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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 July 21 - July 27
Monday, 12:30pm/11:30c - 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?


Monday 4:00pm/3:00c - Cocktails & Cookies
  •  Blood Orange Cosmos
  •  Breakfast Ricotta with Berries & Maple Syrup
  •  Jalapeño Cheddar Crackers Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Fresh Homemade Ricotta
  •  Whole Wheat & Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits


Monday 4:30pm/3:30c - Fast and Elegant Supper
Just because you’ve got a busy day doesn’t mean you can’t have people over for supper and make it really elegant. Ina has recipes for dishes you can get ready in advance, like Zucchini Vichyssoise, which she will later serve cold. It’s a menu that can be prepared in the morning and cooked quickly just before guests arrive. Ina makes a delicious marinade for her Asian Grilled Salmon in the morning, and with easy Sauteed Asparagus and Snap Peas on the side and Pear Clafoutis to follow, who would guess that it’s the easiest meal in the world?
  •  Zucchini Vichyssoise Barefoot in Paris
  •  Asian Grilled Salmon Barefoot Contessa Parties!
  •  Sauteed Asparagus & Snap Peas Barefoot Contessa Parties!
  •  Pear Clafouti Barefoot in Paris


Tuesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Eat Your Greens
  •  Broccoli Rabe with Garlic Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Mustard-Roasted Potatoes Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Spring Green Risotto with Artichokes
  •  Warm Mushroom Salad Barefoot in Paris


Tuesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - International Pasta
  •  Conchiglie Al Forno with Mushrooms and Radicchio
  •  Szechuan Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli
  •  Noodle Kugel Barefoot Contessa Parties!


Tuesday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Sweet Home Supper
Ina’s friend is having a hectic day and she is making it better with a comforting home cooked meal. Oven Fried Chicken, Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing and Deep Dish Apple Pie eaten in front of the fire.
  •  Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
  •  Oven-Fried Chicken Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes
  •  Deep Dish Apple Pie Barefoot Contessa Family Style


Wednesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Cook Like a Pro
  •  Baked Fontina Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Lemon Chicken Breasts Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Daniel Boulud's Light Mayonnaise
  •  Sticky Toffee Date Cake


Wednesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Going Local
  •  Roasted Eggplant Caponata Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Caesar Roasted Fish
  •  Sauteed Broccolini and Garlic
  •  Fresh Peach Cake Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Toasted Pita Triangles


Wednesday, 4:30pm/3:00c - Breakfast In, Breakfast Out
It’s a tale of two breakfasts as Ina cooks up an Omelette for Two and Chunky Banana Bran Muffins for a working breakfast at home. Then it’s breakfast out - a breakfast basket of Peach Raspberry Yogurt & Bagels with Vegetable Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon to take to a friend.
  •  Chunky Banana Bran Muffins Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Omelet for Two Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Vegetable Cream Cheese Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Peach & Raspberry Almond Swirls


Thursday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Off Duty
  •  Banana Raspberry Smoothie
  •  Grilled Lamb Chops with Artichoke Puree, Crispy Baby Artichokes and Cerignola Olive
  •  Kimchi Fried Rice with Fried Egg
  •  My Dal
  •  Spaghetti Aglio E Olio Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Sunday Morning Oatmeal Barefoot Contessa at Home


Thursday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Breakfast Party
It’s back to basics on breakfast. Ina gives us the low-down on how to throw the perfect breakfast party and persuades a friend that this is the way forward for easy entertaining. She has a plan and a perfect menu. There’s make ahead Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits and home made Strawberry Jam, a fun cocktail called Juice of a Few Flowers and Slow-Cooked Scrambled Eggs with Green Herbs. (Guest : Stephen Drucker Editor House Beautiful)
  •  Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Easy Strawberry Jam Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Slow-Cooked Scrambled Eggs with Green Herbs
  •  Juice of a Few Flowers Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Thursday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Lunch for the Boys
Ina’s good friend Dick Baxter restores listed buildings in East Hampton. In exchange for a tour around one of the local windmills that Dick has restored, Ina is making a hearty boys' lunch of Individual Meat Loaves, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Lardons for Dick and some of his building crew. And with a delicious Brownie Tart for dessert, the question is, will the boys make it back to work?
  •  Brownie Tart Barefoot in Paris
  •  Brussel Sprouts Lardons Barefoot in Paris
  •  Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
  •  Individual Meat Loaves


Friday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Barefoot to Go
  •  Grilled Tuna Rolls
  •  Lentil Vegetable Soup The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Homemade Granola Bars Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Sunday 7:30am/6:30c - Drill Dinner
  •  Scott Elley's Sloppy Joes
  •  Stilton Dressing
  •  Caramel Pecan Sundaes Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Rich Beef Barley Soup Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Sunday 10:00a.m./9:00c - Easy as Pie
  •  Perfect Pie Crusts Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
  •  Fresh Blueberry Pie
  •  Raspberry Corn Muffins The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook