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It's that time again -- help us pick the contest finalists for Your Best Hors d'Oeuvre!
Any Food52 member is welcome to help us test our Community Pick candidates, so go call dibs on the recipe you'd like to test that is in the list below! We'd love to see some new testers in the mix -- remember, we accept up to 3 testers per recipe. And, if the recipe is worthy of a Community Pick, we'll publish the best headnote, so make your notes count! Don't forget to email us your headnote (no more than 100 words) to [email protected] by next Wednesday at 5pm (EST).
When you’ve figured out which recipes are calling your name, in order to sign up, all you have to do is follow the link to that recipe’s page, and on the left-hand side, you’ll see a “Test This Recipe” button. Your job is easy: just click the button, and you’ll receive a confirmation email that officially crowns you a Food52 community tester. If for some reason you decide you cannot test, simply press the button again, and your name will be removed from the list. Act fast -- this button will disappear on the Tuesday before your testing notes are due.
We'll collect your comments, name the finalists and official Community Picks and publish the best headnote for each Community Pick (with credit, of course!). If the recipe you test isn't chosen as a Community Pick, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!
The testing period for this contest has closed.
Arugula Pesto, Spicy Pork, and Spinach Pockets
Baked Oysters with Warm Mignonette
Breakfast Pizza with Greens, Feta, Pine-nuts--and Eggs
Burrata and Olive Tapenade Crostini
Cheese Sables with Rosemary Salt
Fig and Rosemary Cocktail Cookies
Goat Cheese with Tangy Clementine Jam and Fresh Thyme
Grilled Deviled Lamb Ribs with Sage and Walnut Butter
Little Mushroom Pinwheels
Manchego Olive Crackers with Creamy Radicchio Spread
Onion and Potato Spelt Focaccia
Roasted Broccoli Rabe, Sweet Potato & Ricotta Crostini
Smoked Trout Paté
Spiced Lentil Sambusas
Spicy Cheese Crisps
Spicy Tuna Tartare
Squash Butter Crostini with Blue Cheese, Celery, and Bacon
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