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, pens the "Culinary SOS" column, and contributes daily kitchen tips, recipes and videos to Food’s Daily Dish blog. A native Southern Californian, she also holds a degree in film from the University of Southern California and, when she’s not cooking, loves watching old movies.

Recent Articles

  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panforte
    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panforte

    Sort of a cross between confection and cake, this Italian specialty is also known as a Siena cake. Dense, flat and unapologetically rich, panforte is studded with toasted pistachios, hazelnuts and almonds, as well as candied quince and orange zest, currants, dates, a blend of aromatic spices...

  • Easy dinner recipes: Love mussels? Tempting ideas in about 30 minutes
    Easy dinner recipes: Love mussels? Tempting ideas in about 30 minutes

    Love mussels? They're a great option for a busy weeknight: Simply pick up a bunch and steam away with any of a variety of flavors. These tempting options come together in about 30 minutes. Don't forget a loaf of crusty bread to sop up all the flavorful juices!

Loading