Saturday's judging was the last of the year for us. We'll just have to savor the memories, smells and tastes for a few months. The new season will begin in April which sounds like a really long time away. So much can happen in between.
This last event for awhile was, thankfully, a great one. The Mt. Airy Smoke'n BBQ (in Mt. Airy, MD) was a fantastic KCBS competition combined with a terrific community Fall festival that included music, entertainment, a car show, spaghetti and wing eating contests and even a yo-yo demonstration and lessons by a representative of the Duncan Yo-Yo Company! This was the first spaghetti eating competition I ever witnessed. they could use their hands but no utensils. I only thought spaghetti could be messy before this!
The weather was ideal (I even got a little sunburn! Last of the year I guess.) and a good time was had by all.
Tomato and Burrata Crostini: Not Just a Summertime Treat - A simple open-faced summer sandwich can become an elegant appetizer in a snap. We combine blistered tomatoes, creamy burrata cheese, and chive oil to top c...