Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics is a cooking show featuring celebrity chef Ina Garten, author of the best-selling "The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook." In her previous show, Chef Garten brought viewers into her kitchen for a glimpse at her fabulous dinner parties and the elaborate preparation required for those top-notch soirees. In this series, Chef Garten leads you through some simpler recipes that are perfect for everyday living. Every once in a while there's nothing better than inviting over a group of friends, decorating the dining room with fresh flowers and setting out your finest dinner ware for a multi-course meal fit for royalty. Most days, though, eating is simply something that must be done, and there's no reason those everyday meals can't shine and dazzle like the ones you spend days preparing. Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics is an engaging series, full of easy recipes and helpful tips on spicing up your daily diet.