A person removing a slice of fresh tomato tart with a lifter and a bowl of pesto and black pepper on the side.

Fresh Tomato Tart

A perfectly flaky crust. A simple goat cheese filling. Some fresh pesto. And those spectacular heirloom tomatoes sitting on your counter. Surprisingly simple. Impressively spectacular.

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A hummingbird feeding on nectar from a red feeder as part of the writing 'how to make hummingbird nectar'.

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar

David becomes sugar daddy to the local hummingbirds by keeping his feeders topped off with a simple syrup of very kind-hearted proportions.

A baseball glove filled with candy and a baseball lying beside it as an illustration of David's problem with balls.

My Problem with Balls

David recounts his doomed career in Little League baseball which, he suspects, has less to do with innate ability and more to do with the lack of a concession stand in the outfield.

A slice of a three layer blueberry lemon cake with cream cheese frosting on a plate with a fork beside it.

Blueberry-Lemon Layer Cake

Pretty much guaranteed to be one of those desserts that makes people do face-plants onto their dessert plates. A David Leite original recipe.

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A piece of grilled salmon on an open grill to how how to grill salmon.

How To Grill Salmon

In this video, Jamie Purviance teaches David that grilling salmon isn’t that hard. It just takes high heat and some patience.

A rotisserie chicken suspended over a grill with flames below.

Rotisserie Chicken 101

Rotisserie chicken—expertly made at home, thank you very much—is what’s on the menu in this video with grillmeister Jamie Purviance who teaches David to harness his inner griller.

A grilled rib eye steak on a grill over open flame.

How to Grill Steak

To grill the perfect steak, David turned to grill master Jamie Purviance for essential tricks and tactics. Ever since then, he’s been grilling masterfully and sighing contentedly. You will, too.