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Ina's show "Barefoot Contessa" airs six days a week on Food Network.

Below are this week's programs and air times (all times EST.) Just click on the name for the full recipe. Recipes shown on Barefoot Contessa are only available online during the week the episode airs.



Food Network Schedule August 3 - August 9
Monday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Potluck Party
  •  Wheatberry & Farro Salad
  •  Lemon Chicken with Broccoli & Bow Ties
  •  Easy Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Croutons Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Monday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Best of Barefoot Cheese
  •  Baked Brie
  •  Baked Fontina Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Endive & Gorgonzola
  •  Parmesan Crisps Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Spinach & Cheddar Souffle
  •  Straw & Hay with Gorgonzola Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Ultimate Grilled Cheese Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Monday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Anniversary
  •  Coq au Vin
  •  Garlic Mashed Potatoes Barefoot in Paris
  •  Tiered Chocolate Buttercream Cake


Tuesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Game Plan
Ina's got the low-down on how to pull off a perfect dinner party. From creating a time-line, sharing cheats and shortcuts, to cooking up easy, delicious dishes, this is effortless entertaining at its very best.
  •  Slow-Roasted Filet of Beef & Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Truffled Mashed Potatoes Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Chili Tortilla Chips Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Tuesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Training Day Dinner
The East Hampton ambulance volunteers meet once a month for a cookout. Ina’s pitching in with the help of local chef Joe Realmuto from Townline BBQ to feed the 50 volunteers…this is cooking for a crowd Barefoot style!
  •  Grilled Bread with Prosciutto Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Pear and Cranberry Crostata
  •  Sandy's Potato Salad
  •  Townline BBQ Pork Ribs
  •  Townline BBQ Rub
  •  Townline BBQ Sauce
  •  Townline BBQ Texas Mop Base


Tuesday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Jeffrey Home Alone
Ina is going to be away for the night and cooks Jeffrey a great supper and breakfast so he’ll want for nothing in her absence – but she suspects he’ll skip the main course and go straight for the ice cream - how right she is!
  •  Parker's Beef Stew The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Cranberry Orange Scones Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Espresso Ice Cream Barefoot Contessa Family Style


Wednesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Afternoon Tea to Go
Ina’s making a classic English teatime spread for her friend Beth, who’s opening a new flower shop in Amagansett. On the menu: Red Velvet Cupcakes with creamy vanilla frosting, Daisy Shortbread Cookies and Orange Curd with Long Stemmed Strawberries. Beth’s a florist, and she’s going to do what she does best: arrange gorgeous bouquets of flowers to surround the food and create a fabulous tea table. Then all answers to afternoon tea questions are served in Ask Ina.
  •  Daisy Shortbread Cookies
  •  Herbed Goat Cheese Sandwiches Barefoot Contessa Parties!
  •  Orange Curd
  •  Red Velvet Cupcakes Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Wednesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Cheesy Does It
Ina is writing an article for Food Network Magazine and it’s all about cheese- cooked, raw, soft, hard and blue--- Ina’s got cheese covered. And, there’s a photoshoot in her garden with the Food Network magazine.
  •  Coconut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Herb Coeur a la Creme
  •  Steaks & Stilton Sauce
  •  Stilton Sauce Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Roasted Vegetable Frittata Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Ultimate Grilled Cheese Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Wednesday, 4:30pm/3:00c - Dinner and a Movie
Ina has invited her poker buddies over for dinner and a movie. She plans on showing them a French movie, and serving a French-inspired meal to go with it. Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic should do the trick- along with Moroccan Couscous and a fabulous Ice Cream Bombe to finish, all washed down with Frozen Blood Orange Margaritas. But will they watch the film or will poker prevail?
  •  Frozen Blood Orange Margaritas
  •  Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic Barefoot in Paris
  •  Moroccan Couscous Barefoot in Paris
  •  Ice Cream Bombe Barefoot in Paris


Thursday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Perfect Day in East Hampton
It's Ina's idea of a perfect day: while Jeffrey runs on the beach, she whips up strawberry muffins and coffee for their breakfast. Then there's a treat in store: she's heading to local restaurant South Fork Kitchen to cook with chef Joe Isidori, then it's back to the barn for a comforting soup dinner with Jeffrey. The perfect end to the perfect day.
  •  Winter Minestrone Soup & Garlic Bruschetta Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Striped Bass and Preserved Lemon Dressing with Grilled Carrots
  •  Preserved Lemon Dressing
  •  Grilled Carrots
  •  Strawberry Muffins


Thursday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Old School Retro Mix
Ina is taking a trip down memory lane and updating classic recipes with a modern take. First up there’s meatloaf cooked with local chef Kevin Penner, then she’s updating classic devilled eggs with a smoked salmon version, and finally a freezer blast from the past- Mocha Chocolate Ice Box Cake. Then there’s a retro mix of questions answered in Ask Ina.
  •  Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  1770 House Meatloaf
  •  Classic Mashed Potatoes
  •  Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Thursday, 4:30pm/3:30c - 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


Friday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Comfort Classics Closeup
It’s back to basics on classic comfort food. Ina is preparing an article about making over brunch and lunch favorites - who better to take the photographs than her friend Miguel? First, an incredible platter of Bagels with Smoked Salmon and Whitefish Salad served with a pitcher of spicy Virgin Marys. Then, for the lunchtime shoot, Roasted Potato Leek soup with crispy shallots and Herb Garlic Bread.
  •  Herb Garlic Bread
  •  Bagels with Smoked Salmon & Whitefish Salad Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Roasted Potato Leek Soup Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Virgin Marys


Saturday, 11:00am/10:00c - Barefoot in L.A.
  •  English Chocolate Crisps Make It Ahead
  •  Jerry Thomas Manhattan
  •  Kaiserschmarrn
  •  Make-Ahead Zabaglione with Amaretti Make It Ahead
  •  Mediterranean Chicken
  •  Neil's Negroni
  •  Parmesan Kale Chips
  •  Quinoa Tabbouleh with Feta Make It Ahead
  •  Rib Eye Steaks with Porcini Rub
  •  Swordfish Provencal


Sunday 8:00a.m./7:00c - Birthday Boat Party
  •  Carrot Cake with Ginger Mascarpone Frosting Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Hot Smoked Salmon Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Fresh Dill Sauce Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Sunday, 10:00am/9:00c - Barefoot in L.A.
  •  English Chocolate Crisps Make It Ahead
  •  Jerry Thomas Manhattan
  •  Kaiserschmarrn
  •  Make-Ahead Zabaglione with Amaretti Make It Ahead
  •  Mediterranean Chicken
  •  Neil's Negroni
  •  Parmesan Kale Chips
  •  Quinoa Tabbouleh with Feta Make It Ahead
  •  Rib Eye Steaks with Porcini Rub
  •  Swordfish Provencal