This Photo Of Jennifer Garner And Ina Garten Eating At In-And-Out Burger Is A Dish Come True

The Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, has seemingly welcomed budding cooking show creator, Jennifer Garner, into the fold.

This week, Garten and Garner shared a meal together at, wait for it… In-N-Out.

They met after Garten concluded a talk connected to her Cook Like a Pro book tour, which Garner attended.

Jennifer Garner has been dabbling in front of the camera in an entirely new way with her #PretendCookingShow on Instagram.

The show features Garner acting as a cooking host, just like her pal, Ina.

Garner recently wrapped #PretendCookingShow, but before she did, she used one of her episodes to share one of her recipes with Garten.


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Happy Thanksgiving! #PretendCookingShow was invited to share a family recipe with the one and only #BarefootContessa—easy as pie—Exie Mae’s Sweet Potato Pudding. . Now my darling @inagarten has been kind enough to share Grandma’s pudding on her special Thanksgiving episode! In case you missed it last night on @foodnetwork— the full episode is on IGTV. ???????? . There are tons of ways to make this less rich—but is this really the week to go crazy? . Thank you, Ina, for having me. And thank you, Grandma ♥️????, for a recipe that tastes like you made it and is everything cozy and delicious about Thanksgiving. . Exie Mae Garner’s Sweet Potato Pudding Ingredients: 4 medium red sweet potatoes 3 cups milk 2 ½ cups sugar 3 tbsp oleo or butter Nutmeg Allspice Cinnamon 3 eggs, beaten 1 bag of miniature marshmallows . Directions: 1.) Peel and quarter sweet potatoes. 2.) Boil until tender and drain, then mash/beat with a beater. 3.) Add milk, sugar, butter, and spices to suit taste. 4.) Beat 3 eggs and add them in. 5.) Tip the pudding into a buttered 9×13 baking dish. 6.) Cook at 350 for about an hour, until nearly done. 7.) Turn the oven to broil. Spread marshmallows on top and put back in for about 2 minutes until browned. 8.) Yum.

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In 2010, sharing burgers with Ina would have been a mere pipe dream for Jennifer.

She had told W Magazine that she was hoping to meet her celebrity chef idol.

“I know somebody who is a friend of hers, and she says she’s going to get us together. I tried to get on Ina’s show. I tried to use my, well, you know…I say, use what you have to make the world better or for yourself!”

“But eventually she just said, ‘I’m sorry, I only use my real friends on the show.’ I felt like, What are you saying? That we’re not friends? I know everything about you!”

Things between the two have changed dramatically seeing as they both took their In-N-Out meet-up seriously enough to post to their individual Instagram accounts.

People are obsessed with the flourishing friendship, and love that the chefs are not above eating at the infamous burger joint.

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One fan asked the question that will be lingering on everyone’s mind.

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H/T: W Magazine, The Cut, Instagram