This fresh, simple topping offers a great alternative to slaw or kraut. If you want to mimic the crunch of croutons, simply toast or grill your bun until fully crisp. To take it in a paleo direction, set aside a few whole lettuce leaves and use them as a wrap. Makes 8
Carolina Dog: Pulled Pork with Cole Slaw North Carolina is renowned for its pulled pork and vinegary barbecue sauce. When we want to make these dogs, we make it easy by grabbing some takeout from our favorite BBQ joint then getting the grill going. Makes 8
Houston Dog - Chicharrones (fried pork rinds) add salty crunch to these Tex-Mex dogs.
Congratulations to our Sausage Fest Contest winner, Jennifer O. from Massachusetts, who submitted a New England recipe for her homemade baked beans with bacon … and then turn it into good ole Frank 'n' Beans! (We wouldn't get our Bostonian bean secrets from anywhere but the locals.) Serves 12
Spicy fermented cabbage, a smear of Sriracha mayo—yes, this dog is for people who crave flavor and heat. Makes 8
Based on the famous dogs served at DC haunt Ben’s Chili Bowl, this version is loaded with beef chili, mustard and plenty of chopped onions. Makes 8
We ensure that everyone will love this dog loaded up with the classics—good ol’ ketchup, mustard and a briny homemade relish. Makes 8
Turns out the components of a Greek salad make an awfully good topping for a hot dog, especially when they’re spiked with a hit of black olive tapenade.