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Community Picks Recipe Testing—Recipes for the Shore

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

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's 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 ends up being a Community Pick, we'll publish the best headnote, so make your notes count! Don't forget to email us your notes (no more than 100 words) to [email protected] by next Wednesday, May 27th at 5pm (EST). 

When you've figured out which recipes are calling your name, sign up by following the link to that recipe's page. There, 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.

Beer Boiled Shrimp
Cod Cakes with Herbed Tartar Sauce
Crab and Corn Chowder
Curried Crab and Scallop Bites with Curry and Lime Mayo
Fish with Green Masala and Coconut Wrapped in Banana Leaves
Ginger Scallion Lobster Buns
Grilled Oysters with Chorizo Butter
Grilled Shrimp with Pistachio Pesto
Grilled Soft-Shell Crab with Barbecue Butter
IPA Crab Cake Sliders with Remoulade
Kent Island Crab Cakes with Tarragon Shallot Butter
Lobster Avocado Panini
Mahi Mahi and Avocado Tacos with Mango-Cilantro Salsa
Mint & Prosciutto Grilled Shrimp
Ricotta Custard Blueberry Tart with Nut Crescent Crust
Sautéed Collards with Corn, Scallions & Bacon
Scallops Tommy
Shrimp Salad on a Croissant with White Bean "Mayo"
Smoky Clams for Two
Spiced Shrimp in Lemon-Ginger Sauce

Tags: Community, Community Picks, Contest, Recipe Testing