Tricia Manzanero Title: Recipe Tester/Developer Location: Birmingham, Alabama Tricia Manzanero Stuedeman is a recipe tester and developer for Dotdash Meredith. Thanks to her huge, ever-hungry Filipino family, Tricia has always had a passion for all things food-related, with a particular obsession with baking and pastry arts. Her culinary career has brought her to respected kitchens and bakeries across the eastern United States. She entered the world of food media in 2018 as a recipe developer and food stylist, then later as a Baking and Pastry Editor, before joining Dotdash Meredith in 2022.Graduated summa cum laude from New York University with a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Psychology.Received her Associate Degree in Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park.Developed over 1,200 original recipes that have appeared in magazines, cookbooks as well as online outlets.Experience in food styling, video production, and crafting culinary classes for over a dozen major print, food, and lifestyle brands.Former Baking and Pastry Editor, charged with outlining monthly issues, creating and copyediting features, as well as fielding reader questions. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.