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A Friendly Reminder That Ina Garten Is The Greatest Human On Earth

In a world full of store-bought ingredients, she is good vanilla.

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It's no secret that Ina Garten is one of the best people to have ever graced the planet. She's an entrepreneur, a world-renown chef, a television personality and the epitome of class. Like all things good and pure in this world, sometimes us mere mortals may take her for granted and forget just how much of a godsend she really is so here is your friendly reminder, lest you forget, why Ina Garten is the great human on Earth.

She used to work for the government.

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Everyone knows about her kitchen skills in her Hamptons House but not everyone is familiar with her skills in the White House. That's right- before Ina was on the Food Network and before she was the Barefoot Contessa, she was worked in the White House for the Office of Management and Budget, writing nuclear budgets and policy papers for Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. Beat that, Sandra Lee.

She has an MBA from George Washington University.

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While working in the White House, Ina took classes at George Washington University, eventually earning her MBA degree. "Graduating from business school? How easy was that?" -Ina probably

She has the best celebrity friends.
Instagram: @inagarten

Michelle Obama, Taylor Swift, and Katie Couric?? What I wouldn't give to be a fly on the wall during that dinner party.

She is an Instagram sensation.
Instagram: @inagarten

I'm pretty sure that scrolling through her Instagram account has been scientifically proven to cheer anyone up and is guaranteed to improve the viewer's mood by at least 73%. She can hashtag things that us normal peasants would never be able to and then she blends it all seamlessly with subtle humor and stunning photographs. She also looks like she has the most fun at work out of any person on this planet.

She is the undisputed Queen of the Food Network (sorry, Giada) but still is gracious and humble enough to give the others the time of day.

AND she has the relationship that set your own standards at an unrealistically high level.
Instagram: @inagarten

Her and Jeffrey got married when she was just 20 years old, which means they've been going strong for nearly 50 years! I wish I had a relationship that flourished on Friday night chicken dinners and endless flower bouquets.

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