Barefoot Contessa

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  • TV-G
  • 2002
  • 28 Seasons
  • 6.5  (630)

The Barefoot Contessa is a cooking show on the Food Network. She is a cook who teaches people at home to cook like the pros. She tapes the show in the Hamptons and has the experience that people long for when looking to cook. While she was working in the White House in 1978, the Barefoot Contessa discovered a small store in the Hampton's for sale. Once she discovered the store, her and her husband went to Long Island to see what exactly the store had to offer. Once there, she found herself to be the happy owner two months later. This is when the Barefoot Contessa was started. More than 20 years later, the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten found herself the owner of a food emporium that is more than 3,000 square feet. It is here that you will come across twenty or more cooks and bakers who will prepare the food while others work inside of the store to help the thousands of people who come to the store monthly to select breads, dinners or baked goods and salads to take home. In 1996, the Barefoot Contessa sold her store to the employees and moved on to bigger and better things. The Barefoot Contessa went on to write a cookbook or two and then was asked to start her own show. Currently on the show you can learn to cook and prepare massive dinner parties with just the simplest of items while allowing your guests to believe that they have had a dinner that took days and weeks to prepare. Not only will you learn how to cook and prepare dinners but also the sweet stuff. French chocolate bark is one of the items that is used for the show along with a smoked salmon with herb cream cheese bagels. The foods that are prepared and used are foods that you would have never thought of mixing before or that you have had in your home at one point and never thought of trying to put together to make a meal. With the right methods of cooking and baking, you will be surprised at all the new things you can try. All from watching the Barefoot Contessa at home while in your own kitchen.

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Modern Comfort Food: Good Cheese
8. Modern Comfort Food: Good Cheese
December 19, 2021
Ina Garten is indulging in incredible recipes starring some of her favorite cheeses. A trio of sharp white cheddar, Monterey Jack and cream cheese takes the lead in Fresh Crab Nachos for a perfect appetizer. Baked Raclette and Green Salad Vinaigrette is Ina's favorite cheesy lunch, and ricotta steals the spotlight in a Fresh Fig and Ricotta Cake. Finally, goat cheese is the key to perfect Panko-Crusted Rack of Lamb for a fast and fancy dinner.
Modern Comfort Food: Classics Made Over
7. Modern Comfort Food: Classics Made Over
December 12, 2021
Ina Garten is having fun shaking up the classics. She makes Seared Tuna and Avocado Rolls with Chipotle Mayonnaise for a new take on old-school lobster rolls. Pasta is a must, so she gets fresh with Spring Green Spaghetti Carbonara, and Chocolate-Dipped Brown Sugar Shortbread livens up an old favorite sweet treat. Finally, her Outrageous Garlic Bread makes the ultimate comfort carb even better.
Modern Comfort Food: Bake It Delicious
6. Modern Comfort Food: Bake It Delicious
December 5, 2021
Ina Garten is baking up a storm and feeling good as she prepares a marvelous make-ahead Truffled Mac and Cheese that's all dressed up for company. She puts a new spin on a decadent, elegant Bittersweet Chocolate Cake that everyone adores, and she kick-starts the day with a dramatic Apple Cinnamon Dutch Baby. Finally, she turns up the volume on Salted Pistachio Meringues that are absolutely astonishing.
Modern Comfort Food: All Italian
5. Modern Comfort Food: All Italian
November 28, 2021
Ina Garten is sharing her take on Italian classics, and she starts by giving Crispy Chicken with Lemon Orzo a Greek spin. She takes a shortcut to amazing Shrimp and Linguine Fra Diavolo and prepares sweet and sophisticated make-ahead Panna Cotta with Fresh Raspberry Sauce. Finally, Ina's Italian Cheese Board is a masterpiece that tastes as good as it looks.
Modern Comfort Food: Simply Seafood
4. Modern Comfort Food: Simply Seafood
November 21, 2021
Ina Garten is serving up a seafood spread, starting with Fresh Crab and Pea Risotto for a comforting one-pot wonder. Then she makes fast and foolproof Baked Cod with Garlic and Herb Ritz Crumbs and Potato Galettes with Smoked Salmon, an incredible easy canape. Finally, Ina's luxurious Lobster BLTs take a classic sandwich and give it a sensational twist.
Modern Comfort Food: Remembered Flavors
3. Modern Comfort Food: Remembered Flavors
November 14, 2021
Ina revisits flavors from her past and brings them up to date; she makes lamb stew with spring vegetables from her newlywed days, split pea soup with crispy kielbasa from childhood and fresh raspberry mini corn muffins from her specialty store.
Modern Comfort Food: Simple Pleasures
2. Modern Comfort Food: Simple Pleasures
November 7, 2021
It's all about simple pleasures and four dishes that bring Ina Garten pure joy; she makes smashed hamburgers with caramelized onions, giant crinkled chocolate chip cookies, kielbasa with mustard dip and cheddar and chutney grilled cheese.
Modern Comfort Food: Weeknight Dinners
1. Modern Comfort Food: Weeknight Dinners
October 30, 2021
Ina Garten is all about comforting weeknight dinners, starting with all-in-one skillet-roasted chicken and potatoes; she also makes shells with broccoli rabe and pancetta, seared salmon with spicy red pepper aioli and her ultimate tuna melts.
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The Barefoot Contessa is a cooking show on the Food Network. She is a cook who teaches people at home to cook like the pros. She tapes the show in the Hamptons and has the experience that people long for when looking to cook. While she was working in the White House in 1978, the Barefoot Contessa discovered a small store in the Hampton's for sale. Once she discovered the store, her and her husband went to Long Island to see what exactly the store had to offer. Once there, she found herself to be the happy owner two months later. This is when the Barefoot Contessa was started.

More than 20 years later, the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten found herself the owner of a food emporium that is more than 3,000 square feet. It is here that you will come across twenty or more cooks and bakers who will prepare the food while others work inside of the store to help the thousands of people who come to the store monthly to select breads, dinners or baked goods and salads to take home. In 1996, the Barefoot Contessa sold her store to the employees and moved on to bigger and better things.

The Barefoot Contessa went on to write a cookbook or two and then was asked to start her own show. Currently on the show you can learn to cook and prepare massive dinner parties with just the simplest of items while allowing your guests to believe that they have had a dinner that took days and weeks to prepare.

Not only will you learn how to cook and prepare dinners but also the sweet stuff. French chocolate bark is one of the items that is used for the show along with a smoked salmon with herb cream cheese bagels. The foods that are prepared and used are foods that you would have never thought of mixing before or that you have had in your home at one point and never thought of trying to put together to make a meal. With the right methods of cooking and baking, you will be surprised at all the new things you can try. All from watching the Barefoot Contessa at home while in your own kitchen.

Barefoot Contessa is a series that is currently running and has 28 seasons (327 episodes). The series first aired on November 30, 2002.

Where to Watch Barefoot Contessa

Barefoot Contessa is available for streaming on the Food Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Barefoot Contessa on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and Food Network.

  • Premiere Date
    November 30, 2002
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (630)