Noelle Carter

Writer

As the L.A. Times Test Kitchen director, Noelle Carter oversees the testing of all recipes that appear in The Times. In addition, she writes features and contributes to Food’s Daily Dish blog. Noelle is also a regular contributor to "The Splendid Table" radio program. A native Southern Californian, she holds a degree in film from the University of Southern California and, when she’s not cooking, loves watching old movies.

Recent Articles

  • Get outdoors with 11 quick and easy grilling recipes

    Get outdoors with 11 quick and easy grilling recipes

    It may be a little chilly out, but don’t let a little Southern California winter keep you indoors. Get outside tonight with one of our quick and easy grilling recipes. Whether you’re in the mood for chicken or pork chops, flank steak, shrimp or even mussels cooked over the fire, each of these recipes...

  • How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

    How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

    When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn’t get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic...

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