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Community Picks Recipe Testing -- Beans

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

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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, February 18th 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!

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The testing period for this contest has closed.

5 Bean Curry
Baked Minestrone Soup
Black Garlic White Bean Hummus
Bulgarian Bean Soup - Bob Chorba
Coffee-Infused Braised Lamb Shanks and Beans
Daifuku Mochi
Gigantes
Israeli Couscous with Lemon Za'atar Roasted Chickpeas and Carrots
Lentil and Basmati Salad with Tamarind, Coconut, and Cilantro
Miso Hummus
Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Stew
Mushrooms and Garbanzos on Toast with Cider and Thyme
My Favorite Black Bean Dip
Nordic Pea Soup
Pasta è Fagiole è Scarola -- Soup with Beans, Bow Ties and Escarole
Prebranac (Serbian Baked Beans)
Red Bean Buns
Spanish Chickpea Gratin
Tomato and Farro Minestrone
Traditional French Cassoulet

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