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Barefoot Contessa Family Style

Ina Garten, who shared her gift for casual entertaining in the bestselling Barefoot Contessa Cookbook and Barefoot Contessa Parties!, is back with her most enticing recipes yet—a collection of her favorite dishes for everyday cooking. In Barefoot Contessa Family Style, Ina explains that sharing our lives and tables with those we love is too essential to be saved just for special occasions—and it’s easy to do if you know how to cook irresistible meals with a minimum of fuss.

For Ina, the best way to make guests feel at home is to serve them food that’s as unpretentious as it is delicious. So in her new book, she’s collected the recipes that please her friends and family most—dishes like East Hampton Clam Chowder, Parmesan Roasted Asparagus, and Linguine with Shrimp Scampi. It’s the kind of fresh, accessible food that’s meant to be passed around the table in big bowls or platters and enjoyed with warm conversation and laughter.

In Ina’s hands tried-and-true dishes are even more delicious than you remember them: Her arugula salad is bright with the flavors of lemon and Parmesan, the Oven-Fried Chicken is crispy without excess fat, and her Deep-Dish Apple Pie has the perfect balance of fruit and spice. Barefoot Contessa Family Style also includes enticing recipes that are memorable and distinctive, like Lobster Cobb Salad, Tequila Lime Chicken, and Saffron Risotto with Butternut Squash.

With vivid photographs of Ina cooking and serving food in her beautiful Hamptons home, as well as menu suggestions, practical wisdom on what to do when disaster strikes in the kitchen, and tips on creating an inviting ambience with music, Barefoot Contessa Family Style is the must-have guide to the joy of everyday entertaining.

Autographs are signed on a bookplate.

HARDCOVER | CLARKSON POTTER/PUBLISHERS | 240 PAGES | 2002

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Recipe Index

Drinks

Herbal Iced Tea, 68
Whipped Hot Chocolate, 210

Appetizers

Buffalo Chicken Wings, 36
Parmesan Roasted Asparagus, 46
Smoked Salmon Spread, 35
Tuna Tartare, 39

Soups

Brioche Croutons, 34
Chicken Noodle Soup, 31
Chicken Stock, 93
East Hampton Clam Chowder, 28
Roasted Vegetable Soup, 33

Salads

Arugula with Parmesan, 40
Brown Rice, Tomatoes & Basil, 63
Chicken with Tabbouleh, 52
Curried Chicken Salad, 61
Endive, Stilton & Walnuts, 45
Green Salad with Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette, 42
Lobster Cobb Salad, 60
Montauk Seafood Salad, 55
Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, 58
Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil, 64
Wheatberry Salad, 67

Dinner

Chicken Stew with Biscuits, 90
Herb-Roasted Lamb, 74
Lasagna with Turkey Sausage, 100
Linguine with Shrimp Scampi, 106
Mac & Cheese, 202
Oven-Fried Chicken, 81
Parker's Fish & Chips, 97
Parmesan Chicken, 82
Parmesan Chicken Sticks, 200
Penne with Five Cheeses, 89
Real Meatballs & Spaghetti, 103
Saffron Risotto with Butternut Squash, 86
Scott's Short Ribs, 94
Sunday Rib Roast with Mustard Horseradish Sauce or Stilton Sauce, 76
Tequila Lime Chicken, 85

Sides

Broccoli & Bow Ties, 205
Garlic Sautéed Spinach, 124
Mashed Butternut Squash, 127
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, 118
Mashed Yellow Turnips with Crispy Shallots, 112
Provençal Tomatoes, 116
Roasted Winter Vegetables, 110
Rosemary Polenta, 130
Sagaponack Corn Pudding, 128
Sautéed Carrots, 122
String Beans with Shallots, 115
Wild Rice Pilaf, 129
Zucchini with Parmesan, 121

Dessert

Birthday Sheet Cake, 216
Chocolate Mousse, 166
Coconut Macaroons, 163
Deep-Dish Apple Pie, 158
Espresso Ice Cream, 141
Flag Cake, 156
Frozen Key Lime Pie, 138
Fruit Juice Shapes, 206
Homemade Marshmallows, 211
Jam Thumbprint Cookies, 208
Lemon Angel Food Cake, 164
Orange Pound Cake, 142
Perfect Pie Crust, 161
Pumpkin Banana Mousse Tart, 151
Raspberry Cheesecake, 134
Raspberry Orange Trifle, 144
Rum Raisin Rice Pudding, 147
Rum Whipped Cream, 169
Stewed Berries & Ice Cream, 148
Summer Pudding with Rum Whipped Cream, 168
Tiramisu, 170
Toasted Coconut Marshmallows, 213

Breakfast

Banana Sour Cream Pancakes, 177
Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins, 174
Challah French Toast, 187
Chive Biscuits, 193
Garlic & Herb Cream Cheese, 190
Hashed Browns, 188
Honey Vanilla Yogurt, 194
Potato Basil Frittata, 182
Scallion Cream Cheese, 190
Scrambled Eggs with Caviar, 181
Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Herbs, 178
Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese, 181
Smoked Salmon Frittata, 184
Vegetable Cream Cheese, 191

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