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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 October 5 - October 11
Monday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Restaurant Rules
This is a collection of restaurant inspired dishes to cook at home. Great ideas, shortcuts on how to dine out at home. Ina will be cooking with Frank Pellegrino from the famous Rao's Restaurant and getting insider information from the best kitchen's in America.
  •  Peas with Prosciutto
  •  Prosciutto Roasted Bass with Autumn Vegetables Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Rao's Famous Lemon Chicken
  •  Skillet Brownies
  •  Flavored Olive Oil

Monday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Wedding Anniversary 2014
  •  Chocolate Peanut Butter Globs Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Creamy Cheddar Grits Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Crispy Mustard-Roasted Chicken Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Crispy Roasted Kale Barefoot Contessa Foolproof

Monday 4:30pm/3:30c - Baby Shower
Nothing beats a surprise party except a surprise baby shower - everyone’s in the mood to celebrate. So here’s the story: the expectant mom thinks she’s coming for a quiet supper. Little does she know her friends are bringing the decorations and Ina's cooking Greek Gazpacho and Baked Salmon Nicoise - and Pecan Shortbread for dessert and favors.
  •  Greek Gazpacho
  •  Roasted Salmon Nicoise Platter
  •  Pecan Shortbread The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

Tuesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Cooking with Rice
Ina goes back to basics on cooking with rice and has incredible recipes for sweet and savory rice dishes. From a jambalaya master class from her friend Amelia Durand to the classic rice pudding with the volume tuned up. Then Ina tackles everyone’s rice problems in Ask Ina.
  •  Shrimp & Sausage Jambalaya
  •  Wild Rice Pilaf Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Maple Pecan Rice Pudding

Tuesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Tex Mex Fiesta
Ina makes the perfect Tex Mex meal with the help of her friend Devon Fredericks, who shares her award winning chilli recipe. Plus, she and Ina put together the perfect Tex Mex table setting and fantastic chilli side ideas. And since no day is complete without "Ask Ina," Ina answers everyone’s questions on Tex Mex cooking at home.
  •  Devon's Award Winning Chili
  •  La Fondita Fish Taco
  •  Tequila Lime Chicken Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Guacamole The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Pink Grapefruit Margaritas

Wednesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Fruit All Ways
This sweet and savory episode is fruit all the way - and anything goes. Ina is pushing the boundaries by shaking up the classics, getting the scoop on fruit desserts from local Chef Laura Donnelly and finding interesting new ways to cook with fruit.
  •  Apple Chutney
  •  French Nougatine
  •  Wild Rice Salad Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?

Wednesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Impromptu Dinner
This is back to basics on dinner for unexpected guests. With some store-cupboard staples and freezer standbys, Ina shows how to pull together a fabulous dinner without even stepping out the door. And that’s exactly what she’s doing for dinner for her friend Miguel who just happens to be in town. On the menu, Risotto Primavera followed by Caramel Pecan Sundaes with Shortbread Cookies dipped in chocolate.
  •  Spring Green Risotto Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Shortbread Cookies
  •  Caramel Pecan Sundaes Barefoot Contessa at Home

Wednesday, 4:30pm/3:00c - Boss for Dinner
Ina has invited her editor and old friend Stephen Drucker over for dinner with a bunch of her new colleagues. And what better way to break the ice than to throw an Italian-American dinner with spaghetti, meatballs and make-your-own ice cream sodas.
  •  Real Meatballs & Spaghetti Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Garlic Bread
  •  Ice Cream Sodas

Thursday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Perfect Dinner Party
It’s back to basics on how to throw the perfect dinner party. The secret is a meal in three acts with a perfect, sweet happy ending. Ina works with easy store-bought appetizers, makes delicious Scallop Gratins for dinner, and finally, ends the meal with two wonderful home-made candies – White Chocolate Bark and Fleur de Sel Caramels.
  •  Bay Scallops Gratin Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Fleur de Sel Caramels Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  White Chocolate Bark

Thursday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Cooking with Wine
Ina reveals the secrets of cooking with wine and gets the low down on cheese and wine pairings from her friend and wine expert Martine Warner. Then she sits down to tackle several "Ask Ina" wine questions.
  •  Wild Mushroom Risotto Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Beef Short Ribs
  •  Fresh Raspberry Gratins Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics

Thursday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Shore Thing
It’s quality time for Ina and Jeffrey,who are heading harbor side to eat Californian BLT’s and buy scallops for a fabulous supper of Provencal Scallops with Basmati Rice, followed Pana Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries.
  •  California BLT's Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Herbed Basmati Rice Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Scallops Provencal Barefoot in Paris
  •  Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries Barefoot Contessa at Home

Friday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Jeffrey Dinner
It’s Friday night and Ina is cooking up a delicious steak dinner for Jeffrey with a twist-- because this time, Jeffrey’s making his own supper on the grill. There’s Herbed Ricotta Bruschetta and Grilled Steak and Arugula, and Watermelon Mojitos to wash it all down. Then everyone gets the chance to "Ask Ina" about their own dinner party dilemmas.
  •  Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Watermelon Mojito Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Steakhouse Steaks Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Grilled Filet Steaks and Arugula
  •  Grilled Tuna Steaks

Sunday 8:00am/7:00c - Comfort and Company
It's back to basics on comfort food for company. If you are having people over for dinner, the shortcut to making them feel right at home is to serve comfort food. It’s warming, delicious, totally unexpected. Ina makes a comfort dinner to go for a friend who is renovating her kitchen. On the menu are Company Pot Roast and Baked Potatoes with Yogurt and Sour Cream dressing. This is comfort food for company with the volume turned up.
  •  Company Pot Roast Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Baked Potatoes with Yogurt & Sour Cream Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics