Editors' Picks -- Week 50

June  3, 2010

Southern Three Bean Salad Warm Potato Salad with Bacon and Fennel

Any food52 member is welcome to help us test our Editors' Pick candidates, so go call dibs on the recipe you'd like to test in the comments section below! We'd love to see some new testers in the mix. Don't forget to email us your notes (about 100 words) to [email protected] by next Tuesday at 5pm.

We'll collect your comments, decide the official list of Editors' Picks and publish your evaluation in the headnote if the recipe is selected as an Editors' Pick (with credit, of course!). And even if the recipe you test isn't chosen as an Editors' Pick, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!

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Food52 June 3, 2010
UPDATE: The Olivier Potato Salad and the Reinvented Five Bean Salad are still up for grabs.
fiveandspice June 3, 2010
I'll make the Olivier potato salad.
aargersi June 4, 2010
I will make the reinvented 5 bean salad if it's still available and if you don't mind me making 2 things! We have people this weekend - gonna be a feed-up!!!!
Food52 June 4, 2010
Go for it, aargersi! Thank you!
fiveandspice June 3, 2010
Is there anything that hasn't been claimed yet? If so, I can take it!
CatherineTornow June 3, 2010
Sign me up for Oma's Potato Salad!
sticksnscones June 3, 2010
I'll take the 3 Bean Salad Bonafide Farm Way
emmanation June 3, 2010
Hot potato salad with chive and curry dressing please!
cheese1227 June 3, 2010
I'll test the Indian-spiced potato salad, please.
Lizthechef June 3, 2010
I will be happy to try the Southern Three Bean Salad.
AntoniaJames June 3, 2010
Salt and vinegar reds, please!!! Thank you. ;o)
ECmtl June 3, 2010
I will try the Potato Salad with Fennel and Shallot Relish and Bacon.
Food52 June 3, 2010
Hi ECmtl, We've actually already tested that one (and loved it!) -- is there a recipe from the list of Editors' Pick Candidates that you'd like to test (that hasn't already been claimed below)? Thanks!
ECmtl June 3, 2010
Then the warm potato salad with bacon and fennel.
nannydeb June 3, 2010
Ooops! How about Four Bean Pesto Summer Salad?
saenyc June 3, 2010
I'll take Tangy Zangy!
Midge June 3, 2010
I'll take the German Potato Salad!
nannydeb June 3, 2010
Five Ingredient Green Bean Salad please!
Food52 June 3, 2010
Sorry nannydeb, it looks like Amber Olson already snagged that one (but, as always, feel free to leave your notes in the recipe's comments section if you decide to make it). Is there another recipe you'd like to test?
aargersi June 3, 2010
Haricot Verts à la Dijonnaise please!
drbabs June 3, 2010
I'll Walk Spanish Down the Hall.
MrsWheelbarrow June 3, 2010
fingerling potatoes remoulade, please (i adore remoulade!!)
lastnightsdinner June 3, 2010
I'd love to make the Pennsylvania Dutch Warm Potato Salad.
Amber O. June 3, 2010
I'll make the Five Ingredient Green Bean Salad this week!
WinnieAb June 3, 2010
I'd love to try the Thai Green Bean Salad please!