Katie Brown Workshop

Katie Brown Workshop

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.

Series Website

http://www.katiebrown.com

All Past Episodes

How to Blend The Old with the New When Remodeling

26:46 | #609 | TV-G

The makeover concludes with a walk-through of the living spaces in Katie's home in Connecticut.

Kitchen Confidential: The Nuts and Bolts of a Kitchen Renovation

26:46 | #608 | TV-G

The home makeover continues with a walk-through of the kitchen in Katie's Connecticut home with experts.

Refreshing Remodeling 101

26:46 | #607 | TV-G

The first part of this home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress.

Best of Summer

26:46 | #606 | TV-G

Cucumber salad, poached salmon with dill, and fashioning etched glass globe candleholders.

Best of Gifts

26:46 | #605 | TV-G

Designer breadsticks, matzo ball soup, truffles, and a welcome basket for a neighbor are featured.

Regional Garden

26:46 | #604 | TV-G

In this "best-of" episode, Katie celebrates the diverse tastes of the world. She makes French onion soup, Greek-style stuffed eggplant, and Jamaican jerk chicken with citrus salsa.

Fun Fete

26:46 | #603 | TV-G

Katie provides the essentials for a fun, feminine party: light finger foods, a chocolate treat, and projects with a touch of glitz. She makes filo triangles stuffed with feta and spinach, tea sandwiches three ways, and chocolate carrot-cake cupcakes with cream cheese filling.

Herbalicious

26:46 | #602 | TV-G

Katie's creative ideas for cooking, baking, and crafting with herbs allow her to reap the rewards of her garden. She makes herb corn bread in clay pots, barley soup with mini meatballs, and coconut mint macaroons.

Minty Holiday

26:46 | #601 | TV-G

Katie creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. She makes refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies.

A Sparkling Holiday

26:46 | #513 | TV-G

Katie makes beef filet with cranberry tarragon butter, silky potato gratin and orange and olive salad with basil vinaigrette. Also, glamorous name cards and star-studded pinecone trees.

Home for the Holidays

26:46 | #512 | TV-G

Katie makes mouth-watering roasted turkey, delicious garlic potatoes, and a quick-and-easy apple crumble. Also, a wreath made from rope and a "gourdgeous" fall centerpiece.

Gift-Giving

26:46 | #511 | TV-G

Katie makes put-it-together pie, tortellini and turkey meatball soup, strawberry pesto, apple ginger preserves, and orange caramel sauce. Also, making your own buttons and gifting a tree.

Worldly

26:46 | #510 | TV-G

Katie makes crisp Asian steak salad, perfect Tuscan olive tapenade, and beautiful english bread pudding. Also, fabulous faux Faberge eggs and Tuillery-inspired topiaries.

Store-Bought Surprise

26:46 | #509 | TV-G

Katie makes ham and cheese pockets, bbq 'fried' cornflake chicken, and butter cream pound cake. Also, fresh flowers accessorize a standard lampshade and dress-up store bought votives.

Seaside

26:46 | #508 | TV-G

Katie makes delicious breaded bluegill, flavorful shrimp pesto, and a simple but scrumptious seafood bouillabaisse. Also, enchanting snorkle candles and make-your-own fish and shell compost.

Kids Day

26:46 | #507 | TV-G

Katie makes yummy donut sandwiches, fruit kebabs with lemon-lime glaze, and butterscotch hot chocolate. Also, crafty paper-plate creatures and a garden from old car tires.

Under the Tuscan Sun

26:46 | #506 | TV-G

Recipes include tasty polenta bites, Italian-style focaccia bread, and Katie's infamous Italian chicken. Also, drying herbs and building an herb garden.

South of the Border

26:46 | #505 | TV-G

Katie makes speedster chili, zesty turkey enchiladas, and easy guacamole. Also, a feather-adorned picture frame and planting peppers.

Vegetable Medley

26:46 | #504 | TV-G

Katie makes creamy cauliflower soup, colorful chopped root salad, and quick vegetable roll-ups. Also, a sculptural vegetable centerpiece and a stone wall vegetable garden.

Easy Entertaining

26:46 | #503 | TV-G

Katie makes quick asparagus with orange vinaigrette, refreshing pear and apple wine cooler, and savory flank steak pinwheels. Also, A stunning floral centerpiece and the gift of plant seeds.

Sweet

26:46 | #502 | TV-G

Katie makes a colorful birthday cake, heavenly orange and cherry brownies, and Kyle's famous sugar and spice cookies. Also, make-and-decorate lip balm and a whimsical butterfly bouquet.

Family Favorites

26:46 | #501 | TV-G

Katie makes Aunt Barb's coleslaw, Cousin Annie's goulash and Mother Meg's blueberry muffins. Also, a shadow box fashioned from your child's old shoes and pottery-collecting.

Best of Holidays

26:25 | #426 | TV-G

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.

Best of Kids

26:21 | #425 | TV-G

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.

Best of Simple Living

26:55 | #424 | TV-G

Katie prepares some quick-fix simple meals and creates easy, yet stunning crafts for your home and garden.

Best of What Women Love

26:48 | #423 | TV-G

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.

New Year's

27:17 | #422 | TV-G

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.

Christmas

27:01 | #421 | TV-G

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.

Gifts

26:52 | #420 | TV-G

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.

Polka Dot Party

27:12 | #419 | TV-G

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.

Thanksgiving

27:08 | #418 | TV-G

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.

Halloween

26:24 | #417 | TV-G

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.

Valentine's Day

26:32 | #416 | TV-G

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.

The Big Game

26:52 | #415 | TV-G

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.

Reuse

26:29 | #414 | TV-G

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.

Apples

27:08 | #413 | TV-G

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.

Wine and Cheese

27:08 | #412 | TV-G

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.

Veggies

27:16 | #411 | TV-G

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.

Seashells

26:53 | #410 | TV-G

Katie ventures into new waters with roasted shellfish, a tangy swordfish dish, and an easy-to-make watermelon salad.

Family

27:13 | #409 | TV-G

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.

Wedding

27:18 | #408 | TV-G

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.

Easter

27:16 | #407 | TV-G

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.

Frames

27:03 | #406 | TV-G

Katie demonstrates simple and effective ways to frame food, crafts, and garden projects.

Garden Party

26:18 | #405 | TV-G

Pasta pea parsley salad, poached salmon with dill, a refreshing watermelon drink, party blower invites, and a driftwood bird nest centerpiece.

Circus Party

27:13 | #404 | TV-G

Puff dogs, popcorn squares, a piled-high round cake, and an animal train and popcorn box centerpiece.

Dressing Up the Ordinary

26:19 | #403 | TV-G

Mushroom soup, an open-face veggie sandwich, dressed-up matzo, customized scissors tote bag, and a unique tomato garden.

Books

26:22 | #402 | TV-G

Katie turns bestseller novels into bestseller recipes and projects. They include Grapes of Wrath salad, Spam I Am green eggs and ham, and a delectable Like Water for Chocolate chocolate box cake.

Mother's Day

27:17 | #401 | TV-G

Orzo salad, marinated chicken, Clementine drink, stylish fabric necklace, and growing your own vegetable garden.

Best of Kids

26:46 | #326 | TV-G

The entire episode is dedicated to great recipes to prepare with kids.

Glistening

26:46 | #325 | TV-G

Fun party poppers and sparkly glitter balls, gorgonzola-stuffed potatoes, lemon granita, and beef piled high.

Festive

26:46 | #324 | TV-G

A festive pinecone table runner, faux-real trees, a delicious pear salad, and ginger pancakes.

Slate

26:46 | #323 | TV-G

Some stylish uses for slate, from a chic placemat to a nest terrarium.

Harvest

26:46 | #322 | TV-G

Inspired by the change in season, Katie makes no-carve pumpkins and a coffee-stained cork menu.

Best of Holidays

26:46 | #321 | TV-G

Easy and delicious holiday dishes.

Apples

26:46 | #320 | TV-G

Katie and the crew use apples to create autumnal decorations and delicious treats.

Chocolate

26:46 | #319 | TV-G

Chocolate spice cake, chocolate chunks, and three takes on chocolate mousse.

Potluck

26:46 | #318 | TV-G

Katie and her crew get ready for a potluck dinner by dressing up a table with takeaway bouquets and a chic runner and preparing mango salad, herb feta puffs, and cucumber salad.

Recess

26:46 | #317 | TV-G

Items for making a child's day: a recycled lunchbox, animal topiaries, zebra mac 'n' cheese, peanut butter and jelly rollups, and brownie pudding pops.

Left Over

26:46 | #316 | TV-G

Katie rids leftovers of their bad reputations and breathes new life into assorted objects around the house.

Comfort

26:46 | #315 | TV-G

Comfort food, including beef brisket, whole-grain potato salad, and pecan pie; soothing herbal balls; and an artistic touch for favorite photos.

Moroccan

26:46 | #314 | TV-G

Katie adds sparkle and light to the table with gem napkin rings, then learns the art of forcing plant bulbs from expert gardener Pam Healey.

Beach

26:46 | #313 | TV-G

Katie spices things up with a Moroccan theme, from starburst tabletop decorations and grape chandeliers to a menu of braised chicken, carrot salad, and scallion mint couscous.

Light

26:46 | #312 | TV-G

Katie heads to the shore with a customized beach bag full of delicious food: shrimp ceviche, pepper salad, and muffin-tin cookies. Gardening expert Pam Healey explains the basics of orchids and makes a sand-and-glass orchid vase.

Safari

26:46 | #311 | TV-G

A memorable safari birthday party for kids.

Green

26:46 | #310 | TV-G

Environmentally smart projects to do with the kids: a corkboard calendar, a children's terrarium, and three green salads.

Picnic

26:46 | #309 | TV-G

Katie and the crew escape to the outdoors for a picnic adventure, taking along a homemade wooden silverware caddy and batik denim blanket. The menu includes spicy chicken wings, corn fritters, and a very berry cake.

Family

26:46 | #308 | TV-G

Easy recipes for grilled pork ribs and a patriotic layered dessert. Katie also demonstrates how to transform a cabbage into an adorable centerpiece and makes a Jackson Pollock-inspired candle arrangement.

Engagement

26:47 | #307 | TV-G

Tips for throwing a deceptively easy engagement party.

Exotic

26:46 | #306 | TV-G

Vibrant drink coasters and a bright-colored water planter for a touch of the exotic; honey-spiced almonds and three different kinds of hummus.

Boxes

26:46 | #305 | TV-G

Katie cooks up cinnamon crisps and peanut brittle, two delicious treats that can easily be boxed up as gifts; shows how to propagate plants; and creates vintage-inspired decorations for old boxes.

Stripes

26:46 | #304 | TV-G

Katie and the crew throw a kids' party with bright pennant banners, a striped tabletop, and a flower piñata. Treats include pizza roll-ups and flavored popcorn.

Welcome

26:45 | #303 | TV-G

Katie and the crew put a creative spin on the traditional welcoming party for new neighbors with a mailbox vase and personalized steamer trays. Also, how to make tasty chicken kebabs and a tiramisu bowl.

Spring

26:46 | #302 | TV-G

Katie welcomes spring with a vintage-inspired remnant tablecloth, framed vases, and recipes including green garden soup and an apricot almond cake.

Mom

26:46 | #301 | TV-G

Katie creates personalized Mother's Day gifts, while special guest Chris Paulk shares some kitchen secrets.

Gifts Galore

26:45 | #226 | TV-G

Katie shows why it is better (and more fun) to give than to receive with creative and easy ideas for designer breadsticks, irresistible pretzels, and projects like dressed-up store-bought gifts and a gift box topiary.

Holiday

26:46 | #225 | TV-G

Katie makes potatoes deluxe and classic roast beef. Projects include candle cocktails, an Advent calendar, and a holiday wreath.

Kids and Fruit

26:46 | #224 | TV-G

Healthy food snacks and projects for the kids to help with, including fruit dip sticks, lemon sorbet wedges, orange cake, an orange bird feeder, and fruit creatures.

A Natural Beauty

26:46 | #223 | TV-G

Katie brings some of Mother Nature's beauty inside with ideas for roasting nuts, freezing grapes, and stitching fern leaves to create a pressed-leaf collage.

Paper It

27:15 | #222 | TV-G

Project and recipe ideas using a variety of colors, styles, and types of paper.

Sports Night

26:46 | #221 | TV-G

Recipes for potato wedges and grilled cheese three ways, plus project ideas for sports-inspired flower arrangements and tailgating trays and coasters.

A Cabin Feel

26:46 | #220 | TV-G

Ideas for keeping warm on a cold winter night.

Take the Party Outside

26:46 | #219 | TV-G

Tried-and-true ideas for taking a party out of doors.

Come Home with Katie Brown

26:46 | #218 | TV-G

In her home, Katie shares creative tips while chatting with experts about everything from flooring to draperies.

Down-Home Dining

26:46 | #217 | TV-G

Katie brings a little Southern charm and hospitality into the home with recipes for skillet cornbread and BBQ pork. Projects include denim napkins, corn-sticker place cards, and tomatoes in a vase.

Early Earners

26:46 | #216 | TV-G

Ideas for a neighborhood lemonade stand.

Pay It Forward

26:46 | #215 | TV-G

Katie makes easy-to-carry meals, including shrimp and cheese casserole with caramel brownies, and homemade gift baskets and fizzy bath balls.

Kids' Party

26:46 | #214 | TV-G

A kids' table mat, hanging hoops, and some tasty treats: ribbon dessert, ice cream sandwiches, and peanut butter and jelly on cornbread.

Farm Stand

26:46 | #213 | TV-G

Katie demonstrates how to grow and then cook garden-fresh delights.

A Perfect Shower

26:46 | #212 | TV-G

Katie celebrates life's special moments with a flower-box invitation and a row of roses, plus recipes for turkey sausage skewers, tapenade puff pastries, and crab crostini.

Who Needs a Wedding Planner?

26:46 | #211 | TV-G

Ideas for invitations and one-flower arrangements, plus recipes for quiche cups with shrimp, chicken pinwheels, and polenta sandwiches.

Beach Dreams

26:46 | #210 | TV-G

Recipes and projects that capture the delights of a summer at the beach: plank-grilled white fish, cilantro rice, sand memory frames, and frosted candle globes.

Flowers, Flowers Everywhere

26:47 | #209 | TV-G

Katie adds color and life to every room with floral hoops and framed flowers, then puts a new twist on some classic recipes with a lemon thyme pound cake and rosy fudge.

Backyard Style

26:46 | #208 | TV-G

Katie makes beer-simmered bratwurst, burgers, and baked beans. Projects include stylish food baskets and a backyard fountain.

Love Always

26:46 | #207 | TV-G

Katie makes truffles and pecan buddies. Projects include special wrapping ideas and a sparkly vase.

Kids in the Garden

27:00 | #206 | TV-G

Katie makes garden cupcakes and oven-fried chicken tenders. Projects include a critter growth chart and a ladybug bag.

A Weekend Agenda

27:00 | #205 | TV-G

Katie makes poached eggs with pesto and coconut cookies. Projects include a personalized weeding bucket and an album to organize photo CDs.

Green Celebration

26:50 | #204 | TV-G

A moss window planter, a copper candelabra, an herb-rubbed flank steak, and vegetable orzo.

Lady Luncheon

26:46 | #203 | TV-G

A garden party menu featuring salad pizza and green bean salad, a mossy welcome sign, and woven serving trays.

Keep 'em Busy

26:46 | #202 | TV-G

Katie keeps kids busy with easy recipes for a healthy taco bar and a kid-friendly cookie bar. Also, a nature-inspired gingerbread house and a child-sized "doodle desk."

A Spring Celebration

26:46 | #201 | TV-G

A nest-inspired place card, two ways to use roses on a table, herb focaccia bread, and turkey-bacon egg frittatas.

Romance

26:46 | #113 | TV-G

Katie turns the living room into the perfect spot for a romantic indoor picnic with snuggly floor pillows, a stylish picnic basket, a candy-box flower arrangement, and a finger-food feast of lentil salad tapenade and wild mushroom yogurt spread.

A Winter's Holiday

26:46 | #112 | TV-G

Katie prepares a crown roast of lamb and a plum pudding. The table is set with place cards made from glitter, family photographs, and bud vases; shimmery cedar placemats; and greenery arrangements with photo tags — all meant to be taken home by the guests.

A Fall Celebration

26:46 | #111 | TV-G

Katie creates elegant yet rustic place settings; fashions a centerpiece out of a twig wreath, pine cones, Spanish moss, and dried hydrangeas; and cooks a traditional roast turkey with shallot, sausage, walnut, fresh herb, and apple stuffing.

Good Neighbor

26:46 | #110 | TV-G

Katie creates a neighborhood directory with a map, notes, holders for business cards and take-out menus, and a list of emergency phone numbers. For her own house, she creates a welcoming door basket. Also, portable "casserole" versions of Sloppy Joes and strawberry shortcake.

Summer Cocktail Party

26:48 | #109 | TV-G

Katie creates an elegant garden party scene with flowers, candles, lights, and tasty treats. She makes small decorative trays out of plywood, paint, paper, and ribbon and creates lanterns for votive candles. The menu includes cool, fresh-tasting sangría and baked parmesan crackers topped with fresh herbs.

Dress It Up

26:46 | #108 | TV-G

Getting the maximum results for the minimum amount of work. Katie transforms a lamp, cabinet, and table with copper sheeting; creates an indoor plant trellis and tiered garden; and brings new life to old favorites in recipes for chicken pot pie and peach tart.

Lone Star Picnic

26:46 | #107 | TV-G

To get organized for a summer picnic, Katie turns a canvas tote bag into a barbecue grill kit that keeps utensils and spices together. Her menu includes grilled flank steak and butter- and thyme-grilled corn on the cob.

The Masters

26:46 | #106 | TV-G

Inspired by great artists, poets, and chefs, Katie creates an inspirational bulletin board, flower-motif vase slipcovers, and a four-star feast of seafood risotto and a miniature mocha chocolate cake.

Oasis

26:46 | #105 | TV-G

The makings of a tranquil "spa" day at home: towels wrapped with ribbon tassels, a holder for frequently used lotions and potions, a touch of aromatherapy, and an avocado grapefruit salad followed by cucumber soup.

Turn Trash Into Treasure

26:46 | #104 | TV-G

Katie transforms the remnants of old, worn-out clothes into a patchwork headboard, repurposes shirt cuffs into vase slipcovers, and rearranges a busy flower arrangement into three simple bouquets. Leftover pork chops, mashed potatoes, and apples become pork chop potato pancakes topped with applesauce.

A Mexican Fiesta

26:46 | #103 | TV-G

Katie creates a Mexican-themed dinner party. The centerpiece features hay and pomegranates, and the table decorations include corn-husk votive candles, pepper plant party favors, personalized napkin rings, and placemats showcasing the works of famous artists. Fish tacos and tortilla soup round out the menu.

Think Ahead

26:46 | #102 | TV-G

Katie gets the house in order with the help of specially decorated cleaning buckets for every room, then makes beautiful stationery from real flower petals as well as a wrapper for storing it. She also prepares three days' meals in advance, with menus featuring roast chickens and hash.

Home Alone

26:46 | #101 | TV-G

Katie creates a private sanctuary for enjoying a precious commodity: time alone. She gives a dressing table a makeover, creates a beautiful vanity tray, blends a custom botanical perfume, and tops off the day with a banana chocolate crêpe.

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