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Worlds Best Hotdogs

Updated on November 22, 2014
The slaw dog is popular from West Virginia down to Florida. Chili with no beans is always served on hot dogs in the south.
The slaw dog is popular from West Virginia down to Florida. Chili with no beans is always served on hot dogs in the south.

Here's a great recipe for slaw to go on hotdogs.

Slashed Hot Dogs Cook And Taste Better.

Slash your hot dogs across the hot dog to give them a better flavor and all them to take on great flavor from the charcoal grill.
Slash your hot dogs across the hot dog to give them a better flavor and all them to take on great flavor from the charcoal grill. | Source

Tips For Making Great Hot Dogs

Here are some really great tips for making the best hot dogs in the world.

While there are hot dog wieners out there made of pork, chicken, and turkey those made of beef will always taste the best. I eat only all beef hot dogs and the reason for this is that mustard, slaw, onion, garlic, and paprika taste the best on a all beef hot dog. I don't know if they have Hebrew National Hot Dogs where you live but if they do you should buy those. They taste the best of any hot dog wiener on the market.

Hot dogs cooked on a charcoal grill will always turn out the best and will taste the best. You need to cook your all beef wieners over indirect heat. You can do this by using a large enough grill and the charcoal fire goes on one side while the hot dog wieners get cooked over on the other side of the grill. You really need a grill with a pull down lid to keep the heat in.

I make my slaw by the recipe here on this Hub Page and I make sure that I keep it cold until it goes on the hot dog. I make my own chili and if you want a really great recipe for a chili that will taste just perfect on your hot dogs then CLICK HERE NOW.

Great Alternative If You Can't Grill Your Hot Dog Wieners

If you can't grill your hot dog wieners then put them in a pot and cover them with Budweiser Beer. You want the hot dog wieners to be covered with the beer and you will want to bring them to a boil and then turn the burner down to medium. Cook the wieners until they are hot all the way through. Hot dog wieners turn out really great cooked in beer.

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs Cooked On The Grill Are Delicious

Wrap your hot dog wieners tightly with bacon and secure it with tooth picks before you grill them on the grill over indirect heat. You want to cook them slow so that the bacon around the hot dogs will get cooked crisp and done and the hot dog wieners will be hot all the way through.

Make Slashes Across Your Hot Dog Wieners Before Wrapping With Bacon

Take a knife and make slash marks up and down your hot dogs before you cook them on the grill or before you wrap them with bacon. Be sure to secure the bacon with tooth picks and remember to remove the tooth picks before putting your hot dogs on the buns.

Inject Your All Beef Hot Dogs With Budweiser Beer

If you have a marinade injection needle you can inject Budweiser Beer into your all beef hot dogs before you grill them on the grill. Budweiser Beer works the best and it will give the grilled hot dog wieners a wonderful flavor.

Fine Diced Yellow Onions Work Best On Hot Dogs

You'll find that yellow onions peeled and diced up fine will taste the best on your hot dogs. I like to dice them ahead of time and put them into a plastic container with a tight fitting lid to keep the onion smell in the container with the onions and out of my refrigerator. Well chilled onions will always taste the best on your hot dogs.

Worlds Best Hot Dogs

Hot Dogs known as Slaw Dogs are popular from West Virginia down to Florida. And on this hub page I'm going to show you exactly how to prepare the perfect slaw dog and what I consider to be the Worlds Best Hot Dog.

In the southern USA including West Virginia the chili never has beans. No not ever. And really chili for hot dogs bears little resemblance to Texas Chili though you Can Click Here for a great no beans chili that is great on hot dogs. And below is a recipe for Hot Dog Chili.

Hot Dog Chili Recipe

1. One Pound Lean Ground Beef.

2. One Large Yellow Onion Diced Up Fine.

3. One Large Red Bell Pepper Cleaned And Diced Fine.

4. Two Tablespoons Fresh Minced Garlic.

5. Three Tablespoons Chili Powder.

6. One Teaspoon Ground Cumin.

7. One Teaspoon Dried Oregano.

8. One Teaspoon Cinnamon.

9. One Teaspoon Ground Sea Salt.

10. One 6 Ounce Can Tomato Paste.

11. One Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar.

12. One Tablespoon Tabasco Sauce.

Take your ground beef and onion and brown in a little vegetable oil. Now mix all your ingredients in a large stock pot and cook for at least one hour adding just a little water if your hot dog chili gets to thick. Set off the burner and allow to cool slightly with a lid on your pot.

How About Some Great Sloppy Joe's

You can turn this recipe into some wonderful Sloppy Joe's by adding 1/2 cup of Kraft Honey Barbecue Sauce to the above recipe and serve it on hot steamed hamburger buns.Try making the Sloppy Joe's and serving them with the Cole Slaw recipe below. If you do please post a comment.

Great Southern Cole Slaw Recipe

You will want to run a large head of cabbage through a food processor until it is chopped fine. Add the below to your cabbage.

1. 4 Carrots Peeled And Diced Very Fine.

2. 1 Large Purple Onion Diced Very Fine.

3. 2 Large Red Bell Peppers Diced Very Fine.

4. 2 Tablespoons Vinegar.

5. 1 Cup Mayonnaise.

6. 2 Tablespoons White Sugar.

7. 1 Tablespoon Sea Salt.

8. 1 Tablespoon Black Pepper.

9. 1 Tablespoon Celery Seed.

Mix all of the above ingredients together well in a large plastic bowl or container with a lid. Place your slaw in the refrigerator at least 4-6 hours before you use it on your hot dogs.

Hebrew National Hot Dogs make the Worlds Best Hot Dogs. Grill your hot dogs and steam your buns. Place your cooked hot dog on your hot steamed bun and then add yellow mustard. Now top with the above hot dog chili and then your cole slaw you made above.

And now you have just created the worlds best hot dog. If Hebrew National Beef Hot Dogs are not available in your area go for all beef hot dogs. You will want your hot dogs grilled until well browned but not burned. Make your hot dogs by this recipe and let me know what you think in the comments section below.

Great Ways To Serve Your Hot Dogs

Always butter and grill your hot dog buns and offer various toppings so everyone can enjoy their hot dogs.
Always butter and grill your hot dog buns and offer various toppings so everyone can enjoy their hot dogs. | Source

Carolina Hotdog With Chili And Slaw. This Is A Really Wonderful Hot Dog. So Very Wonderful.

© 2010 Thomas Byers

Did you make the recipe for the World's Best Hot Dogs. Let me know how it turned out for you. And thanks for reading my hub page.

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    • crazyhorsesghost profile imageAUTHOR

      Thomas Byers 

      4 years ago from East Coast , United States

      Thanks everyone for the comments. I hope everyone gets to try the recipes real soon. And be sure to check out the links to all of the rest of the really great ways to make hot dogs. There are many great ways there to make hot dogs.

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      Hot Dog Lover 

      8 years ago

      I just love Hot Dogs and the recipes on this page are great

    • LisaG profile image


      8 years ago from Caribbean

      Wow! that's a really impressive photo of a hot dog, looks almost real. I think I will try the Cole Slaw Recipe - looks interesting and tasty. Will let you know how it turns out.

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      8 years ago from Florida

      These all sound like good hotdogs espeially the slaw dogs Thanks!

    • Russell-D profile image


      8 years ago from Southern Ca.

      Years back while at UNC, I had slaw dogs.but I'm no great fan. Nathan's in Coney Island set too high a standard. Not only meaty and filling, they were topped with mustard and sauerkraut cost a dime, a beer a nickel. But, the best Dog ever was during Oktoberfest in Munich at the Hofbrau House where the Dogs had to be half-pounders piled with sauerkraut and came with a hot salted pretzel, with beer by the pitcher. Talk about a party. Wow!! Daavid Russell


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