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Community Picks -- Shellfish

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

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're accepting 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 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 on the left-hand side, 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. 

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!

Happy Testing!


The testing period for this contest has closed.

Barbecue Shrimp: A Down-Home, Messy, Good Meal
Celeriac-Apple Slaw with Lobster
Crab Cakes with Fennel, Scallions and Green Apple
Crab Mac
Drunken Clams with Sausage
Fideua Visca Barça
Fregola Bastia with Sauce A'l Americaine
Fried Scallop Sandwich
Kaffir Lime Scallops with Browned Butter
Mussels Dijonnaise (Steamed Mussels with Mustard Sauce)
Mussels in a Yellow Tomato Lemongrass Broth
Roasted Cantaloupe and Shrimp Bisque
Shrimp Po' Boys with Spicy Homemade Tartar Sauce
Spicy Shrimp in Thai Fusion Broth
Tom Rang Muoi ... Salt & Pepper Shrimp
White Clam Pizza
“Cocktail” Shrimp with Spicy Mint-Avocado Dipping Sauce

Tags: Community Picks, Contest, Recipe Testing