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Spruce Eats Test Kitchen

Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Dotdash Meredith Food Studios, housed in a 40,000-square-foot facility based in Dotdash Meredith’s Birmingham office, is a hub for food content creation for the nation’s top food and lifestyle publications. The team of 45+ test kitchen chefs, photographers, and food and prop stylists create content across Dotdash Meredith’s vast print and digital footprint in a stunning space complete with 28 test kitchens, 13 photo and video studios, and a comprehensive prop collection. The Food Studios team creates over 5,000 original recipes and 18,000 photos yearly for publication across all Dotdash Meredith platforms—web, social media, and print.

As part of our editorial review process for food content, recipes created for and featured on The Spruce Eats are tested by Dotdash Meredith Test Kitchen professionals for accuracy, clarity, flavor, and feasibility for the home cook. Food Editors approve recipes to ensure it meets our brands’ standards.

About The Spruce Eats

The Spruce Eats, a Dotdash brand, is a food and drink website offering more than 15,000 tested recipes, 1,200 how-to videos, informative articles, trustworthy product recommendations, and the inspiration to help you make your best meal. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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