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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

World Testicle Cooking Championship Serves Up a Menagerie of Balls

Posted By on Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 3:43 PM

click to enlarge Golden globes: Poster advertising the 2006 Ball Cup. - GLOOMYCORP/FLICKR
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  • Golden globes: Poster advertising the 2006 Ball Cup.
The Huffington Post reports today on the seventh annual World Testicle Cooking Championship, taking place in Ozrem, Serbia. On the menu at the so-called Ball Cup: testicles from kangaroo, camel, ostrich, boar, and bulls; beer and wine are available for washing them down. Side dishes of roasted pig and lamb round out the meaty spectacle, along with testicle pizza with local herbs.

The contest is held each year in Serbia. HuffPo quotes one attendee from last year's ballfest, Anna Wexler, who described a "delicious" menu of stallion, boar, and bull testicles, whipped up into dishes like goulash and moussaka. The contest's organizer, Ljubomir Erovic, has written a testicle cookbook. This year, Erovic will hand out Ballsy Awards to two Americans noteworthy for their enormous cojones: President Obama and Hudson-hero pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. Neither is expected to attend.

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