In the Kitchen today…

What: Parmesan Chicken Where: Barefoot Contessa Family Style Who: Ina Garten The only complaint I have about this wonderful dish is the time is takes to pan-fry every piece of chicken. The method - dip in flour mixture dip in egg mixture dip in breadcrumb mixture fry - is not hard. No. It's just that the [...]

In the Kitchen today…

What: Roasted Winter Vegetables Where: Barefoot Contessa Family Style Who: Ina Garten This was fabulous. Nothing profound here, at all. Just humble root vegetables (carrots, parsnips, sweet potato, and butternut squash) glorified by heat and fat and salt. I had a friend over when these came out of the oven, and she was just snatching them [...]

Cookbook of the Month: April

What: Barefoot Contessa Family Style Who: Ina Garten Ina is like an old friend. Her cookbooks, especially the Barefoot Contessa series, are just stellar. She's tried and true though and through. And, very importantly, you can trust her with your holidays. The pages of my volume of Family Style are wrinkled with splatters of stove-top [...]