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only from fios. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello, everybody! it is booze day tuesday. it's december 6, and it's a good day, because not only do we have "sweet caroline" by neil diamond above us, "sweet carolina" neil diamond in our kitchen. >> hi, neil. >> merry everything. >> same back. >> congratulations on the new cd. >> thank you. >> the man is -- christmas, right? >> and the man is going on tour, baby. his 50th year. he's going to be at a city near you soon.
>> haveif you haven't seen neil concert -- let's listen for a second. ♪ santa claus is coming, it's almost day ♪ chickens crow from midnight, it's almost day ♪ >> that song will get in your head. >> i would screw up that lyric. that's -- an unusual lyric for a christmas song! [ laughter ] >> what? chickens -- >> chickens croak at midnight -- >> it's almost day. >> we love you, neil. when do you start the tour? >> i start the tour in april. >> okay. some time to get tickets. >> and hit 50 cities. >> hopefully take a little time off for the holidays before you get going on the road. >> yes. going to do that. >> you have a busy schedule. thanks for coming by to say hi. >> and sing for us, too. he's going to sing in our show. and how do you hint to your significant other you'd like a more sentimental gift this year? sometimes they give you a toaster, or an iron, or a -- bissell vacuum. >> or a razor. that's bad. >> or -- >> when you're the girl and he
gives you a razor, it's not good. >> look at our panel. ah. >> hair removal. >> oh, my god. nair! >> that would be a nightmare. >> our guys, you're not going to learn a daggone thing, you guy, but have fun. no, come on. >> and guess what? >> what. >> our newlywed is here. >> yes, he is on the end. >> bob guinea. lasting so far. got the ring, the whole deal. >> so excited. >> and the time, sweet treats and goodies. talking about the dangers of food allergies and kids. one family shares their tragic story in the hope of helping others and what you should know if you know someone with an allergy and show you how to use those epipens. a lot of people have them and don't know how to uses them. >> grammy nominations came out, that happened on cbs "this morning." beyonce leads the pack with nine nominations. ♪ from the other side
>> adele, beyonce, nine nominations followed by drake, kanye and beyonce, eight and adele, five. >> surprised she didn't get more. >> beyonce continues her run as "the" most nominated in artist and grammy history. >> unbelievable. >> categories, in case we're interested, which i always am. >> yeah, of course. >> reported of tcord of the yea. >> recognize the artists performance as well as overall contribution of the producers, engine engineers. >> everybody. >> "hello." "formation, beyonce. "seven years," lucas graham. "work," rihanna featuring drake and "stressed out" by 21 pilots.
they air january 12th on cbs. lots of great nominations. kelly clarkson is nominated for a song. >> good, good. >> carrie underwood, "church bells." if you want to listen to -- it's like if "dateline" were set to music, the song "church bells" you'll understand when you hear it. >> understand it. right. how many grammys have you won, neil? you must be leading the pack. one? >> for what song? >> for a song score of jonathan livingston siegal back in 1971, and i take very good care of that one. i polish it every day. >> you only need one, because then you're a grammy winner. >> yes, but he deserves about 20. gosh! by the way, everybody, if you've never been to a neil diamond concert. >> yeah. >> he's one of the greatest performers. you have such energy. such a delight. so connects with your audience. it you love every minute you're up there. don't you? >> i do. >> and still. yeah. that's great. >> and you cross all
generations. ever saw the movie "saving silverman." ever seen that? great movie. neil's in that. funny different generations get to know neil diamond. >> do you find your concerts are very intergenerational? >> it is. we're on our third generation. mothers bring their kids. mothers and daughters, single most popular combination. >> and their third and fourth husbands. it's amazing. isn't it? [ laughter ] something for everybody at a neil diamond concert. we love you, neil. >> love you neil. guess what? a mu new milano cookie flavor. >> from pepperidge farms. toasted roasted milano. >> like a s'more in a business kit. >> available at target, $3.69. other retailers on january 1st. >> the official taster, because you're the sweetheart around
here. >> hmm. >> i like this ba they're not too sweet. >> hmm. they are so good! >> really? you've been eating the last two hours. >> i can't stop eating. >> every time hoda walks by me. you have be a growth spurt? >> my coat wasn't buttoning and matt said something about a feed bag and i think that stressed me out and i just kept eating, c s continuously. it's weird. >> and the sale starsed in the 8:30 half hour. the dresses featured on the mannequins sold out. so thrilled. the sale is still active. the real, real, luxury retailer, kathie lee,tailretailer. go to our website and we'll link you to that sale. >> and where i bought my dress. >> yeah! >> it's a cute dress. >> it's old now, but it's very cute. a cute dress. haven't worn it the last four years. that means it's well loved.
every dollar goz to -- th goes >> you keep wearing it. you love that. look. it's even in my twitter picture. >> every mother counts is an organization that makes pregnancy and childbirth safe for women around the world. good for them. all righty. >> all right. >> we're going to do a little victoria's secret. show it, because we have to. a big day. two sisters, bella and gigi hadid walked down the runway. >> first time sisters have done it. >> sisters have done it. yeah. they were cute. adorable. >> well, they're gorgeous girls. >> this is bella walking by, the weekend, ex-boyfriend. >> gave him a nice pat. that's nice. >> and gigi there, too, and kendall jenner, among the group. >> they all took their lovely -- gosh, they're gorgeous. >> by the way, bella and gigi, first sisters ever to walk the show together and got kind of emotional when they went backstage. sweet.
>> and gigi won the international model of the year last night by the british council of fashion. >> a big day the hadids. >> lady gaga sang and put your hearts at rest. some of you thought that taylor yesterday was telling the truth when he teased about, he and me. right? >> dating? >> it was a joke, everybody. it's a joke! but thank you, even for believing it for a second! i'm going to take that as a compliment. what is he? 22? okay. listen, we are looking for another, "everyone has a story." a quick shout-out for them. ♪ everyone has a moment >> not the only singer/songwriter, neil. we lost him. five minutes ago. if you have a story uplifting or inspiring, fascinating and want us to know about it. especially if it has something do with sharing kindness during the holidays, go to hodaandkathielee.com and hit the connect button. >> and food allergies, what you need to know. need to know. >> and an epipen, if you've got
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chances are a child in your family or one of your child's friends has a food allergy. >> according to the food and education network one in 13 kids in the u.s. suffering from one, but if your child or a child you're responsible for suddenly had an allergic reaction, would you know what to do? >> the debs family wants to make sure that never happens to you, what happened to them.
take a look at their story. >> reporter: just two weeks ago, the debs family of west waum beach, florida, were excited for their thanksgiving day vacation. >> it started off amazing. it was a wonderful, fun trip. we were visiting my sister-in-law at her farm, and then on to maine for thanksgiving dinner, and a fun weekend. that was the plan. >> but the fun turned tragic when 11-year-old oakley, one of the debs twins who suffered from asthma and a mild nut allergy ate a piece of poundcake covered in what he thought was chocolate. >> in was extract along with roasted walnuts on top of it, which looked like chocolate. >> we took our usual precaution. gave him benadryl. literally an hour to 2 1/2 hours later he came up said his stomach hurt. >> my uncle woke me at 4:00 in the morning. we need to go now. i said, where? he said, to the hospital.
>> that night oakley vomited and his parents called 911. the ambulance arrived but oakley had gone into annafa lactic shock. his heart tragically stopped. >> it feels half of our life is gone. >> the best kid i parent could ask for and i keep struggling with the fact that, you know, his life was taken so soon. >> i just was like, crying, because i knew that he was gone, and -- and i -- that was just not -- it was the worst day ever. >> i realize in my heart of hearts, my son was put here for a reason. oh always was -- his bill smile and athletic ability -- and his friends were all very important to him. and this is the way i can pay back the loss of my son, to teach other people not to be in my shoes. >> reporter: just days after their loss it was oakley's
bright shoes that inspired the debs to start "the red sneaker movement. >> we need to figure this out, and use my son as a way to help promote awareness. we don't know the difference between anaphylactic shock and allergic reaction, and that's unacceptable. >> reporter: their hope, save lives and educate others about nut allergies and the use of epipens. >> oakley always wanted to do good and we think he's looking down and every time i start feeling sad, i think about how this red sneaker movement is ingotog change and help other families. >> that family is so strong. the debs family has already received a note from a family in the uk thanking the debs for sharing the story about oakley, which helped saved the life of one of their own 11-year-old children. in honor of oakley, the miami dolphins will wear red shoes at this weekend's game. here talk about serious food
allergies, our medical correspondent. >> you hear about nut allergies and know they can be tragic but you cannot drive this point home hard enough. can you? >> exactly. can't drive it home hard enough. sometimes people say, a child in a classroom, nut allergies, why worry about sending brownies with nuts if that child doesn't eat it? or aplairplanes don't serve nut. even nut dust, the dust of nuts or traces of it in food. >> the smell of it. >> can cause people to have anaphylactic reactions. in this case, a lot of people won't realize, a delayed anaphylactic reaction that happens 15 hours later. seem fine, things great, all of the sudden deteriorate. when they start deteriorating, that happens very, very quickly. >> the true tragedy. wonderful parents who would have had an epipen if they knew the allergy he had was serious. years before he had had a mild swelling in his mouth and stuff and given him benadryl.
it was fine. of course they would think den brill wou benadryl would help the next time. >> i'm glad we and the family are talking about this. you need to use the epipen if they had a reaction before. usually they get worse and worse and time goes on. a mild, net 1 moderate, the third could be severe. >> i didn't know that. >> anything around the mouth or lips, tongue or throat, a very, very worrisome talk to your doctor about carrying an epipen. >> can you show us? sometimes parents are in charge of other kids. >> sleepovers. >> right. >> green for the child. 33 to 66 pounds. a little bigger than the baby we're demonstrating on here. >> the green one. how do you do it? >> basically, pop the top. take it out of the top. when you look at it, the saying, a blue cap and and orange cap. blue cap up. take that off to arm it and orange cap ready to go.
where the needle is. blue to the skies, orange to the thigh. >> blue to the skies, orange to the thigh. >> not in the arm. it's in the thigh. >> the big muscle of the thigh. take off the blue cap, once you take off the blue cap, children, a warning, hold the child's leg still, because it's a needle. it's going to hurt. put it basically -- hold it like you normally would and then just hit the thigh with it. >> supposed to look the child in the face and count -- >> talk to them and make sure they understand what's going on. >> how long are you holding that in? >> used to be 10 seconds. most labels say 10 seconds. 3 seconds they came out with a few months ago. changed the time to 3 seconds. it's still a long time. >> especially in pain and wiggly. >> take it out, the needle retracts and goes away. >> and now what happened? >> call 911. >> the confusion, call 911 before? call 911 after? epipen first. 911 after. >> how much time for a child to be saved or anybody to be saved
once they go into the shock? >> seconds matter. do this right away, soon as you can. some people try to call 911 first, have 911 tell them what to do. give them the epipen right away. >> you can't do it wrong. right? >> can't do it wrong. >> got to go in the much. >> long as you -- >> blue cap. blue to the skies, orange to the thigh. do it on yrs. >> hmm? >> do it on your thigh. there's no needle in there. >> oh. >> show you how you have to hit it. >> yes, there is! -- no. i'm kidding. hold it three seconds. >> the main thing. >> okay, all right. >> if it's a child they're going to move. >> got to run. thank you. all great advice. thanks. give underwear to this holiday. and there are some people you shouldn't . people you should. shouldn't. janice! should. shouldn't. yes. no. should. no way. should. no.
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diet." >> next dad comedian and actor rick younger, back to visit us from bravo's reality show "man zone with children" single author, chris manzo in the house. >> last, not least, previously divorced. >> many times. >> then longtime engaged and now newlywed! yeah! >> bob guinea. >> there's a picture of bob and his lovely bride. >> how did you talk that gorgeous woman into marrying you, bob? >> it wasn't easy. a lot of wine. a lot of veen oenchino. >> where was the wedding ceremony? >> mexico. >> across the street, kids. >> okay. >> hi, i'm lori from omaha, nebraska, and i just wanted to ask, my husband and i agreed we weren't going to exchange holiday gifts this year. do you think i should still get him something? >> don't do it. he's agreed flot not to get you gift. he's not doing it. don't do it. >> i always say no gifts and i
always buy gifts. i want to be the one. >> doesn't she feel terrible. >> that's the point. isn't it? try to make the other -- >> the doctor says you're all wrong. >> at least something small. i can't imagine giving nothing. kind of cold. >> yeah. >> that's mean. >> the thing you hand them, a dinner reservation, something like that. >> ah! >> maybe kind of -- >> i don't think it's necessarily cold. in my family we focus on the kids, and then adults, don't buy knee a gift you going to be upset when i don't get you a gift. >> everybody knows -- give me a beef something, a sausage. i'm happy. >> and a naked butt run! >> make christmas oh so bright! [ laughter ] >> just our little tease. coming back after the break. more from our guys. answering the questions. >> wouldn't learn a thing. >> who else is here? >> neil diamond's going to sing for us, everybody. you're going to love it. ♪ you open my eyes and a light ♪ you open my eyes and a light came through ♪ we rely on our courage.
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oh! it's a baby! oh. >> it's also booze day tuesday. don't tell the baby. we're ready for round two of "guys tell all." >> single dad larpy burchett, married dad and newlywed and a bachelor. >> it's a miracle. a christmas miracle. >> let's go across the street for a question. >> hi. beth from charlotte, north carolina and i was wondering how long should you be baiting someone before you take them home for the holidays? >> oh. good question. a great question. it's a big one. >> i will say this. a couple schools of thought. what i did, i took her home for new year's instead of christmas or thanksgiving. >> after how long you had been dating? >> the jury was out on that. i was saying two weeks. she was saying six months. a big problem there.
>> i think at a time when you both agree you're in a relationship. you know? it's like -- ah, i don't think it's a specific time frame. >> too soon for me and taylor? >> it is a little too soon. >> bring people home quickly, some people do. i think it should be something meaningful, right? >> it's a statement. isn't it? >> it's a statement. >> when you're both ready. bob is saying, maybe too much to do christmas and the first meet. have you been introduced before? do they know your family? >> what do you think, with your mother -- >> you can't start with a holiday in my family. you got to -- >> lucky to have sunday dinner. >> you like a family karaoke night. how we did it. it's like -- my brother used to have a karaoke machine. bring them over while everybody's having a good time, and then just let it -- flow. >> organic. >> yes. >> a question from lisa from pasadena, california. now that christmas is upon us, how do we let our man know we would like a personal or
sentimental gift as opposed to something else. >> we don't want an irish. >> iron. >> how do you suddenly tell your man that? >> just say -- >> just say, "don't want an iron." >> do not give me a gift that means you want me doing some work. >> same for you? if you got tools and you love brand new, shiny tools? >> see, i don't love brand new, shiny tools. >> does anybody here? it's only lou manfredini? >> ah, yeah! >> give me tolls every year. >>-o >> -- tools every year. >> the good doctor. >> bring movie stuff to cook or bring me actual food. >> okay. >> i feel like this is one of the similar says we say in a lot of these. just talk about it. why can't you just -- >> people don't -- obviously bob and his wife don't talk. >> sometimes you don't want to ask for something. you want him to come up with something. say, honey, i want that bracelet. what's the point? that's not -- >> it's not your idea a. few
things you like and be surprises when you -- the one he actually picked out. >> i think it's something that develops over time. year after year you're getting -- gifts you don't like and it's, like, okay. christmas is becoming a source of tension and fighting, because you keep giving me stuff i don't want. >> socks. >> we got to have a talk. other than that, some people are simple. socks and underwear, i'm happy with socks and underwear. >> let's go across the street. >> jenny from portland, oregon. something i really want to christmas, tell the guy directly or use subtle hints? >> no, but that's -- >> a starting point. >> still on the same vein. >> i like subtlety. point me in the right direction. we're not mind readers. >> a little from column a and a little from column b. make sure the message is in there. gets closer, just do a little test to see if -- then -- >> go to smib think maybe that they love and are close to and tell them what you'd like and that person can subtly come up to you and go, you know what,
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in italian families like so many, sundays are spent in the kitchen preparing sunday supper using recipes handed down from generation to generation. on little teeny scraps of paper. >> three years after her husband's passing, alissa, or is it alissa -- >> alissa. >> constantini was looking for something to turn her attention to do fill the void of her loss. >> with the help of her adorable son and co-author, gathered tried and trued recipes and turned to kick-starter raising $27,000 in 30 days to publish her debut cookbook calmled -- >> all: "italian moms: spreading their love to every table." >> how terrific is this?
>> a great ride. >> able to raise the money wicky quickly? >> a 30-day campaign. i didn't know about kick-starter. her friend told me about it. within days, up to six, seven, then eight, then nine, eventually $27,000. 810 supporters. >> do they get free cookbook? >> a lot of them ordered multiple cookbooks. >> now we know your secret recipes. >> 11,000 sold to date. >> your secret recipes are out. right? >> for the whole world. >> what are we going to make today? >> chicken. >> what kind of chicken? >> prosciutto and -- >> and mozzarella. >> and some parmesan, some -- pepper, parsely. this recipe came about later in life. when i went away to college, i'd come home and kind of complain, the same food. >> a little bit. so i try to do something
different. >> yes! >> she did this for me. >> let's make it. >> and so you made it yourself. what do you do? you take a piece of chicken. >> all of this, explain all of this. >> we got all that. so we pound the chicken. we like doing that. >> basically a pillard, and then what? >> comes out nice and even. >> don't touch it! [ laughter ] >> what do you naught put that ? >> that's chicken broth. >> then what? >> going to let it sit. >> let it sit. >> make our stuffing. olive oil. >> olive oil. >> bread crumbs. >> bread crumbs, olive oil. >> put this in for you? >> okay. >> hold it, and you can -- >> okay. you do it. >> she doesn't like anybody else in her kitchen! >> that's true.
>> safety zone in the kitchen with mom. >> garlic? >> red pepper. >> salt, pepper. >> only putting half of all of that -- >> yeah. doesn't want a lot. >> and come down here and we'll make it. mama is doing it her way and she will not be rushed. okay good for her. good for you! go f good for you, eli alissa. >> when you're done -- do you cook it? >> no. it's going to cook in the chicken. mom, you ready? >> mom, we got to move on. >> you got to move fast. >> you put it in the middle? >> put it in the middle. >> i'm watching what she does. take a spoon, put it right here, in the middle. then e go like that, okay. and then you -- >> roll it and stick in the do-dads. >> who what she does. look what's happening. roll it, roll it, okay. like she does. >> take the plastic off. >> oh, you take the plastic off? >> look. i'm doing it like she did it. >> then you give it some
toothpicks. >> say i did it. okay. all right. come on in the back. >> so you cook it, and let's taste it. >> this is -- >> beautiful! can we taste it? >> yes! >> yes. >> are you sure? >> one without the cheese. this is for me. >> can i give you a taste? would you like to taste it? >> yeah. >> okay. okay. here. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> hmm! >> oh, my gosh. it's good. >> is it delicious? >> really delicious! excellent, and then tell us about the cake, quick. we've got to go. >> cannoli cakes and pretty much got it done and usually just -- just usually give it is a quick little -- >> beautiful. >> all of these recipes are on today.com/food. thank you very much. merry christmas. the one and only neil diamond is in our studio, right after this. >> oh, this is so delicious! ♪
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series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. there's no end to the list of accolades for the great neil diamond, but if there's one thing we know for sure, the man is a living legend. >> so glad he stopped by to create memories calledtic christmas. here is our friend, neil diamond. >> thank you. for some people, christmas can be a sad, even painful time of year. when someone they love is not there to celebrate with them. this song was written for them. ♪ you're in my christmas prayers ♪ and in my christmas dreams ♪ ♪ in every christmas story told
my every christmas prayer ♪ grandmas, grandpas, fathers, mothers friends i've loved dear ♪ ♪ sisters, brothers sons and daughters ♪ ♪ i once played with aunts and uncles ♪ ones i stayed with ♪ the story will be told ♪ ♪ as long as love recalls it's christmas up in heaven, too ♪ the greatest gift of all
the greatest gift of all ♪ don't need to read the book of life behind a veil of tears ♪ ♪ you'll always be right here with me ♪ ♪ and in my christmas prayers ♪ here in my christmas prayers ♪ >> beautiful. >> that is beautiful, neil. love that. you can catch neil on his 50-year anniversary world tour which kicks off next spring. don't miss that. >> one of santa's elves is waiting behind that curtain with
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