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Connecticut Hot Dog Tour

Jan 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Featured

Apparently Connecticut has a love for hot dogs that is reflected not only in their unique hot dog stands, but in their willingness to make a documentary about them.  See the trailer for a film about the unique hotdog stands in Connecticut.  I had no idea but I suddently have a desire to travel to [...]




Hot Dogs with Heart

Jan 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Featured

This article is a few weeks old but I think it’s still worth mentioning.  Hot Dogs with Heart is an organization that Gene Hildreth started while working his full time job as a business broker.  If you’re struggling with trying to figure out how to start your business while keeping your day job, you should [...]




Wood Fired Oven Trailer

Jan 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Featured

Hats off to Angus and Andrew Davidson who filed a patent for a wood fired oven trailer last year.  This things is pretty cool!  I’d love to see some pictures of the real thing but at the moment I’ll settle for the figures that are provided in the patent.   Here’s the link to the patent [...]




Ann Arbor Art Fair

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured

The Ann Arbor Art Fair is comprised of four nationally recognized, award winning, juried art fairs that converge in Ann Arbor, Michigan annually in the month of July.  This event is an impressive display of renowned artists from across the country and attracts 500,000 visitors annually. The University Unions Food Court has two locations: The [...]




Monster Garage Hot Dog Cart Dragster

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured

Jesse James focuses his talent on a hot dog stand!  Why you ask?  Why not! Worlds fastest hot dog cart built by Jesse James in monster garage episode 20. [youtube]GS681UNHmUU[/youtube]




Cooking Temperatures

Oct 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Process

Here’s a statistic that should entice you to read this article.  Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that every year about 76 million people in the United States become ill from harmful bacteria in food; of these, about 5,000 die?  How can you help protect yourself and others from [...]




Kielbasa

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Kielbasa

Kiełbasa is the Polish word for sausage. The word has become a commonly used North American term for Eastern European styles of sausage, including Ukrainian sausage, which is called kovbasa or kubasa. Sausage is a staple of Polish cuisine and comes in dozens of varieties, smoked or fresh, but almost always based on pork (although [...]




Vegetarian Hot Dog

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Information

A vegetarian hot dog (sometimes referred to as a “veggie dog”) is a hot dog produced completely from non-meat products. Vegetarian hot dogs are sometimes eaten by non-vegetarians because they are lower in fat, calories, and contain no cholesterol compared to hot dogs from animal meats. Unlike traditional home-made meat sausages, the casing is not [...]




The Grillwalker

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Vendors

Check out this interesting “vending cart”.  The story is that this guy invented this thing to get around the local vending laws.   Brilliant!  Yes, I checked and he has a patent on this thing.  Seems like it would be a little heavy to walk around with all day.  You be the judge. [youtube]RUMuoETMN8g[/youtube]




Hot Dog Statistics

Sep 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Information

According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, consumers spent more than $3.4 billion on hot dogs and sausages in U.S. supermarkets in 2008. Americans will eat enough hot dogs at major league ballparks this year to stretch to and from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., the two [...]