Steak Grilling 101

To grill the perfect steak, David turned to grill master Jamie Purviance for help and tips. Several hours later, he was searing and sliding.

Cannellini Bean Salad with Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting grape tomatoes intensifies their flavor and makes them all the more enticing in this anytime-of-year vegetarian tapas.

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Three and a Half Minutes of Fame

David finally gets on the Today Show, cooking clams in a cataplana for Al Roker and Natalie Morales, and becomes addicted to live TV.

Clams and Sausage in a Cataplana

Clams, spicy sausage, onions, tomatoes, garlic, and aromatics meld in a Portuguese cataplana, a sorta precursor of the pressure cooker

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Turkey and White Bean Chili

Fast and flavorful and a favorite of our own Fatty Daddy—er, David Leite—this chili is a knockout. The only thing is, well, um, it’s not quite chili.

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Blizzard Beef

David’s most reliable recipe for really inclement weather consists of braised beef that calls for just three ingredients.

Video: How to Dry-Brine a Thanksgiving Turkey

In this video, you’ll learn how to brine a Thanksgiving turkey.

Video: How to Stuff a Thanksgiving Turkey

In this video, you’ll learn how to stuff a Thanksgiving turkey.

Video: How to Make Thanksgiving Turkey Gravy from Pan Drippings

In this video, you’ll learn how to make Thanksgiving turkey gravy from pan drippings.

Video: How to Make Gravy for a Brined Thanksgiving Turkey

In this video you’ll learn how to make gravy for a brined Thanksgiving turkey. The secret: fried mushrooms.

Video: How to Tell When Your Thanksgiving Turkey is Done

In this video, learn how to tell when the Thanksgiving turkey is done.

Video: How to Carve a Thanksgiving Turkey

In this video, learn how to carve a Thanksgiving turkey.

Portuguese Sweet Lemon and Black Olive Cookies

We think these conversation-starting cookies defy the laws of physics. We think you’ll agree when you experience what big flavors they flaunt for something so thin.

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Craig Claiborne and the Invention of Food Journalism

John T. Edge, Anne Mendelson, Betty Fussell, Molly O’Neill, and David Leite talk about NY Times writer Craig Claiborne and the future of food journalism.

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