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+.

Braised Artichokes Recipe

Braised Artichokes

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

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Jalapeno Mint Julep Recipe

Jalapeno Mint Julep

Always craved a little something more as you’ve knocked back your mint julep? Then you need this jalapeño mint julep recipe.

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Lace Maker

Embroidery Maker in Madeira

David tells the story of some charming Portuguese artisans who design and replicate beautiful patterns for future generations.

Veal Piccata Recipe

Veal Piccata

“Everyone loved it, including the kiddos.” “Quick and easy.” “Perfect.” “As good as any restaurant piccata I’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 35 M
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Roasted Lemon and Thyme Chicken Recipe

Roast Chicken with Lemon

Burnished, chestnut-colored skin. Juicy meat. An insanely come-hither aroma that fills the house. This is what’s for supper.

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Cakey Brownies Recipe

Brownies for a Crowd

“So satisfying.” “Cakey and chocolatey and everything a brownie should be.” That’s what folks are saying about this crowd-pleaser.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
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Watercress Soup Recipe

Watercress Soup

“What’s up?” you ask. We actually prefer “What’s sup?” as it more pointedly asks what lovely thing you’ve been supping as of late.

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  • 30 M
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Dukkah Recipe

Dukkah

We can’t stop sprinkling this everyday Egyptian magic over anything and everything. (Seriously. Someone send help.)

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  • 30 M
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Dukkha Recipe with Eggs

Dukkah With Hard-Boiled Eggs

We wouldn’t want you to overlook the fact that the combination of hard-boiled eggs and dukkah is awesome with beer.

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  • 5 M
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Ham and Cheese Omelet Recipe

Ham and Cheese Omelet

An insanely practical and easy way to put to use any leftover ham and odd bits of cheese from the holiday.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
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Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

Cheddar Biscuits

“Lovely.” “Perfectly light, fluffy, and irresistibly good.” “Easy peasy!” “Wow. Just wow.” That’s what folks are saying about these biscuits.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 4
Flan de Leche Recipe

Flan de Leche

A creamy, milky, not egregiously sweet, altogether lovely argument for sticking with a classic—in this case, a Spanish classic.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
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