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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 May 23 - May 29
Monday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Bouquets and BBQs
Ina shares her foolproof formula for the perfect cocktail party. There are canapes -- homemade, 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 it's time for cocktails in Ask Ina when she answers everyone's cocktail party dilemmas. Recipes include Blinis with Creme Fraiche and Smoked Salmon, Turkey Tea Sandwiches, Grilled Lemon Chicken and an Ina-Tini.
  •  Easy Gazpacho & Goat Cheese Croutons Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Mustard-Marinated Flank Steak Barefoot Contessa Foolproof
  •  Sicilian Grilled Swordfish Barefoot Contessa Foolproof


Monday, 3:30pm/2:30c - Fast and Fabulous
Ina is conjuring up a dazzling two course dinner in under an hour. With recipes for Mustard Roasted Fish, Dill Fingerling Potatoes, Parmesan Roasted Broccolie and Honey Vanilla Fromage Blanc.
  •  Mustard Roasted Fish Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Dill Fingerling Potatoes
  •  Parmesan-Roasted Broccoli Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Honey Vanilla Fromage Blanc Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Tuesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Get Grilling
Chef Joe Realmuto from Townline BBQ, 631 537 2271, shares his recipe for BBQ sauce over skirt steak
  •  Barefoot Carrot Salad Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
  •  Indonesian Grilled Swordfish Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Townline BBQ Sauce
  •  Skirt Steak


Tuesday, 3:30pm/2:30c - Barefoot Classics
Ina’s whipping up some of the barefoot bestsellers. She shares shortcuts, tips, and easy classic recipes that have been brought up to date!
  •  Roasted Vegetable Soup Barefoot Contessa Family Style
  •  Mustard Chicken Salad
  •  Easy Sticky Buns Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Wednesday, 1:30pm/12:30c - The Flame Game
Ina’s card shark friends are coming over to play bridge, but this time Ina is shaking things up with a pre-game BBQ. This episode is back to basics on playing with fire, as Ina turns up the volume on real barbeque classics.
  •  Confetti Corn Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Creamy Cucumber Salad Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Pomegranate Cosmopolitans Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Sliders


Wednesday, 3:30pm/2:30c - Dinner Date
  •  Crab Strudel
  •  Orange Fennel Salad
  •  Maple Baked Beans Barefoot Contessa at Home
  •  Perfect Poached Fruit Barefoot Contessa Parties!


Thursday, 1:30pm/12:30c - Barefoot to Go
Brown bagging it just got a Barefoot makeover. This is portable food with full on flavor made for two friends nearby that are desk bound.
  •  Grilled Tuna Rolls
  •  Lentil Vegetable Soup The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  •  Homemade Granola Bars Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics


Thursday, 3:30pm/2:30c - LA Story
  •  Fingerling Potatoes with Aioli
  •  Blue Cheese Souffle Barefoot in Paris
  •  Pomegranate Cosmopolitans Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  •  Apple Dried Cherry turnpovers Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics