Ina Garten gets 2 mil Instagram views for cosmopolitan recipe

Ina Garten is the author of ‘Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten’. © Clarkson Potter

EAST HAMPTON: Ina Garten has captured the hearts of those on Instagram in her latest quarantine cookery video, in which she shares her recipe for cosmopolitan cocktails.

Ostensibly, it’s just her and her husband Jeffrey in her Hamptons home. But for the recipe, she fills up a party-sized pitcher.

“You never know who’s going to stop by,” she says before correcting herself to say, “Wait a minute, no one’s stopping by.”

But that doesn’t stop the Barefoot Contessa from filling the pitcher with two cups of vodka, one cup of Cointreau, one cup of cranberry juice and fresh lime juice, and pouring the pink tonic into another giant, party-sized martini glass.

“During a crisis, you know cocktail hour can be any hour.”

The Instagram video has racked up two million views in less than 24 hours, and received the approval of her celebrity followers like Katie Couric, Nancy Meyers, Giada De Laurentiis and Reese Witherspoon.