Kitchen Testing

Food & Wine’s Marcia Kiesel runs a test kitchen that develops six to eight recipes for every issue of a magazine that prides itself on being on the front edge of cooking trends.

“Sometimes the great new idea just doesn’t work,” Kiesel says. “You might retest until you go crazy, but you have to be knowledgeable and disciplined enough to admit it is not good. You let it go.”

Read about her adventures.


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In culinary school and getting ready to trade the writing life for the cooking life. Or not. Might do both. At the moment I'm a feature writer for The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. My name is Pat Carroll.

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