Marianne Williams is a recipe tester and developer who has been working in the Dotdash Meredith test kitchens since 2016. Her recipes are featured in Food & Wine, Southern Living, Real Simple, Rachael Ray, Health, Cooking Light, and in various other publications and digital platforms.
After she graduated with a degree in psychology from Auburn University, Marianne attended the International Culinary Center in New York. She also studied Italian cuisine at ALMA (the school of Italian Culinary Arts) located just outside Parma, Italy.
After school, she interned in a Michelin-starred restaurant in Florence. This education gave her an appreciation for simple recipes using quality ingredients.
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