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+.

Plum Crumble Pie Recipe

It’s a pie! It’s a tart! It’s a crumble! This crumble pie with a pastry crust, a boozy and oozy plum filling, and a buttery, crunchy crumble topping is a mutant combo in the best possible way. Perfect for late-season stone fruits.

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches Recipe

Pulled pork sandwiches. They’re as American as apple pie—and, if hash tags, can be trusted, far trendier. It’s not hard to understand why. Knee-wobblingly tender and ridiculously rich pulled pork collides with a cool, crisp, tangy coleslaw to terrific effect.

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Plum Sorbet Recipe

This plum sorbet is going to change your late-summer stone fruit strategy. Ice cream maker not required.

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How To Make Homemade Yogurt

How to make your own homemade yogurt that’s foolproof and fabulous. No fancy yogurt maker required.

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Beer Bread Recipe

Beer bread just got fancy. Well, sorta. It’s still quick and easy and awesomely difficult to stop noshing. This one just seems a little more lovely than most. And we betcha already have everything you need to make it.

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How to Make Homemade Whole Grain Mustard

Easy. Inexpensive. No preservatives. Few ingredients. Ample uses. Customizable in terms of exactly how sharp or sweet. You may never go back to store-bought mustard.

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Homemade Cashew Butter Recipe

Surprisingly easily. Unbelievably creamy. Even relatively inexpensive compared to store-bought cashew butter. Here’s how to make it at home.

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Breakfast Burritos Recipe

Quick. Easy. Healthy. Crowd pleasing. And freezer-friendly so you can just thaw, grab, and go. Gorgeous weekday morning grub.

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Turkey Meatballs Recipe With Angel Hair Pasta

Ever wondered if healthy, easy, homemade turkey meatballs that aren’t dry as cardboard even exist? These tender meatballs oozing with melted mozzarella are proof that they do.

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Lasagna Bolognese

This boasts all the magnificence of traditional bolognese with four kinds of meat and three types of cheese. But also lurking beneath the layers of deliciousness is gently cooked eggplant. Call it stealthy healthy.

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Pickled Zucchini Recipe

Looks like a cucumber pickle. Tastes sorta like a cucumber pickle. But let us assure you, this is not a cucumber pickle. It’s even better.

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Roasted Tomato Quiche Recipe

A soulful and satiating quiche that goes perfectly with chilled wine at supper. Or with even more wine at brunch.

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Homemade Cocktail Sauce Recipe

Everyone needs a homemade cocktail sauce for shrimp that’s spicy with a wallop of horseradish and chili sauce. Just as God intended.

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Salt and Pepper Shrimp Recipe

Toss some shrimp, salt, pepper, and garlic in a hot skillet and keep watch until the shrimp are plump and juicy and perfect. Then sit back and accept accolades.

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