Portuguese Sausage Frittata

Guess which recipe David begged to have for a late Sunday night supper after the Ed Sullivan show? (Hint: This one.)

40 mins

Amped-Up Portuguese Red Pepper Paste

Each Portuguese family has its own rendition of this classic, a pantry staple known as massa de pimentão. Here's how David has amped it up several notches and in the process created something new.

10 mins

Homemade Sno Balls

Fashioned from chocolate cake, filled and frosted with meringue, and festooned in a feathery pink coconut boa, these sno balls are the real deal.

1 hr

Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-spice cookies. Essentially sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder. Say hello to your newest holiday tradition.

1 hr 40 mins

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

You no longer need to confront the eternal Thanksgiving dilemma of pumpkin or pecan pie. This recipe, in true egalitarian fashion, ensures you can have both.

1 hr 45 mins

Celery Root Gratin

You sure you don't like celery root? We think you'll change your mind when it's layered with potatoes, drenched in bacon-infused heavy cream, and smothered with cheese and bread crumbs.

1 hr 25 mins

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

This skillet full of pumpkin macaroni and cheese awesomeness ranks off the charts in its indulgence-o-rama rating.

1 hr 30 mins

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.

1 hr 20 mins

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

"Soft, spicy, holiday memory-invoking." "Spiced perfectly." "So easy." "Lovely." That's what folks are saying about these.

1 hr 40 mins

Spaghetti Pie

This classic baked pasta casserole is hearty, crowd-pleasing comfort food at its finest.

1 hr 15 mins

Steamer Clam Chowder from New England

Quite possibly the definitive clam chowder, made simple yet spectacular with clams, salt pork, potatoes, and oodles of cream. A bold claim, we realize, yet we stand behind it.

2 hrs 30 mins

Cod and Shrimp Stew with Quinoa

David surprises himself and all of us by trying something that's actually healthful—quinoa. His response surprised us all even more.

30 mins

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.

5 hrs

Apple Cake

What's easy peasy to make, lovely to look at, even lovelier to taste, and certain to impress? This cake.

1 hr 30 mins

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.

18 hrs 15 mins

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.

45 mins

Grilled Shrimp with Piri-Piri Sauce

A simple hot pepper sauce made from piri-piri peppers brings big flavor to shrimp in mere minutes. Those Portuguese know what they're doing.

3 hrs

Homemade Duck Stock

David tries his hand--and The One's patience--at making a luxuriously rich, make-you-go-wobbly-in-the-knees duck stock. And he succeeds, on all counts.

12 hrs

Seven-Minute Frosting

Named for the time it takes to be beaten into delicious submission, seven minute frosting is delicate yet sturdy, light as air yet luscious as can be.

10 mins