The Land O’Lakes Test Kitchen is a carefully chosen team of cooking, baking, and dairy experts who care as much as about what you feed yourself and your family as you do.
Proud in their pursuit of culinary perfection, every recipe on our site has been developed and thoroughly tested by our experts.
When you see this badge, you know it will be good! Explore all the latest recipes that have passed our test.
It’s even easier to trust them, and their recipes, when you get to know them! Learn more about who they are and their love for food.
Firm believer in experimenting with food
Director of the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen, a job she loves.
Adventurous recipe developer and food editor
Busy mom, passion for innovation
Recipe tester, food taster, cuisine explorer
Lover of simple, delicious food & shareable recipes.
Rebecca brings creativity to every project she works on, whether testing new products or sharing knowledge through trainings and trade shows.
Food is a form of communication. A way to express creativity, love, or appreciation.
Becky leads the team by combining her deep knowledge of food science and emerging food trends. She encourages the team to showcase their passion for all things food.
Baking is a little bit of science, a little bit of creativity and a lot of love.
Ann is always current on the latest trends and brings fresh ideas to the Test Kitchen. Using her baking and butter expertise, she ensures every recipe reaches its full potential.
Food doesn’t have to be complicated to taste good.
Kim is passionate about innovative food ideas. She connects her extensive food knowledge with a forward thinking mindset to brainstorm new product ideas and bring clarity to the changing food world.
Food is everything you would want your best friend to be.
Mallory brings both design and a passion for social media to the table, ensuring our recipes visually inspire home bakers and home cooks to try something new.
I don't want to look back and think "I wish I would have eaten that."
Samantha spends her day organizing and testing new, and sometimes classic, recipe ideas to make them even better. She wants to make sure the recipes not only taste incredible, but turn out well (just like the picture)!
Whenever I'm meeting new people I bring dessert, that way if people don't like me at least they liked the lemon bars!
They’re here to help, so put them to work. Looking forward to answering all of your kitchen queries.