Get ready to cook like a pro! Ina Garten, also known as Barefoot Contessa, will show people how to cook in the new series, which is aptly titled Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro! The new series will premiere later tonight.
Food Network released details about the new series in a press release. Check that out below.
“Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, will launch a new show on Food Network on Sunday, May 28th at 11am ET/PT. Each of the all-new eight episodes were shot on-location at Ina’s home in East Hampton, New York. In Cook Like a Pro, Ina will help viewers bring their cooking to the next level, by sharing foolproof recipes and tips for delicious food made easy. Special guests include José Andrés on eggs, April Bloomfield on weeknight dinners, Mario Batali on pasta, and Yotam Ottolenghi on roasting vegetables.
“I’m so excited about the show, and I’m looking forward to sharing the many things I’ve learned professionally that will help you cook at home with confidence,” said Garten. “It’s going to be lots of fun!”
Premiering Sunday, May 28th at 11am (all times ET/PT) – SEASON PREMIERE! “Cook Like a Pro: Chicken” It’s all about chicken as Ina shares her kitchen tips and professional strategies for Roasted Chicken with Radishes, from trussing the bird to carving it. Then, there’s a delicious twist on a classic with Chicken and Spinach Waldorf Salad, featuring juicy roasted chicken breasts. Finally, the volume is turned right up on Truffled Chicken Liver Mousse.
Premiering Sunday, June 4th at 11am “Cook Like a Pro: Weeknight Dinners” Ina’s got weeknight dinners covered, pro-style! There are Roasted Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa and a super quick slaw, then Cider Roasted Pork Tenderloin. Garlic and Herb Roasted Shrimp are a one-pan wonder, then chef April Bloomfield reveals her go-to, off-duty weeknight dinner: an Oven-Baked Three Cheese Sandwich. Finally, Ina makes five-minute Lemon Capellini.
Premiering Sunday, June 11th at 11am “Cook Like a Pro: Pasta” Ina is tackling pasta like a pro, first in Crusty Baked Shells and Cauliflower, then in a classic Italian soup,16 Bean Pasta e Fagioli. She makes a delicious lemony salad of Herbed Orzo with Feta and special guest Mario Batali shares his top three pasta tips. Finally, Rigatoni with Sausage and Fennel takes all-in-one pasta meals to a whole new level.
Premiering Sunday, June 18th at 11am “Cook Like a Pro: Fearless Food” Ina is tackling daunting dishes with easy techniques, from a perfectly risen Soufflé a L’Orange to overcoming pastry fears with her totally professional-looking Anna’s Tomato Tart. Super chef José Andrés has an amazing trick for separating eggs, then there’s foolproof caramel for irresistible Caramel Salted Nuts.
Premiering Sunday, June 25th at 11am “Cook Like a Pro: Eggs” It’s eggs all the way in an incredible master class, featuring them both soft boiled and in the dressing of a fantastic Caesar Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon. Egg whites are whipped to perfection for a Pavlova Fruit Tart, then there’s foolproof Truffled Scrambled Eggs. She makes Eggs Benedict with an Easy Hollandaise Sauce just like a pro, and super chef José Andrés reveals the secret of his perfectly fried eggs.
Premiering Sunday, July 2nd at 11am “Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Desserts” Ina’s cutting straight to sweet with delicious make-ahead and very professional fruit desserts. There’s a twist on a classic with Apple Pie Bars, then pure comfort meets wow factor in Chocolate Banana Cream Pie. Easy and elegant Stewed Rhubarb and Red Berries make a perfect summer dessert, with ideas for amping things up with fruit liqueurs. Finally, there’s a Sparkling Grapefruit Granita with Pink Fizz that’s guaranteed to impress.
Premiering Sunday, July 9th at 11am “Cook Like a Pro: Chocolate” Ina shares professional tips for chocolate, starting with an off-the-scale delicious Chocolate Ganache Cake, complete with a chevron frosting tutorial. Then Chocolate Creme Brulee is taken to dazzling new dessert heights and Ina shows her tricks to tempering chocolate for Peanut Rocky Road Bark. Beyond-decadent Frozen Hot Chocolate completes the line-up.
Premiering Sunday, July 16th at 11am “Cook Like a Pro: Roasted Vegetables” Ina, the queen of roasted vegetables, spills the beans on how to roast like a pro, starting with Butternut Squash Hummus. Then, British-based restaurateur and chef Yotam Ottolenghi gives the lowdown on picture-perfect Roasted Baby Vegetables with Sumac and Yogurt. Next, two delectable Spanish recipes: Roasted Vegetable Paella and chef Jose Andres Roasted Escalavida Catalana. Finally, Ina makes Roast Potato and Fennel Soup and her ultimate side dish: Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower.
Viewers can learn more about Ina, her bestselling books and her Emmy Award-winning(R) television show at BarefootContessa.com and join the conversation on social media with @FoodNetwork and @InaGarten, using the hashtag #BarefootContessa.”
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