TIP OF THE DAY: National Hot Dog Month

[1] The basic—hot dog, mustard, sauerkraut—at Murray’s Cheese. [2] Bacon hot dogs from Vermont Cure. Bacon is mixed with the beef. [3] Chili-cheese on turkey dogs from Jennie O. [4] Chicago-style hot dog from Kindred Restaurant. Here are the signature hot dog recipes from 12 more cities.   July is National Hot Dog Month, a…
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JULY 4TH RECIPE: Firecracker Hot Dogs

Skip the hot dog roll this year, in favor of these fun firecrackers (photos courtesy USA Pan).   Why stick a hot dog in a roll? These Hot Dog Firecrackers are an easy recipe to serve over 4th of July weekend, fun for all age. You don’t need a roll to hold the ketchup or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Turkey For July 4th & All Year ‘Round

[1] and [2] Roast turkey is a year-round treat, especially when all you have to do is put a frozen turkey in a bag in the oven (photos courtesy Jennie-O). [3] Sweet potato salad made summery with corn and tomatoes. Here’s the recipe from Averie Cooks.   June is National Turkey Lover’s Month. There are…
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RECIPE: One-Pan Chicken Dinner

We love the convenience of one-pan dinners. This one, from Good Eggs, makes yogurt-marinated chicken with spring veggies. If you marinate the chicken two hours before (overnight, it takes just 15 minutes to prepare plus 8 minutes to cook. You should make the yogurt sauce at the same time. Note that with chicken, dairy-based marinades,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Hot Dog Rolls (Or Buns, If You Insist)

[1] Classic hot dog rolls have tapered edges (photo courtesy Murray’s Cheese).< [2] New England-style hot dog rolls have straight edges, which get crisp when toasted (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [3] A New England hot dog pan (photo courtesy USA Pan).< [4] Woo hoo: Slotdogs (photo courtesy Gadgetify).   Following up on yesterday’s homemade…
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