The "Barefoot Contessa" follows Host Ina Garten as she shows different shortcuts that one can make when making memorable dishes. With Garten's experience, each week she shows how easy it can be to make food that everyone remembers. With sharing tips and techniques, she brings the viewer in for a treat as they enter into her home n the Hamptons. Together the viewer can create a whole new menu for their family.
With the many new recipes that the viewer gets to have, Garten helps along the way to have them come to the reality that cooking doesn't have to be a chore, but could be fun! Author of the top selling book, "Back to Basics", Garten has proven herself time and time again that she is a great cook. Now she gets to share that with others as week by week, the viewer learns a new recipe.
Ina's hosting a fundraiser at the barn for the East Hampton Historical Society and is sharing her blueprint for a foolproof cocktail party. From invitations to store bought cheats, this is entertaining made easy. With recipes for Caramelized Bacon, Potato Basil Frittata Squares, Roasted Shrimp With Green Goddess Dressing and a Champagne Cocktail Bar.