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Katie Brown Workshop Previous Broadcasts

Sweet (Episode #502)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 31, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

The recipes and projects Katie presents promise to satisfy even the sweetest tooth and awaken your sweet side. In the Kitchen: Colorful Birthday Cake, Heavenly Orange & Cherry Brownies and Kyle's Famous Sugar and Spice Cookies. Projects: Make-and-decorate lip balm. A whimsical butterfly bouquet.

Home for the Holidays (Episode #512)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 30, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie demonstrates how infuse a home with the spirit of the season. In the Kitchen: Mouth-Watering Roasted Turkey, Delicious Garlic Potatoes, and a Quick-and-Easy Apple Crumble. Projects: A wreath made from rope. A "gourdgeous" fall centerpiece.

Gift Giving (Episode #511)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 27, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie proves it's better (and more fun) to give than to receive with easy and thoughtful gift ideas. In the Kitchen: Put-It-Together Pie, Tortellini and Turkey Meatball Soup, Strawberry Pesto, Apple Ginger Preserves and Orange Caramel Sauce. Projects: Make-your-own buttons. Gifting a tree.

Worldly (Episode #510)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie travels the world of flavors and puts a modern spin on traditional crafts. In the Kitchen: Crisp Asian Steak Salad, Perfect Tuscan Olive Tapenade and Beautiful English bread Pudding. Projects: Fabulous faux Faberge eggs. Tuillery-inspired topiaries.

Store-Bought Surprise (Episode #509)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie puts a new twist on classic store-bought ingredients for surprisingly simple recipes and projects. In the Kitchen: Ham and Cheese Pockets, BBQ 'Fried' Cornflake Chicken and Butter Cream Pound Cake. Projects: Fresh flowers accessorize a standard lampshade and dress-up store bought votives.

Seaside (Episode #508)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 24, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

From the kitchen to the craft room to the garden, Katie celebrates the gifts of the sea. In the Kitchen: Delicious Breaded Bluegill, Flavorful Shrimp Pesto, and a simple but scrumptious Seafood Bouillabaisse. Projects: Transport the beauty of the sea into the home. Create enchanting Snorkle Candles. Make-your-own Fish and Shell Compost to nourish any garden.

Kids Day (Episode #507)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 23, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Satisfy the little ones with Katie's vibrant projects and tasty treats. In the Kitchen: Yummy Donut Sandwiches, Fruit Kebabs with Lemon-Lime Glaze and Butterscotch Hot Chocolate. Projects: Crafty paper-plate creatures. A garden emerges from old car tires.

Under The Tuscan Sun (Episode #506)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 20, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Grab your passport because Katie and her workshop crew present sure-to-please Italian-inspired ideas. In the Kitchen: Tasty Polenta Bites, Italian-Style Focaccia Bread and Katie's Infamous Italian Chicken. Projects: Drying herbs with style. Building an herb garden.

South of the Border (Episode #505)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 19, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Capture the flavor and flair of what lies south of the border with festive food and fun projects. In the Kitchen: Speedster Chili, Zesty Turkey Enchiladas, Easy and Delicious Guacamole. Projects: A feather-adorned picture frame. Planting peppers.

Vegetable Medley (Episode #504)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Learn to cook, grow, display and love vegetables with exciting projects and delicious recipes. In the Kitchen: Creamy Cauliflower Soup, Colorful Chopped Root Salad and Quick Vegetable Roll-Ups. Projects: Sculptural vegetable centerpiece. A stone wall vegetable garden.

Easy Entertaining (Episode #503)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 17, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie's simple, creative and elegant ideas make hosting a party easy as pie. In the Kitchen: Quick Asparagus with Orange Vinaigrette, Refreshing Pear and Apple Wine Cooler and Savory Flank Steak Pinwheels. Projects: A stunning floral centerpiece. Plant seeds: the gift that keeps on giving.

Sweet (Episode #502)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 16, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

The recipes and projects Katie presents promise to satisfy even the sweetest tooth and awaken your sweet side. In the Kitchen: Colorful Birthday Cake, Heavenly Orange & Cherry Brownies and Kyle's Famous Sugar and Spice Cookies. Projects: Make-and-decorate lip balm. A whimsical butterfly bouquet.

Family Favorites (Episode #501)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 13, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie shares a few of her family's favorite projects and recipes. In the Kitchen: Aunt Barb's Cole Slaw, Cousin Annie's Goulash and Mother Meg's Blueberry Muffins. Projects: A shadow box fashioned from your child's old shoes. Pottery-collecting.

Best of Holidays (Episode #426)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Come home with Katie Brown for the holidays! In the kitchen, she 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 (Episode #425)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie showcases some of her favorite projects and recipes, made for some of her favorite people - kids! 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 (Episode #424)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 10, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

As Katie always says, "Keep it Simple!" Join Katie on this best of episode to prepare some quick-fix simple meals for you and your family. With help from the Workshop crew, Katie will create easy, yet stunning crafts for your home and garden.

Best of What Women Love (Episode #423)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 9, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

A special "Best of Katie Brown" episode celebrates women. In the kitchen, Katie whips up some light and tasty treats. Then, the Workshop crew makes a chic remnant tablecloth and an ornate teacup candelabra planter.

New Year's (Episode #422)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 6, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Start the countdown with Katie and the Workshop crew. Recipes: steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). Projects: butterfly lanterns and a sophisticated cinnamon candy centerpiece for a New Year's table.

Worldly (Episode #510)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie travels the world of flavors and puts a modern spin on traditional crafts. In the Kitchen: Crisp Asian Steak Salad, Perfect Tuscan Olive Tapenade and Beautiful English bread Pudding. Projects: Fabulous faux Faberge eggs. Tuillery-inspired topiaries.

Gifts (Episode #420)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie finds the perfect gift to give. In the kitchen, she makes edible presents: granola, matzo ball soup, and tomato sauce and croutons. Projects: custom gift-wrap tags and a unique idea from the herb garden.

Polka Dot Party (Episode #419)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 3, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Inspired by the polka-dot, Katie cooks some dotted goodies: honey carrot muffins, polka dotted pizza and a watermelon stack. Projects: a colorful birthday banner and zany Willy Wonka-inspired flowers.

Thanksgiving (Episode #418)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 2, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Guest chefs from Frankie's restaurant put a new twist to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner with salad, stuffing and apple tart. Join the Katie Brown Workshop crew to create a stylish feather wreath and a burlap feather centerpiece.

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