Web site: http://www.katiebrown.com
With her Midwestern charm, girl-next-door persona and "keep it simple" ethic, Katie Brown demonstrates how to make a house a home in her new series, KATIE BROWN WORKSHOP. Everyday life at home is a joyous adventure for Katie, whether she is planning and cooking a dinner party, working in her garden, redecorating a room or meeting the daily needs of a young family. Her imaginative and budget-conscious approach to the home arts has been a breath of fresh air for a new generation of homemakers, earning her praise from People Magazine as "TV's meat-and-potatoes Martha Stewart." From her real-life workshop, Katie uses seasonal foods and colors to prepare simple and enjoyable meals, demystify the science of gardening and transform holiday decorations into works of art.
Dressing Up the Ordinary #403
Mushroom soup, an open-face veggie sandwich, dressed-up matzo, customized scissors tote bag, and a unique tomato garden.
- KET2 Wednesday, July 16 at 1:30 pm EDT
Circus Party #404
Puff dogs, popcorn squares, a piled-high round cake, and an animal train and popcorn box centerpiece.
- KET2 Wednesday, July 23 at 1:30 pm EDT
Garden Party #405
Pasta pea parsley salad, poached salmon with dill, a refreshing watermelon drink, party blower invites, and a driftwood bird nest centerpiece.
- KET2 Wednesday, July 30 at 1:30 pm EDT
Katie demonstrates simple and effective ways to frame food, crafts, and garden projects.
- KET2 Wednesday, August 6 at 1:30 pm EDT
Chef Chris Paulk creates a stuffing from leftover bread, a Cornish hen with mushroom sauce, and fruitopia skewers. Then, Katie brings baskets of fun to the table with Easter egg buddies and an Easter egg twig arrangement.
- KET2 Wednesday, August 13 at 1:30 pm EDT
Katie prepares an effortless yet elegant wedding celebration. Chef Snow from Blue Heron Restaurant spices up the kitchen with a leg of lamb, gourmet grilled cheese, and a plum and almond cobbler.
- KET2 Wednesday, August 20 at 1:30 pm EDT
Katie shares some heartwarming family recipes with guest chef Michael Phelps: a chicken roux, apple dumplings, and biscuits. Then, she makes some customizable baskets and chalkboards with hooks and a photo family tree full of memories.
- KET2 Wednesday, August 27 at 1:30 pm EDT
Katie ventures into new waters with roasted shellfish, a tangy swordfish dish, and an easy-to-make watermelon salad.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 3 at 1:30 pm EDT
Vegetables take center stage as Katie cooks up cauliflower steaks and roasted root veggies. Then, Katie uses veggies in unexpected ways to create an etched mirror and a beautiful veggie bouquet.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 10 at 1:30 pm EDT
Wine and Cheese #412
Tickle guests' taste buds with zucchini poppers, blue cheese with rosemary honey, and bean and feta salad. Turn fruit into art with a stylish grape sculpture and a chic grape centerpiece.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 17 at 1:30 pm EDT
In the kitchen, Katie makes a shrimp and apple slaw, iceberg apple and bacon salad, and apple cider. Projects include adorable apple centerpieces and personalized apple place cards.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 24 at 1:30 pm EDT
Katie finds ingenious ways to use those pesky leftovers. In the kitchen, Katie makes tacos and radish salsa, poached fruit, and refreshing herb popsicles. Projects include cork potholder and decorative teacup candelabra.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 1 at 1:30 pm EDT
The Big Game #415
Chef Chris Paulk makes sweet potato chips and dip, indoor barbecue ribs, and empanadas. Celebrate in style with a turf snack tray and a touchdown centerpiece.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 8 at 1:30 pm EDT
Valentine's Day #416
Chef Michelangelo Wescott's recipes: lobster and lemon mashed potatoes, filets Diane, and chocolate mousse. Katie adds romance to the table with an arrow placemat and a rose and water arrangement.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 15 at 1:30 pm EDT
Katie shares some "spooky" Halloween ideas. In the kitchen: candy pumpkin apples, chocolate-covered marshmallows, and white chocolate candy corns. Get into the "spirit" of things with a painted bucket and gourd-face pumpkins.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT
Chefs from Frankie's restaurant put a new twist to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner with salad, stuffing, and apple tart. Join the crew to create a stylish feather wreath and a burlap feather centerpiece.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
Polka Dot Party #419
Inspired by the polka-dot, Katie cooks some dotted goodies: honey carrot muffins, polka dotted pizza, and a watermelon stack. Projects include a colorful birthday banner and zany Willy Wonka-inspired flowers.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
In the kitchen, Katie makes edible presents: granola, matzo ball soup, and tomato sauce and croutons. Projects include custom gift-wrap tags and a unique idea from the herb garden.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
Katie prepares a no-stress holiday meal with the help of the crew. Chef Chris Paulk whips up red pepper risotto, pork tenderloin, and Kentucky eggnog. Then, Katie decks the halls with an advent calendar and a dressed-up styrofoam Christmas tree.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
New Year's #422
Start the countdown with Katie making steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad, and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). Projects include butterfly lanterns and a sophisticated cinnamon candy centerpiece for a New Year's table.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
Best of What Women Love #423
A special "Best of Katie Brown" episode celebrates women. In the kitchen, Katie whips up some light and tasty treats. Then, the crew makes a chic remnant tablecloth and an ornate teacup candelabra planter.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
Best of Simple Living #424
Katie prepares some quick-fix simple meals and creates easy, yet stunning crafts for your home and garden.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
Best of Kids #425
In the kitchen, Katie makes a one-pot sloppy joe casserole and honey carrot muffins. Then, a few friends help her make kid-friendly projects.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
Best of Holidays #426
In the kitchen, Katie makes delicious recipes destined to become family favorites. Katie decorates the house with advent balls and dresses up artificial trees with her easy faux-real tree project.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST
Official web site: http://www.katiebrown.com