A tied roast pork with crushed grapes in a roasting pan.
Laura Edwards
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Roast Pork with Crushed Grapes

This roast pork with crushed grapes is an elegant yet easy and affordable autumn meal of rosemary-seasoned roast pork loin in a black grape and Marsala wine sauce.
Two beet and carrot fritters, garnished with dill, on a white plate with a fork and a dollop of dill yogurt
Laura Edwards
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Beet and Carrot Fritters with Yogurt Dill Sauce

The beets give this beet and carrot fritters recipe an amazing color, but if you prefer something mellower in tone, use parsnips or butternut squash instead.
An oval platter filled with white bean puree, radicchio, and red onions with a spoon resting in it and a serving in a bowl beside.
Laura Edwards
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White Bean Puree, Radicchio, and Red Onions

This white bean puree recipe, with white beans, olive oil, radicchio, red onions, garlic, and balsamic vinegar, is swell for Meatless Monday.
Two blue glass plates with scoops of Turkish coffee ice cream, and a spoon
Laura Edwards
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Turkish Coffee Ice Cream

This is not a Turkish recipe, but an ice cream inspired by the flavors of the thick coffee you’re served in Istanbul. It’s the simplest ice cream I make: mix and freeze.
Four adobo marinated pork chops and several lime halves, some squeezed, on a wooden chopping block.
Laura Edwards
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Adobo Marinated Pork Chops

These adobo marinated pork chops rely on a quick and easy adobo sauce, made with two types of dried chiles, spices, sugar, and vinegar. A secret weapon in your weeknight dinner arsenal.
A bowl of pork tinga--pork stewed with tomatoes and chipotle peppers, along with bowls of lemon, sour cream, cilantro, cheese on a table.
Laura Edwards
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Pork Tinga

Pork tinga, an authentic Mexican dish, is a slowly simmered pork stew made with roasted tomatoes, chipotle chiles, chorizo, and onions. When topped with avocado, sour cream, cilantro, queso fresco, and lime, it's comfort food at its finest.
A partial slice of red wine chocolate cake on a plate with a fork resting beside the cake.
Laura Edwards
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Red Wine Chocolate Cake

This red wine chocolate cake owes its rich, chocolatey flavor to dark chocolate and cocoa powder, as well as the creamy dark chocolate glaze that smothers it.

About David Leite

I count myself lucky to have received three James Beard Awards for my writing as well as for Leite’s Culinaria. My work has also appeared in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Yankee, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, and more.

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