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Ina Garten’s 13 Best Summer Recipes of All Time


A resort in Maui? Yawn. Backpacking through Europe? Nah. Let’s face it: We want to spend our whole summer eating grilled-corn salad with Ina Garten on her breezy veranda in the Hamptons. You might not have scored an invite to the Barefoot Contessa’s sprawling estate yet, but here are 13 recipes to recreate the magic at home. How easy was that?

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Lemon Chicken

Fancy enough for a Saturday soiree, easy enough for a Monday at home. Get the recipe.

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Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta

We dare you to eat just one. Get the recipe.

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Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Best served with a glass of Ina’s favorite rosé. Get the recipe.

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Fresh Corn Salad

Yep, we just found our new go-to summer side dish. Get the recipe.

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Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts

Aww, cutest apps ever. Get the recipe.

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Blue Cheese Burgers

Hot tip: When in doubt, cover it with cheese. Get the recipe.

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Watermelon, Arugula, and Feta Salad

If summer had an official salad, it would be this. Get the recipe.

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Zucchini and Goat Cheese Tart

Looks tricky, but it’s surprisingly easy to make. Get the recipe.

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Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup

Transform your farmers’ market haul into this bowl of deliciousness. Get the recipe.

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Roasted Broccolini

Please. At Ina’s house, you don’t eat plain old broccoli. Get the recipe.

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Lobster and Corn Chowder

Serve it with a giant hunk of bread for dipping and pretend you’re in the Hamptons… with Ina… and Jeffrey. Get the recipe.

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Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Fork, twirl, repeat. Get the recipe.

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Lemon Bars

They’re like little bites of sunshine. Ina, is there anything you can’t do? Get the recipe.

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