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Portuguese Sweet Lemon and Black Olive Cookies

We think these conversation-starting cookies defy the laws of physics. We think you’ll agree when you experience what big flavors they flaunt for something so thin.

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Apple Dumplings Recipe

Apple Dumplings

Apple dumplings are a bit homier than the typical apple pie or tart and very easy to make. These apple dumplings are glazed and burst with apple flavor.

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Falafel with Tahini Sauce Recipe

Falafel with Tahini Sauce

Falafel with tahini sauce is one of the best-known Middle Eastern foods. The falafel are packed with herbs and the tangy tahini sauce has the right kick.

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Potato Piroshki Recipe

Potato Piroshki

Potato piroshki are the classic hand pies of Russia. Filled with potato, onion, and dill, the piroshki can be fried or baked. One of our must-make piroshki.

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Ginger Pear and Raspberry Pandowdy Recipe

Gingered Pear and Raspberry Pandowdy

Much like a cobbler or a crumble or a crisp, a pandowdy melds sugar and spice with fruit and buttery topping to spectacular effect.

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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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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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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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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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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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