Fig and Mixed-Color Raspberry Crumble Recipe

Fig and Mixed-Color Raspberry Crumble

This fig and raspberry crumble is perfect for a fall dinner. The figs and raspberries are flash-broiled to hold their shape and color. A favorite crumble.

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  • 30 M
  • 35 M
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Apple Crisp with Brandy-Soaked Currants Recipe

Apple Crisp with Brandy-Soaked Currants

Apples and brandy-soaked currants fill this autumn crisp. The apple softens while the currants lend a depth of flavor. The crisp topping stays, well, crisp.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Buy An Autographed Copy of The New Portuguese Table

The book is finally out, and readers, Portuguese aficionados, and cooks have been asking whether they can get an autographed copy. Considering you’re scattered all over the United States, it’d be impossible to put together a book tour large and comprehensive enough to get to everyone! Instead, I’m offering signed copies through Leite’s Culinaria. Simply […]

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The Author and the Wonderful, Horrible, No Fun, Very Good Day

Nothing’s finer than getting a book published. Nothing’s worse than the day it comes out. David Leite documents the highs and woes of publishing.

Steak Tacos Recipe

Steak Tacos

For these steak tacos, flank steak is marinated in a spicy sauce then seared medium-rare. The steak and garnishes are piled on tortillas to make tacos.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Warm Cabbage Salad with Crispy Tofu Recipe

Warm Cabbage Salad with Crispy Tofu

Napa cabbage, carrots, peanuts, scallions, and herbs are tossed with seared tofu and drizzled with an Asian garlic-chile sauce. A tofu lover’s salad.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
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Lemon Souffle

Lemon Soufflé

Forget souffle dishes. This recipe for lemon souffle is made in a nonstick skillet. Serve the lemon souffle right from the pan at the table. Simple.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Black and White Chili Recipe

Black and White Chicken Chili

This chicken chili is called black and white because of the of black beans and cannellini beans. The chicken makes the chili lighter but it’s still hearty.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 3
Corn Pie Recipe

Corn Pie

This corn pie is overflowing with a buttery corn filling. Think corn on the cob but all encased in a flaky golden crust. Corn pie is great for Thanksgiving.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 2
Tomato Harvest

Tomato Harvest, Kind of

David Leite’s first tomato harvest proves smaller than hoped for. The tomatoes are luscious and ripe, but few in number. A harvest or a tasty travesty.

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Toasted coconut is swirled through vanilla ice cream rich with egg custard. The coconut, deepened because it’s toasted, beats anything from Good Humor.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 19
Chickpea and Spinach Salad Recipe

Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Cumin

For this chickpea and spinach salad, tender chickpeas are tossed in a dressing and served over a bed of spinach. A cooling yogurt topping crowns the salad.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 9
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