Congratulations to Ina Garten - the Barefoot Contessa - for her nomination for a James Beard Award for Best TV Food Personality/Host in 2012.  This food writer has always found source and inspiration from her cookbooks and TV shows.

Congratulations Ina, and good luck!

To see the complete list of James Beard nominees, click the link below.

2012 James Beard Awards nominees | Fox News.