friendly reminder that ina garten, the host of barefoot contessa on food network, majored in economics and was in charge of writing the budget for the US’s nuclear program and drafted policy memos regarding construction of nuclear centrifuges under US presidents ford and carter

also she fund raises for planned parenthood and supports gay marriage so yeah this woman can budget, plan nuclear policy, and cook a mean meal and now u know

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Michelle Obama and Ina Garten shooting the shit about Barack over a vegetable tart is the OTP we’ve been waiting for

Since we’re not the beloved first lady or the most skilled home entertainer of our generation, we’ll just have to settle for a video of the two snacking and making small talk. The clip comes from an upcoming Food Network special called Barefoot in Washington, which includes an invitation to an Obama/Barefoot Contessa dinner party. 

Gifs: Entertainment Tonight

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Taylor and Ina baked a mustard-roasted fish in the oven and spread whipped cream on a Pavlova, all while bonding over their mutual frustration for people who don’t like to eat. “I’ll cook for these boys, and they’ll be like ‘I’m on a diet’”, Swift says. “I’m like ‘I can’t hang out with you’”

During their impromptu sit-down lunch, Taylor invited her “hero” Ina to visit her home and see her perform one day. After they left, Ina looked around her kitchen and marveled, “Did that really happen?”.