Kristina Kuzmic-Crocco, an Alhambra mom, beat out about 15,000 competitors to be among 10 finalists on the Oprah network's "Your Own Show" contest. 31-year-old waitress' winning idea: to create a cooking show based upon her blog stickycook.com. On Friday evening Kuzmic-Crocco will compete against her last remaining competitor, a 26-year-old man with cerebral palsy who wants to do a travel show from the perspecive of a wheelchair. If she wins, whe will get $100,000 and will host her cooking show on Oprah's new network.
Read a profile where she spoke with the Alhambra Source about the trip she took from leaving her native war-torn Croatia at 15, to struggling single mom, to remarriage and uncovering the culinary secrets in Alhambra kitchens.