About David Leite

David Leite

David Leite is the publisher of Leite's Culinaria. He has received three James Beard Awards for his writing as well as for Leite's Culinaria. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Pastry Art & Design, Food Arts, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, The Washington Post, Charlotte Observer, and Men's Health. Follow David Leite on Google+.

Morning Harvest

Morning Harvest

David brags about his latest harvest and expresses dismay at blight and Japanese beetles and creepers and other garden horrors.

Pork Milanese Recipe

Pork Milanese

Plump pork chops are pounded into satisfying submission before being breaded and gently sautéed to perfection.

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Marion Roach Smith

Podcast Ep. 13: Memoir Writing

Memoirist and writing teacher Marion Roach Smith explains to writers and readers what makes a powerful memoir.

Beer Battered Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Beer-Battered Chicken Sandwich

This sandwich is chicken’s answer to the pulled pork sandwich thanks to its ethereally crisp, airy beer batter and sassy slaw.

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Lime Coleslaw

This lime coleslaw may not be your grandma’s recipe, but we think you’re going to like it quite a lot nonetheless.

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Parmesan Toasts Recipe

Parmesan Toast

Parmesan toast. Cheesy toast. Same thing. Just depends on the situation and the company you keep. No judgment passed here.

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Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Chicken Caesar Salad

This take on the classic contains no raw egg, so make it for everyone you love—even the old, the young, and the preggers.

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Milanos Recipe

Milano Cookie Recipe

Forget Pepperidge Farm. Where’s the satisfaction in just ripping the bag open? Where’s the longing that comes with anticipation?

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Hot Fudge Sauce

Chocolate, cream, sugar, and butter. If ever there was a magnificent melding of ingredients, this is it.

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Summer Squash

Ode to Summer Squash

David’s not a poet and he knows it. Still, he was inspired to try his hand at poetry when he harvested his first vegetables.

Fried Chicken Wings Recipe

Spanish-Style Deep-Fried Chicken Wings

These simple yet stylish chicken wings are served in all the chic tapas bars in Andalusia. Our kinda tapas.

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Peach Cobbler Recipe

Peach Cobbler

“The finest peach cobbler that I have ever, or will ever, eat.” “WOW!” “An 11 out of 10.” That’s what we’re hearing about this cobbler.

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