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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.

Amy Freeze

Amy will be heading to the World Food Championships to compete in Sandwich thanks to her flavorful Southern Gentleman's Grilled Cheese Sandwich. We can't wait to see what sandwich twist she creates at the WFC. Welcome to the team Amy!

Nancy A.

This mom of two boys has been cooking and baking since she was a little girl. Taught by her grandmother, she was encouraged to "cook what you love and love what you cook" and "never be afraid to try new things." Her Blueberry Brunch Cheesecake is delicious, unusual and earned her a spot at the 2016 World Food Championships.

Greg Buerger

Welcome to the Kitchen Crew Greg! Greg decided to enter his Peaches N’ Sour Cream Pound Cake Bread Pudding into the World Food Championships and now, he'll be proudly representing Just A Pinch in the Dessert category. Go Greg!

Shea Goldstein

This self-proclaimed Southern belle always has food on her mind. We're thrilled she shares her culinary creations with Just A Pinch. Shea's Sirloin and Pork Burger with Blue Cheese Slaw earned her a spot at the 2016 World Food Championships!

Andreann Geise

Welcome to the Kitchen Crew Andreanne! This Myrtle Beach, SC native is heading to the World Food Championships to compete in the Bacon category. If you haven't, check out her flavorful Bacon Shrimp & Tomato Salad on Garlic Bacon Toast.

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal

A member since 2012, Lisa has been cooking and learning new recipes since she was 11. Her time in the kitchen has paid off and she's contributed 450 recipes to date. That's a lot of cooking! We're thrilled to welcome this proud mom and grandmother to the Kitchen Crew.

Andy Anderson !

Between working on a cookbook, running a catering business and a bunch of other things, this Wichita native finds time to share his delightful recipes and insights with other home cooks. A member since 2013, we're thrilled to welcome Andy to the Kitchen Crew!

Alex Callegari

Hailing from Miami Fl, this family man has definitely learned a thing or two in the kitchen of his firehouse! His Pasta and Pancetta and Pea's in a Gorgonzola Sauce won us over (seriously, that sauce!). He'll be competing in the Pasta category at the 2015 World Food Championships. Welcome Alex!

Ann JONES

Cooking is Ann's passion and she loves sharing her passion with others. We couldn't be happier that she entered her Decadent Shrimp and Bacon Mac and Cheese for the 2015 World Food Championships. It earned her a spot in the Pasta category. Ann did so well, she's automatically heading back in 2016 to compete in the Breakfast category. Go Ann!

Rebecka Evans

This Danville CA resident is heading to the 2015 World Food Championships competing in Bacon! We couldn't get enough of her Dutch Apple Baby with Blackberry Hoisin Bacon and hope the judges feel the same. Rebecka did so well in 2015, she earned an Automatic Qualifier spot at the 2016 World Food Championships. Good luck Rebecka!

Lauren Katz

We're welcoming Lauren to the Kitchen Crew thanks to her Ultimate Maple-Bacon Bourbon Cream Sandwich Cookies. They earned her a spot in the Bacon category at the 2015 World Food Championships. We can't wait to see what sweet recipes she comes up with next!

Tara Waites

This foodie comes from a long line of cooks. If her family has recipes like Tara's BBQ Bacon Cheese Burger w/Chipotle Mayo, we'll be joining her next family reunion! This flavorful burger earned her a golden ticket to the 2015 World Food Championships. Congrats Tara!

juliana evans

Juliana celebrates the end of her hectic days with a sweet treat. If they're anything like her Praline Bananas Foster Cakelettes, we want a seat at her dinner table! This amazing dessert earned her a spot at the 2015 World Food Championships. Welcome to the Crew Juliana!

Barbara Hahn

This Park Hills, MO resident has been entering cooking contests since she retired. Her persistence has paid off! She earned a golden ticket to the 2015 World Food Championships competing in Chili. When you get a chance, take a taste of her unusual Texas Style Eggplant Chili. You will not be disappointed!

Darci Bos

Welcome to the Crew Darci! Savory or sweet, Darci's recipes can't be beat. Thanks to her Three Amigo's Chili, she competed at the 2015 World Food Championships. She did so well, she earned an Automatic Qualifier spot at the 2016 World Food Championships.

Noelle Myers

Currently living in North Dakota, this home cook loves pretty much anything to do with food. And we pretty much love her recipes! Her Jacked Up Mac and 'Que earned her a spot at the 2015 World Food Championships. Congrats Noelle!

Cindy Taffel

Watching Cindy assist her sister at 2014 World Food Championships, we knew there were big things ahead for Cindy. In 2015, Cindy will be front and center competing in the Seafood category. Her Kantishna Delishna Southern Seafood Chowder earned her the spot. Welcome to the Honorary Crew Cindy!

Mary Edwards

We're thrilled to welcome Mary to the Honorary Crew. Hailing from Long Beach, CA this home cook earned her golden ticket to the 2015 World Food Championships with her Thai Lobster Waldorf Salad. We can't wait to see what she comes up with next!