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Anything But Average Hot Dogs [RECIPES]

LA dog to the left, Memphis dog to the right

I love this time of year because the smells of delicious things cooking on the grill float through the air and permeate everything.

My neighbors gave me their old grill and I can’t wait to pull it out, fire it up and make my favorite anything but average hot dogs.  No joke, these are mouth wateringly (I don’t think that’s even a word, but we’re gonna run with it) amazing.  My best friend and I love to experiment with different ways to make hot dogs and these are some of our favorite ways:

To start- you’ll need:
1 package of hot dogs and 1 package of hot dog roll
1. Place hot dogs on grill, in microwave, or boil until cooked.
2. Time to jazz up the hot dogs (don’t worry- it doesn’t take long!)

To make the Los Angeles (my favorite) you’ll need:
1 cucumber diced
1 avocado (Julienne)
2 plum tomatoes (sliced)
¼ cup of ranch dressing
½ teaspoon of celery salt
Directions: Open bun. Place to slices of avocado on both top and bottom of the bun. Spread diced cucumber on bun in between the two slices of avocado. Lay two slices of tomato side by side on bottom of the bun. Sprinkle celery salt to taste. Place the hot dog in the bun. Top of the dog with a tablespoon of ranch dressing and serve.

To make the Memphis (my best friend’s favorite) you’ll need:
1 can of hot dog chili
1 package of bagged cole slaw
Directions: Place cooked hot dog on open bun. Spread a table spoon of hot dog chili over hot dog. Sprinkle coleslaw to taste on top of hot dog and chow down.

To make the Texan you’ll need:
1 can of hot dog chili
1 package of shredded cheddar cheese
1 white onion (diced)
2 jalapenos (Sliced)
Directions: Place cooked hot dog on open bun. Spread a table spoon of hot dog chili over hot dog. Spread a 1/2 teaspoon of diced onions over top of the hotdog. Lay the sliced jalapenos the length of the hotdog. Last sprinkle cheese on to of hotdog and enjoy!

To make the Kansas City you’ll need:
1 package of bacon
1 bottle of BBQ sauce
Directions: Cook bacon till crispy. Crumble up cooked bacon and set aside. Place cooked hot dog on open bun. Spread BBQ sauce to cover the entire hot dog. Sprinkle crumbled bacon over to of hot dog and smile!

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