A FEW FUN TWISTS ON THIS FOURTH OF JULY CLASSIC BY MELISSA TATE
BÁNH MI HOT DOG SERVINGS: 4 | PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES | COOK TIME: 5 MINUTES
INGREDIENTS: 4 fresh hot dog buns from the deli at your local grocer | 4 pork hot dogs | 1 carrot, grated | 1 cucumber, sliced into circles | 1 jalapeño, sliced into circles | 1 radish, cut into small chunks | Sriracha mayo | Cilantro
DIRECTIONS: PREPARE pork dog as desired. You can use a grill, oven, stovetop, microwave, air fryer. PREPARE all veggies. SLICE buns in half-lengthwise. TOP bun with pork dog, cucumber, carrots, jalapeño, cilantro, radish, and sriracha mayo.
TIPS & TRICKS: Pickled carrots, cucumber ,and radish are excellent on this dog and add an extra kick.
BREAKFAST DOGS SERVINGS: AS DESIRED | TOTAL TIME: 10 MINUTES
INGREDIENTS: Base Ingredients: Peanut butter | Nutella | Jelly | Chocolate chips | Strawberries | Blueberries | Honey | Coconut | Nuts | Dry cereal
DIRECTIONS: PREPARE banana by peeling and cutting in half longways. SPREAD peanut butter or Nutella on the bun. PLACE banana half on the spread. TOP with desired toppings.
TIPS & TRICKS: Think of breakfast dogs as artisan toast. Do you have a favorite toast? Try it out as a breakfast dog next time.
TURKEY, BACON, SWISS WITH EVERYTHING SEASONING DOGS
SERVINGS: 4 | PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES | COOK TIME: 10 MINUTES
INGREDIENTS: 4 brioche hot dog buns | 4 turkey hot dog links | 4 strips of bacon, fried & cooled | 4 slices swiss cheese | Honey mustard | Dill pickle relish | Everything bagel seasoning
DIRECTIONS: PREPARE turkey dog as desired. You can use a grill, oven, stovetop, microwave, air fryer. FRY bacon strips and set them aside. PLACE turkey dog in bun and top with swiss cheese, bacon, honey mustard, relish, and Everything seasoning.
TIPS & TRICKS: These dogs are amazing on pretzel buns if you can find them.
PHOTOS & FOOD BY MELISSA TATE
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