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. Experience 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 AllRecipes.com, Cooking Light, EatingWell.com, Food and Wine, MyRecipes.com, 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. Education Mississippi University for WomenBachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis in Special Education and a Minor in PsychologyGraduated Summa Cum LaudeListed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.