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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 August 25 - August 31
Monday, 12:30pm/11:30c - 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 4:00pm/3:00c - Potluck Party
  •  Wheatberry & Farro Salad
  •  Lemon Chicken with Broccoli & Bow Ties
  •  Easy Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Croutons Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Monday 4:30pm/3:30c - All Aboard
  •  Roasted Shrimp & Orzo Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Coconut Cake Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Roasted Eggplant Dip
  •  Fresh Lime Daiquiri


Tuesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Pizza Party
It’s back to basics on recipes that both kids and adults love. Ina whips up White Pizzas with Arugula and Garlic Oil, along with a Double Fudge Cake with Buttercream Frosting that's sure to please everyone.
  •  White Pizzas with Arugula Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Garlic Oil
  •  Double Fudge Cake with Chocolate Buttercream


Tuesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - School Today
  •  Blueberry Muffins
  •  Old-Fashioned Banana Cake Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Spun Sugar


Tuesday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Jeffrey's Surprise Party
  •  Tomato Kabobs
  •  Butterflied Chicken
  •  Broccolini & Balsamic Vinaigrette Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Mixed Berry Pavlova Barefoot Contessa at Home


Wednesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Easy Desserts
This is all about easy desserts. There’s a fruit filled cranberry and apple cake and a dessert master class from Patisserie chef Claudia Fleming who shares her recipe for Lemon cream napoleon and her rules for plating up restaurant style. Then its desserts 911 in Ask Ina.
  •  Lemon Cream Fillo Napoleon
  •  Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache, 2 Ways
  •  Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  •  Easy Cranberry and Apple Cake Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Plated Brownies - Two Ways


Wednesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - 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, 4:30pm/3:00c - Going, Going, Gone
  •  Eli's Asian Salmon Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Crunchy Noodle Salad
  •  Lemon Yogurt Cake Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Blueberry Sauce


Thursday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Old School Retro Mix
  •  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, 4:00pm/3:00c - 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, 4:30pm/3:30c - Jeffrey Home Alone
  •  Parker's Beef Stew The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Cranberry Orange Scones Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Espresso Ice Cream Barefoot Contessa Family Style


Friday, 12:30pm/11:00c - The Big Chill
Its back to basics on the big chill - in other words, great make-ahead food. Ina is stocking her friends up after their trip away with incredible fridge friendly food. There’s everyone’s favurite comfort food with the volume turned up - Truffled Mac and Cheese -and for desser,t a Fresh Lemon Mousse decorated with whipped cream. Then for breakfast, Cinnamon Honey Butter to serve on warm toast. Who wouldn’t want to come home to that? Ina's friend Michael helps set up the house so everything is ready for a back to basics, happy welcome home.
  •  Cinnamon Honey Butter Barefoot Contessa Parties!
  •  Fresh Lemon Mousse Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Truffle Mac & Cheese


Sunday 7:30am/6:30c - Best of Barefoot Grilling
Ina's firing up the grill for the ultimate guide to grilling, with some of her favorite ever recipes: surf and turf is covered with Tuscan Lemon Chicken, Indonesian Grilled Swordfish and Sliders. She has sides covered with Grilled Corn on the Cob, Confetti Corn, Grilled Panzanella and even breakfast on the grill!
  •  Breakfast Hot Dogs
  •  Confetti Corn Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Grilled Panzanella
  •  Grilled Corn on the Cob
  •  Indonesian Grilled Swordfish Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Sliders
  •  Slow-Cooked Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese
  •  Tuscan Lemon Chicken Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Sunday 10:00a.m./9:00c - Cooking with Michael Symon
  •  Easy Tzatziki with Feta Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Smoked Pork Ribs
  •  Spicy Hummus
  •  Toasted Pita Triangles