Sourdough Bagels

The pleasing smack of sourdough was seemingly made to be melded with the awesomely chewy denseness of bagels. And it's SO much easier than you'd expect!

10 hrs

Bourbon Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Yes, bourbon-inflected fried chicken. It’s in the brine. And oh, baby, are you gonna wish you’d been doing this all your life.

2 d 4 hrs

Blueberry Pecan Muffins

Our quest for memorable-in-a-lovely-way blueberry muffins has been decades-long and riddled with disappointment. Here's the muffin recipe that changed our tune as well as our 'tude.

50 mins

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.

2 hrs 15 mins

Papo Secos ~ Portuguese Rolls

David explains how to make classic Portuguese papo secos, the stuff of everyday eating, that essentially look like cherubic little baby buns and have a taste that's also divine.

4 hrs

Bifanas ~ Portuguese Pork Sandwiches

In the pantheon of great Portuguese foods, there are few sandwiches that are more superlative than the bifana. Essentially pork, bread, and sauce, it's comfort food at its simplest.

2 hrs

Tuscan Beans

If you're looking for a lively dish, this is not it. Rather, it contains hints of Tuscany here and there in a subdued fashion.

1 hr 25 mins

Salame de Chocolate ~ Chocolate Salami

An easy, no-bake, Portuguese classic made with crushed cookies, confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder, and whatever nuts or dried fruit you happen to have around. And (hiccup) Port.

2 hrs

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

"The best biscuits I've ever had!" is what we're hearing from many, many, many folks who when they first try these easy no-rolling-required biscuits. Amen to that.

35 mins

Ham and Cheddar Biscuits

Cheesy, biscuity deliciousness created by our very own David, these defy a few proper biscuit-making laws of the South yet still retain all that irresistible charm.

50 mins

Skillet Charred Broccolini

A simple side that comes together quickly, only messes up a single pan, and will earn you accolades from most (if maybe not all) the folks at your table.

15 mins

Saint Phanourios’s Cake

Bake this cake in honor of Phanourious, the patron saint of lost objects, and you just might find something. Even if you never knew it was missing.

1 hr 10 mins

Blood Orange Pound Cake

Buttery, rich pound cake is ribboned with a marmalade layer, steeped in blood orange syrup, and finished off with a tartly sweet orange glaze. Sigh.

2 hrs

Sour Cream Apple Pie

Layer after layer after layer of perfectly spiced apples. An ever-so-slightly tangy creaminess. And a subtly spiced streusel.

3 hrs 15 mins

Prosciutto-Cheese Gougères

Gilded with aged Grana Padano and Prosciutto, these little lovelies are the perfect crunchy, airy, salty little something to set out with cocktails. Then watch them disappear.

45 mins

Swiss Chard, Leek, and Goat Cheese Tart

Creamy goat cheese, mild leeks, and Swiss chard come together in a perfectly flaky tart with surprise sweetness from plumped raisins and pine nuts.

2 hrs 45 mins

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.

2 hrs 30 mins