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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 November 24 - November 30
Monday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Thanksgiving 2.0
  •  Roast Turkey with Truffle Butter Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Turkey Hashed Browns


Tuesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Thanksgiving For Two
  •  Cornish Hens
  •  Mashed Yellow Turnips with Crispy Shallots Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Sauteed Broccolini
  •  Tomato Basil Elephant Ears
  •  Cornbread Stuffing


Tuesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Thanksgiving Pot Luck
  •  Roasted Turkey Roulade Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Cranberry Fruit Conserve Barefoot Contessa Parties!
  •  Thanksgiving Oven Roasted Vegetables
  •  Gingerbread Cupcakes with Orange Icing


Tuesday, 4:30PM/3:30c - Thanksgiving Countdown
  •  Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
  •  Homemade Gravy Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Sausage and Herb Stuffing
  •  Celery Root and Apple Puree Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Wednesday, 12:30pm/11:30c - Old New York
  •  Baked Sweet Potato "Fries" Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Coffee Granita
  •  E.A.T. Tomato Salad
  •  New York Strip Steak with Lobel's Spice Rub


Wednesday, 4:00pm/3:00c - Surprise, Surprise
It’s back to basics on surprises. Ina's making Lasagne with a Greek twist- Pastitsio - and serving it alongside an Arugula and Watermelon Feta salad bursting with flavor. Plus, Ina works on a gorgeous table setting for a surprise dinner date with Jeffrey.
  •  Arugula, Watermelon and Feta Salad
  •  Pastitsio


Wednesday, 4:30pm/3:00c - Ladies Who Lunch
Ina makes lunch for the original Barefoot Contessa store owner. This is a trip down memory lane lunch with all the original Barefoot classics. Carrot and Pineapple Salad, Creamy Chicken Salad, Cheddar Dill Scones and Chocolate Espresso Cheesecake.
  •  Barefoot Carrot Salad
  •  Cheddar Dill Scones The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Chocolate Espresso Cheesecake with Ganache
  •  Chicken Salad Contessa


Sunday 8:00a.m./7:00c - Perfect Cocktail Party
Ina shares her foolproof formula for the perfect cocktail party. There are Canapés – home made, store bought and assembled-- cocktails with the help of cocktail expert and friend Glenn Laughton, from Red Bar, and tips on setting up a cocktail bar at home. Then its time for cocktail hour in Ask Ina, as she tackles everyone’s cocktail party dilemmas.
  •  Turkey Tea Sandwiches The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Grilled Lemon Chicken The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Parmesan & Thyme Crackers Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Juice of a Few Flowers Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Ina-Tini
  •  Shrimp Skewers
  •  Shrimp with Russian Dressing
  •  Blinis with Creme Fraiche and Smoked Salmon


Sunday 10:00a.m./9:00c - Cocktails for a Crowd
Ina's serving up cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the garden for the East Hampton Historical Society. There's decadent Caramelized Bacon, Marcona Almonds with Sea Salt, Potato Basil Frittata Squares, and Roasted Shrimp Cocktail....with plenty of Champagne Cocktails to wash everything down.
  •  Caramelized Bacon Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Champagne Cocktails
  •  Marcona Almonds with Sea Salt
  •  Potato Basil Frittata Squares
  •  Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Green Goddess Dressing