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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.

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Wendy Rusch

We're thrilled to welcome this Wisconsin native to the Honorary Crew! Wendy's been dazzling us with her recipes since 2010. Her sweet treats have caught our eye, but everything the shares looks delicious. Welcome to the Crew!

Lynn Socko

This Texas native has been wowing Just A Pinch with her recipes since 2010 and we're thrilled to welcome her to the Kitchen Crew. Lynn loves to cook... and we love eating what recipes she shares. We can't wait to see what she whips up next!

Trish Morris

We're thrilled to welcome Trish Morris to the Honorary Kitchen Crew. This Washington native is heading to the 2014 World Food Championships competing in the Dessert cateogry. We couldn't get enough of her Raspberry Marzipan Tart and we bet you will love it too! Thanks to her Lemon Ginger Crunch Parfait she earned a spot at the 2015 World Food Championships.

Lori Frazee

This self-proclaimed foodie loves to challenge herself to do better and cook more. She took this philosophy to the 2014 World Food Championships and competed with her Peppy Pimento Grilled Cheese earned her spot. She's heading back in 2016 competing in Chili this time thanks to her Blazin' BBQ Traditional Red Chili.

William Smith

This caterer loves everything about food and that's evident in his Tomato Bacon Bon Bons with Bacon Taziki Sauce. He'll be competing in the Bacon category at the 2014 World Food Championships. If this recipe is like his others, be on the lookout for big things from him!

George Levinthal

This California native and avid home cook, impressed us with his Kicked Up All American Cheeseburger and earned his spot at the 2014 World Food Championships. He continued his status as burger king at the 2015 World Food Championships with his Slaw-Tastic Smokey Cheeseburger. Once more, he'll be manning the grill at the 2016 World Food Championships thanks to his Chorizo Bacon Cheddarburger.

FH Browne

This Ridgefield, WA native and published author wowed us with his RB's BluBarb Pie recipe. We bet it's going to wow the judges too when he whips it up at the 2014 World Food Championships!

Hidemi Walsh

This Indiana resident is one flavorful cook! Her ability to pair fabulous flavors earned her a spot at the 2014 World Food Championships. Check out her Wasabi Mayo Salmon and Avocado Sandwich. She's heading back again in 2016. Will she cook her Caprese and Shrimp Cocktail Sandwich or come up with something else? We know whatever Hidemi cooks will knock the socks off the judges!

Stephanie Berwick

Stephanie's attention to detail is evident in her Strawberry Chocolate Ravioli Recipe. Judges at the 2014 World Food Championships are sure to be impressed too. Welcome to the Honorary Crew Stephanie!

Daniel Rinaldi

This Rhode Island firefighter, father of one and grandfather loves cooking for his family. His Fabulous Firehouse Chili recipe earned him a spot at the 2014 World Food Championships. When the competition starts, we know he'll be ready to jump into action.

Carol White

Of course this Philadelphia native would wow us with a cheesesteak! Her This Isn't A Philly Cheeseteak sandwich is sending Carol to the 2014 World Food Championships (try the cheese sauce, trust us!). We are thrilled to welcome Carol to the Honorary Crew. Thanks to her Top 10 finish last year, Carol automatically qualified for the 2015 World Food Championships!

Maggie ^O^

This Oregon native is a baking and cooking enthusiast! She hasn't met a gadget she didn't like. And those gadgets have helped her create some great recipes. Her Grilled Seafood Sandwich Roll earned her a spot at the 2014 World Food Championships. Welcome to the Honorary Crew and we can't wait to see what you cook up next!

Jasmin Stewart-Harbin

Love is the key to Jasmin's cooking! Bite into her Stuffed Green Chilies Burger and your taste buds will love you too! She cooked with all her heart at the 2014 World Food Championships and earned a spot at the 2015 World Food Championships. She'll be competing again in 2016 with her Blackened New York Steak with Sweet Potato Butter.

Rebecca Reece

This culinary queen knows how to take a basic recipe and work wonders with flavor. Try her Southwest Mac and Cheese and you'll see what we're talking about. It earned Rebecca a spot at the 2014 World Food Championships in the Pasta category. Congrats Rebecca!

Jodi Taffel

Jodi's love of bacon is evident in all her recipes. Her BLT Poppers stood out to us! She'll be competing in the bacon category at the 2014 World Food Championships. We anticipated big things from Jodi and they happened! Thanks to her Top 10 finish in Bacon last year, Jodi automatically earned her spot at the 2015 competition.

Paula Todora

We love this Texas native's motto, "Believe you can, and you're halfway there" This home cook has been wowing us with her recipes since 2012. Her Fort Worth Fish Tacos earned her a spot at the 2014 World Food Championships. We can't wait to see what she's going to share next. Welcome to the Honorary Crew Paula! Thanks to a Top 10 finish last year, Paula earned an automatic spot back in 2015 and we can't wait to see what she whips up in Dessert this year.

Cassie *

Cassie's passion for cooking experimenting with recipes is evident when you take a look at ALL of the recipes (and photos!) she has shared. This Pennsylvania native is the newest member Honorary Kitchen Crew and we're thrilled to welcome her! We can't wait to see what she comes up with next.

Didi Dalaba

Welcome to the Honorary Crew Didi! We've learned a lot about Greek cuisine from this New York native, but all of her recipes have impressed us. Wonder what great tricks and tips Didi is going to share next?!