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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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Hot Dog Recipes For Labor Day

A hot dog Boston-style, topped with baked beans, crumbled bacon and chopped red onion. Photo courtesy Applegate.   If you didn’t whip up some gourmet hot dogs on July 23rd, National Hot Dog Day, Labor Day Weekend is another opportunity to strut your hot dog stuff. In case you’re thinking chili cheese dogs, corn dogs…
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FOOD FUN: The Turducken Of Sausage

Today’s Food Fun involves a word new to most people, engastration; a food familiar to many, turducken; and a bratwurst-hot dog riff on turducken. FOOD 101: ENGASTRATION Turducken consists of a de-boned chicken stuffed into a de-boned duck, which is in turn stuffed into a de-boned turkey. The dish is a form of engastration: a…
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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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TIP OF THE DAY: Hot Dog Bar

Photo courtesy RedMarbleSteaks.com.   Make your cook-out something special with a gourmet hot dog bar. 1. In addition to standard franks, offer gourmet sausage or bratwurst. Our supermarket has bison, salmon, lamb, chicken with wild rice, chicken with feta and sundried tomato, chicken with apples, Thai and Indian chicken sausages, smoked andouille sausage and lots…
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