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If It’s July Fourth, it Must Be Deborah’s

David reminisces about his late friend Deborah Murphy, who brought so much love, joy, and good food to her annual July Fourth party.

Sweet Tea

Sweet Tea

Nothing slakes thirst, quells worries, and comes together with ease quite like Southern sweet tea.

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  • 5 M
  • 40 M
  • 32
North Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich

North Carolina Eastern-Style ’Cue

This Carolina ‘cue ‘wich draws on pork that’s quite literally falling apart tender, teased into tantalizingly tender shreds, and mopped with a vinegary sauce.

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  • 15 M
  • 7 H
  • 6
Cornmeal Drop-Biscuit Peach Cobbler

Cornmeal Drop-Biscuit Peach Cobbler

Ah, summer. Ah, cobbler. Those two sentiments are sort of one in the same, don’t you agree, seeing as each is easy, effortless, and always enticing?

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
iPad Lover

I Have Taken a Lover, the iPad

After taking the iPad for a spin in the kitchen testing recipes, David isn’t only smitten, but convinced the it could change cookbook publishing forever.

Beef Chili Recipe

Uncle D’s Chili

How do we love the sweetly spicy heat of this chipotle chili? Let us count the ways. Smothered in Cheddar cheese and sour cream. Ladled over burgers. Loaded on potato skins…

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
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Chili Cheddar Burger

Uncle D’s Chili and Cheddar Burger

This compelling chili and Cheddar burger is what it is—true guy food, no apologies. Wrap your hands around this messy burger and settle in for the real deal.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
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Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Cheddar Cheese Sauce

This eminently slatherable, uber cheesy spread is so stupendously super you’ll want to ladle it on everything–and by that we mean burgers, chili, baked potatoes, french fries, tacos, tater tots….

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 22
Lemon, Ricotta, and Pea Pasta Recipe

Lemon, Ricotta, and Pea Pasta

Lemon, ricotta cheese, peas, and pappardelle pasta. The name says it all. A simple dish that can be made in no time. It’s a real family-friendly dish. Honest.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 6
Garlic Fries Recipe

Garlic “Fries”

We’re over the moon for these skinny little frites. They’re actually not fries per se, but baked shards of potato-y goodness that’ll nonethless ease your craving, each and every time.

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  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 17
Grilled Porterhouse Steak Recipe

Grilled Porterhouse Steak

The porterhouse is a generous steak when it comes to flavor and size. Here it’s slathered in oil, topped with chopped garlic and herbs, and grilled.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 1
When a Stranger Cooks Your Food

When a Stranger Cooks Your Food

David Leite was unexpectedly delighted when someone—a virtual stranger—cooked a meal for him from his book, making him judge, jury, and guest of honor.

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