Why is it that you can make a perfect boule of a bread one day only to turn out something that looks like a deflated fritter the next?
David Leite is reminded why he left advertising after watching Burger King’s “Virgins” commercial.
The no-knead bread craze got David clamoring for a plump, round loaf. Cindi Kruth, a longtime LC tester, gave him some of Lexi, her 23-year-old starter. And the results were impressive
The food loop is a silicon tie that makes trussing turkeys–for dinners Thanksgiving or not–a cinch. David’s been a fan for years.
Even if you’re thermometrically challenged, this surefire technique for finding the thickest part of the turkey thigh resulting in perfectly roasted birds works every time.
Ah, pucker-worthy cranberries, the often maligned stepchild of the Thanksgiving table, get their due here, adding a sweet-tart flavor to autumn menus.
David Leite goes to Las Vegas and puts himself in the hands of chef Paul Bartolotta at the Wynn Hotel while closer to home he tries out NYC’s Porcao Restaurant.
After finishing his book, David did three formerly forbidden activities lest he miss his deadline: cook (non-Portuguese) meals, travel, and socialize.
The cover art is finalized for The New Portuguese Table, and here’s your first sneak peek. The book will be available for pre-order in November 2008.
For these ultimate chocolate chip cookies, our ever-persistent David researched for three months and ate plenty of cookies in the process. Here he shares his discoveries.
The lollypop has matured. Lollyphile, a company specializing in adult-friendly flavors, offers the sucker in lip-smacking bacon, absinthe, and more.
There are lots of reasons to boycott McDonald’s–from its food and work practices to ethics and bad commercials. But trafficking in counterfeit money?
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