lace Cookies super special. Oranges add another dimension to Wild Rice Salad, and the citrus in Fig and Goat Cheese Bruschettas takes everything to the next level.

Saturday
Jul 3
7am | 6c
Season 18, Episode 8

Cook Like a Pro: Just Desserts

Ina Garten showcases incredible desserts, and there's something for everyone. For chocolate lovers, a decadent and glamorous Chocolate Cake with Mocha Frosting has a real wow factor. On the fruit front, there's sophisticated, French-inspired Prunes in Armagnac. Finally, a crazy-delicious Salted Caramel Sundae with peanut-caramel popcorn and rich chocolate sauce is an American classic with the volume turned up.

Saturday
Jul 3
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Chicken

It's all about chicken as Ina Garten shares her kitchen tips and professional strategies for Roasted Chicken with Radishes, from trussing the bird to carving it. Then, there's a delicious twist on a classic with Chicken and Spinach Waldorf Salad, featuring juicy roasted chicken breasts. Finally, the volume is turned right up on Truffled Chicken Liver Mousse.

Saturday
Jul 10
7am | 6c
Season 13, Episode 8

Cook Like a Pro: Roasted Vegetables

Ina Garten, the queen of roasted vegetables, spills the beans on how to roast like a pro, starting with Butternut Squash Hummus. Then, British-based restaurateur and chef Yotam Ottolenghi gives the lowdown on picture-perfect Roasted Baby Vegetables with Sumac and Yogurt. Next, two delectable Spanish recipes: Roasted Vegetable Paella and chef Jose Andre's roasted Escalavida Catalana. Finally, Ina makes Roast Potato and Fennel Soup and her ultimate side dish: Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower.

Saturday
Jul 10
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 11, Episode 5

Potluck Party

Ina's sharing potluck party secrets with local farmers Katie and Amanda, who are throwing a start of season bash. There's Tomato Soup With Cheese Croutons for lunch, then a master class in Grilled Lemon Chicken With Broccoli and Bow Tie Pasta, crowd pleasing Wheat Berry and Farro Salad and an incredible food table setting down at the farm.

Saturday
Jul 17
7am | 6c
Season 18, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: French to Make at Home

Ina Garten has all the tricks for cooking French at home with secrets to a showstopping Summer Filet of Beef with Bearnaise Mayonnaise, an Endive, Orange and Roquefort Salad that tastes as good as it looks and an elegant, easy bistro-style Prune Armagnac Clafouti. Then Ina turns up the volume on the cheese course with ideas for Baked Brie and Warm Goat Cheese, plus an incredible Warm Vacherin.

Saturday
Jul 17
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Saturday
Jul 24
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Good Grilling

Ina Garten is fired up and sharing her advice for grilling and barbecuing like a pro. To start, hot coals work their magic on her Tuscan Grilled Cornish Hens, and she amps up the flavor on Foolproof Ribs with Barbecue Sauce. Her flame-grilled Smoky Eggplant Dip features yogurt and mint, and her husband Jeffrey can't resist her Grilled Oysters with Lemon Dill Butter.

Saturday
Jul 24
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Weeknight Dinners

Ina Garten's got weeknight dinners covered, pro-style! There are Roasted Salmon Tacos with avocado salsa and a super quick slaw, then Cider Roasted Pork Tenderloin with an incredible make-ahead marinade and served with Fig Chutney. Garlic and Herb Roasted Shrimp are a one-pan wonder, then chef April Bloomfield reveals her go-to, off-duty weeknight dinner: an Oven-Baked Three Cheese Sandwich. Finally, Ina makes five-minute Lemon Capellini.

Saturday
Jul 31
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Farm Stand

It's all about farm-to-table cooking for Ina Garten's spring feast, with a dinner, side dish, salad and dessert inspired by the farm stand. There's amazing Rosemary Rack of Lamb with Easy Tzatziki and Parmesan Roasted Zucchini, which are great for entertaining in the spring or any time of year. Then Ina's hitting the farm stand and making Fresh Corn Pancakes and an easy Tuscan Tomato and Bread Salad with a Red Wine Vinaigrette. For a sweet finish, she makes Fresh Berries and Sweet Ricotta with Raspberry and Blackberry Sauce.

Saturday
Jul 31
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: Fearless Food

Ina Garten is tackling daunting dishes with easy techniques, from a perfectly risen Souffle a L'Orange to overcoming pastry fears with her totally professional-looking Anna's Tomato Tart. Super chef Jose Andres has an amazing trick for separating eggs, then there's foolproof caramel for irresistible Caramel Salted Nuts.

Saturday
Aug 7
7am | 6c
Season 13, Episode 5

Cook Like a Pro: Eggs

It's eggs all the way in an incredible master class, featuring them both soft boiled and in the dressing of a fantastic Caesar Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon. Egg whites are whipped to perfection for a Pavlova Fruit Tart, then there's foolproof Truffled Scrambled Eggs. She makes Eggs Benedict with an Easy Hollandaise Sauce just like a pro, and super chef Jose Andres reveals the secret of his perfectly fried eggs.

Saturday
Aug 7
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 14, Episode 8

Cook Like a Pro: American Classics

Ina Garten is finding new ways to turn the volume up on American classics. She starts by combining coffee chipotle chili powder and red pepper flakes for a spicy dry rub on Grilled New York Strip Steaks, and she cools things off with a Crunchy Iceberg Salad with Creamy Blue Cheese. Ina uses buttermilk for foolproof Fried Chicken and takes a clever shortcut with Peanut Butter and Fudge Ice Cream Sandwiches. For cocktail hour, she mixes up Dark Rum Southsides, and Chef Bobby Flay shows how to make a very grown-up Vanilla Caramel Bourbon Milkshake.

Saturday
Aug 14
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Breakfast

For Ina Garten, a no-fuss, make-ahead breakfast is the best way to start the day. Her Raspberry Baked French Toast is perfect for welcoming company, and her Mini Italian Frittatas only need to be warmed up before serving. Ina shares her secrets to moist Blueberry Bran Muffins, whips up a batch of Orange Marmalade Butter and lays out an impressive Breakfast Smoked Salmon Platter with a pitcher of Virgin Marys. Deliciously light Fresh Fruit with Honey Vanilla Yogurt completes the make-ahead breakfast lineup.

Saturday
Aug 14
7:30am | 6:30c
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
Aug 21
7am | 6c
Season 15, Episode 3

Cook Like a Pro: Beefed Up

Ina Garten is setting her sights on beef and sharing her tips for preparing it roasted, ground, sliced, sauteed and seared just like a pro. She starts with the perfect steak, an easy and elegant Filet Mignon with Mustard and Mushrooms. Then she turns humble ground beef into the most delicious Individual Meatloaves, and there's even beef for breakfast in Roast Beef Hash with Eggs. For a stellar first course, Ina makes Filet of Beef Carpaccio sliced wafer thin.

Saturday
Aug 21
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 14, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Parmesan

It's all Parmesan all the time in Ina Garten's kitchen. Crispy, delicious Lemon Parmesan Chicken gets a double hit of the flavorful cheese, and it adds the wow factor to Ina's Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage. Parmesan can take both side dishes and salads to a whole new level, as Ina shows with Parmesan Chive Smashed Potatoes and Celery and Parmesan Salad. It also stars in three of her easiest canapes: Parmesan Shards, Parmesan Crisps, and Parmesan and Chipotle Popcorn.

Saturday
Aug 28
7am | 6c
Season 15, Episode 6

Cook Like a Pro: Cocktail Party Rules

Ina Garten's sharing her recipe for pulling off a perfect cocktail party, so get the invitations ready. Her spread includes five incredible appetizers, starting with crazy-delicious Roasted Shrimp Cocktail Louis and elegant and easy no-cook Herbed Fromage Blanc, which is simple to make for entertaining a crowd. Then she prepares Lamb Sausage in Puff Pastry and Zucchini and Gruyere Frittata Squares, all washed down with an ice cold Classic Daiquiri. Ina also reveals pro tips for everything from shortcut hors d'oeuvres to how to send out the invites and the best way to set up the bar and food table.

Saturday
Aug 28
7:30am | 6:30c

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