Leite's Eats®

Leite's Eats®

An archive of David Leite's favorite recipes on Leite's Culinaria.

Plum Almond Cake Recipe

Haute yet homey, this rustic Italian cake with its delicate crumb and pockets of jammy plum awesomeness will cause you to anticipate plum season like never, ever before.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 32

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

A classic, perfected. (Yes, we know, you’ve been promised this before by others. But we mean it.)

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  • 15 M
  • 1 D, 1 H
  • 29

Fall-Off-the-Bone Baby Back Ribs

The secret to these knee-wobblingly tender little lovelies? Roast ’em low and slow and then toss ’em on the grill for a spell.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 16

Burrata with Asparagus Recipe

A ridiculously rich, unthinkably creamy kin to mozzarella, burrata brings understated bling to every little thing. Prepare to swoon.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Easy Caramel Sauce Recipe

This simple caramel sauce was made for weeknight cravings that desperately demand scooping something sweet by the spoonful.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 10

Chocolate Tart with Pine Nuts Recipe

We don’t know Italian, but we’re pretty certain this tart, with its molten filling and brownie crust, translates to “Damn good!”

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 15

Ham and Potatoes Sarladaise Recipe

Got ham? This French classic typically draws on duck confit but is just as sublime when used to disguise holiday leftovers.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 9

Coca Cola Brisket Recipe

This heartachingly tender brisket draws on just four ingredients, including a can of Coca Cola. Tasting is, truly, understanding.

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  • 15 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 80

Chili Cheese Fries Recipe

Honest grub with demolish-the-entire-panful-while-standing-at-the-counter allure. Grab some napkins.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Homemade Corned Beef Recipe

Corned beef is essentially pickled beef. And pickled things are healthful. Therefore corned beef is health food.

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  • 30 M
  • 5 D, 3 H
  • 196

Batter-Fried Chicken Recipe

Proof that you don’t require buttermilk or an insufferably long overnight brine to make insanely tender, crazily crisp, gosh darn perfect fried chicken.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 71

Hershey's Chocolate Cake

Forever? Completely? Sounds like words used only in conjunction with things that inspire lasting love. Like this cake.

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  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 231

Oven Fried Drumsticks Recipe

Some things never go out of style. They just take on a somewhat newish look now and again. Witness these kid- and adult-friendly drumsticks rolled in crumbs of any sort. Panko. Potato chips. Wasabi peas. Rice crackers. We could go on.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 12

Best Brownies Recipe

“Best brownies” is a pretty bold assertion. Yet these chewy fudge brownies from David Lebovitz merit it.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 163
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