David on Food

David on Food
Jim Lahey's Bread

Yeast Are Never Depressed

Depressed, David turns to bread making and finds that dough holds no grudges, turning out lovely even after the worst of manglings.

Ilda Vinagre

The Mistress of Portugal’s Alentejo

David meets Portuguese chef Ilda Vinagre, the Michelin-starred mastermind behind A Bolota who is as talented as she is humble.

Cod and Shrimp Stew with Quinoa Recipe

Cod and Shrimp Stew with Quinoa

David surprises himself and all of us by trying something that’s actually healthful—quinoa. His response surprised us all even more.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 16
Picnic

How Not to Talk to a Fat Person

This tactful treatise is David Leite’s attempt to school the rest of us on the right way to communicate with a fat person.

thanksgiving-montage

Procrastinator’s Thanksgiving Guide

A cheat sheet containing all our best Thanksgiving recipes and troubleshooting tips. And, yes, there’s pie.

Cherry Tomato-Goat Cheese Cobbler

Tomato and Goat Cheese Cobbler

Oh, my, my, my, my. That’s what we think of this lovely little summer cobbler in a skillet.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H
  • 17
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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  • 30 M
  • 11 H
  • 38
Breakfast Sausage Patties

Breakfast Sausage Patties

David divulges why he bothers to make his own ingredients, from breakfast sausage to, well, you’ll just have to read about it.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H
  • 38
Homemade Espresso-Maple Smoked Bacon Recipe

Homemade Maple-Espresso Bacon

When David decides to DIY bacon, he really decides to DIY bacon. Seriously, folks. You gotta taste his take on cured pig.

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  • 25 M
  • 7 D, 4 H
  • 22
Pastured Eggs

The Story of a (Pastured) Egg

David goes out to pasture. Uh, we mean, he decides the only eggs that shall touch his lips hereafter shall be pastured.

No-Knead Rye Bread

A Friend in Knead

David divulges how he learned to bake bread late in life—and how he promptly became quite, quite obsessed.

Pimento Cheese Recipe

Pimento Cheese

Practice proper Southern gentility by whipping up a batch of that classic crowd-pleasing party must, pimento cheese.

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  • 10 M
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