Monday, August 6, 2018

Fourth Annual Great Pepperoni Roll Cookoff

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off
Golden Horseshoe - The Musical held its 4th Annual Great Pepperoni Roll Cookoff this past weekend where 11 competitors brought their best pepperoni rolls to compete. I was fortunate to judge alongside Sher Yip and Brittany Furbee. Here's what we had! All photos by Sher Yip.

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Sweet Fern's Bakery - Sweet Fern’s Bakery belongs to a mother-daughter duo using an old family recipe for a sweet dough that was handed down by Miss Ada Fern, the late mother and granny to the duo. This bread recipe has been have been voted best by loyal customers in the Kanawha Valley for 50+ years. This pepperoni roll had sweet bread and enveloped perfectly folded in pepperoni. Delish!

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off



Almost Heaven Rolls are bringing pepperoni rolls to Ohio. And, man these were one of my favorites! Slightly sweet, good ratio of ingredients, delicious! 

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Atria's had two different pepperoni rolls: a three-cheese and a bacon/caramelized onion one! SO good.

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Tygart Valley Bulk Foods has a traditional roll.

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Busy Beaver Farm & Greenhouse/Laura Thomas - these little bite-sized pepperoni rolls had some cheese melted on the outside! 

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Fran's Quacky Duck hails from Reedsville, and she brought out these Sicilian style pepperoni rolls.

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Coop's Bunns was last year's people's choice and traditional winner. 

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Emi's Edibles - spicy Italian pepperoni roll with ham and a more traditional one.

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Rising Creek Bakery is known for its salt-rising bread, but they combined their breadmaking skill with pepperoni to make a tasty roll. 

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Bobbie Tuggle's pepperoni roll journey began 18 years ago, with her first bread maker and an awesome pizza dough recipe. School and church functions, reunions, and sports teams led to events and auctions. Now she is known throughout the Peterstown community for her delicious rolls!

Sher Yip - Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

Mid-Atlantic Market had three different types of pepperoni rolls: provolone, pepper jack and mozzarella. They were the best overall winner in 2016 and 2017!

BEST OVERALL
1. Sweet Fern's
2. Mid-Atlantic Market
3. Almost Heaven

MOST TRADITIONAL
1. Coop's Bunns
2. Tygart Valley Bulk Foods
3. Almost Heaven

MOST ORIGINAL
1. Atria's Restaurant Morgantown
2. Fran's Quacky Duck
3. Emi's Edibles

PEOPLE'S CHOICE
1. Coop's Bunns
2. Mid-Atlantic Market
3. Fran's Quacky Duck