The recipes are in and the winner has been selected for Food52's "Your Best Walnut Recipe!" See the winning recipe and other top entries!
All entries courtesy of Food52 and photos by James Ransom.
California Walnuts recently partnered with Food52 to find the best walnut recipe from their large community of cooking enthusiasts. Almost 200 recipes were submitted to the "Best Walnut Contest" and the winner has been chosen! See the winning recipe along with other top entries!
And the Winner is....
The runner up:
Stephanie Zarpas' Mrs. Z's Secret Ingredient Baklava
Community Picks Included:
Maria Teresa Jorge's "3 Ingredient Walnut Flourless Cake"
Flirty Foodie's "Creamy Asparagus Lemon Walnut Pasta"
Selma's Table's "Walnut Herb and Anchovy Sauce"
Lisanne Weinberg's "Glazed Shallot Walnut Sage and Goat Cheese Pizza"
Sara Grimes' "Slivered Celery and Walnut Salad"
cristinasciarra's (The Roaming Kitchen's) "Strawberry-Kissed Walnut Sables"
Come. Con. Ella.'s "Miso Walnut Butter"
Vanessa Richardson's "French Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies"
OTHER TOP CONTENDERS:
Eat Drink Garden's "Pick Mix and Serve Cauliflower Gratin"
Edgy Veggie Bytes' "Wal-cran-cot (aka walnut cranberry apricot) Cookies"
Fit Lexy's Kitchen's "Walnut Bars"
Slow Club Cookery's "Mini Raw Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake"
pies and plots' "Glazed Snickerdoodle Bars with Walnuts"
The Pancake Princess' "Detox Raw Tacos"
Things I Made Today's "Honey Cake"
F for Food's "Bourbon Vanilla Bean Banana Bread with Candied Walnuts"
Fork vs. Spoon's "Cranberry Orange Walnut Bread"
Feastival's "Robert Frost Rolls and Bread"
Sunday Crush's "Walnut Lentil Cream Pie"
Antigoni Sander McCloud's "Croissant Baklava Bread Pudding with Lemon Honey and Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream"
Alisa Huntsman's "Big Momma's Blackberry Jam Cake"
Anthea Hanako's "Unbaked Tart"
Lisa Ratanaprasatporn's "Honey Walnut Shrimp and Calamari"
Mark Hardin's "Flank Steak Skewers in a Cherry Espresso Walnut Marinade"
Andie Cozzarelli's "Walnut Coconut Bacon Waffles"
Abbie Argersinger's "Maple Double Walnut Ice Cream"
Linda Padia "Glazed Walnuts, Mushroom & Greens on a Phyllo Tart Shell"
Zoe Fenson's "Green Tea Walnuts" and "Spiced Walnut Meringues"
Pepper Punch's "Spring Salad with Toasted Walnuts"
Maiah Miller's "Raw Cinnamon Roll Bites"
Beril Kaplan-Corum's "Rustic Rustic Pappardelle with Feta and Walnuts"
Jenny Collins' "Grandma C's Nut Roll"
Andrew Hecht's "Hello Dolly Bars"
Sarah Nikolovska's "Macedonian Pinjur Baba Ganoush on Steroids"
Beverly Scofield's "Kale Salad with Fried Pear Chips and Toasted Walnuts" and "Chicken Kiev with Walnuts in a Sage Butter Sauce"
Meg Rosenberg's "Chopped Salad with Walnut Oil Dressing"
Natalie Wiegand's "Spinach Pear and Walnut Salad"
Rebecca Peterson-Fisher's "Chiles Rellenos with Walnut Pomegranate Sauce"
Emily Zerecheck's "Spinach Salad with Apricots and Walnut-Crusted Chicken"
Dena Price's "Mock Chopped Liver"
Mary Wanta's "Walnut Lychee Cheese Ball"
Christine Garcia-Sen's "Brown Sugar Bars"
Cooking with Grazia's "Pasta with Walnut Pesto"
Leith Devine's "Honey Walnut Chicken"
Kukla's "Eggplant Rolls with Walnuts, Spices and Herb Filling, Georgian Style," "Old-Fashioned Melt-In-Your-Mouth Walnut and Citrus Cookies," "Shunt Eclair Flourless Walnut Cake," "Gourmet Vegetarian Pate with Walnuts and Quinoa," "Gozinaki Georgian Caramelized Walnut Candy," "Prunes Stuffed with Walnuts and Poached in Vanilla Wine Syrup" and "Spiced Dried Fruit and Walnut Chocolate Candies"
Abigail Curtis's "Grandma Reilly's Congo Bars"
Sense of Taste's "Scalloped Beets with Chevre, Rosemary, and Walnuts"
Harmony à la Carte's "Walnut Oat Apricot Squares"
vvvanessa's "Chewy Date Walnut Bars"