Just when everyone's expecting burgers and hot dogs Ina Garten puts the BBQ to the test & makes pizza's right on the grill. This is a help yourself and cook your own dinner. While Ina supplies the dough and toppings the guest assemble their own pizza.
Ina Garten celebrates her 35th wedding anniversary with her husband Jeffrey at their home in the Hamptons with a nostalgic meal updated to present day.
Patricia Wells has lost 30 pounds no easy task when you're a famous gourmet cook living in Paris surrounded by tempting french delights. The newly svelte Patricia Wells visits Ina in the Hampton's & together they embark on a 24 hour low fat cooking regime.
When the pressures on, Ina needs to pull a meal together in record time. This is a menu planning and making in advance, two weeks in advance - now that's organized! This is freezer friendly food. Turkey Lasagna, Pesto, Palmiers, Mango Daquiris and Hot White Chocolate and Frozen Berries. On the day, all Ina has to do is defrost and heat up!
Sunshine food means foods that's lighter with great colour and flavour. Smoked salmon spread & toasted baguettes served with peaches and sauternes or how about Shrimp linguine with meringues with crème cassis and raspberries.
A scorching day in the Hamptons means only one thing, a beach BBQ. Join Ina for delicious portable picnic food BBQ chicken cooked at the beach, schezuan noodles, broccoli and garlic and samores assembled and melted over the BBQ. Plus, three ice cream toppings perfect for a summers day.
Bring a bottle of olive oil and some parmesan!. Ina's Italian importer friend is coming to dinner and she's making an Italian feast. Tuscan white bean soup, herbed roast leg of lamb, roasted fennel and summer fruits with vanilla mascapone.
Ina shares all her catering secrets when she hosts a book party for a friend. Cheddar cheese a chutney brioche, Tuna tartare, smoked salmon tea sandwiches and cup cakes decorated with pansies. There will be no hungry guests and time to enjoy the party.
It all starts with one lemon and garlic roast chicken served with baby leaf with crispy bacon and parmesan salad which lives on to become chicken stock and chicken tabbouleh salad. Ina invites her garden designer friend to decorate the garden.
Ina and her Bridge party friends decide to ditch the chips and dip in favour of a pot luck party. Everyone gets a course and everyone picks one of Ina's foolproof recipes. Ina makes individual vegetable pot pies but what will everyone else make?
Turkey doesn't have to be saved for Thanksgiving it's a delicious meal all year round. Ina creates two menus from one turkey a casual midweek supper with friends on the menu Herbed Butter Roast Turkey, Thyme Popover, Vegetable Tian and Crème Brule.
Ina is hosting a delicious Sunday brunch party for a group of weekend guests
On the menu banana crunch muffins, vanilla yogurt with fruit, Bloody Mary, Smoked salmon fritatta and marmalade butter. This is weekend laid back food made in advance.
Ina is hosting a dinner party Friday night but has no time to make dinner. So she creates a menu that can be made in advance. Zucchini Vichyssoise, Rosemary Polenta, Chicken with Morels and Coconut Macaroons served with iced coffee.
Ina's friend is hosting an art exhibition and needs a menu that can stand the test of time and can be eaten from a napkin. Grilled lemon chicken with a satay dip, cheese straws, cheese platter and spanokopita and edible topiaries.
A three course breakfast is guaranteed to impress the one you love. Ina's husband Jeffrey has been away and she's making him a welcome home breakfast. Freshly baked brioche, Strawberry Jam, blood orange mimosa,fruit crunch sundaes and hot chocolate.
It's Ina's friend Robert Stillin Birthday and she's making him a special Birthday dinner. Rack of Lamb Pissaldiere, Potato and Fennel Gratin, Sautéed Carrots and Coeur a La Crème with fruit sauce. This is a perfect gift for the man who has everything.
Ina shares her secret for creating a fabulous fun kids birthday menu including food for parents as well. Decorate it yourself Birthday cake and pissaladiere with two toppings to suit all palettes. Ina's stylist friend Miguel will help set up the party.
Ina's friend is having a hectic day and she is making it better with a comforting home cooked meal. Oven Fried Chicken, Mashed Potato, Hearts of lettuce with Blue Cheese dressing and Deep Dish Apple Pie in front of the fire.
Ina takes her inspiration from Parisian markets, food stores and street cafes and translates scary traditional French recipes into easy foolproof have a go dishes. Recipes include: lemon chicken with croutons, French string beans and caramelised shallots influenced by the Parisian rotisserie, grilled sour dough topped with arugula and goats cheese and smoked salmon and cucumbers
Ina takes a trip to Paris her foody mission is to find traditional French dishes and translate them into easy elegant recipes to make at home. On the menu herbed baked eggs, endive pear and Roquefort salad and a classic French dessert profiteroles