Community Picks -- Barbecue

May 23, 2013

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Barbecue 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!

Community Picks (Tested and photographed by us!) 

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Chicken Al Mattone with Thyme Pesto

Chicken al Mattone with Thyme Pesto


Szechuan Lambypops with Cilantro Chimichurri

Szechuan Lambypops with Cilantro Chimichurri


Jerk Chicken Kebabs 

Jerk Chicken Kebabs


Homemade Red Wine Barbecue Sauce

Red Wine Barbecue Sauce


Salt and Pepper Babyback Ribs

Salt and Pepper Babyback Ribs

Community Picks (tested by you!)

Coffee-Crusted BBQ Beef Ribs 
The Best Korean BBQ You've Ever Tasted
Italian "Sausage" Sandwiches with Spicy Grilled Peppers and Fennel-Onion Mustard
Uncle George's Beer BBQ Sauce 
Twice Cooked Javanese Grilled Chicken

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foxeslovelemons May 24, 2013
Congrats to the CPs! I would be completely happy eating any of these this weekend!
Sarah D. May 23, 2013
Thanks figgypudding for testing my recipe! I'm honored that my recipe was selected as a CP, too! :)
cookinginvictoria May 23, 2013
Congratulations to all! What a stellar lineup of bbq recipes. There are so many recipes here that I want to try.
I am so honored that my recipe was selected as a CP. Thank you, hla, for the lovely review!
hardlikearmour May 23, 2013
My husband and I seriously loved it!
EmilyC May 23, 2013
Congrats everyone! So timely going into the holiday weekend!
The P. May 23, 2013
Do want. All of them!
inpatskitchen May 23, 2013
These all look sooo amazing..I'll have a lot of bbqing to do this summer! Congratulations to all!!
Kukla May 23, 2013
Congratulations to all CP’s! It is a wonderful collection of delicious recipes!