Day: July 28, 2021

Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten’s 4 Most Popular Brownie Recipes on the Food Network

Ina Garten loves brownies. In fact, they’re one of her favorite desserts of all time. Knowing the best-selling cookbook author can’t get enough of the chocolatey treats it’s no wonder she has multiple versions. Here are Garten’s most popular brownie recipes on the Food Network’s website. 

4. Ina Garten’s Brownie Tart is loaded with chocolate

'Barefoot Contessa' host Ina Garten smiles in front of a white background

Barefoot Contessa host Ina Garten | Noam Galai/Getty Images

This brownie recipe is for chocolate lovers everywhere. Garten enhances the flavor of the chocolate in the batter by adding instant coffee granules and “good” vanilla extract.

It’s a classic Barefoot Contessa move and something she often does with her many chocolatey desserts. If that’s not enough Garten tosses chocolate chips in the batter and drizzles melted chocolate chips on top once the tart’s been baked. 

The Brownie Tart, or “brownie pie” as Garten once called it on Barefoot Contessa, averages five stars on

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Ina Garten’s Recipes Among the Food Network Takeaways Fans Still Use Today

Ina Garten is one of Food Network‘s most beloved stars. The chef has made a name for herself ever since her show Barefoot Contessa started airing in 2003. Even before that, Garten’s career thrived enough thanks to her specialty food store in East Hampton, New York Barefoot Contessa, and her cookbooks.

Fans love watching Garten because of her calm and assuring demeanor and how she simplifies the recipes. Recently fans engaged with one another on the few things they took away from the Food Network, and Garten’s recipes ranked highly.

Ina Garten gained popularity when she appeared on the Food Network

Ina Garten and host Seth Meyers

Ina Garten and host Seth Meyers | Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank

Before even dreaming of becoming a world renowned chef, Garten had a government job. She, however, left the job in 1978 to open a specialty food store. Within a year of purchasing the store, she moved it to

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