Los Angeles Times

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

  • Try this grilled poundcake dessert for Memorial Day

    Try this grilled poundcake dessert for Memorial Day

    Sure, you’ve probably figured out what meat you’re going to throw on the grill — maybe steak, maybe some chicken or tri-tip — and perhaps you’ve even thought of a vegetable dish or two to cook over the live fire. But what about dessert? Why not grill up your grand finale? This grilled poundcake...

  • Sherry Yard opens the Tuck Room Tavern in Westwood

    Sherry Yard opens the Tuck Room Tavern in Westwood

    Sherry Yard, the James Beard-award winning pastry chef and cookbook author who worked with Wolfgang Puck for nearly 20 years, has just opened the Tuck Room Tavern, a restaurant and bar in Westwood. It’s Yard’s third collaboration with iPic Entertainment, the plush theater chain known for its smaller...

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