Leite's Eats®

Leite's Eats®

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

Football Cheese Ball Recipe

Football Cheese Ball

Going for a pigskin theme for your next have-folks-over-to-crowd-in-front-of-the-game-on-the-flat-screen party? You need these.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 6
Potato Gnocchi Recipe

Potato Gnocchi

Pillowy little poufs of potato-y perfection from the ultimate authority in Italian cooking. (No, not your nonna. The Silver Spoon.)

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Easy Cincinnati Chili Recipe

Easy Cincinnati Chili

Regardless of whether you’re from Cincinnati or have ever experienced Cincinnati chili, you need to try this recipe. Seriously.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 13
Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Dust off that waffle iron. You’re going to want to give these crisped dimples and the ooey, gooey cheese they contain a whirl.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
5-Minute Artisan Bread Recipe

5-Minute Artisan Bread

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 70
Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate

A classic. And even better than we remembered. It’s like childhood 2.0. (We mean that in the best possible way, Mom.)

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 8
Limoncello Recipe

Limoncello | Lemon Liqueur

As a digestive, or after-dinner drink, limoncello is an Italian classic. How do you say “hiccup” in Italian?

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 22 D
  • 9
Pimento Cheese Recipe

Pimento Cheese

David practices proper Southern gentility by whipping up batch after batch of that good old-fashioned party must, pimento cheese.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 167
Chocolate Fudge Recipe

Chocolate Fudge

Easily the easiest no-fail chocolate fudge recipe ever. But that’s not the only reason why we make batch after batch. Oh no.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10
Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs Recipe

Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs

Bet you’ve already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 8
Peppery Duck Breast Recipe

Seared Duck Breast

An elegant and easy riff on steak au poivre, made not with beef but duck breast cooked to a rosy medium-rare.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 2
Easy Doughnuts Recipe

Easy Raised Doughnuts | Cuddureddi

Cuddureddi. It means “a cause for celebration” if you’re from Italy. Well, actually, it means “a sort of doughnut.” Same thing.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
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