Sunday Morning Pancakes

Pancake Day

Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday–they’re all about indulgence before Lent. So it’s time to haul out the butter, eggs, and milk and start cooking.

Wendy Costa's Dress Tiles

Leite’s Loves…Wendy Costa’s Food Dress Tiles

Wendy Costa’s whimsical tiles are hand-painted one-of-a-kind works of art. But these works are functional, as trivets, as well as decorative, as wall art.

Senegal

Out of (West) Africa

Mafe, a West African stew, is what haunted Sean Timberlake’s reverie after an aunt introduced him to it. It took three decades to finally recreate it.

St. David's Day Leek Corsage

Is That a Leek on Your Pocket?

March 1 is Saint David’s Day, a Welsh holiday in which the devout tip their collective hat to the eponymous saint by wearing leek corsages.

Milkshakes

Milkshakes Without Borders

Milkshakes, a passion of Adam Ried, proved troublesome to find and make after moving to Paris. It took a flaming adaptor for him to finally succeed.

Happy Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday to Us

Join us as Leite’s Culinaria turns twelve. And while you’re here, drop us a line as to what you enjoy most about LC.

Fat Toad Farm Caramel

Leite’s Loves…Fat Toad Farm Caramel

This ain’t your childhood caramel sauce. Goat’s milk meets sugar as they’re slowly cooked down into a tangy, earthy, oomphy sauce. Booyah.

Vintage Le Creuset

Cuckolded by Le Creuset

Pot obsession is what writer Ed Bruske faced when his wife fell for vintage Raymond Loewy designs. The result: a trip to France to fetch this fetching cookware.

Heart Watermelon

Home Sweet(heart) Home

Amy Krouse Rosenthal serves up some delightful, charming, and four-second-fast ways to show your love–with heart-shaped food. Sigh.

Prandicle

Word Love: Eat a Prandicle

Love of words. It’s part and parcel of a writer’s soul. Writer Nora Maynard adopts a word–prandicle–and finds 1,001 uses for it in her everyday life.

Fat Cubes

A Different Kind of Love: Fat and Me

Animal fat is good for you, says author and fat advocate Jennifer McLagan. She’s hell bent on converting fat-phobes into fat fanatics. Will you change?

Sommelier

I’ll Love You Tomorrow | Valentine’s Day for No One

What happens to Allison when her husband has to work every single Valentine’s Day at a restaurant? A lot of warmed-over mac & cheese, reading, and an early night.

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