Test Kitchen: Behind the Scenes
The Test Kitchen perfects each of our thousands of recipes to be delicious and doable. Here, we share what it takes to become a Southern Living recipe.
Test Kitchen Secrets
Test Kitchen, Home Kitchen
Did you know? The Test Kitchen used about 15 dozen eggs to test the 2010 Big White Cake recipes.
Did you know? The Test Kitchen conducts an average of 260 tastings each year and evaluates as many as 20 recipes at a time.
Facing the Scrutiny
Did you know? The staff tests about 3,000 recipes each year.
Rating the Recipe
Did you know? The staff takes one to two bites to taste test each recipe.
Did you know? Test Kitchens Professionals wash their hands an average of 20 times for each recipe they prepare.