The Kitchen Crew


In Our Test Kitchen

The Kitchen Crew keeps the club running smoothly and looking pretty as a picture. From taste-testing recipes to creating snazzy designs and yummy food pics, there's nothing these savvy supergals can't pull off. They don't need capes... They wear aprons!

Recipes From the Test Kitchen

The Test Kitchen has been putting our aprons to good use! Not only are we testing members' recipes, we've developed recipes that will be a tasty addition to your recipe box. Here are a few of our most recent recipes.


Simple Lasagna

By Kitchen Crew
Store-bought sauce and a box of pasta, help this lasagna recipe come together in a snap....

Homemade Pesto

By Kitchen Crew
Wondering what to make with all your fresh basil? Try pesto! aromatic basil is mixed with...

Easy Fry Sauce

By Kitchen Crew
Fry sauce has been around since the 1940s. It’s been a popular condiment in the western...

Honorary Crew

This group of Blue Ribbon-winning Just A Pinch Members, prepare and taste the many delicious recipes posted by YOU. They submit stand-out recipes to the Test Kitchen for a Blue Ribbon.

Learn how you can become an Honorary Kitchen Crew Member.


Janet Crow

Welcome to the Honorary Kitchen Crew Janet! This Quinwood, WV loves cooking and baking Southern food, but is adventurous and will try anything. Cooking has always been a part of her life and she uses her knowledge and love of cooking to help others. Her Parmesan Baked Pork Chops recipe is one of the most popular on Just A Pinch!

Amy Herald

Amy's love of cooking began when she was 12 years old and she feels like she's getting good at it. Based on the recipes Amy's been sharing since 2012, we'd say she's very good at it. Welcome this Michigan native to the Honorary Crew.

Vickie Parks

This married mother of four children loves to sew, crochet, read, travel, and, of course, cook. Her favorite cuisines are Caribbean, Spanish, Mexican, Italian, and Chinese which is evident in the array of recipes she's shared. Welcome to The Crew Vickie!

Katrina Freed

This empty-nester loves to prepare tried and true old-fashioned food. Oh boy, has she shared some great recipes! Katrina resides in Deleware with her husband and three feline fur babies. Welcome to the Honorary Kitchen Crew Katrina!

Robynne Glenn

Our newest Honorary Kitchen Crew member has been sharing her recipes with Just A Pinch since 2011, Robynne hails from Henderson, NV. Her sandwiches, soups, and amazing cupcakes have garnered her Blue Ribbons. Welcome, Robynne.

Jenny Powers

Jenny has lived and traveled all over the country which is evident in the recipes she's shared. Southern classics are her favorite and she has posted some delicious recipes. Welcome, Jenny!

Christine Schnepp

If you want a simple Crock Pot Pulled Pork recipe or a quick and easy Pepperoni Bread Roll take a look at Christine's Blue Ribbon recipes. We're thrilled to welcome Christine to the Honorary Crew.

Angela Gray

Welcome to the Honorary Kitchen Crew Angela! Her love of cooking grew while watching her Granny, Grandmother, and mother in the kitchen. She marveled at the food that came out. These women shared their knowledge with her and her love for cooking and baking continued to grow. We're thankful Angela's shared her favorites with us. 

Millie Johnson

Millie lives with her husband in northeastern Alabama where they raise chickens and dairy goats. She also loves to garden and uses its bounty to cook and can veggies for her family to enjoy. She takes pride in making things herself and we welcome her to The Crew.

Melissa Snow

Welcome to The Crew, Melissa! Melissa joined Just A Pinch in November 2010 and has been sharing her comforting recipes since. Her recipes are easy to make with readily available ingredients. We can't wait to see what Melissa shares next. Welcome!

Robyn Bruce

If you have an air fryer, check out Robyn's Blue Ribbon recipes. She's mastered delicious ones for the air fryer. Also, her Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing is a perennial Thanksgiving favorite. This Pennsylvania native has been a member since August 2010 and we're glad she joined. Welcome, Robyn.

Penny R

First sharing her recipes in 2010, Penny is a long-time member of Just A Pinch. From cakes to casseroles, Penny's recipes are comforting and delicious. Welcome to the Honorary Kitchen Crew Penny!

Family Favorites

Welcome to The Crew! Family Favorites has been cooking for friends and family for more than 35 years. She loves to try new recipes and is always sharing a good home-cooked meal with anyone in need. 

Gail Welch

Gail, a Carthage, TX native, has been sharing her recipes with Just A Pinch since November 2010. She's received Blue Ribbons for appetizers, main courses, and desserts ... something for everyone.

Karla Everett

This Washington native began sharing her assortment of recipes with us in 2011. Since then, her comfort food recipes have become a favorite in the Test Kitchen. We're happy to welcome Karla to the Honorary Kitchen Crew.

Mikekey *

Our newest Honorary Kitchen Crew member Mike has been cooking since grade school. He learned a lot of what he knows by being in the kitchen with this grandmother. Soups are what he thinks he makes best and learned how to make them from his dad. We can't wait to see what recipe Mike shares next. Welcome to The Crew!

Jenni K

Hailing from Carlton, MN, Jenni has been sharing her love of recipes with Just A Pinch since 2010. From sweet to savory, Jenni has a recipe that will please everyone. Welcome to the Honorary Kitchen Crew Jenni!

Robin Lieneke

Robin has been cooking since she was a little girl. She turned that cooking passion into a small cake and catering company. She loves experimenting in the kitchen... and we love the recipes she comes up with. Welcome to the Honorary Kitchen Crew Robin!