Images of four holiday dessert recipes -- coconut carrot cake, angel food cake, gingerbread cheesecake, and rum balls.

Holiday Dessert Recipes

Let the last course be the best course with these lovelies that include something for everyone, from easy to elegant, gluttonous to gluten-free. 'Tis the season.
Two wrapped tamales on top of an open corn husk

Red Chile Pork Tamales

These red chile pork tamales are the real authentic Mexican deal and taste like they were carefully crafted by the loveliest abuela imaginable. Here's how to make them.
A loaf of pumpkin bread in a metal loaf pan.

Pumpkin Bread

A quick bread that pretty much captures the essence of autumn with a sigh-inducingly, knee-wobblingly inviting aroma and compelling blend of sweet spices. Idyllic? Heck yeah.
A pile of homemade onion rings on a parchment-lined baking sheet with a spoon resting beside them.

Homemade Onion Rings

Pardon our manners, or rather our lack thereof, but we've been inhaling these onion rings while standing at the stovetop due to their shatteringly crisp crust and crazily tender onion encased within.
A grid of four Black Friday sale products -- cookware, a Le Creuset dish, air fryer, and Nespresso machine.

Black Friday Sale!

Black Friday comes to Leite's Culinaria! We're sharing crazy discounts we found on some of our favorite kitchen items, including Instant Pot, cookware, a high-speed blender, and Roomba.
A partially sliced bacon-wrapped meatloaf on a rimmed baking sheet with a knife beside it and bay leaves scattered around it.

Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

Rustic in appearance, homey in taste, and easy in the way it comes together, this comfort food classic is exactly what you've been craving.
A bowl of Instant Pot lentil soup, with a person cutting a slice of artisan bread in the background.

Instant Pot Lentil Soup

Inexpensive everyday ingredients become incredibly satiating and comforting with very little effort. You know, in that rustic French home cooking sorta way.
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