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    Ina Garten is one of the country’s most beloved culinary icons and the author of five previous cookbooks. She can be seen on Food Network, where her shows, Barefoot Contessa and Back to Basics, are among the network’s most watched. Ina also writes a column on entertaining for House Beautiful magazine. Visit Ina at
    Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is the essential Ina Garten cookbook, focusing on the techniques behind her elegant food and easy entertaining style, and offering nearly a hundred brand-new recipes that will become trusted favorites.

    Ina Garten’s bestselling cookbooks have con-sistently provided accessible, subtly sophisticated recipes ranging from French classics made easy to delicious, simple home cooking. In Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, Ina truly breaks down her ideas on flavor, examining the ingredients and techniques that are the foundation of her easy, refined style.

    Here Ina covers the essentials, from ten ways to boost the flavors of your ingredients to ten things not to serve at a party, as well as professional tips that make successful baking, cooking, and entertaining a breeze. The recipes—crowd-pleasers like Lobster Corn Chowder, Tuscan Lemon Chicken, and Easy Sticky Buns—demonstrate Ina’s talent for transforming fresh, easy-to-find ingredients into elegant meals you can make without stress.

    For longtime fans, Ina delivers new insights into her simple techniques; for newcomers she provides a thorough master class on the basics of Barefoot Contessa cooking plus a Q&A section with answers to the questions people ask her all the time. With full-color photographs and invaluable cooking tips, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is an essential addition to the cherished library of Barefoot Contessa cookbooks.


    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    ISBN 9781400054350
    Genre COOKING / Methods / Quick & Easy
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 272
    Publisher Date 2008-10-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Clarkson Potter
    Copyright Year 2008
    Unit weight 2.5 lb
    Height 10.75 in
    Wdth 7.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Language English
    Subtitle Fabulous Flavors from Simple Ingredients
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Garten, Ina

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    • Cesarone

      Great Christmas present. Everyday recipes.

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    • LOVE IT!!!

      Another great addition to my cook book library, as always there are great ideas to help me with my dinner parties!

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    • Great cookbook

      I bought this cookbook for my husband who has never spent much time cooking in the kitchen but watches Barefoot Contessa on tv all the time. I thought instead of him bringing me the ideas, now that he's recently retired, he can start preparing meals himself :-) . Very easy to follow, great tips and he is enjoying his new retirement hobby, thanks to Ina.

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    • Great recipes!

      This is a beautiful book with great pics and wonderful recipes.

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    • Easy book to cook from

      This cookbook has recipes that are easy to manuver and delicious to eat when you're finished preparing them. It also has plain/ordinary ingredients in them. Enjoy!

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