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It’s a Keeper Media Features

Welcome to It’s a Keeper, a place where you can get quick dinner ideas, easy recipes, meal planning tips and cooking resources.  I’m Christina, a northeastern Pennsylvania food blogger and a self-proclaimed recipe hoarder who reads cook books cover to cover like most people read a juicy novel.  I specialize in helping busy moms and families get a delicious homemade dinner on the table.  Learn more about me and It’s a Keeper here.

I’m available for:

  • Interviews
  • Speaking engagements
  • Private cooking lessons
  • Cooking parties
  • Meal planning classes
  • And more!

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It’s a Keeper Cook Books

hitchcock family favorites by Christina Hitchcock  Inspirations by Christina Hitchcock

It’s a Keeper Featured on Television

One Pot BLT Pasta WNEP’s Home & Backyard (June 2013)
Tips for Cooking with Garlic WNEP’s Home & Backyard (June 2013)  Garlic Lime Chicken w/ Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa WNEP’s Home & Backyard (May 2013)  Strawberry Salad w/ Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing WNEP’s Home & Backyard (May 2013)  Short Cuts in the Kitchen WNEP’s Home & Backyard (April 2013)  Boosting the Flavor of Coffee WNEP’s Home & Backyard (April 2013)  Molten Lava Cakes WNEP’s Home & Backyard (February 2013)  Pumpkin Pie Squares WNEP’s Home & Backyard (November 2012)  Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes WNEP’s Home & Backyard (November 2012)
One Pot BLT Pasta WBRE’s PA Live (November 2012)

Drunken Pork Chops WBRE’s PA Live (October 2012)

Pomegranate Slush & Creamsicle Slush Cocktails WNEP’s Home & Backyard (May 2013)

Molasses Grilled Pork Tenderloin WNEP’s Home & Backyard (May 2011)

Garlicky Grilled Potato Salad WNEP’s Home & Backyard (May 2011)

Strawberry Amaretto Pastries WNEP’s Home & Backyard (May 2011)


It’s a Keeper Featured in Print

How to Pack a Power Lunch, The Valley’s Child (August 2013)

It’s a Keeper Author on Being a Mother, Blogger and Cook, Dunmore Corners Magazine (August 2013)

Local Food Blogger Gets Boost, Scranton-Times Tribune (August 2013)

Area Food Blogger Added to Website Experts, Scranton-Times Tribune (August 2013)

Local Blogger Named Kitchen Expert for National Company, Moscow Villager (August 2013)

The Perfect Blueberry Pie, Compliments of It’s a Keeper, Happenings Magazine (pg 96) (August 2013)

Meet a ‘recipe hoarder’: Local food blogger is making a name for herself, Times Leader (June 2013)

Local blogger named field editor for national magazine, Abington Journal (June 2013)

Slow Cooker Parmesan Pork Roast, Moscow Villager (April 2013)

Chicken Corn Chowder, Moscow Villager (November 2012)

Madison Twp. Woman Active In Chamber, School And Blogging, Scranton Times-Tribune (October 2012)

Old Fashioned Apple Cake, Moscow Villager (October 2012)

Sicilan Cauliflower, Happenings Magazine (November 2011)

Roll ‘em up Father’s birthday surprise impetus for Throop woman’s Braciole tradition, Scranton-Times Tribune (April 2010)

Mint Candy Cookies, Taste of Home Quick Cooking Magazine (February 2003)


It’s a Keeper Featured Online

Monthly Contributor, (January 2013 – present)

Food Bloggers Share Their Best Apple Recipes, (September 2013)

Food Bloggers Share Their Best Bacon Recipes, (September 2013)

It’s a Pizza Night! Who Wants Three Cheese Garden Pizza? – In the Kitchen with David (August 2013)

Father’s Day Recipes, (June 2013)

Food Bloggers Share What to do with Fresh Strawberries, (June 2013)

Family Recipes & Meal Planning Advice, (May 2013)

Blueberry Pie Pancakes That Are Tasty and Good for You Too, BlogHer (March 2013)

10 Tasty Ways to Serve a BLT, Yummly (September 2012)

Winner of the Williams-Sonoma “Easy Weeknight Meal” contest (January 2011)


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