It's finally time to reveal the winners of our limerick contest in honor of La Quercia's Ham Independence Day. Thank you to everyone who entered a limerick; it was really a tough call (really). The three winners have been contacted and will be receiving plenty of piggy prize in the mail. Now, ahem, time to read the winning limericks!
There was once a sweet piggy from Spain
Whose life was unbearably plain.
With fire in his loins,
He left for Des Moines,
And now he's in quiche Lorraine
There once was a girl from Manhattan
Her love for ham caused her to fatten
She dined out every week
Ate the pig, tail to cheek
Now her doctor has put her on statins—drinkyourmilkshake
My life was quite abyssmal,
Til I met the pork artisanal,
My body a wreck,
was cured by the Speck,
And the Lardo was also medicinal.