Katie Lee's 8 simple ways to make your holiday dinner shine

For the holidays, "The Kitchen" host Katie Lee plays host to a big family, so she knows a thing or two about putting a great table together and doing it as simply as possible.

"It is the same way as my cooking style -- I like to make things that look really elegant and look like you put a lot of effort into it but that aren't necessarily the most labor intensive dishes," she explains.

Check out the foodie's favorite tips for holiday entertaining below.