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+.

Roast Pork Tacos Recipe

Pork Tacos

Almost as good as cramming tacos from a street cart in your piehole late at night with pork juice dripping from your elbow.

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Homemade Yellow Mustard Recipe

Homemade Yellow Mustard

Why make your own mustard? Uh. Because you can. Duh. As if that’s not reason enough, this recipe is all natural, with no sugar.

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Scottish Sunrise

Riding Off Into the Sunrise

David details how he HATES to fly—save for those quiet and contemplative moments when he flies off into the sunrise.

The Best Hot Dog Recipe

The Best Hot Dog

Grilling. Boiling. Microwaving. Roasting. Steaming. We’ve got the best ways to cook your hot dogs right here, folks.

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Mini-Funnel Cakes Recipe

Mini Funnel Cakes

Remember how you’d beg your parents for funnel cakes as a kid during the state fair? Now you can have as many as you want.

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Panna Cotta With Peaches Recipe

Panna Cotta with Peaches

This panna cotta has the most luscious of textures. How to explain it? Hmmm. Sorta like swooping velvet over your tongue.

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  • 8 H, 40 M
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Homemade Dish Soap

Homemade Dish Soap

Inexpensive, easy, and gentle on hands. Does dish soap get much better than that?! Nope. Seriously.

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Hot Dog on a Baguette Recipe

Hot Dog on a Baguette

Made with crusty French bread in place of squishy hot dog buns, this dog is reminiscent of what you’ll find on the streets of Paris.

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Madeleines Recipe

Madeleines

Who knew these buttery, airy, delicate little cakes were so simple to make…and so irresistibly delicious?! (Well, Proust, for one…)

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  • 2 H, 30 M
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Squash Blossom Quesadillas

Squash Blossom Quesadillas

With one taste of these quesadillas, we sighed and said, “Oh! So THAT’S what you’re supposed to do with squash blossoms!”

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BBQ Ribs Recipe

BBQ Ribs

On the spicier side. Not too sweet. With a nice tang. That’s what we think of these ribs. Seconds, please?

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  • 3 H, 25 M
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Smoked Pickled Potatoes Recipe

Smoked Pickled Potatoes with Anchovy Aioli

Yep. We smoked, pickled, and fried these spuds. And we’ve no regrets. David divulges—and indulges—all in this blog post.

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