Pam Lolley

Pam Lolley
Title: Test Kitchen Professional: Recipe Tester and Developer
Education: Mississippi University for Women
Location: Birmingham, AL
Expertise: Recipe Tester and Developer, Baking and Pastry, Desserts, Breads, Grilling

Pam Lolley has more than 30 years in the culinary industry. She was the owner and operator of a catering and baking company for 8 years prior to joining Southern Living Magazine in their Test Kitchen in 2003. While at Southern Living she developed nine of the iconic Big White Cakes for their Christmas issue along with several desserts, cakes, and pies that have been featured on their covers through the years.


Pam Lolley was a Recipe Tester and Developer with Southern Living Magazine, developing and testing 1000s of recipes for the South's most-trusted kitchen for 19 years. Pam also tested and developed recipes for, Cooking Light,, Food and Wine,, Health, People Magazine, and Martha Stewart Living. Pam collaborated with pit master Chris Lilly for his two cookbooks, Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book and the critically-acclaimed Fire and Smoke.


Mississippi University for Women

Bachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis in Special Education and a Minor in Psychology

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities

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