August 21, 2011

The Annual Ugly Tomato Contest 2011 - And the Winner is ...

2009 Winner: 
Mister I. Mugly
Around this time every summer, Rough Magic Mollie and Prospero Joe sponsor a contest to choose the "Ugly Tomato" of the season.

The rules are simple. To be eligible, contestants must be:
1) Tomatoes
2) Grown in one of our deck containers
3) Ugly

Because last year's contest resulted in a bit of untoward fraternizing between contestants and judges (as seen below), we were forced to maintain the integrity of the event by declaring all entrants ineligible and turning them into salsa.

The Miscreants of 2010

This summer, after stern warnings from the sponsors, we are pleased to announce that the contest was a huge success.

The impartial judges conferred.
Luke, Duke and Chubby
And reached a unanimous decision.
Aye. Aye. Aye.
The Second Runner-up ...

Miss Iva Biggins
The First Runner-up ...

Mister Hap E. Golumpy
And the 2011 Winner is (drum roll Maestro, please!)...

Miss R. U. Kidding
After a free session of Rough Magic cosmetic surgery (courtesy of the sponsors), Miss Kidding will receive an all expense paid trip to the famous Salad Bowl in scenic Down East Maine, where she will be adorned with the dressing of her choice (some restrictions apply).

In the absence of a winner for 2010, Miss Kidding claims her title from our 2009 Champion Ugly Tomato, Mister I. Mugly (top left photo) who, having already received his prize, was unavailable for comment.

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  1. hilarious! congratulations to Miss Kidding~
    I've got a big grin on my face now, thanks for the laughs!

  2. Fantastic Mollie! Thanks for an official belly laugh.

  3. Lol Mollie! Enjoy your salad :)

  4. I love this post, Mollie! I'm totally giggling over here...