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+.

Warm Any Fruit Crumble

Warm Any Fruit Crumble

This simple crumble works its considerable magic on whatever fruit you fancy.

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Texas Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Texas-Style Barbecue Sauce

Ridiculously easy to make yet complex as heck in taste. Slightly sweet with only a hint of heat. Kid-tested and adult-approved.

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Potato Salad with Green Beans Recipe

French Potato Salad

This is not your mom’s potato salad recipe. It’s better. And we couldn’t be more okay with that.

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Best St Louis Ribs Recipe

Best St. Louis Ribs

“These ribs are among the best I’ve had.” That’s what our recipe testers uttered after tasting these messy little lovelies. Can’t disagree.

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The Splendid Table

Shauna Sever: Natural Sugars

David interviews Shauna Sever, aka the Next Door Baker and author of Real Sweet, who discusses alternatives to refined sugar.

Blueberry Clafouti Recipe

Blueberry Clafouti

You know how clafouti came into creation? Angels got confused when making breakfast and ended up with something in between custard and pancakes.

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Blue Margarita Recipe

Blue Margarita

Blue as the blue lagoon, this conversation-starting cocktail tastes as stunning as it looks. Blue margarita magic.

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Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

An inspired and swoon-worthy collision of creamy cheesecake and cakey brownie and tart raspberries that you gotta taste for yourself.

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Tara Whitsitt

Tara Whitsitt: Fermentation on Wheels

In 2003, Tara Whitsitt converted a school bus into a fermentation lab called Fermentation on Wheels and teaching across the country.

Jim Lahey's Bread

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread

Behold, Jim Lahey’s no-knead bread recipe. Easiest bread recipe ever that incited an insurrection among home bakers everywhere.

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Jim Lahey's Bread

Yeast Are Never Depressed

Depressed, David turns to bread making and finds that dough holds no grudges, turning out lovely even after the worst of manglings.

Braised Artichokes Recipe

Braised Artichokes

Ever notice how folks who are drawn to artichokes tend to be evangelical about them? One taste of this, you’ll understand why.

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