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Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Ina is Great! Her recipes are delicious and easy to follow. You

Ina is Great! Her recipes are delicious and easy to follow. You can tell she is passionate about her cooking. her cookbooks are the best ones out there!

posted by Vivi45 on November 12, 2012

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6 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

Too much salt

I am always appalled at how much salt is called for in Ms. Garten's recipes. Some of her recipes contain an entire day's worth of sodium in a single serving! It's like she doesn't undestand the real flavor of food. Salt is not the only flavor on the table.

posted by Bijou1313 on November 13, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2012

    I have all of Ina's cookbooks and love the all except this one.

    I have all of Ina's cookbooks and love the all except this one. Foolproof is disappointing, too many weird recipes.  Prunes in a dessert?? My family would not be happy

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 4, 2013

    Good But Not Great

    I've been a big Ina fan for several years but her last 2 cookbooks have been a little disappointing...same old, same old. This is a nice gift book for the novice entertainer - not for the experienced hostess. I'd only give it about 3 stars - very average.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 28, 2012

    Not my favorite

    While Ina Garten can not write a bad cookbook, this is not one of my favorites. There are way to many recipes that call for ingredients not available in our area. Also I do not do as much entertaining as I used too and this book is geared to that. All in all, not a purchase I would recommend.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2012

    Great book!

    Great book!

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