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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
Feb 6
7am | 6c
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
Feb 6
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Sunday
Feb 14
7am | 6c
Season 12, Episode 2

Cooking for Jeffrey: Deans for Dinner

Ina Garten's throwing a celebration meal for her friend Deborah Berke, who has been named the Dean of the Yale Architecture School. She's making a sensational Paella Salad, a platter of Goat Cheese, English Oat Crackers and Fig Preserves, and a pitcher of seriously good Rose Sangria.

Sunday
Feb 14
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

Cooking for Jeffrey: Pizza Pronto

It's a Barefoot backyard cooking adventure, as Ina Garten's husband, Jeffrey, takes a pizza making class in a fabulous food truck! He learns to make a White Pizza with Zucchini, Charred Red Onions and Garlic Ricotta, while Ina prepares a platter of Arugula with Prosciutto and Burrata and a Limoncello Ricotta Cheesecake to go with it.

Sunday
Feb 14
8am | 7c
Season 12, Episode 5

Cooking for Jeffrey: Back to School Surprise

Jeffrey is going back to school after a long vacation, so Ina Garten prepares an alfresco dinner. There's Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops, Couscous With Pine Nuts and Mint, and Roasted Vine Tomatoes, as well as a gorgeous Greek Mezze Platter with Marinated Herbed Feta, Pita Chips and store-bought goodies.

Sunday
Feb 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 12, Episode 4

Cooking for Jeffrey: It Must Be Friday

It's Friday, and that means two things: Jeffrey's coming home and chicken for dinner! Ina Garten's shaking things up, making Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken and serving it with amped-up Roasted Broccolini on the side. For dessert, it's Raspberry Rhubarb Crostata with ice cream.

Sunday
Feb 14
9am | 8c
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.

Sunday
Feb 14
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Saturday
Feb 20
7am | 6c
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
Feb 20
7:30am | 6:30c
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
Feb 27
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 3

Cook Like a Pro: No Sides Required

Ina Garten is serving up filling meals with absolutely no side dishes required. She starts with Lamb Shanks and Orzo, a one-pot meal worthy of any dinner party. She reveals the trick to foolproof dough for stunning Smoked Salmon Pizzas and makes Roast Chicken Cobb Salad, an easy and elegant mashup that's perfect for casual entertaining. Finally, she prepares Baked Polenta with Mushrooms and Blue Cheese for a comforting dinner.

Saturday
Feb 27
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Saturday
Mar 6
7am | 6c
Season 18, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Best in Class

Ina Garten shares best-in-class dishes with the volume turned up. She revamps a breakfast favorite, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Figs, then combines two winners in Caesar-Roasted Swordfish. Plus, Ina makes an amazing party dessert, Vanilla Brioche Bread Pudding, and takes the cheese course to the next level with Stilton and Pears with Roasted Plum Chutney.

Saturday
Mar 6
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
Mar 13
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 5

Cook Like a Pro: Perfect Pastry

Ina Garten shares tips and ideas for cooking with sweet, savory and even store-bought pastry. She starts with her foolproof Sweet Pastry Dough for a showstopping French Fig Tart. She uses a shortcut to make Spinach in Puff Pastry, and her Cacio e Pepe Cheese Puffs are irresistible appetizers. Ina finishes her pastry extravaganza with Warm Goat Cheese in Phyllo.

Saturday
Mar 13
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 17, Episode 3

Cook Like a Pro: Turn Up the Volume

Ina Garten is turning up the volume on flavor, starting with the creamy hummus she pairs with her chunky Israeli Vegetable Salad. Chicken Marbella Updated is a dinner party classic made over, and Ina's Chocolate Pecan Scones are a sweet indulgence worthy of any brunch party. Finally, she makes Raspberry Roasted Applesauce, a simple and divine dessert with concentrated flavors.

Saturday
Mar 20
7am | 6c
Season 17, Episode 5

Cook Like a Pro: Spicy

Some like it hot, and some like it spicy, so Ina Garten is making dishes to please both. She starts with an exotic Lamb and Chickpea Curry made with a fragrant mix of spices, and her Lobster Corn Fritters are paired with creamy sriracha sauce. Ina makes Sweet Potato Empanadas with Chipotle Chile for kick, and her Sauteed Shishito Peppers are both fiery and fast.

Saturday
Mar 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 5

Birthday Boat Party

Ina is setting sail down the Hudson River to celebrate a friend's birthday. They're providing the boat and she's bringing fantastic portable food, like Hot Smoked Salmon, Fresh Dill Sauce and Carrot Cake With Ginger Mascarpone Frosting. Plus, she's sharing foolproof picnic strategies guaranteed to make any alfresco celebration a huge success!

Saturday
Mar 27
7am | 6c
Season 18, Episode 3

Cook Like a Pro: Jeffrey's Faves

Ina Garten celebrates Jeffrey's favorite foods, starting with Fried Chicken Sandwiches, perfect for kick-starting the weekend, and an incredible canape of Salmon Cured with Dill and Pernod. On the sweet front, Jeffrey can't resist Coffee Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches. Then, he's in the kitchen brewing coffee like a pro, and Ina turns it into his number one drink, Italian Iced Coffee.

Saturday
Mar 27
7:30am | 6:30c

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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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