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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FOOD FUN: Dough Dogs

A Pekinese “dough dog,” art as food. Photo courtesy Pillsbury.   National Hot Dog Day is July 23rd, so think about inviting your friends (or your kids’ friends) to participate in Pillsbury’s most creative edible craft project: dough dogs. Take a hot dog and some Pillsbury Crescent dough and create a sculpture of your dog.…
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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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