Creative Hot Dog Toppings For National Hot Dog Day

We’re getting ready for National Hot Dog Day, July 20th this year (it’s the third Wednesday in July). We’re serving some creative hot dog toppings—no mustard, ketchup, relish, and sauerkraut this year. You can set up a DIY hot dog bar with the toppings below, and let guests create their “signature” hot dogs. Mustard and…
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Portillo’s Garden Dog: A Plant-Based Hot Dog, Dressed To Kill

[1] Portillo’s new plant-based Garden Dog tastes just like a regular hot dog—delish! (photos #1, #2, and #3 © Portillo’s). [2] Time for lunch! [3] Close-up on the toppings: mustard, relish, chopped onions, tomatoes, celery salt, pickle spear, and sport peppers, on a steamed poppy seed bun. [4] You can actually buy the dogs wherever…
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FOOD FUN: An Apple Pie Hot Dog Recipe From Guy Fieri

[1] Take a bite of fun fusion food: an apple pie hot dog (photos #1 and #5 © Chevrolet). [2] If you want to make your own apple pie filling, here’s a recipe from Delicious Table (photo © Delicious Table). [3] Or, buy your favorite brand (photo © Market Pantry | Target). [4] Buy bacon…
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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…
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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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