Katie Brown Workshop Previous Broadcasts

Reuse (Episode #414)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 31, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

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: cork potholder and decorative teacup candelabra.

Apples (Episode #413)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 30, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie pays tribute to the apple. In the kitchen, Katie makes a shrimp and apple slaw, iceberg apple and bacon salad, and apple cider. Projects: adorable apple centerpieces and personalized apple place cards.

Wine and Cheese (Episode #412)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 29, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Bring the vineyard indoors with a wine and cheese party. 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 (Episode #411)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 28, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Vegetables take center stage as Katie cooks up cauliflower steaks and roasted root veggies. Then, Katie uses veggies in unexpected ways to create a chic etched mirror and a beautiful veggie bouquet.

Seashells (Episode #410)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 27, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Create mouthwatering dishes from the sea. Katie ventures into new waters with roasted shellfish, a tangy swordfish dish and an easy-to-make watermelon salad. Projects: seashell art and sand pots.

Best of Simple Living (Episode #424)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 24, 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.

Wedding (Episode #408)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie prepares an effortless yet elegant wedding celebration. Guest Chef Snow from Blue Heron Restaurant spices up the kitchen with a leg of lamb, gourmet grilled cheese and a plum and almond cobbler. Projects: simple wedding itinerary and an earthy and elegant wrap-around twig vase.

Easter (Episode #407)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Make a simple, yet memorable Easter celebration with Katie's help. Chef Chris Paulk creates a stuffing from leftover bread, a Cornish hen with mushroom sauce and fruitopia skewers. Then, she brings baskets of fun to the table with Easter egg buddies and an Easter egg twig arrangement.

Frames (Episode #406)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Thought frames were just for hanging artwork? Katie demonstrates simple and effective ways to frame food, crafts and garden projects. Recipes: tasty zucchini tart, planked fish, fruitopia dessert pizza that borders on the divine. Projects: magnetic frame board and ribbon flower frame.

Garden Party (Episode #405)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

With fairy-tale charm, Katie creates a party in the garden with flavorful recipes like pasta pea parsley salad, poached salmon with dill and a refreshing watermelon drink. Projects: party blower invites and driftwood bird nest centerpiece.

Circus Party (Episode #404)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 17, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie and the Workshop crew put on a show. In the kitchen, they make goodies that look like they come straight from the circus stands: puff dogs, popcorn squares and a piled-high round cake. Katie wows the crowds with an animal train and popcorn box centerpiece.

Dressing Up The Ordinary (Episode #403)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 16, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Shortcuts can turn ordinary items into something quite extraordinary. Recipes: mushroom soup, an open-face veggie sandwich and delicious dressed-up matzo. Projects: customized scissors tote bag, a unique tomato garden.

Books (Episode #402)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie turns bestseller novels into bestseller recipes and projects. In the kitchen: "Grapes of Wrath" salad, "Spam I Am" green eggs and ham and a delectable "Like Water for Chocolate" chocolate box cake. Projects: stamped books, and how to maintain a beautiful flower garden.

Mother's Day (Episode #401)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 14, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Katie shares a few of her Mother's Day secrets. Recipes include: orzo salad, marinated chicken, Clementine drink. Projects: stylish fabric necklace, growing your own vegetable garden.

How to Blend The Old with the New When Remodeling (Episode #609H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 13, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

The final episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the living spaces in Katie's home in Connecticut. Before-and-after photos document the progress.

Kitchen Confidential: The Nuts and Bolts of a Kitchen Renovation (Episode #608H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 10, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

The second episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the kitchen in Katie's Connecticut home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress.

Refreshing Remodeling 101 (Episode #607H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress.

Best of Summer (Episode #606H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Host Katie Brown's summer-inspired recipes and outdoor-entertaining projects make the most of the season. In the Kitchen: cucumber salad, poached salmon with dill and berry cake. Projects: fashioning etched glass globe candleholders and sand and a beach-glass vase with orchid.

Best of Gifts (Episode #605H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 7, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

In these "best-of" segments taken from previous seasons, host Katie Brown demonstrates her favorite homemade gifts to give and receive. In the Kitchen: designer breadsticks, matzo ball soup, Katie's truffles. Projects: putting together a welcome basket for a neighbor and personalizing planters with photos.

Regional Garden (Episode #604H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 6, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

In this "best-of" episode, host Katie Brown celebrates the diverse tastes of the world. In the Kitchen: French onion soup, Greek-style stuffed eggplant and Jamaican jerk chicken with citrus salsa. Projects: Planting a regional vegetable and herb garden and making creative garden stakes to mark the rows.

Fun Fete (Episode #603H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 3, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Host Katie Brown provides the essentials for a fun, feminine party: light finger foods, a chocolate treat and projects with a touch of glitz. In the Kitchen: filo triangles stuffed with feta and spinach, tea sandwiches three ways and chocolate carrot-cake cupcakes with cream cheese filling. Projects: Repurposing old trays with chalkboard paint and broken jewelry and creating birch wood cones to fill with flowers.

Herbalicious (Episode #602H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Host Katie Brown's creative ideas for cooking, baking and crafting with herbs allow her to rea[ the rewards of her garden. In the Kitchen: herb corn bread in clay pots, barley soup with mini meatballs and coconut mint macaroons. Projects: Planting an herb garden, drying herbs to make tasty tea blends and gift-wrapping with glitter.

Minty Holiday (Episode #601H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Host Katie Brown creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. In the Kitchen: refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies. Projects: Peppermint place settings and a tabletop sign that spells JOY.

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