ICYMI, Ina Garten is back with a refreshed version of her Food Network show—Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food—a series inspired by her latest cookbook.
And while we adored the little sneak peak of her favorite side dish and the ultimate Thanksgiving leftover sandwich on Al Roker's Cooking Up a Storm podcast, we are most excited for next Friday's special, "A Barefoot Thanksgiving." It's the third episode of Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food, and while it doesn't debut until November 19, a thorough teaser is available now on the Food Network site.
"It's Thanksgiving at the barn and Ina Garten's good friend and neighbor Bobby Flay is coming over. She's making a dazzling spread, perfect for the big day with her incomparable tips, strategies and fabulous recipes."
Here's what's on the Thanksgiving menu for Garten and her pal Bobby Flay:
[quote] Ina's Make-Ahead Cranberry Sauce that's so delish, one fan says, "I would rate this 6 stars if I could!"
[quote] Bobby's Fall Sangria. One person who stirred this up at home admits, "People won't stop asking me for the recipe!!!! Huge hit!"
[quote] Ina's Orange-Honey Glazed Carrots that call for just 15 minutes of prep time.
[quote] Bobby's Eleven-Layer Potato Gratin. "This has been my go-to potato dish for Thanksgiving for the last three years," one fan raves.
[quote] Ina's Sautéed Shredded Brussels Sprouts done in the skillet (and in a mere 15 minutes!).
[quote] Bobby's Smoked Whole Turkey, no oven space required. Flay explains how to transform your grill into a smoker.
[quote] Bobby's Heartland Chopped Salad. Kale, spinach, pomegranates, walnuts, cranberries—all of our fall faves are here.
[quote] Ina's Herb and Apple Bread Pudding. A five-star reviewer says you can get a head start on Thanksgiving eve: "We made it the day before Thanksgiving and then baked it as written on Turkey Day. It was wonderful! Creamy, flavorful and cheesy delish!"
[quote] Ina's Lemon Ginger Molasses Cake. Who needs pie when you can bake a cake that's "wonderful, yummy and not too sweet," according to a fan. "I made it last year and plan to make it again this Thanksgiving."
We can only imagine pulling up a seat at that table to share this meal with the Iron Chef and Ina!
In years past, Garten has shared a Tuscan turkey roulade and two showstopping boozy desserts, and now we have even more dishes to inspire our own holiday spreads. Just add a round of supersized cosmos and the feast is complete!