Archives: Ina Garten

Fresh Peach Cake

September 22, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Dessert, Recipes, Summer.

Here’s a simple recipe featuring my favorite summer fruit: peaches. The coffee cake is easy to make, delicious, moist and lightly spiced…and perfect with a cup of coffee or tea. I added an 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg to the batter, and omitted the pecans. The cake is best served the day it’s made, but leftovers are still • Read More »

Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins

June 17, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes.

This recipe for Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins is a definite go-to entertaining recipe. It’s easy, delicious and doesn’t break the bank! The marinade gives the pork great herb/citrus flavor (just be sure to let it marinate for at least 3 hours…longer is even better). I grilled the tenderloins instead of searing and roasting them in the • Read More »

Italian Wedding Soup

February 3, 2011 | By andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Italian, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

My first thought was, “Do Italian people really eat this at weddings?” I’m not Italian so it’s an honest question, don’t you think? After a little research, though, I learned that the “wedding” part refers to the fact that the vegetables and meat go well together in this Italian-American soup (hence the marriage). Whatever the history, it’s • Read More »

From My Bookshelf: The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

August 18, 2009 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: From My Bookshelf.

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten is filled with wonderful recipes and beautiful photographs. Garten, who used to own the East Hampton specialty food store The Barefoot Contessa, shares catering secrets and time-saving tips for making uncomplicated but delicious recipes at home. A few of my favorite recipes include: Fresh Corn Salad, Szechuan Noodles, Perfect • Read More »