Leite's Eats®

Leite's Eats®

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

Slow Cooker Chicken Stock Recipe

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this slick slow cooker approach.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 12 H
  • 25

Pork Loin Roast Recipe

Just like what your grandma would put on the table for Sunday night supper. No complaints here.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 15

White Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Fine-crumbed and sparely sweet, these sophisticated little cakes do wonders for white chocolate’s tarnished reputation. Confection perfection.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 30

Edna Lewis Oven Brisket Recipe

Edna Lewis was loved for many reasons. Her spare prose. Her soulful recipes. Her kitchen frugality. Her endless wisdom. All these attributes come together in this brilliantly flavored and frugal brisket recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 9

Cheese Crackers Recipe

Yup. We went there. To that homemade Cheez-It place. Go ahead. Admit it. You’re awfully glad that we did.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 16

Clementine Cake Recipe

Looks like an upside-down cake. Tastes like an upside-down cake. Yet this sticky citrusy dessert couldn’t be more right-side up.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 39

Espresso Cake Recipe

This simple yet spectacular riff on coffee cake—there’s actually coffee in the cake—is rich and robust and rousing in that way only espresso can be.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 37

Cashew Brittle Recipe

How fortunate that all it takes to bring some sweetness and loveliness into one’s life is sugar, cashews, and a little patience.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4

Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

This is, quite frankly, the loveliest hot and sour soup we’ve ever had, with none of the usual gloppiness of takeout Chinese. And it’s on the table in just 20 minutes.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 32

Apple and White Cheddar Scones Recipe

These sweetly savory scones take the traditional sweet and savory intermingling of apple pie and Cheddar and make it portable and pastry perfect.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10

Arancini Recipe

You’ve not experienced the true magic of leftovers ’til you’ve had these fried orbs of leftover risotto. Crisp outside. Molten inside. Delish through and through.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 9

Baked Ricotta Recipe

Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 32

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This easy shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—cheesy, crumb-topped, and ridiculously indulgent.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 27

5-Minute Artisan Bread Recipe

Um, 5 minutes hands-on time for a loaf of bread? Please. That’s nothing. Nothing short of a miracle.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 178
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