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

  • Apples are in season. We have recipes

    Apples are in season. We have recipes

    What’s in season: Apples are dominating many stands at farmers markets around Los Angeles, a sure sign fall is just around the corner. New varieties will continue to show up during a season which typically runs from late summer through the end of fall. Recent varieties spotted include early season...

  • Comfort food alert: 12 great chili recipes

    Comfort food alert: 12 great chili recipes

    From a hearty bowl of red chili to black bean chili, lentil chili with merguez sausage, white chili and more, we’ve compiled a dozen of our favorite chili recipes. Make an extra batch so you’ve got plenty of leftovers — like all great comfort foods, chili only gets better with time. noelle.carter@latimes.com...

  • Delicious recipes using kitchen scraps

    Delicious recipes using kitchen scraps

    Wondering what to do with those leftover asparagus trimmings and Parmesan rinds? Turn them into delicious dishes! We’ve compiled several great recipes using everything from beet greens (ravioli) to carrot tops (sauce). noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

  • Huckleberry's roasted carrots with avocado and more: 127 of your favorite restaurant recipes

    Huckleberry's roasted carrots with avocado and more: 127 of your favorite restaurant recipes

    Have a favorite restaurant dish? Looking for the recipe? Chances are we may have it, or something similar. From appetizers to dessert, favorite mains and easy-to-fix sides, here are 127 of your favorite restaurant recipes. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

  • Pappa al pomodoro, avocado sauce and perfect steak: Our top recipes for August 2017

    Pappa al pomodoro, avocado sauce and perfect steak: Our top recipes for August 2017

    Pappa al pomodoro, perfect grilled steak, Cielito Lindo’s avocado sauce, buckwheat cardamom horchata and more. Here are our top 10 reader favorites from our Recipe Database from August. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

  • Asian pears are in season. We have recipes

    Asian pears are in season. We have recipes

    What’s in season: Sometimes referred to as an “apple pear” or “sand pear,” Asian pears come in more than 100 varieties. They’re a type native to East Asia, and many of the original California plantings were started by Japanese immigrants a century or more ago. Often much larger and juicier than...

  • Culinary SOS: Jitlada's Thai tea

    Culinary SOS: Jitlada's Thai tea

    Sarintip "Jazz" Singsanong is standing over a pot of tea, watching the water take on a burnt ocher color as the mixture gently simmers. “Careful you don’t overcook,” she says, “or the tea will be bitter.” The owner of Jitlada, the beloved Hollywood southern Thai restaurant and a mainstay on Jonathan...

  • It's almost Friday. Celebrate with a summer cocktail

    It's almost Friday. Celebrate with a summer cocktail

    It’s never too early to start planning for the weekend, or celebrating the end of the week. Here are five of our favorite summer cocktail recipes, whether you’re in the mood for a sangria, margarita or refreshing watermelon cooler. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

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