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we're back now with more of "today" on a monday morning. it's the 15th day of october, 2012. the breeze has calmed down a little bit. temperatures moving up. it's a sensational day here in new york city. thanks to these folks for stopping by. i'm matt lauer on the plaza along with savannah guthrie and al roker. by the way, three thumbs up for trisha yearwood's chili. >> fantastic stuff. >> she can cook, and she's sticking around to spice things up with you folks on take 3 coming up in a couple of minutes. we thank her for that. >> a lot of things to talk about. only october. al is practically done with his
christmas shopping, but retailers are trying to get you into the mood by offering deep discounts, coupons, layaway offers. we'll tell you how to take advantage of those early deals to save money if you are organized like al. >> well, speaking of deals, if you're thinking about a vacation, we have got four splurges and steals for you. four fantastic destinations from beaches to the mountains no matter your budget. by the way, when i say you look lovely today >> thank you. >> you put the tart in tartan. >> al, i know you mean that as a compliment. >> yes, yes, absolutely. >> yeah. >> got it. >> like pie. >> let's go inside. natalie has a check of all the headlines. hi, natalie. >> good morning, everyone. the 14-year-old pakistani girl who was shot and seriously wounded by the taliban was airlifted to britain today. this will give activist malala yousafzai access to specialized medical care she needs and protect her from follow-up attacks threatened by the
militants. malala was shot in the head because of her work on behalf of education for girls. investigators say they are working around the clock to find the killer of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. the colorado girl disappeared ten days ago on her way to school. her bottledy was found wednesday night a few miles from where she lived. a memorial site was visited over the weekend by hundreds of people. many of them were parents who brought their children. new research suggests that the hpv vaccine given to girls to protect against cervical cancer does not make them more sexually active. the study looked at markers of sexual activities such as requests for birth control, pregnancy and tests for sexually transmitted diseases. three of the study's four co-authors did conduct previous research funded by merck, the vaccine's maker. the number of cases of fungal meningitis in the u.s. has risen to at least 205. federal health officials say it has spread to 14 states and claimed at least 15 lives. the rare outbreak is linked to
steroid shots used for back pain. the medication made by a specialist pharmacy in massachusetts has been recalled. the first sky diver to break the speed of sound says sometimes you have to get really high to see how small we are. according to preliminary data felix baumgartner, an austrian daredevil, reached a maximum speed of almost 834 miles per hour when he jumped sunday from 24 miles high above the new mexico desert. no one has ever reached such a speed wearing only a high-tech suit. social security recipients will be getting a benefits boost in january, just not a big one. the annual increase is expected to fall between 1% and 2% because inflation has risen by less than 2% in the past year. the typical retiree can expect to get an extra $12 to $24 a month. "taken 2" is number one at the box office again. liam neeson's action sequel narrowly won over ben affleck's
"argo," an iranian hostage thriller and "sinister" about a true crime writer caught up in a supernatural horor, debuted at number three. and chanel has rolled out teasers for a new ad campaign. it features its first ever male spokesperson so feast your eyes on what you see of brad pitt. more of brad does appear in the full-length commercial, so they didn't waste that handsome face. it is now four minutes after the hour. back over to al with a check of the weather. oh, al. al. al. al. >> thank you, natalie. >> you've got a handsome face, too, al. let's show you what's going on this morning as far as your forecast is concerned. >> very nice. >> you can see we've got this front approaching. we've got showers and thunderstorms along and especially the mid-atlantic states. warm air ahead of that system. we real very a risk of strong storms from charleston up to the southern delmarva peninsula, and out west more problems as well.
heavy rain making its way, the first batch moving into the pacific northwest. there's another slug of moisture coming in later. that's going to mean anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain in the pacific northwest over the >> good morning. it will be a mild day today. about a 40% for some rain showers. a mixture of sun and clouds. >> time now for today's "take 3" where the three of us give our take on the three topics that have caught our attention, and
our special guest this morning grammy winning superstar, cook book author and host of "trisha's southern kitchen" on food network. good morning. what do you not do? >> i don't clean. >> oh, okay, good. >> thank you for feeding us this morning. we loved the chili. >> thank you. >> and i understand you're going to be making miss mickey's peanut butter balls on seen two? that's something garth and the girls make a lot for when they have to take something to school or they have a project or something, and they are just rice krispies, peanut butter, sugar. >> we love the sound of that. look good. all the right ingredients. >> yum. >> right to our take one which is the barbra streisand song. i don't know if you guys have heard it. we can probably play t.barbra streisand is in this song. basically it's nothing but and then an occasional -- >> but it's a hit on youtube. >> they have been playing it on satellite radio for a year. >> and barbra streisand. >> it's making a little bit of a
comeback now because barbra streisand is also making a comeback and enjoying her first concert in brooklyn so apparently during intermission one of the producers heard this song over and over again. >> now there's a website you can create your own song. we have a trisha yearwood version. i think we can roll it. let's see if we've got it here. ♪ >> trisha yearwood. ♪ >> not quite the same ring to it. >> do you like that? >> whole thing is song writing is a little overrated. don't need to worry about the words. >> get two good words and you're golden. >> i know. we may have an al roker rendition to play. ♪ >> yeah. here we go. ♪ ♪ al roker ♪ >> al roker.
>> by the way, that website is gobarbra.com so if you want to put your name in there. >> very interesting. >> all right. >> take two. >> take two, it was the night before christmas, more sanitized version, apparently. there was an author who has taken some issue with the fact that santa smokes a pipe and in the year of 2012 thinks that's time for santa to clean up his act and he's got to stop smoking. >> he also breaks and enters, but, you know, nobody is complaining about that, you know. got a fat guy with a beard coming down your chimney. >> not to mention all the other vices. apparently deletes the verses the pipe he held in his teeth and the circsmoke encircled hisd like a wreath. is this censorship, too far? >> this is wrong. these are our childhood stories. okay, he's lived this long.
he's doing all right. >> his belly shook like a bowl full of jell-o. >> honestly. i didn't know santa smoked. didn't stick with me. >> you know, that's deep in the it was the night christmas poem. >> that's ridiculous. all right. take three. >> moving on. >> this is,one is for savannah? >> it is? >> yes, it is. it's savannah's worst nightmare. >> several blogs. >> two french children in the countryside. >> run, girl. >> playing with free frogs in a bucket, and then lola gets a surprise. oh, hey now. >> what is that? >> oh, right on the nose. >> she's handling it well. i would be freaking out. >> savannah hates frocks. what would you do if that was you? >> i don't even like to watch that. i don't know what i would do. that baby was so stoic and strong. >> unlike me. >> look how big that towed was. >> if that had jumped on your
face you'd be dead. >> you guys were really nice about it. you put the frog right in my face. >> this is true when they know your weakness. >> the girls bring frogs in the house and i have to pretend like it's cool. you want to hold it? no, good. that's okay. >> just washed my hands. >> with you on that, anything like that coming right at me. >> right on the face, thanks for the nightmare material for tonight. >> trisha, we've got to taste your chili again. i saw matt chowing down. >> you know what was really great, i like the idea of doing it on top of the corn bread, i love that. >> that's very southern. >> corn bread goes good with everything. >> it looks healthy, too. >> actually, and if you do the ground turkey even more healthy. >> and sneaks the carrots past your kids. >> exactly. >> which is great can. >> and then to make it even healthier, put some bacon in it. >> what is garth's favorite thing that you make? >> that's tough to say. he's my tester. he loves it all. got anything to test for the nice book? sure, honey.
>> nice job if you can get it. >> great chili. >> this is delicious. >> as we speak with our mouths full. >> trisha yearwood, thanks so much for hanging out with us. >> it's fun. >> season premiere october 20th. >> it is. >> all right. we'll be watching, and learning. >> thank you. coming up next, some smart strategies to keep a jump on your holiday shopping right after this. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down.
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financial editor and you're poet here to help us find some deals. stores are starting their sales earlier. >> they are in a little panic. sales are expected to be up 4% with you that's less than last year. they note consumer is feeling squeezed so they have all the gimmicks just to get their share of your money. >> and the first strategy they are using to get customers is to try to get them to come back, right? >> come back to the store. they want you in the store, and there's also strategies they are used to go get you to make repeated trips during the season. >> like, for example, like coupons. you'll see -- you spend $100. you'll get $10 on your next purchase so that entices customers to go back and kohl's does that and places like layaway. pay $5 to get in on the program and they refund that when you get the item and that goes on a walmart gift card so that will also will bring you back. macy's, for example, pay $25 to get a card and get 10% off the entire store to lead up to the holiday through december 31st
and that's in addition to other promotions you get. >> right. >> they want them to be your favorite. >> you'll go back tore a that, so all ways customers will be lured back into stores. >> the next display here as we talk about the term black friday which has come to be the friday after thanks giving, of course, but now it turns out the shopping is midnight on thursday, right? >> or even. >> not really black friday. >> we saw mid night on thursday last year. this year we're seeing even more stores jump the gun because it turned out to be really productive, and the whole -- the whole gimmick is you have a limited amount of money as a consumer. i want to get that as the retailer, so they are rolling out different ways to do that. >> jill, i understand stores are still a little bit quiet about what they are offering in terms of black friday deals, right? >> very interesting, because i thought a lot of stores would be rushing to tell me when they were opening, but i think they don't want to give other companies and stores a leg up. >> interesting. >> so they are sort of keeping it secret, but a store like old navy. they told me they had so many customers requesting around the
country that they open earlier, so they opened last year at midnight, a few years actually, and this year you'll see they are opening more stores at midnight, but mattel toy company, for example, in september launched black friday online in september up to 60% off certain merchandise. >> wow. >> so it's interesting how early it's starting. >> we've seen stores jump the gun on cyber monday as well. >> right. >> so the promotions are sort of losing their value because they may show up on any given day. >> are you getting a good deal on black friday? a number of studies out there about that. >> what you're seeing is you're not always getting the best deal on black friday, and it's most important for consumers to understand what the price is likely to be so they know exactly when to buy it. >> let's move on over as we also talk about new programs. jill, be careful. we're talking about making reservations. apparently even toy companies are rolling things out where you can reserve the hottest toy, including the furby which we're not going to touch because if we do you can't get them kwai >> very, very scary.
stores understand we want things most when we're not able to get them, so they have rolled out all these lists of the hottest toys, the top ten, the top 15 50 and top 100 and allowing us to make reservations to be sure we can get this. >> just fascinated, the new easy ache oven. a long way since my easy bake oven. >> these furbys though, this is the one, toys "r" us, certain colors are already sold out. >> really, like what? >> the pink and the purple but these are actually from target, and we're revealing this today. it actually started yesterday. target now, you take your smartphone and walk down the aisle, and if you see a toy that you like but you're actually with your child and don't want them to know that you're buying it. >> brilliant. >> take your smartphone up to it. it goes right to the code and links you to the website and ships it for free, and if they have run out of the toy you see the code and can you do that, too. just another way that technology brings us into the shopping world once again. >> okay. >> and can you see some of the
other toys popular this year. i want to be quiet around the furbys. >> that tigger is very noisy as well. >> woke these up when you were doing the niece. >> thanks for that. and finally you're saying we're seeing a huge jump in e-gifts. >> gift cards are big. they will up 4% this year but 45% of customers say they will give downloads, books, movies, music. the problem is what do you do with something that doesn't look like a gift? >> you want to wrap something, right? and unwrap something. >> you don't want to print out a piece of paper and say here you go. different ways. giving a spa gift certificate, an inexpensive way, a little pad here and doing travel that says pack this or a passport holder so there are creative ways to do it. look at this big lego, actually a container, give a toy gift certificate so give it in this. other wait ways to give it in a way you're not spending that much extra money. >> all about the presentation,
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this morning on requested today's travel," is it a spurnlg or steal in four great getaways. nat and i will try to figure out which is a splurge or which is a steal. >> splurge or steal. >> camille. >> yes, all about your travel iq. are you ready? >> starting in south carolina. >> going to start in south carolina, and we have two retreats that are -- southern retreats. one will be a splurge and one a steal. you guys get to decide. >> okay. >> first up. the first is the wilcox. now, this is a hotel -- >> sounds expensive. >> "travel & leisure" readers as voted one of the best inns in the country. tons of antebellum charm, four-poster beds, fireplaces, built in the 1800s, a beautiful
revival building, and this is a little fun fact. fdr stayed here and the prince of wales was turned away. >> what? >> splurge or steal? >> i'm going with splurge. >> i'm going to say steal. >> who is right? >> you got it. >> ya ya. >> actually an amazing value. >> is it. >> a great value, and you're in horse country. see polo, ride horses and only under $200 a night. >> that's amazing. >> if you want a splurge in this area, go to inn at palmetto bluff, a place where you have antebellum charm and tons of luxury, a beautiful spa. if you're a birder. >> a birder. >> you know, there are 70 million birders in america. >> that's right. >> people love to see birds, so if you want to see egets and herons, a place to go. >> look at that golf course. good golfing, too. >> all right. let's go tore a vineyard vacation. >> vineyard. >> california wine country. >> fall a great time to go to california wine country and why not stay at the carneros inn,
one of the best spots in napa. hotel. lots of great amenities, including italian linens, deep soaking tub. already you guys are -- >> suitcases around. >> and even the cottage even has private patios. what are we thinking? >> i'm going to say it's the splurge this time. >> she's doing really well. >> it's the splurge, and this is a place you're going to splurge especially at the spa where they have treatments with wine, and treatments with goat butter. massage with goat butter. >> and then you can have a gourmet meal. >> combine those and have dinner. >> to stay in wine country the gage house is asian minimalist, really beautiful in sonoma county, a little less crowded and more intimate. look at the gorgeous pictures. >> beautiful. >> there's a main house and cottages and under $200 a night. again. >> wow. >> you like that. >> very nice. >> i love it. >> now let's go on a caribbean fantasy vacation.
>> so we're going to go to jamaica and to golden eye. very appropriate that we talked about 007 today. >> golden eye. >> splurge, splurge. >> i think i'm going to the splurge. where ian flemming wrote 40 14 bond novels. >> sdwlwow. >> definitely a splurge. what's great about this hotel and makes it worst the splurge it was just redone two years ago by chris blackwell so this is definitely in the lap of luxury. a deal in the caribbean which a lot of people are. what about dominiquea. have you thought about dominiquea? >> sure. >> about an hour's flight from san juan, really off the beaten path and there's a hotel there called rosalie bed that won a conservation award from "travel & leisure" because they are one of the few carbon negative resorts in the entire world. not only do they have a spring-fed swimming pool, they have organic gardens and their own wind turbines so they are not just doing solar panels and it's beautiful. >> mountain escape. >> $134 a night.
>> good. >> mountains. here we go. >> skiing but right before ski season. what about the waldorf astoria in park city? this is a property where you're going to have about 175 rooms. in the lobbies there's crystal chandeliers, a fireplace with a 300-year-old mantle they brought from italy. >> pre-ski season. i say save. >> good. $195. >> just because it says waldorf, probably. >> trying to be tricky. >> it is a great time of year to go to -- to the waldorf and the washington schoolhouse, a splurge but not terrible. $400. why we put this on our his list is it does everything well. feels more like an alpine retreat rather than a roque mountain retreat. >> is it an old schoolhouse? >> it is. >> look how modern is looks. very modern. >> the best part about this is
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the dream compact, so you open it up, and it's got a great translucent press powder, great forron the go touchups and this lipstick, 100% of proceeds go towards the breast cancer research which estee lauder founded. >> they have done so meche. eos also has a lotion and lip balms. >> very easy to use, they are portable. 6.99 for this duo. 100% of the proceeds are going to memorial sloan-kettering cancer center so a good reason to stay hydrated, and you're giving back as well. >> great. you can take a shower and also give back in that way as well. tell me about this product. philosophy is making it very easy to shower for the cure. this is a three in one bott. you're getting shampoo, shower gel and bubble bath. >> wow. >> just $20. >> and 100% of these proceeds are going towards the entertainment industry foundation's women's cancer research fund. >> great. perfect, and you're going to smell good, too. >> that's right. >> and then puma is going pink
here with project pink. >> right. at "shape" of course we love sports, fitness, anything that gets you moving and these were a natural pick for us. $15 and 100% of these proceeds are going towards dr. susan love research foundation. >> that's great. >> and then over here the ear buds, these are -- >> this is from avon. >> avon is really effective in this fight against breast cancer in the past since 1992, so these ear buds are only $9. wear them to the gym or on the commute if you want to tune out some noises. >> exactly. finally, last but not least, all girls love shoes, an here's a way to get in on a new pair and a great deal for a good cause. >> this is a great excuse to buy yourself a new pair of shoes. once again qvc is teaming up with fanny. tune in between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. all of these shoes, everything from nine west, to house of harlow, they will be 50% off, and 100% of those proceeds will
this morning on "today's kitchen" each request is as easy as 1, 2, 3. chef ming tsai's new book "simply ming in your kitchen" and literally ming with his new book is interactive. >> it is. >> you are in their kitchen. >> you know, it's very cool. 80 recipes, 80 photos. we have the smartphone you can scan and the shopping list is downloaded to your phone automatically and 80 full-length videos come with the book and
hopefully we entice you to buy the video because you want to learn to make this dish, for example. so we're psyched. >> what is this dish? >> we're doing a singapore noodle. a great -- by the way, in the video you have tips like this. you roll the bell pepper, that's how you julienne a bell pepper. >> you're using these vermicelli noodles. >> pour hot boiling water. you can't mess this up and you soak it in boiling water. tap water tense like ten minutes. >> three minutes is all you need. >> okay. >> and to start this dish we have all the great aromatics so a little bit of canola oil. garlic, ginger, jalapenos. >> a little bit of feistiness. >> kick to it and ginger noodles always have curry. >> smells good. >> get this going. this you want to cook and sweat
down. now the trick here is scrambled eggs as well, so you -- you -- >> strong. a little oil on the side, and then on the side you do the scrambled eggs. >> right. >> so now this mix and mix. >> how hard do you want the eggs? >> cooked all the way through, like tofu. >> this will take two minutes. ed a your bell peppers to all this, and once this is completely cooked. >> i know, this curry is strong. >> once this is all incorporated, then you have these noodles, so these have been soakeding right, and completely drained, so these noodles get added, and now this, it takes two minutes. you mix them all the way through and get it well incorporated which is what we have right here. now you have the noodles completely mixed in. add a little tofu, this is the protein and fresh bean sprouts, and my mom always used vinegar acid to add a bite to t.adds a little byte to it. >> if you're not into tofu you
can use shrimp. >> shrimp, ground chicken, beef or anything. this dish it done now. >> that's it. >> wow. >> i want to play the this up for you, al. >> almost like no time. >> simple, simply ming. chopsticks, my friend. tell me if you like it. >> all right. >> as i always say, al, it's okay if you don't like it. not everyone has taste. let's head back here. >> you know what this make this fantastic? a little bit of bacon. >> you work. >> what do we have here. >> lettuce cups. >> hey, natalie, how are you? >> good. >> just putting it right on top of that there. >> what kind of meat is in there? >> pork. >> we're getting closer. >> this is the second use of rice noodles. the rice noodles have a little fish sauce. >> yum, i love these things. >> thank you. >> and then you've got some chocolate cake over there. >> has a whole chapter on dessert. >> yummy. >> and we have the wine, a
little sweetness. >> fantastic. >> ming tsai, thank you very much. >> delicious. >> it's hot. >> how are you? >> good to see you. >> still ahead, we've got kathie lee and hoda coming up. >> that's right. >> and they are going to be talking about kathie lee's play which has been previewed and they are very good. >> very exciting. >> all after your local news and weather. cheers. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven...
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