NEW YORK – March 22, 2019 – Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, opens her home for a new season of recipes, tips and tricks for home cooks in the return of Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro this April. Hosted by Ina from East Hampton, NY, the series helps viewers cook with confidence no matter their level of expertise. The season kicks off with a visit to a local farm stand in a farm-to-table themed episode on Sunday, April 21st at 11:30am ET/PT, and continues with episodes celebrating seafood, grilling and fresh herbs.
“Spring is the perfect time to cook with Ina,” said Courtney White, President, Food Network. “Her timeless recipes are filled with fresh seasonal ingredients and with Ina by their side, our viewers are sure to make beautiful, tasty dishes that will impress family and friends.”
“I’m so excited for the new season of Cook Like a Pro,” said Garten. “I’m sharing lots of easy, delicious recipes I make all the time at home, along with new tips and tricks that will have you cooking like a pro in no time!”
The season premiere is all about farm-to-table cooking for Ina’s spring feast, with a dinner, side dish, salad and dessert inspired by the farm stand. There’s amazing Rosemary Rack of Lamb with Easy Tzatziki and Parmesan Roasted Zucchini, which are great for entertaining in the spring or any time of year. Then Ina’s hitting the farm stand and making Fresh Corn Pancakes and an easy Tuscan Tomato and Bread Salad with a Red Wine Vinaigrette. For a sweet finish, she makes Fresh Berries and Sweet Ricotta with Raspberry and Blackberry Sauce.
Ina Garten is a New York Times bestselling cookbook author of eleven cookbooks and the host of Food Network’s Emmy Award-winning Barefoot Contessa. Her most recent book Cook Like a Pro was released in October 2018. She lives in East Hampton, New York, with her husband, Jeffrey.
Viewers can browse Ina’s top recipes, watch videos and brush up on their entertaining skills at FoodNetwork.com/BarefootContessa and learn more about Ina, her bestselling cookbooks, and her Emmy Award-winning® television show at BarefootContessa.com. Join the conversation on social media @InaGarten and #BarefootContessa