Noelle Carter

Los Angeles Times test kitchen director.

Noelle Carter

Los Angeles Times test kitchen director.

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. Carter is also a regular contributor to "The Splendid Table" radio program. A native Southern Californian, she holds a degree in film from USC and, when she’s not cooking, loves watching old movies.