‘Barefoot Contessa’ Ina Garten’s Elegant Truffled Mac and Cheese Is No Ordinary Dinner

Count on Food Network’s Ina Garten – also known as The Barefoot Contessa – to make dinner not only delicious, but deliciously simple.

Here, her take on macaroni and cheese gets an elegantly massive upgrade for a classy, comforting dinner you won’t soon forget.

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Garten is all about keeping meals simple

For the popular Food Network star, food preparation needs to be simple so that enjoyment of food and company is No.1. As the chef told the Independent Record, one shouldn’t be spending an eternity in the kitchen, or a

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‘Barefoot Contessa’ Ina Garten’s Easiest Easter Dinner Includes a Surprising Store-Bought Main Ingredient

Barefoot Contessa star Ina Garten has blessed her fans with an easy, yet delicious Easter menu. The Food Network star’s “easiest Easter dinner ever” includes a surprising store-bought main ingredient. There’s also yummy sides and a sweet dessert.

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Ina Garten’s suggests Parmesan Fennel Gratin as a side dish

For her easy Easter menu, Garten includes Parmesan Fennel Gratin as a side dish. You’ll need three medium fennel bulbs, chicken stock, dry white wine, unsalted butter, panko breadcrumbs, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, fresh flat-leaf

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Ina Garten’s 4 Best Brunch Recipes for a Crowd

Ina Garten has a dish for every occasion and brunch is no exception. For fans who long to wake up at her East Hampton home and have breakfast and coffee (made by Jeffrey Garten) with the celebrity chef, Garten’s brunch recipes are the closest they’ll ever get.

As a bestselling cookbook author, the Barefoot Contessa has plenty of brunch recipes. Most of which can be scaled up or down depending on the number of guests. Here are a few Barefoot Contessa brunch recipes perfect for feeding a crowd. 

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1. Ina Garten’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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Ina Garten’s Ultimate Tuna Melts Calls For 1 Particular Ingredient That Is So ‘Barefoot Contessa’

Ina Garten is known for using “good” ingredients in her comfort food recipes. When it comes to her Ultimate Tuna Melt, there’s one particular ingredient that is so Barefoot Contessa. It takes a simple tuna sandwich to the next level.

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Ina Garten has reinvented the tuna sandwich once before

A tuna fish sandwich is a comfort food staple for many of Garten’s fans. So in her cookbook Barefoot Contessa, How Easy Is That?, she reinvented the simple sandwich into something exotic.

That cookbook was all about recipes with easy-to-find

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Ina Garten’s Twist on the Classic Carrot Cake Is Perfect for Spring

Ina Garten often updates classic recipes and her carrot cake is no exception. The bestselling author who films Barefoot Contessa inside a “barn” just steps away from her home in East Hampton, New York, puts her own touch on the classic dessert with fruit.  

Ina Garten’s carrot cake uses oil instead of butter

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RELATED: Ina Garten Uses 1 ‘Indulgence’ to Make the Perfect Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Most of the Barefoot Contessa’s cakes — and many of her recipes in general — call for butter. Unlike many of her cakes that start with room

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