“Anyone who tries to make brownies without butter should be arrested.”

Nina Friend
February 02, 2018

February 2nd is notable for being Groundhog Day, but even more importantly, it’s Ina Garten’s birthday. Between all the amazing cake recipes and entertaining tips the Barefoot Contessa has shared with us over the years, we hope she's taking some of her own advice and celebrating in style in this year.

In honor of the Brooklyn-born chef's big day, we rounded up 11 of her best quotes, covering everything from cheese to finding happiness in life (which, of course, are not mutually exclusive). We hope they inspire you like she inspires us.

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