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Ina's show "Barefoot Contessa" airs 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 29 - September 4
Sunday, 7:00am/6:00c - What are Friends For?
For a dazzling after-work meal that’s sure to impress her friend's colleagues- it’s Ina to the rescue. After all, what are friends for!
  •  Greek Panzanella
  •  Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins
  •  Plum Crunch Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Wednesday, 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 7:30am/6:30c - Sweet Charity
Going, going gone! Lunch with Ina is up for auction. The winning bidders can look forward to a delicious lunch of Chilled Cucumber Soup with a salad of Shrimp, Lobster and Shells, and Eton Mess for dessert. Plus there’s a star-studded guest list, including Alec Baldwin and Mariska Hargitay. This will be an easy lunch to prepare with spectacular results.
  •  Chilled Cucumber Soup with Shrimp Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Lobster and Shells Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Eton Mess Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Tuesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Cooking with Michael Symon
  •  Easy Tzatziki with Feta Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Smoked Pork Ribs
  •  Spicy Hummus
  •  Toasted Pita Triangles