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Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten knows how to entertain with simplicity, style and fun. Visit with Ina at home in the sumptuous Hamptons of New York to discover her shortcuts and strategies for make-ahead menus, fabulous food and memorable parties.


About Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten knows how to entertain with simplicity, style and fun. Visit with Ina at home in the sumptuous Hamptons of New York to discover her shortcuts and strategies for make-ahead menus, fabulous food and memorable parties.

TV Show Information

Year of Release: 2002
Country: us
Last Updated: Thursday 15 November, 2018
Minutes per Episode: 30
Genre: documentary
Rating: 9/10
Season(s): 13
Network: Food Network
TV Show Status: returning series
Releasing Episodes: Sunday on 10:30
Likes: 4

Episode Overview

Season: 2
Episode: 13 - Back to School
Released: 10 January 2004
Description: What’s the secret to a good marriage? Love, laughter and understanding and lots of home cooked meals. Ina’s husband Jeffrey is back to work, back to Yale for the week and she’s preparing a delicious food that will travel well and still taste good when it reaches Connecticut such as butternut squash and apple soup and sesame chicken salad. All this and a romantic breakfast of banana sour cream pancakes with maple syrup and crispy bacon before he leaves – it guarantees that Jeffrey will return home as quickly as possible. Read more at:
Season: 3
Episode: 2 - Wedding Anniversary
Released: 19 June 2004
Description: 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. Read more at:
Season: 4
Season: 5
Season: 6
Season: 7
Season: 8
Season: 9
Season: 10
Season: 11
Episode: 5 - Thanksgiving Countdown
Released: 15 November 2008
Description: Herb roasted turkey breast; sausage and herb stuffing; homemade gravy; celery root and apple puree.
Season: 12
Season: 13
Episode: 2 - Thanksgiving 2.0
Released: 14 November 2009
Description: Thanksgiving dishes are prepared, including truffle-butter turkey; sausage-stuffed mushrooms; roasted Brussels sprouts; and turkey hash browns.
Season: 14
Episode: 10 - Thanksgiving Pot Luck
Released: 01 January 1970
Description: A Thanksgiving feast, featuring roasted turkey roulade; homemade gravy; roasted vegetables; cranberry conserve; string beans and gingerbread cupcakes with orange frosting.
Season: 15
Episode: 9 - Afternoon Tea to Go
Released: 01 January 1970
Description: Ina Garten prepares tea-time treats, including red velvet cupcakes, shortbread cookies and orange curd
Season: 16
Episode: 6 - BC Burger Joint
Released: 01 January 1970
Description: Seafood chowder; perfect burger; salad and fries makeover.
Episode: 8 - Post Cards From Paris
Released: 01 January 1970
Description: Inspired by foodie haunts visited in Paris, Ina has a day of eating French. From the French bistros there's French Country Omelet for breakfast, Veal Chops With Roquefort Butter and delicious Potato Basil Puree. Jeffrey is sent on a mission for French bread and dessert. Then French gets an easy makeover in Ask Ina Read more at:
Episode: 9 - Just Candy
Released: 01 January 1970
Description: Marshmallows and white chocolate bark; winter squash soup; displaying and wrapping candy.
Season: 17
Episode: 5 - Dare to Be Different
Released: 01 January 1970
Description: Ina's making over classic dishes and turning up the volume with new ingredients and cooking methods. By daring to be different Ina transforms dishes with a big flavor payoff. There's Easy Parmesan Risotto, deconstructed Strawberry Shortcakes and a new take on breakfast, Eggs Columbian, a favorite at local cafe and specialty food store Mary's Marvelous. Read more at:
Episode: 6 - Modern Comfort
Released: 01 January 1970
Description: 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. Read more at:
Season: 18
Season: 19
Season: 20
Episode: 2 - Whats Cooking in Brooklyn
Released: 06 June 2013
Episode: 7 - Cooking with Tyler Florence
Released: 24 August 2013
Episode: 9 - Best Barefoot Chocolate Desserts
Released: 28 September 2013
Season: 21
Season: 22
Episode: 2 - Easy as Pie
Released: 27 July 2014
Description: Baking and blooms are on the menu as Ina shares the secrets of pie making with her friend Michael in exchange for some floristry magic. There are Raspberry Corn Muffins to welcome him to the barn, then Ina shows him how to make foolproof pie crust, a fabulous Fresh Blueberry Pie and a Strawberry and Rhubarb Pie. Then from flour to flowers, it's over to Michael's where he shows Ina the secrets of a showstopping table centerpiece.
Episode: 3 - Bread and Butter
Released: 03 August 2014
Description: 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.
Episode: 6 - Best of Barefoot: Cheese
Released: 17 August 2014
Description: Ina's on a cheese adventure and sharing her favorite cheese recipes. On the list there's a show stopping Spinach and Cheddar Souffle, the Ultimate Grilled Cheese, speedy Cheese Canapes, cheesy Straw and Hay pasta and two incredible baked cheese crowd pleasers — Baked Brie and Baked Fontina.
Season: 23
Episode: 7 - Cook Like a Pro: Chocolate
Released: 09 July 2017
Description: Professional tips for chocolate, starting with Chocolate Ganache Cake, complete with a chevron frosting tutorial; Chocolate Crème Brulee is taken to new dessert heights; tricks to tempering chocolate for Peanut Rocky Road Bark; Frozen Hot Chocolate.
Season: 24
Episode: 3 - Cook Like a Pro: No Sides Required
Released: 25 March 2018
Description: Ina Garten prepares filling meals with absolutely no side dishes required. Included: lamb shanks and orzo; and smoked salmon pizzas.
Episode: 5 - Cook Like a Pro: Good Vanilla
Released: 08 April 2018
Description: Ina makes her own homemade vanilla extract. Recipes include vanilla rum panna cotta with salted caramel; and vanilla shortbread hearts.
Season: 25
Episode: 1 - Cook Like a Pro: Easy High Low
Released: 21 October 2018
Description: 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.
Episode: 2 - Cook Like a Pro: Good Ingredients
Released: 28 October 2018
Description: 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.
Episode: 3 - Cook Like a Pro: Salads for Four Seasons
Released: 04 November 2018
Description: 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.
Episode: 4 - Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Thanksgiving
Released: 11 November 2018
Description: 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.
Episode: 5 - Cook Like a Pro: Beefed Up
Released: 18 November 2018
Description: 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.
Episode: 6 - Cook Like a Pro: Cocktail Party Rules
Released: 25 November 2018
Episode: 7 - Cook Like a Pro: Celebration Sides
Released: 02 December 2018
Description: 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.
Episode: 8 - Cook Like A Pro: Roasted Vegetables
Released: 16 July 2017
Description: Ina Garten, the queen of roasted vegetables, spills the beans on how to roast like a pro, starting with Butternut Squash Hummus. Then, British-based restaurateur and chef Yotam Ottolenghi gives the lowdown on picture-perfect Roasted Baby Vegetables with Sumac and Yogurt. Next, two delectable Spanish recipes: Roasted Vegetable Paella and chef Jose Andre's roasted Escalavida Catalana. Finally, Ina makes Roast Potato and Fennel Soup and her ultimate side dish: Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower.
Episode: 9 - Cook LIke A Pro: Bread Winners
Released: 11 March 2018