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 tonight! 13 great grilled chicken recipes

    Get outdoors tonight! 13 great grilled chicken recipes

    Make the most of the warm weather and head outdoors tonight for dinner. We’ve compiled 13 of our favorite grilled chicken recipes, many of which can be fixed on a busy weeknight. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

  • 5 recipes for panzanella, the Italian bread salad

    5 recipes for panzanella, the Italian bread salad

    A classic Italian bread salad, panzanella is a great way to use up any extra bread you have lying around. Simply toss the cubed bread with whatever salad fixings you like — tomatoes, onions, olives, capers, cheese — and plenty of dressing to soak into the cubes. It makes a perfect side or light...

  • 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

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