A bowl filled with spaghetti carbonara, topped with freshly grated Parmesan.

Spaghetti Carbonara

This spaghetti carbonara recipe tosses pasta with eggs, cheese, guanciale, pancetta or bacon, and pepper to form a creamy sauce. Quick and easy.

Bow Tie Cheese Straws

Bow Tie Cheese Straws

Cheese straws that marry a cute form with a nonbreakable function. And that’s to say nothing of the rich, cheesy flavor.

Breakfast Sausage Patties

Breakfast Sausage Patties

David divulges why he bothers to make his own ingredients, from breakfast sausage to, well, you’ll just have to read about it.

Homemade Cultured Butter

Homemade Cultured Butter

David recalls his first time making homemade butter and how he didn’t notice the beauty right in front of his face. Recipe included.

Fatty Daddy Cocktail

Fatty Daddy Cocktail

You’ve not “made it” until you’ve an eponymous cocktail all your own. Witness the Fatty Daddy, a sweetly surprising number that packs a punch, just like our own dear David.

Turkey Chili

Turkey and White Bean Chili

Fast and flavorful and a favorite of our own Fatty Daddy—er, David Leite—this chili is a knockout. The only thing is, well, um, it’s not quite chili.

Three Spanish salt cod fritters on a square white plate with parsley on a yellow napkin and black tray

Spanish Cod Fritters

To his surprise, and horror, some of the best salt cod fritters David Leite ever ate weren’t Portuguese, but Spanish. Light, crunchy, and perfectly balanced.