Tricia Manzanero Stuedeman

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Tricia Manzanero Stuedeman.

Dotdash Meredith

Title: Recipe Tester/Developer
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Education: New York University (Class of 2011), The Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park (Class of 2016)
Expertise: Baking and Pastry, Culinary Arts, Recipe Writing/Development, Recipe Editing

Tricia 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.


  • Developed over 1,200 original recipes that have appeared in magazines, cookbooks, and online


  • 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 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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