Pretend You’re Padma, Throw a Tapas Party

If you can't look like her, you can at least set a table like her.

Channeling Padma this holiday weekend? She’s listed some helpful entertaining tips like waiting till the last minute to dress the salad, serving buffet style, and considering a tapas and cocktail menu. Also, never pour Champagne until necessary. But you might need some here. [Padma Lakshmi]