Adam Hickman

Title: Recipe Developer

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Education: B.S. in Business Management, University of Alabama at Birmingham; A.S. in Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University

Expertise: Recipe testing and development, beekeeping
-10 years as a recipe developer and test kitchen professional
-Owns a beekeeping supply business


Adam Hickman spent nearly a decade developing, testing and refining thousands of recipes for various Dotdash Meredith brands, including Real Simple, Food & Wine and EatingWell. This involved evaluating recipes using ESHA (a nutritional analysis software) and adjusting them as needed to meet nutritional standards.

Adam owns and runs Foxhound Bee Company, a full-service beekeeping supply company based in Birmingham, Alabama. What started as a side hustle in 2014 has grown to a full-time occupation. He's a certified Master Beekeeper supplying new beekeepers nationwide with high-quality equipment, beekeeping suits, feeders and beekeeping classes.

About EatingWell

EatingWell, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, has been publishing award-winning journalism about food, nutrition and sustainability since 1990. Our mission is to share flavor-packed recipes from around the world, celebrating fresh ingredients and the farmers, artisans and chefs who bring them to our table. Through science-backed nutrition advice and smart stories about sustainability, we help readers live their best lives. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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