Balestri's 6th Annual Soppressatta Contest

Pasted above the paper towels in the bathroom of Aurelio's in LaGrange was this sign advertising a Soppressatta contest - which required contestants to bring two pre-sliced logs to enter.

Tickets are $25 in advance and there are trophies and prizes.  I had no idea that there were enough home-made/DIY Soppressatta makers in the western suburbs to warrant a contest.

With a simple Google search, it turns out Frank Balestri, the host for the contest calls himself the SodFather. not *that* SodFather.  Chicagoist has a video of his process.   Turns out, the Soppressatta is called "Sods".

Guess I'll have to learn how to make the stuff?  April 17th will be tough, right?


Popular posts from this blog

Wall Calendars Turned To May 2016

Lou Malnati's Salad Dressing Recipe as Published in the 60's

Our Blowmold Santa And His Sleigh and Reindeer - Flying for 2019