The Coal Hollow Brothers, making their 19th appearance and dishing up yet another of their culinary creations was led by Chef Ed Blackford. The team won first place overall and tied for the Showmanship Award at the annual RoadKill Cook-off during the Autumn Harvest Festival in Marlinton Saturday.
The Coal Hollow Brothers went tropical this year with a Hawaiian-themed chili, “Moana Lani,” which included venison and Mexican chorizo sausage.
The Pendleton Community Bank team, dressed as the “Buck Busters” for the RoadKill Cook-off won the coveted People’s Choice Award, tied with The Coal Hollow Brothers for the Showmanship Award and came in second overall in the annual competition.
Led by Kendall Beverage, the team prepared “Bambi’s Revenge” served over Maggots,” or spicy venison stir-fry over rice.
The Hillsboro Hillbillies, of Burton’s Enterprises, led by Jim Burton, took home third place with their Rabbit Alfredo.