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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 February 1 - February 7
Monday, 1:30pm/12:30c - 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


Monday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Game Plan
Ina's got the low-down on how to pull off a perfect dinner party. From creating a time-line, sharing cheats and shortcuts, to cooking up easy, delicious dishes, this is effortless entertaining at its very best.
  •  Slow-Roasted Filet of Beef & Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Truffled Mashed Potatoes Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Chili Tortilla Chips Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Monday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Old School Retro Mix
Ina is taking a trip down memory lane and updating classic recipes with a modern take. First up there’s meatloaf cooked with local chef Kevin Penner, then she’s updating classic devilled eggs with a smoked salmon version, and finally a freezer blast from the past- Mocha Chocolate Ice Box Cake. Then there’s a retro mix of questions answered in Ask Ina.
  •  Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  1770 House Meatloaf
  •  Classic Mashed Potatoes
  •  Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Tuesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Afternoon Tea to Go
Ina’s making a classic English teatime spread for her friend Beth, who’s opening a new flower shop in Amagansett. On the menu: Red Velvet Cupcakes with creamy vanilla frosting, Daisy Shortbread Cookies and Orange Curd with Long Stemmed Strawberries. Beth’s a florist, and she’s going to do what she does best: arrange gorgeous bouquets of flowers to surround the food and create a fabulous tea table. Then all answers to afternoon tea questions are served in Ask Ina.
  •  Daisy Shortbread Cookies
  •  Herbed Goat Cheese Sandwiches Barefoot Contessa Parties!
  •  Orange Curd
  •  Red Velvet Cupcakes Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


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


Tuesday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Training Day Dinner
The East Hampton ambulance volunteers meet once a month for a cookout. Ina’s pitching in with the help of local chef Joe Realmuto from Townline BBQ to feed the 50 volunteers…this is cooking for a crowd Barefoot style!
  •  Grilled Bread with Prosciutto Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Pear and Cranberry Crostata
  •  Sandy's Potato Salad
  •  Townline BBQ Pork Ribs
  •  Townline BBQ Rub
  •  Townline BBQ Sauce
  •  Townline BBQ Texas Mop Base


Wednesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - All Aboard
Ina prepares a delicious moveable feast to eat harbor side on a friend’s boat. To start she makes Rum Daiquiris served with Roasted Eggplant Dip followed by a Roasted Shrimp and Orzo Salad. And for dessert, a show stopping Coconut Cake.
  •  Roasted Shrimp & Orzo Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Coconut Cake Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Roasted Eggplant Dip
  •  Fresh Lime Daiquiri


Wednesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - While You Were Out
Ina’s making dinner for her friend Miguel Florres-Vianna, who is at the barn photographing the garden. While Miguel takes photos, he creates a surprise table setting for Ina inspired by foliage found in the garden. On the menu is Panko Crusted Salmon, Warm French Lentils, an All American Cheeseboard and Chicken Noodle Soup for Miguel’s journey back to the city.
  •  All American Cheese Board
  •  Chicken Noodle Soup Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Chicken Stock Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Panko-Crusted Salmon Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Warm French Lentils Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Wednesday, 4:30pm/3:30c - 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, 1:30pm/12:30c - Flour Power
Ina unleashes flour power and revels her bread secrets. First there’s Honey White Bread, the perfect basic loaf everyone needs in their repertoire, plus tips from master baker Amy Scherber from Amy’s Bread in NYC. Then the humble sandwich reaches new heights in an incredible open Tuna and Hummus Sandwich and Ina gets creative with crumbs when she creates her delicious Mussels and Basil Breadcrumbs. And finally, it's all you need to know on bread and baking in "Ask Ina."
  •  Croissant Bread Pudding The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Honey White Bread Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Mussels and Basil Bread Crumbs Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Panettone Bread Pudding
  •  Tuna and Hummus Sandwiches Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Hummus Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?


Thursday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Jeffrey Home Alone
Ina is going to be away for the night and cooks Jeffrey a great supper and breakfast so he’ll want for nothing in her absence – but she suspects he’ll skip the main course and go straight for the ice cream - how right she is!
  •  Parker's Beef Stew The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Cranberry Orange Scones Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Espresso Ice Cream Barefoot Contessa Family Style


Thursday, 4:30pm/3:30c - Happy Ever After
  •  Caramel Sauce
  •  Creme Anglaise Ice Cream
  •  Frozen Key Lime Pie Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Rum Raisin Rice Pudding Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Summer Pudding with Rum Whipped Cream Barefoot Contessa Family Style


Sunday, 7:00am/6:00c - Thank you Dinner
After having a speciality store for twenty years, Ina knows that running business is no easy task. So when a local store manager asks Ina to help with a thank you meal for the staff, she doesn’t hesitate to say yes. It’s a French inspired menu of Provencal Vegetable Soup with spoonfuls of pungent green pistou, seafood platters with two zesty sauces sauces and for dessert – Coconut Madeleines. And what’s more, the party will be hosted right in the middle of the shop and all the staff have to do is set the table!
  •  Provencal Vegetable Soup Barefoot in Paris
  •  Seafood Platter Barefoot in Paris
  •  Coconut Madeleines Barefoot in Paris


Sunday 7:30am/6:30c - Italian At Home
Inspired by a recent trip to Florence, Ina is recreating a fabulous Florentine feast for friends back home in East Hampton. She's making Celery Parmesan, Herb Baked Fish, Parmesan Polenta and Affogato Sundaes.
  •  Affogato Sundaes Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Celery and Parmesan Salad Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Creamy Parmesan Polenta Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Herb-Roasted Fish
  •  Sweetened Whipped Cream Barefoot Contessa at Home