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Red Onion Sauce for New York Style Hot Dogs

Sep 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

• 2 tablespoons vegetable oil • 2 medium onions-chopped • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup • 1/2 cup water • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Heat oil in a saucepan. Add onions and cook them until […]




Hillbilly Hotdog

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured

Now here’s a real whopper of a hotdog!  Check this thing out.  I’m embarrassed to say, but i think I could eat this but not in the time they give you. [youtube]js1jfYZxCvs[/youtube]




Hot Dog History

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, History

Claims about the invention of the hot dog are difficult to assess because various stories assert the creation of the sausage, the placing of the sausage (or another kind of sausage) on bread or a bun as finger food, the popularization of the existing dish, or the application of the name “hot dog” to a […]




A&W Copycat Coney Sauce

Sep 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

For those of you that are fans of A&W coneys, here’s a copycat recipe for you.  1 Sabrett brand beef frankfurter – 7.5 inches long Hot dog bun – 1 White onions – 1 tablespoon (chopped) Mild Kraft cheddar cheese – 1/2 tablespoon (shredded) A&W Coney Island Sauce – 3 tablespoons Ingredients: Ground chuck – […]




Flint Coney Sauce

Sep 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

Flint coneys are quite different than your Detroit variety.  The Flint coney has a sauce that is much drier than the typical Detroit sauce.  Acutally, to call the Flint coney sauce a “sauce” is sort of a misnomer.  It’s more like seasoned hamburger on top of your hot dog.  My father used to call these […]




Detroit Coney Sauce

Sep 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

In the Detroit area the king of the hot dogs is the one who can master the coney sauce.  Detroiters like their hotdogs many ways but a hotdog with Coney sauce is the clear winner.  Almost every city in the Detroit area has a Coney Island restaurant with all of them featuring their own blend of […]




Hot Dog Fact Sheet

Sep 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Information

The following is from the United States Department of Agriculture.  I thought that this Fact sheet had some interesting information for the Hot Dog Vendor hopefuls as well as your veterans out there.  You can find the original Fact Sheet Here. Hot Dogs and Food Safety  Whether you call it a frankfurter, hot dog, wiener, […]




Chicago Style Hot Dog

Sep 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

A Chicago-style hot dog consists of an all beef hot dog that is steamed or boiled on a poppy seed bun, which originated in the city of Chicago, Illinois. The toppings include mustard, onion, sweet pickle relish, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices or wedges, pickled sport peppers, and a dash of celery salt. Some […]




How Hot Dogs are Made

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured

Ever wonder how hot dogs are made? Here’s an interesting video that’ll show you everything you need to know. [youtube]UhwXPsTaRgc[/youtube]




Oscar Mayer

Sep 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Producers

In 1904, the Mayers became one of the first meat packers to brand their products. At first, they used the name “Edelweiss,” for a white flower that grows in the mountains of Germany. They stamped it on rinds of bacon slabs, and printed it on boxes of pork sausage and on lard pails. Over time, […]