- Aug 19, 2003
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Time for a thread about strange sausages.
100ft bratwurst tests skills of barbecue chefs
USA: About 50 people volunteered to carefully grill a 100ft bratwurst without burning or breaking it at a bar in Illinois.
Silver Creek Saloon hosted the practice run on Tuesday to prepare for the city’s 200th anniversary celebration, where the volunteers will attempt to grill a 200ft-long bratwurst, the Belleville News-Democrat reported.
The Bicentennial Oktoberfest Weekend Celebration is set to be held from September 19-21 in downtown Belleville.
On Tuesday, Larry Schubert, who made the 60lb sausage, led the effort to unroll it onto a specially made 100ftt metal trough. Volunteers exercised more caution after practicing in August with a 50ft bratwurst that broke in several places because it was turned too quickly and the grill was too hot. Organisers walked around to inspect and fix splits in the meat. ...
http://www.irishexaminer.com/world/quir ... 85837.html