Tasty traditional American food is on the menu in this show. Classic home made burgers and turkey sausages with delicious fresh corn salad and vegetable coleslaw. The meal is completed with a stunning Flag cake.
A traditional American meal with a thoroughly modern twist. Roast Turkey, Smashed Sweet Potatoes, Spinach Gratin, Croissant Bread Pudding; Everything can be done before the guests arrive. This is Ina Garten's 100% stress free holiday meal.
When Ina's friends come over expecting a simple meal, she loves surprising them with an elegant dinner. Ina makes Beef with Gorgonzola sauce, Baked Potato wedges and sauteed cherry tomatoes, and a strawberry Country Cake that's always a hit!
It's off to the movies with her friends and then back for comforting Penne with Five Cheeses, a Balsamic Onion Salad, Sidecar cocktails and Stewed Berries with Ice Cream for desert. This is a high impact low maintenance meal.
How do you host a perfect dinner party with fantastic food without spending the entire night in the kitchen? Ina Garten has the solution,with Chicken Stew followed by Summer Pudding with Rum Whipped Cream. Ina even has time to make herself a quick lunch.
Ina has the answer to avoiding living in the kitchen when you have houseguests - leftovers! Turning Roasted Salmon into Salmon Salad, and turning an Orange Cake into a Raspberry Orange Trifle. How easy is that?!
Roast Chicken is the perfect dinner. It's so perfect that Ina makes it every friday night for her husband. Ina whips up roast chicken with caramelized roasted vegetables, crispy garlic roasted potatoes and Tiramisu for dessert!
Ina shares the secrets of making a portable picnic for any occassion. Shrimp salad, Pasta Pesto, Tomato and Feta salad and tha tfamous lemon Cake all packed into Chinese Take-Out Containers and colorful bags. Its fun at the beach and no clean up!
Just when Ina's friends Frank & Stephen expect a low key supper-Ina has something else in mind- a fun surprise dinner by the ocean. Ina cooks filet of Beef sandwiches, chilled Gazpacho, Endive and Avocado Salad, Grilled herb shrimp and outrageous brownies.
Salmon Sandwiches, Buffalo wings, Blue Cheese Dip, mouth watering Lemon Bars, Caesar and Carrot Salads - all on the menu for a picnic at the pond. This is portable food at its best. Food that travels well and tastes just as good as when it was made.
French food has a reputation for being a labour of love but Ina knows the secret to making classic French food easy and in record time. Ina proves you don't need a Michelin star to make an authentic French meal. Ina’s good friend Miguel is off to Paris and she’s cooking a meal which will get his taste buds excited about French Bistro cooking. Beef Bourgignon, creamy mustard vinagrette, salad and Kir Royal.
Thanksgiving without turkey is like Ina cooking without butter – not in this life. Ina makes a classic Thanksgiving dinner, turkey with herb and apple stuffing, cranberry fruit conserve, Roasted Brussels sprouts and just when her guests think they’re too full to eat any more Ina presents a Pumpkin banana mousse tart – well it is Thanksgiving one more slice won’t hurt.
Ina's favorite time to entertain is Sunday lunch. It's a no pressure time for a simple meal of Cheddar Corn Chowder, green salad Vinaigrette and Macaroons. Start off with some onion dip, some great friends and you've got a recipe for a great afternoon.
A friend in need is a friend indeed. Ina’s friend T.R Pescod is hosting a party and he’s come to Ina for help. Ina will show him how to shop and cook to create an impressive dinner party with very little effort. Roasted egg plant dip, Baked Virginia Ham, Winter Roasted Vegetables and Lemon Curd – all easy when you know how to make them.
This is the type of winter food that makes you feel cosy a comforting home cooked dinner at its very best.
Roast loin of pork with fennel, and sautéed cabbage, followed by rum raisin pudding. This is real come-in-from-the-cold fireside food.
Ina has the chance to show off the very best produce the Hampton's has to offer. Local corn sautéed in butter served with roast duck and to finish old fashioned apple crisp and home made vanilla ice cream.
Chocolate has always been a real menu pleaser. Ina pulls out all her favourite chocolate recipe moments. Chocolate white chocolate chunk cookies, Truffles, Tiramasui, chocolate brownies and for the more health conscious chocolate dipped strawberries.
It's back to basics on comfort food for company. If you are having people over for dinner the shortcut to making them feel right at home is to serve comfort food. It's warming, delicious, totally unexpected, and always works. Ina makes a comfort dinner to go for a friend who is renovating her kitchen. On the menu: Company Pot Roast and Baked Potatoes With Yogurt and Sour Cream Dressing. This is comfort food for company with the volume turned up.