Saturday, October 6, 2012
Another Tough Day
I received the call a few weeks ago. Would I be available the first Saturday in October? A nearby community was having a BBQ contest and there was a need for qualified judges. Since I fit the bill, the least I could do was sacrifice my Saturday to help with the event.
The area has a lot of poultry growers and chicken was the main entrée.
Prior winners like to display their accomplishments.
There was also the usual Festival booths selling most everything one could wish for.
Lots of pretty doo dads.
Recognize these. A lot of them are sold at festivals in the South.
A few more shots from the festival.
But, back to business. Here’s why we’re here. First it was chicken wings. Fourteen entries made for fourteen different tastings.
That was followed by chicken entrée’s and pork ribs. By the time those were entering the judging area, I wasn’t too interested in taking pictures.
It seems a waste to leave a plate of ribs which have had just one bite taken from them. Trust me, when the last entry is judged and all votes turned in, you're not in the mood for more.
Another day sacrificed for the good of the community…….jc