Information for Parents Barefoot Contessa Parents Need To Know Read Less Message The upbeat series promotes the idea of creating sophisticated, refined experiences through cooking and decorating. Violence Not applicable Sex Not applicable Language Not applicable Consumerism Brands like Ghirardelli's chocolate, Nielsen-Massey vanilla, and other high-end food products are visible. Many of the recipes that Garten prepares are from her own cookbooks. Drinking, Drugs & Smoking Alcohol (wine, sherry, hard liquor) is sometimes used in recipes. Wine, mixed drinks, and champagne are often consumed during social gatherings and meals.