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

  • 13 recipes for the ultimate pecan pie fan

    13 recipes for the ultimate pecan pie fan

    For some of us, it doesn’t get any better than pecan pie. Sweet, but with a medley of spices, with just the right balance of crunchy nuts and creamy custard, this is one dish that deserves more than just a place at the dessert table. We’ve compiled 13 of our favorite pecan pie-inspired recipes,...

  • 7 steak salads perfect for a weeknight dinner

    7 steak salads perfect for a weeknight dinner

    Marinated flank steak salad, skirt steak carpaccio, shaking beef salad and more. We’ve compiled 7 great steak salad recipes, perfect whether you’re planning for a simple weeknight dinner or more elaborate festivities with company. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

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