The gonadologists are referred to as such because of the very food they're frying. Mountain oysters are sheep testicles.
Each participant in the cook-off will prepare about 20 pounds of testicles, flown in from New Zealand. Awards will be presented for best overall taste, most creative use of flavors, best booth, best first-time cook and best presentation.
IF YOU GO
What: Mountain Oyster Fry.
When: Noon, Saturday.
Where: Bucket of Blood Saloon parking lot, C and Union streets, Virginia City.
Cost: $2 per sample.
- # Mountain Oysters are lamb testicles.
- # Rocky Mountain Oysters are the testicles of beef and pigs, also known as Prairie Oysters.