- June 12, 2008 at 3:38 pm #258336
I’m laughing, only because my uncle worked in a processing plant and my
mother use get hotdogs by the 10 lb boxes! We learnt to get creative
with those things. I like the idea of freezing them. Just think meat,
anywhere you can use a meat in..
Topping for pizza
Topping for Baked Potatoes
Have a Hotdog creating contest if your children are old enough (just
like a chili cookoff, lol)
Chop for BBQ cocktail weinies
One of my favorite..Slice em length-wise and make grilled cheese
sandwiches (we did this with pie-irons at campfires)
Chop em in scrambled eggs or quiche
Crab bait on a string for crabbing
Grilled Kabob meat
At Halloween we made “Spiders” over a campfire..Cut the ends of each
hot dog into quarters leaving about 1-1/2 to 2 inches in the middle
uncut. You want to leave enough uncut to stick the fork in. Roast the
dogs over the fire or hot coals in a grill. The “legs” will curl out as
the hot dogs cook. You can also do them in the kitchen at home over a
Here’s some cool and different recipes:
here’s some recipes to get you brainstorming:
Chili Dog Pizza
2 cups buttermilk baking mix (such as Bisquick)
1/2 cup cold water
1 cup homemade or canned chili
1 small onion, chopped
5 frankfurters, thinly sliced
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Heat oven to 425 degrees. Mix baking mix and water until soft dough
forms. Roll or pat dough into a 12 inch circle on ungreased cookie
sheet or pizza pan. Pinch edge of circle, forming a 1/2 inch rim.
Spread chili over dough; sprinkle with remaining ingredients. Bake
until crust is golden brown, about 20 minutes.
Mac and Dogs
8 ounces uncooked macaroni
3 tablespoons each butter and flour
1 3/4 cup milk
1 cup each cheddar and colby cheeses
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 all-beef hotdogs cut into 1/4 inch pieces
Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile in
medium pan melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook 1 minute.
Gradually stir in milk. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly,
about 3 minutes. Add cheeses, Worcestershire sauce, salt and
pepper.Cook and stir until cheese melts. Stir in macaroni and hot dog
pieces. Serve immediately. Serves 4-6.
5 slices bacon, diced
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup pineapple juice
3/4 cup catsup
1/4 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. Cajun seasoning (optional)
Cook bacon, add onion. Brown and drain off fat. Stir in pineapple
juice, catsup and spices. Score frankfurters diagonally; add to sauce.
Cover; bring to a boil. Simmer for 8-12 minutes. Serve over rice or
noodles. 4-6 servings.
6 medium sized potatoes
1/4 pound American or Velveeta cheese
1 cup milk
prepared mustard to taste
12 strips bacon
Cook hotdogs in boiling water for 10 minutes; cut in half lengthwise.
Place cut side up, on cookie sheet in groups of three. Boil potatoes in
salted water until done; mash. Melt cheese in hot milk; add to mashed
potatoes. Add mustard and salt. Pile potatoes on top of hotdogs.
Partially fry bacon; put two strips on top of each serving. Bake in 350
degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Finish browning
bacon under broiler. 6 servings.
Happy Dog Eating!
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