David explains his unconventional and amazing approach to brining a chicken before roasting--a technique we've never seen anyone else do anywhere. So easy. So unspeakably effective.
As David explains, precious few things in life are forever and completely. His adoration for this chocolate cake is one of those precious few things. One taste and you'l understand.
Portugal's Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres is one of the largest religious feasts in the world and serves some of the country's tastiest street food.
David and The One outline their Valentine's Day menu and offer other suggestions for a perfectly romantic meal. (Arguments included.)
A beloved American favorite from the 1960's that we just had to bring back.
1 hr 15 mins
David and The One wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous 2018. And, they're curious to what you're making today. So tell them!
Envious of the loot your local sugar-crazed six-year-old mafia will take home on Halloween? David schemes how adults can get a share of the stash.
On their 24th anniversary, David recounts his nearly disastrous mystery date with The One, and how their life together almost didn't happen.
Oh, my, my, my, my. That's what we think of this lovely late-summer cobbler in a skillet.
You heard us. The solar eclipse is the perfect excuse to indulge in cake. Chocolate cake. Really deliciously dark chocolate cake that'll overshadow everything else in your life.
David tells the charming story of how he used to play house with a neighbor girl when he was six years old.
This excerpt from Notes On A Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression, shows how the author came to find his true love and fall in love again with food.
It's not easy being bipolar, gay, and a hopeless romantic. Here's a sneak preview from David Leite's memoir, Notes On A Banana, that's all about food, love, and manic depression.
The big reveal! David's soon-to-be-published memoir is finally available for preorder on Amazon and the book cover makes us want to read it NOW!
David ends up with outrageously and flamboyantly purple green beans from his garden...but doesn't have a clue as to what to do with them.
Your favorite food radio show, The Splendid Table, just got even more splendid with (guess who?!) as guest host.
David was surprised when a virtual stranger cooked a meal for him from his book, making him judge, jury, and guest of honor.
This skillet full of pumpkin macaroni and cheese awesomeness ranks off the charts in its indulgence-o-rama rating.
1 hr 30 mins
Cheese straws that marry a cute form with a nonbreakable function. And that's to say nothing of the rich, cheesy flavor.
1 hr 20 mins
The Splendid Table asked our very own David to interview Mary Karr, famous memoir writer, about the notion of sacred carnality.