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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TIP OF THE DAY: Creative Toppings For Burgers, Brats & Franks

Top: The Memphis Burger, with cheddar, barbecued pork and cole slaw (photo courtesy Cheesecake Factory). Center: South Of The Border: avocado and salsa (photo courtesy Omaha Steaks). Bottom: Mac and Cheese Burger (photo courtesy Glory Days Grill.   On Father’s Day, most people assume that dads wants to dine out. But a recent survey of…
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RECIPE: Hot Dog & Tater Tot Skewers

Here’s fun for kids and adults alike over the holiday weekend. You can use your favorite franks, and also make a vegan option with Lightlife Smart Dogs. This recipe was created by Foodness Gracious for Lightlife. RECIPE: HOT DOG & TATER TOT SKEWERS Ingredients 1 package hot dogs (we use Applegate, made in all natural…
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FATHER’S DAY: Grilled Potato Salad With Hot Dogs

Grilled potato salad (added franks not shown). Photo courtesy McCormick.   In this recipe, we combine grilled hot dogs with grilled potato salad, and serve it as a side. So you can have a burger, chicken or other meat from the grill, and still enjoy a hot dog—mixed into the potato salad. We adapted this…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Hot Dog Recipes

The Atlanta Dog: just peachy! Photo courtesy Applegate.   If you own a grill, chances are you’ll be using it this weekend to make hot dogs and other favorites. For a gourmet hot dog experience, Applegate Organic and Natural Meats—whose hot dogs count among our favorites—has provided some very special recipes. Here are 13 recipes…
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