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Editors' Picks — Summer Week 8

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August 12, 2010

plum and blueberry custard tart with hazelnut crust spiced plum cheese round

Any food52 member is welcome to help us test our Editors' Pick candidates, so go call dibs on the recipe you'd like to test in the comments section below! We'd love to see some new testers in the mix. Don't forget to email us your notes (about 100 words) to [email protected] by next Tuesday at 5pm.

We'll collect your comments, decide the official list of Editors' Picks and publish your evaluation in the headnote if the recipe is selected as an Editors' Pick (with credit, of course!). And even if the recipe you test isn't chosen as an Editors' Pick, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!



33 Comments

fiveandspice August 14, 2010
Thanks for the EP honor! I so wish I weren't back on the road again traveling this week. The recipes for testing look phenomenal!
 
SallyCan August 12, 2010
Though the Summer Plum Pudding is intriguing, I'm always interested in trying a new pie crust, so I'll try the Caramelized Plum Ravioli. If no one else wants to try the Summer Plum Pudding, I'd be happy to try that too.
 
adamnsvetcooking August 12, 2010
Anything left?
 
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Food52 August 12, 2010
Yes, the Summer Plum Pudding and the Caramelized Plum Ravioli are still up for grabs.
 
adamnsvetcooking August 13, 2010
I'll take the summer plum pudding! ;)
 
Lizthechef August 12, 2010
I'd like to try the Sugar Plum Sherbet, if that's OK with Antonia.
 
AntoniaJames August 12, 2010
Sure, please do! ;o)
 
Lizthechef August 12, 2010
Thank you, AJ.
 
AppleAnnie August 12, 2010
I am eager to test the Stone cold soup. I have already made another of Sagegreen's fruit recipes, and it is terrific!
 
Sagegreen August 12, 2010
Thanks for selecting this one as an EP candidate. You can make it without the sapa. I am interested in any feedback you can offer.
 
AntoniaJames August 12, 2010
I'm happy to try a second one . . the Sugar Plum Sherbet, if no one else wants it. ;o)
 
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Food52 August 12, 2010
Actually four recipes! Summer Plum Pudding, Stone Cold Soup, Tarte aux Quetches, Sugar Plum Sherbet with Star Anise
 
cheese1227 August 12, 2010
I'd love to test Tarte aux Quetsches (Italian Plum Tart), please.
 
cheese1227 August 12, 2010
I don't think anyone's taken the plum ravioli yet either.
 
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Food52 August 12, 2010
Sorry, cheese1227 -- yes, the Caramelized Plum Ravioli is still available for testing!
 
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Food52 August 12, 2010
Five great recipes still available: Sage Infused Plum-Blackberry-Honey-Gelato, Summer Plum Pudding, Stone Cold Soup, Tarte aux Quetches, Sugar Plum Sherbet with Star Anise. Which one do you want to test?
 
FrozenFoodie August 12, 2010
I'd love to do the Red Wine-Honey Plum Sauce. Thanks!
 
AppleAnnie August 13, 2010
I forgot to mention in the recipe that it takes several hours of refrigeration for the flavors to come into "focus" --I made it at night, and put it in the fridge.The next morning it was more flavorful than when I tasted it the night before. This is true of so many recipes, flavors "bloom" during a rest.
 
lapadia August 12, 2010
Bruschetta with plums, serrano ham and ricotta, please!
 
Amber O. August 12, 2010
Sage infused Plum, Blackberry, Honey Gelato is hopefully mine to test!
 
gingerroot August 12, 2010
Always so honored to get an EP!! I would love to try the Plum Tart/Crisp, thank you!
 
vrunka August 12, 2010
Plum and blueberry custard tart! that sounds wonderful!
 
Sagegreen August 12, 2010
Sorry I have to sit out of testing this week. Darn that day job is calling!
 
drbabs August 12, 2010
me, too!
 
Savorykitchen August 12, 2010
I'd like the spiced plum cheese round. Thanks bunches!<br />
 
Kaitlyn August 12, 2010
simple plum cake please!
 
nannydeb August 12, 2010
Plum Prosecco Sorbet please!
 
drbabs August 12, 2010
Thanks for testing, nannydeb; I hope you like it!
 
vvvanessa August 12, 2010
plum & ricotta crostini, please!
 
AntoniaJames August 12, 2010
Spiced Plum and Port Jam, please! And thank you!!! ;o)
 
TheWimpyVegetarian August 12, 2010
Jewish Plum Soup with Sour Cream please!
 
dymnyno August 12, 2010
Lucky you...this sounds amazing!!
 
TheWimpyVegetarian August 12, 2010
I agree - I'm very excited to make this one!