Community Picks -- Your Best Family Recipe, Part 2

January  8, 2015

For our latest contest, we've partnered with The Global Family Reunion -- a worldwide event taking place on June 6, 2015 to benefit Alzheimer's reasearch -- to find your best family recipes. 

Today: The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Family Recipe, Part 2 contest!

Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the winning headnote and tester's comments by clicking through to the Community Picks recipes -- the comments are at the top. And even if the recipe you tested wasn't chosen as a CP, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!

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A little more about the first Global Family Reunion: This international event will take place June 6, 2015 in New York, with simultaneous parties around the world. All members of the human family are invited. It'll be family reunion meets a TED conference meets a music festival, with talks from Henry Louis Gates Jr., NPR's Scott Simon, comedian Nick Kroll, and with Sister Sledge doing a live rendition of  'We Are Family.' Morgan Spurlock will be making a documentary out of the event. All proceeds will go toward battling Alzheimer's. The Global Family Cookbook will be edited by Sasha Martin and Eowyn Langholf and designed by Tami Glatz.

Community Picks (Tested and photographed by us!)

Original Viennese Apple Strudel (Apfelstrudel)


White Pasta with Garlic Parmigiano Breadcrumbs


Grandma Reilly's Congo Bars


Sossie Beile's Little Cherry Crumb Bars

Community Picks (Tested by you!)

Traditional Pepper Cookies from Croatia
Sal's Molasses Cake
Nonna's Piadina
Not Your Grandmother's Cabbage Roll Soup

Photos by Mark Weinberg

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Sarah D. January 9, 2015
Weren't there more community picks for this contest? I thought there was a mandoo recipe that was selected as a community pick, but I guess I'm wrong?
Sarah J. January 10, 2015
Hi Sarah! It was on selected as one of 20 recipes for Community Testing: