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Season 14, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: Bread Winners

Ina Garten is turning her attention to all kinds of bread and dishes that feature it. She starts with the most delicious quick bread you'll ever bake, foolproof Irish Guinness Brown Bread. Breadcrumbs take the spotlight in her luxurious Fish and Lobster Cakes, and her Camembert and Prosciutto Tartines are open-faced sandwiches with the volume turned up. There's even bread in Ina's layered dessert, Peach and Berry Summer Pudding. Legendary chef Wolfgang Puck shows how to turn two humble slices of walnut bread into the ultimate Lobster Club Sandwich.

Friday
Nov 8
11am | 10c
Season 17, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Store-Bought Is Fine

Store-bought ingredients pass the test for Ina Garten as she makes sweets, treats and more. Ready-made shortcuts wow in her Raspberry Baked Alaska with Fresh Raspberry Sauce, and she takes Turkey Sandwiches with Brussels Sprouts Slaw to the next level. Jarred marinara sauce is the convenient secret to her Roasted Eggplant Parmesan, and she makes Sweet Red Pepper Hummus that's a party-worthy, pantry-to-table triumph.

Friday
Nov 8
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 8
12pm | 11c
Season 14, Episode 7

Cook Like a Pro: Simply French

Ina Garten is focusing on easy French food that you can make at home. First, her Easy Coquilles Saint Jacques is a typical French bistro take on scallops. A classic French cheese board that includes Herbed Goat Cheese and a toasted baguette is perfectly paired with Ina's Green Salad with the Ultimate French Vinaigrette. Her fancy Raspberry Tart only looks difficult to make, and a French 75 cocktail will make you think you're in France. World-famous chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud shares the secret to a perfect French Charcuterie Platter.

Saturday
Nov 9
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Nov 10
12pm | 11c
Season 11, Episode 3

Bread and Butter

Ina's on a nonstop bread adventure with her friend Eli Zabar, the bread guru. For lunch there's Fennel and Garlic Shrimp, perfect to eat with his Country Bread, he's sharing the secret recipe, and Ina's using it in delicious Provencal Cherry Tomato Gratin. Then she's assembling a beautiful bread basket and in a meeting of their two passions, they're having a bread and butter tasting.

Sunday
Nov 10
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
Nov 15
10am | 9c
Season 10, Episode 1

Cocktails for a Crowd

Ina's hosting a fundraiser at the barn for the East Hampton Historical Society and is sharing her blueprint for a foolproof cocktail party. From invitations to store bought cheats, this is entertaining made easy. With recipes for Caramelized Bacon, Potato Basil Frittata Squares, Roasted Shrimp With Green Goddess Dressing and a Champagne Cocktail Bar.

Friday
Nov 15
10:30am | 9:30c
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 15
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Nov 15
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 15, Episode 8

Cook Like a Pro: Mary Poppins Show

Ina Garten hosts an incredible Mary Poppins reunion sharing cooking secrets and making a British-style Sunday lunch for her friends who produced, directed and acted in the new movie. She shows Emily Blunt her foolproof Roasted Capon recipe and Emily shows her how to make her Perfect Roast Potatoes. There's a Roasted Haricots Verts master class for Lin-Manuel Miranda who's helping Hollywood director and producer duo Rob Marshall and John DeLuca mix up Pomegranate Gimlet cocktails. Dessert Meringue Clouds round off a magical Mary Poppins-inspired table setting.

Friday
Nov 15
12pm | 11c
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.

Saturday
Nov 16
8am | 7c
Season 17, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: Thanksgiving New Ideas

Ina Garten is giving traditional Thanksgiving dinner dishes a modern twist. To start, it's out with the big bird and in with Tuscan Turkey Roulade, which is easy to make and carve. For side dishes, Ina makes Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes and one-pan Thanksgiving Roasted Vegetables. Finally, her dazzling holiday dessert is Pumpkin Flan with Maple Caramel.

Sunday
Nov 17
12pm | 11c
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 22
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Nov 22
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 22
11am | 10c
Season 17, Episode 4

Cook Like a Pro: Thanksgiving New Ideas

Ina Garten is giving traditional Thanksgiving dinner dishes a modern twist. To start, it's out with the big bird and in with Tuscan Turkey Roulade, which is easy to make and carve. For side dishes, Ina makes Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes and one-pan Thanksgiving Roasted Vegetables. Finally, her dazzling holiday dessert is Pumpkin Flan with Maple Caramel.

Friday
Nov 22
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 14, Episode 5

Cook Like a Pro: Good Vanilla

For Ina Garten, good vanilla extract makes all the difference. That's why she makes her own Home Made Extract and then uses it in a showstopping Vanilla Rum Panna Cotta with Salted Caramel. She whips up a batch of Vanilla Shortbread Hearts with a vanilla glaze and bakes her moist and delicious Vanilla Cream Cheese Pound Cake. Finally, a cup of White Hot Chocolate hits the spot.

Friday
Nov 22
12pm | 11c
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 23
8am | 7c
Season 17, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Italian

Ina Garten is sharing all her secrets and pro tips for Italian dishes. She starts with a fabulous two-fer, Tomato Eggplant Soup, and the leftovers become Baked Pasta with Tomatoes and Eggplant. Then she makes Flounder Milanese topped with Arugula Salad and Lemon Vinaigrette for a modern twist on a classic. Italian ingredients shine in her Kale Salad with Pancetta and Pecorino, and finally, Ina makes a cocktail to toast all things Italian, the Limoncello Vodka Collins.

Sunday
Nov 24
12pm | 11c
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
Nov 29
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 6

Cook Like a Pro: Tipsy Desserts

Dessert is good, but for Ina Garten, tipsy desserts are even better. She uses sparkling white wine to add a little zing to Moscato Poached Fruit that can be made in advance. Bourbon is the secret to her decadent Bourbon Honey Cake, and Armagnac brandy is magical in Ina's Plum Clafoutis. A refreshing Campari and Orange Granita takes dessert to a new level, and Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten shows how to make Chocolate Rum Pudding with Candied Violets.

Friday
Nov 29
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 29
12pm | 11c
Season 17, Episode 1

Cook Like a Pro: Store-Bought Is Fine

Store-bought ingredients pass the test for Ina Garten as she makes sweets, treats and more. Ready-made shortcuts wow in her Raspberry Baked Alaska with Fresh Raspberry Sauce, and she takes Turkey Sandwiches with Brussels Sprouts Slaw to the next level. Jarred marinara sauce is the convenient secret to her Roasted Eggplant Parmesan, and she makes Sweet Red Pepper Hummus that's a party-worthy, pantry-to-table triumph.

Friday
Nov 29
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 17, Episode 2

Cook Like a Pro: Italian

Ina Garten is sharing all her secrets and pro tips for Italian dishes. She starts with a fabulous two-fer, Tomato Eggplant Soup, and the leftovers become Baked Pasta with Tomatoes and Eggplant. Then she makes Flounder Milanese topped with Arugula Salad and Lemon Vinaigrette for a modern twist on a classic. Italian ingredients shine in her Kale Salad with Pancetta and Pecorino, and finally, Ina makes a cocktail to toast all things Italian, the Limoncello Vodka Collins.

Saturday
Nov 30
8am | 7c
Season 17, Episode 6

Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Entertaining

Ina Garten is entertaining, and she's taking the pressure off with all make-ahead dishes. She starts with two easy appetizers, Mustard and Gruyere Batons and Warm Dates with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto. Her main course is Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Steamed Couscous, and she whips up a Decadent Chocolate Cake for dessert. Ina also shakes up a classic cocktail with the Dukes Cosmopolitan.

Sunday
Dec 1
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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Ina Garten

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

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Caramelized Bacon

Potato Basil Frittata Squares

Make-Ahead Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Root Vegetable Gratin

Emily's Roast Potatoes

Chicken with Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato

Red Berry Trifle

Tagliarelle with Truffle Butter

Roast Turkey with Truffle Butter

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Baked Brie

Israeli Vegetable Salad

Chicken Marbella, Updated

Perfect Pie Crust

Roasted Parsnips and Carrots

Sausage and Herb Stuffing

Raspberry Roasted Applesauce

Chocolate Pecan Scones

Plain Pound Cake

Sauteed Shredded Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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