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Ina's show "Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics" airs Sunday at 7:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Monday at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday at 12:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m., and Friday at 12:30 p.m. on Food Network (all times ET.)

Filmed in Ina's kitchen in East Hampton, New York, each 30-minute episode features recipes, menus, and serving ideas for stress-free cooking, baking, and entertaining.

Below are this week's programs. Just click on the name for the full recipe.



Food Network Schedule September 1 - September 7
Tuesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - School Today
  •  Blueberry Muffins
  •  Old-Fashioned Banana Cake Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Spun Sugar


Tuesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Cooking with Michael Symon
  •  Easy Tzatziki with Feta Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Smoked Pork Ribs
  •  Spicy Hummus
  •  Toasted Pita Triangles


Tuesday, 4:30pm/3:30c - The Cat's Away
  •  Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Mexican Chicken Soup Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Chocolate Orange Fondue
  •  Pineapple Margarita
  •  Roasted Asparagus with Scrambled Eggs Barefoot Contessa Parties!


Wednesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Barefoot Bistro
  •  Apricot Butter
  •  Apple Tarts
  •  Cinnamon Honey Butter Barefoot Contessa Parties!
  •  Chicken Liver Mousse Mirabelle
  •  French Mussel Bisque Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Herb Butter
  •  Lemon Butter
  •  Roquefort Butter


Wednesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Birthday Surprise
  •  Italian Seafood Salad Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  German Chocolate Cupcakes Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Wednesday, 4:30pm/3:00c - Happy Ever After
  •  Caramel Sauce
  •  Creme Anglaise Ice Cream
  •  Frozen Key Lime Pie Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Rum Raisin Rice Pudding Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Summer Pudding with Rum Whipped Cream Barefoot Contessa Family Style


Thursday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Italian Restaurant Food
Featuring Joe Realmuto of Nick and Toni's, 631 324 3550
  •  Rum Raisin Tiramisu
  •  Nick & Toni's Penne Alla Vecchia Bettola


Thursday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Local Food Heroes
  •  Salted Caramel Brownies Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Salmon & Guacamole Sandwiches Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Thursday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Birthday Gift Dinner
It’s Ina’s friend Robert Stillin's birthday, and she’s making him a special birthday gift dinner. This is special occasion food- Rack of Lamb Pissaldiere, Potato and Fennel Gratin, Sautéed Carrots and Coeur a La Crème with Orange and Raspberry Sauce sauce. This is a perfect gift for the man who has everything- Robert will never want to eat out on his birthday again!
  •  French Martini
  •  Rack of Lamb Persillade Barefoot in Paris
  •  Potato-Fennel Gratin The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Sauteed Carrots Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Coeur a la Creme with Raspberry Sauce


Friday, 12:30pm/11:00c - Jeffrey's Surprise Party
  •  Tomato Kabobs
  •  Butterflied Chicken
  •  Broccolini & Balsamic Vinaigrette Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Mixed Berry Pavlova Barefoot Contessa at Home


Sunday 7:30am/6:30c - Italian Old and New
  •  Roasted Peppers
  •  Tomatoes Roasted with Pesto Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Antonia's Pasta Alle Melenzana (Eggplant Pasta)
  •  Three Italian Desserts


Sunday 10:00a.m./9:00c - Welcome to Town
  •  Corn and Avacado Salad
  •  Country Dessert Platter
  •  Roasted Summer Vegetables Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Tequila Citrus Chicken