What we didn't figure on was rain. A sudden downpour ruined the video, although we salvaged dinner. (Believe us, we'd find a way to make our kebab in a hurricane if we had to.)
We missed the contest, but we never miss the first shish kebab of spring.
We both have fond memories of our fathers firing up the grill in the back yard, the sure sign that winter was finally over.
Here's our latest attempt at a shish kebab video, and a slightly revised recipe
Yours is probably a little different. Or a lot different. Every Armenian family has its own twist, and some even have a secret ingredient or two.
Are you willing to share yours?
Click THIS LINK to check out the video.