After the Show Show: Padma Lakshmi
'Top Chef' star Padma Lakshmi provides cooking and decorating tips
- Duration 13:42
- Date Jun 5, 2012
'Top Chef' star Padma Lakshmi provides cooking and decorating tips
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-- Padma Lakshmi.
-- that you know her from top chef and so many other things and she joins us here.
-- the big plastic desk.
You've you've got a this this press -- machine.
I do I have one at -- we're talking about what's the difference between this and the K cup machine and I've got my house and you -- on this thing.
I think I want one of the I don't know what you're at home I do now that this is the best thing that I had.
No honestly because I I'm somebody.
Was very skeptical about these capitalize -- but there.
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Equally measured every single time.
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Ground and it's ground in and non oxygenated real consumption who's ever working -- this as a big oxygen.
What means is that the copy.
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Just push the button I end -- technology.
Downs and even I can do -- yeah.
And I'm not different kinds of sixteen different -- had -- alienated caffeinated and -- -- of the united unique couple coffee or are they on the little you know.
-- is that they talk up a copy now.
So I'm gonna make -- -- that -- homeless -- but still that was over ice cream.
Well it's just -- -- copy I was teaching them how to make does -- OK one especially if you're having.
Sometimes odd way it's all -- saying you wanna stage.
You know on your -- -- not have this down.
Does -- and the news of this.
And on the -- on the ticket that -- you can put berries and YouTube but what about -- since it is.
Just isn't yeah.
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-- change it it's the I think you look that passed the yes you do that so it -- This is so nice.
Now in the heat is one of the coffee without the -- it's a great way to finish -- the meal.
I'm in a new resolution and they sent me this beautiful you know -- it is back east hasn't yet -- -- that means -- that like that.
On his -- this little guy he's actually the heat now that patent any -- it makes it's a phony.
What -- can we learn about from you because you know everything.
Party's -- that's what I think is like so many of us lives struggling to -- the united families -- flash -- -- -- -- But still tasty.
And the one thing most of -- its top.
OK so if you can't -- you're catching up on your programs on TV or whatever.
You can just pop up that -- was that you know your pennies onions you know you gonna use carrots or celery and bell peppers -- profit would have.
How does that just at a time and put them in -- -- -- back to February in the fridge.
That's what big restaurants any fine dining restaurant -- two -- haven't sent.
They do that every morning -- knees on which means everything in its place.
And that -- you have your little toolbox of what you can you know what everything's out of it after -- of and you just got to get that they elect.
Units and shrimp -- little related finisher in your mind makes it.
Right there you -- it -- you call the trinity yes yes this is I've been watching -- active.
Other tips for entertaining for the summer is.
Don't always been married to having everything match perfectly and it's wonderful to mix it up and and and you know -- Vintage.
That vintage -- at and unit.
And honestly -- -- on the way up to like from the very very affordable to -- in the and that's actually -- and it's thanks and it's interesting but I'll actually -- it's not that's been saying he doesn't have to be.
Any of that beautiful China's that and then some -- -- and they break that one didn't lay down the whole set.
Mix and match I've got some very colorful.
Simple -- here there's a platter that we're using.
On the bottom and then I got these you have a very large dishwasher.
I am one person three I tell all I know I know I -- -- -- -- different climate and then you see these cuts.
You can use this Petit and constantly use this for -- -- that.
There was a vote to it is -- case is about and I'm using it as about it today you yeah well -- -- -- yes.
Right at -- it a lot.
You know you can see that -- in it in my pocket -- and that they're using in this candles.
Here you have -- -- it and see beautiful Edwardian.
Perfume to cancer and then just taking a -- and use it for these garden roses you don't have to spend a lot of money and have these -- -- -- Floral arrangements you can deny it and mix and match and I know -- arrangement because you can see that -- the -- well.
And that's expensive and that you know when the dinners -- who put this Sunday -- -- you know you just take it out but again I'm gonna see anyway and you can go to church my wife buys about two dozen me.
At the start of every season and now repeat it can and pick.
We -- -- for awhile.
A lot of estimated yet it's coming back -- it's so easy on.
Is white vinegar salt and pepper and local.
-- -- it when I start to -- Come on over allotment help me do it if it.
Isn't -- -- And then you -- optimistic beautiful and also Whitman and -- it and use them for homemade.
In the fall I do the same thing with different beautiful fall colors -- -- and -- We're brown and I terminal maintenance day and now -- take a hot glue gun and options but it's and that's.
On the -- after tying the -- the things like that.
You know it's something like this that doesn't involve -- and -- -- get it all and it was a pretty it's it's refreshing and different from the yeah -- is -- is there another option it will be another township with.
Great I'm sure it's gonna -- in the -- which is in production and guns and to start.
-- -- -- -- But he doesn't like you some idea -- Anderson what folks go to.
Actually just like having -- -- -- asthma and I love that machine bank it's called a pixie maybe I need one of those for you yeah I'm sure we can change.
That Sheen as well -- like suddenly there are tremendous amount of little children in the studio -- can -- that doesn't get.
Why isn't letting -- -- Ager after coordinates close is it girls first grade class from regional school.
And they're all very excited to be watching you know I expressed okay yeah.
I just want to.
Some chocolate -- we have every -- -- yeah exactly have a little ones you I had I I don't give -- any sugar and it was I haven't regretted -- yet if you can -- it's a good idea -- how old is your child since it.
Right now -- change.
Somebody should be that size and into the Internet -- -- Collins and there and that's it does that passed.
We -- so Q and this and that little smock is that part of the uniform yeah they get to where they're either dresses or skirts or pants all khaki blue and why it's got -- by -- How do you feel pregnancy very much yelling.
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Well yeah because a great week.
That's that's gonna -- group gel we're -- everybody.
What -- the boss Jolie is your boss now once he has -- to get out great for again and that's definitely traditional -- about it.
You do that and this is a vigil over here.
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Stay here -- for 12.
Stay here now.
Now Ollie you've been obviously a TV studio so -- that your mom works in one what are you.
Think when you come into TVs to.
And here are our silence there you see so it's really -- -- it's weird what's weird about it CBC.
You guys are big pupils come on the verge of a light everybody come on over into the line.
-- -- now this guy right here is a famous television.
Anchor person and you guys can feel free to ask him a question step back here let's spread out all over here yes.
All over here he just finished a three hour newscast.
-- -- -- have any questions about a new status three hours yeah an -- of the question.
-- -- -- -- Carol -- yes -- on eye make up with the idea that's great how do you come up with the idea of you know.
You know a lot of people think we must have a lot of writers and producers and things like that no there are no producers know writers know segment producers we just come up what that.
-- He's kidding but won't show up we'll we'll put him on TV next thing you know we talked of for five minutes and that's it he got the control room nobody -- He's continued I was just so other control and that's her all the producers are they come up with the idea has and that put the show together Steve is -- and -- them.
-- The question please.
But you can see this is a -- in the class named Al Sandra Lewis.
-- A whole lot yes you question.
That's exactly I'm -- -- all wrong.
And it's also a famous TV anchor person if you guys had any questions for her yes.
-- -- -- No want to sandman like black.
Should show should see in this studio there's so many different cameras and -- so many different lights and there's so many different people.
It's hard to know win you're on television.
And when you're not on television and what you're filming how do you know what camera to -- -- -- -- -- that's a good question now the seed tends camera right here kids scene of followed.
Right here that red thing.
The red light means it's on -- that camera one right over there it's -- right now but it just turn.
C have a numbers turned red on in the light turned red back there so that was on that -- on again.
It's it's the red light that's how you know which ones -- -- one final question.
Okay hold on -- kids who are RP -- question.
Do you have a comment about what you think of the studio.
Cool then you not survive another are you serving breakfast or lunch or anything this is for me.
This notice is the beauty of it right here to you guys can stop by her house on the way back to school for a launch though right.
She's always very Jenner Morales -- Obama -- she makes.
A lot of money the -- is like stake.
-- go get a question.
And the camera might need all these terrorists could look at how big this studio all of these cameras -- this studio.
He wouldn't can't do you have a comment about being here on TV on in studio.
Kids back up back up.
Get up against.
-- Nine and guest yeah quite nervous before coming in.
Because he was afraid of being anti that you guys are doing a great job -- -- cannot.
Get a close up of -- -- you guys -- -- Yes go ahead.
-- -- like -- these -- if he can just have one giant line.
Well if you -- -- I want you to always have a wide shots a wide shot and everything but we like to have close -- seat.
Right now you can see that the camera right there that one it's up in the sky never for work.
That is handing all of you in -- getting close ups and that one's getting a watch shot they all do different things this is we're gonna wrap it up and one thing that's.
And yes -- Don't -- And out.
The only team and -- three that's asked Ted Ted how do you hold the camera for three hours madly like X lot of hard work.
How strong is that how he does it.
Of archives but can we -- -- event that defeat school for letting you guys all coming in today and -- -- And you don't give a good way to everybody here Harry -- a big way.
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