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Community Picks Recipe Testing -- Picnic

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It's that time again -- help us pick the contest finalists for Your Best Picnic Recipe!

Your Best Picnic Recipe on Food52

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, June 11th 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 just above the comments, 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!

Photo by Mark Weinberg

The testing period for this contest has closed.

Bacon, Vidalia, and Dried Plum Relish
Blueberry Galette with Rosemary Crust
Coconut Confetti Rice Salad
Coconut Lime Crispy Cookies
Dilled Zucchini-Potato Salad Dressed with Tofu
Gingered Carrot and Nut Pâté
Green Vegetable Tart al la Reggio Emilia
Iced Vanilla Latte Cookies
Lemony Quinoa Broccoli Salad
Pea Salad with Parmesan and Mint
Peanut Soba Noodle Salad
Quick Peanut Butter and Chocolate Squares
Red Pepper Taxicab Chicken
Rhubarb-Rose Lemonade
Roasted Potato Salad With Mustard-Walnut Vinaigrette
Spring Asparagus Salad
Summer Savory Mushroom Pate
Warm Fingerling Potato Salad
Watermelon, Tomato, and Four-Herb Salad
wheat berry, rye & kale salad

Tags: Quick and Easy, Community Picks, Contest, Recipe Testing