Cookbook Recipe Testing

Jul 9, 2013

The most recent book for which Maxine Bloom tested recipes is by her friend and fellow Santa Rosan, Marcy Smothers.

A key question for any cookbook is, do the recipes actually work? In today’s Report, we meet someone whose job it is to answer that question.

Not all that much that changes from year to year—or decade to decade—in cooking implements and technology, but Maxine Bloom says there is one tool that has greatly enhanced her recipe testing work.