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Season 1, Episode 5

Thanksgiving Countdown

Ina is revealing her foolproof countdown to the holiday meal with recipes for Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, Sausage and Herb Stuffing, Homemade Gravy and Celery Root and Apple Puree.

Friday
Nov 2
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 20

Thanksgiving Pot Luck

It's back to basics on Thanksgiving pot luck parties. There's a foolproof no stress Turkey Roulade, with easy sides; Roasted Vegetables With Simple String Beans and the classics with the volume turned up, Cranberry Conserve and Homemade Gravy. Then for dessert, Gingerbread Cupcakes With Orange Frosting plus a festive table setting by Ina's new stylist Robert Ruffino.

Friday
Nov 2
11am | 10c
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
Nov 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Thanksgiving 2.0

It's out with the old and in with the new as the Barefoot Contessa gets back to basics and shakes up Thanksgiving. She's roasting a delicious Turkey With Truffle Butter with her friend Sarah Chase. Then she's turning up the volume on stuffing and sides with incredible Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms. There are three dazzling table settings and from fast appetizers, gravy, roasted Brussels sprouts to fabulous Turkey Hashed Browns, she's got answers for your thanksgiving questions in Ask Ina.

Friday
Nov 2
12pm | 11c
Season 15, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Easy High Low

Ina Garten loves mixing fancy and casual fare, and she's sharing her secrets to this winning mashup of high and low. She takes everyday Potato and Celery Root Puree over the top with truffle butter and serves it with stunning Seared Scallops. Then she pairs an elegant Roast Filet of Beef with simple Mustard Mayo Horseradish and Crusty Baked Potatoes with Whipped Feta. Finally, she adds a little fizz to dessert with an awesome Raspberry and Cream Sgroppino.

Saturday
Nov 3
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Salads for Four Seasons

Ina Garten is sharing her pro tips for sensational salads for every season. For an all-in-one spring dinner, her Crispy Mustard Chicken and Frisee Salad is unbeatable, and Tarragon Shrimp Salad is perfect for an easy and delicious summer lunch. Then for autumn, Ina makes Faro Tabbouleh with Feta, a twist on a classic dish, and her Tricolore Salad with Orange is an incredible winter side dish.

Sunday
Nov 4
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 15, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Easy High Low

Ina Garten loves mixing fancy and casual fare, and she's sharing her secrets to this winning mashup of high and low. She takes everyday Potato and Celery Root Puree over the top with truffle butter and serves it with stunning Seared Scallops. Then she pairs an elegant Roast Filet of Beef with simple Mustard Mayo Horseradish and Crusty Baked Potatoes with Whipped Feta. Finally, she adds a little fizz to dessert with an awesome Raspberry and Cream Sgroppino.

Friday
Nov 9
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 15, Episode 5

Cook Like a Pro: Good Ingredients

Ina Garten shares recipes that use her favorite good ingredients starting with good chocolate in her Chocolate Pecan Meringue Torte. Next, good maple syrup and lemon are turned into sublime side dishes including Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash as well as Tuscan Roasted Potatoes and Lemon. Good mustard is the magic ingredient in her Crispy Chicken Thighs with Mustard Sauce that are good enough for company. Finally, good salt is the secret to her Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies -- officially Ina's favorite cookies ever.

Saturday
Nov 10
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Thanksgiving

Ina Garten is sharing pro tips on pulling off the ultimate make-ahead, low-stress Thanksgiving feast. She's preparing Accidental Make-Ahead Turkey where all the cooking and carving are done in advance, there's wonderful Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy with Onions and Sage, an incredible Leek and Artichoke Bread Pudding and two fabulous sides -- Sweet Potato Puree and the easiest Peas and Pancetta. Thanksgiving has never been so effortless and easy.

Sunday
Nov 11
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 15, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Thanksgiving

Ina Garten is sharing pro tips on pulling off the ultimate make-ahead, low-stress Thanksgiving feast. She's preparing Accidental Make-Ahead Turkey where all the cooking and carving are done in advance, there's wonderful Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy with Onions and Sage, an incredible Leek and Artichoke Bread Pudding and two fabulous sides -- Sweet Potato Puree and the easiest Peas and Pancetta. Thanksgiving has never been so effortless and easy.

Friday
Nov 16
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 15, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Salads for Four Seasons

Ina Garten is sharing her pro tips for sensational salads for every season. For an all-in-one spring dinner, her Crispy Mustard Chicken and Frisee Salad is unbeatable, and Tarragon Shrimp Salad is perfect for an easy and delicious summer lunch. Then for autumn, Ina makes Faro Tabbouleh with Feta, a twist on a classic dish, and her Tricolore Salad with Orange is an incredible winter side dish.

Saturday
Nov 17
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Thanksgiving

Ina Garten is sharing pro tips on pulling off the ultimate make-ahead, low-stress Thanksgiving feast. She's preparing Accidental Make-Ahead Turkey where all the cooking and carving are done in advance, there's wonderful Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy with Onions and Sage, an incredible Leek and Artichoke Bread Pudding and two fabulous sides -- Sweet Potato Puree and the easiest Peas and Pancetta. Thanksgiving has never been so effortless and easy.

Saturday
Nov 17
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 10

Thanksgiving 2.0

It's out with the old and in with the new as the Barefoot Contessa gets back to basics and shakes up Thanksgiving. She's roasting a delicious Turkey With Truffle Butter with her friend Sarah Chase. Then she's turning up the volume on stuffing and sides with incredible Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms. There are three dazzling table settings and from fast appetizers, gravy, roasted Brussels sprouts to fabulous Turkey Hashed Browns, she's got answers for your thanksgiving questions in Ask Ina.

Saturday
Nov 17
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 0, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Thanksgiving Sides

Ina Garten's favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal is the side dishes, and she's leaving no vegetable unturned for side dishes that will steal the spotlight at the big feast. There's everything from Mushroom and Leek Bread Pudding with Homemade Gravy and Cranberry Fruit Conserve to Haricots Verts with Dill and Hazelnuts. Then she shares tasty ideas for Sauteed Brussels Sprouts and Bacon, plus Celery Root and Apple Puree. Ina starts with Classic Mashed Potatoes and takes them in three new directions: Truffled Mashed Potatoes, Parmesan Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Mashed Potatoes. In the oven, a colorful Roasted Beet, Butternut Squash and Apple Salad bakes along with a make-ahead Root Vegetable Gratin. There are even some cool, side-inspired table setting ideas. Ina also asks friends to reveal their must-have Thanksgiving sides. For Nigella Lawson, its Red Cabbage with Pomegranate, and Chef Marcus Samuelsson has to have his Killer Collards. Ina's biggest fan, actress Jennifer Garner, makes her grandmother Exie Mae Garner's Sweet Potato Casserole in an episode of her "Pretend Cooking Show" shot especially for Ina.

Saturday
Nov 17
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Thanksgiving Sides

Ina Garten's favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal is the side dishes, and she's leaving no vegetable unturned for side dishes that will steal the spotlight at the big feast. There's everything from Mushroom and Leek Bread Pudding with Homemade Gravy and Cranberry Fruit Conserve to Haricots Verts with Dill and Hazelnuts. Then she shares tasty ideas for Sauteed Brussels Sprouts and Bacon, plus Celery Root and Apple Puree. Ina starts with Classic Mashed Potatoes and takes them in three new directions: Truffled Mashed Potatoes, Parmesan Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Mashed Potatoes. In the oven, a colorful Roasted Beet, Butternut Squash and Apple Salad bakes along with a make-ahead Root Vegetable Gratin. There are even some cool, side-inspired table setting ideas. Ina also asks friends to reveal their must-have Thanksgiving sides. For Nigella Lawson, its Red Cabbage with Pomegranate, and Chef Marcus Samuelsson has to have his Killer Collards. Ina's biggest fan, actress Jennifer Garner, makes her grandmother Exie Mae Garner's Sweet Potato Casserole in an episode of her "Pretend Cooking Show" shot especially for Ina.

Sunday
Nov 18
3am | 2c
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.

Sunday
Nov 18
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 0, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Thanksgiving Sides

Ina Garten's favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal is the side dishes, and she's leaving no vegetable unturned for side dishes that will steal the spotlight at the big feast. There's everything from Mushroom and Leek Bread Pudding with Homemade Gravy and Cranberry Fruit Conserve to Haricots Verts with Dill and Hazelnuts. Then she shares tasty ideas for Sauteed Brussels Sprouts and Bacon, plus Celery Root and Apple Puree. Ina starts with Classic Mashed Potatoes and takes them in three new directions: Truffled Mashed Potatoes, Parmesan Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Mashed Potatoes. In the oven, a colorful Roasted Beet, Butternut Squash and Apple Salad bakes along with a make-ahead Root Vegetable Gratin. There are even some cool, side-inspired table setting ideas. Ina also asks friends to reveal their must-have Thanksgiving sides. For Nigella Lawson, its Red Cabbage with Pomegranate, and Chef Marcus Samuelsson has to have his Killer Collards. Ina's biggest fan, actress Jennifer Garner, makes her grandmother Exie Mae Garner's Sweet Potato Casserole in an episode of her "Pretend Cooking Show" shot especially for Ina.

Sunday
Nov 18
1pm | 12c
Season 15, Episode 5

Cook Like a Pro: Good Ingredients

Ina Garten shares recipes that use her favorite good ingredients starting with good chocolate in her Chocolate Pecan Meringue Torte. Next, good maple syrup and lemon are turned into sublime side dishes including Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash as well as Tuscan Roasted Potatoes and Lemon. Good mustard is the magic ingredient in her Crispy Chicken Thighs with Mustard Sauce that are good enough for company. Finally, good salt is the secret to her Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies -- officially Ina's favorite cookies ever.

Friday
Nov 23
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.

Saturday
Nov 24
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Nov 25
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 15, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Salads for Four Seasons

Ina Garten is sharing her pro tips for sensational salads for every season. For an all-in-one spring dinner, her Crispy Mustard Chicken and Frisee Salad is unbeatable, and Tarragon Shrimp Salad is perfect for an easy and delicious summer lunch. Then for autumn, Ina makes Faro Tabbouleh with Feta, a twist on a classic dish, and her Tricolore Salad with Orange is an incredible winter side dish.

Friday
Nov 30
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
Dec 1
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Celebration Sides

Ina Garten is shaking up the classics and sharing a fresh look at side dishes for a stunning holiday meal. Her centerpiece is a foolproof English Rib Roast, and she reveals her tricks for getting it right every time. Her sides include Orange Braised Carrots and Parsnips, Roasted Broccoli with Panko Gremolata, make-ahead Mashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta.

Sunday
Dec 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Perfect Holiday Dinner

Just because you're on a budget doesn't mean you can't create a fantastic winter meal good enough for company. Ina is creating a menu for a student-entertaining blog site featuring Chicken With Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato, Tagliatelle With Truffle Butter, Roasted Parsnips and Carrots, Red Berry Trifle, Plain Pound Cake and Cognac Cream. This is back to basics on dazzling entertaining on a shoe string.

Friday
Dec 7
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 0, Episode 4

A Barefoot Holiday

It's the week before the holidays and Ina Garten and her husband, Jeffrey, are on a getaway in the Berkshires with friends, kicking off the festive season with a great winter weekend of snowy food and fun. Then, on Christmas Eve back in East Hampton, Ina's throwing a fabulous Berkshires-inspired lunch for friends, and the holiday magic happens with a festive midnight feast for two.

Friday
Dec 7
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Dec 7
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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