Ina Garten's latest abode is a . The pre-war apartment has a recently renovated kitchen that the listing calls "perfect for an enthusiastic cook," so naturally we were curious about what exactly the Barefoot Contessa values in kitchens. Here are our findings:
1. The Location
Her main kitchen, where she films , is in a barn on her property in East Hampton, New York.
2. The Appliances
She uses top-of-the-line appliances. The barn kitchen is with a Viking range, Sub-Zero refrigerators, Bosch dishwasher and a KitchenAid mixer.
3. The Pantry
There is a surprisingly simple pantry.
4. The Cutlery
Garten recommends "a good set of sharp knives by Wüsthof, including a chef's knife, a paring knife, a slicing knife and a bread knife."
5. The Pots
All-Clad pots are also on her list.
6. The Furnishings
Her stools are by Robert Stilin, and the faucet is from Waterworks.
7. The Dutch Oven
For Dutch ovens, she prefers Le Creuset.
8. The Countertops
Her countertops, including the 18-foot-long counter where she stores her bakeware, made from Belgian stone.
9. The Table
She serves her culinary creations on an antique Swiss pine dinner table.
To read Garten's full checklist of what every kitchen needs, click here.