The Kitchen Crew Page 9

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.

Gary Hancq

With a tenacity to match his cooking skills, Gary approaches every recipe with an open mind and a one-of-a-kind sense of humor. His Illinois roots show through in his hearty melting pot of recipes.

Missy Wimpelberg

With five hungry kids and a husband to feed, Missy approaches her time in the kitchen with energy and a sense of humor. It's those qualities that made her the winner of the Family Holiday Traditions recipe contest!

Leslie Holt

Winning recipes is the name of Leslie's game. She set out to wow us with her collection of hearty, accessible recipes and did just that!

Lynn Zak

Pittsburgh native Lynn Zak combines ethnic and regional favorites to create a classically inspired cooking style all her own.


Springtime Cake Contest champion Jane Louise has an obvious love for family and home. The care she brings to every dish shows through in every bite.

Jan Mullikin

Winner of the Just A Pinch Savory Soup Spectacular, this Kentucky teacher serves up a wonderful blend of down-home cooking and international flair.

Pam Martin-Allen

Traditional Southern recipes fill Pam's recipe box. Her love of regional favorites has won her Blue Ribbons... and a soft spot in the hearts of fellow Southerners.

Marie Guaragna

Marie's passion for food is undeniable! Her recipes are full of flavor AND personality. It's no wonder she came in tops in the Ultimate Salad Toss contest!

Cherie Hammond

With three growing kids and a hard-working husband, Cherie knows a thing or two about cooking for a crowd! Her beautiful food pics are just a taste of what each delicious recipe holds in store.

Shannon Smith

Two young children keep this Franklin, TN mom on the run! Her quick and easy meal ideas help save time without sparing an ounce of flavor.

Tonya Young

Tonya knows that quality ingredients are the secret to any great recipe. Her creative twists to traditional dishes make for exciting, family-friendly meal options.

Judy Sprague

Kentucky grandmother Judy Sprague knows that sometimes simple really is best. Her classic, pared-down recipes have earned her big Blue Ribbon praise from her fellow Club members and the Test Kitchen alike.