Hot Dogs

How many ways can you fix a great hot dog? Let us show you! Frankfurters, weiners, chili dogs, pizza dogs, and more - we've got them all right here.

Grilled Frankfurters

Better Homes and Gardens

When preparing this easy main dish, keep in mind that fully cooked sausages and frankfurters require just a brief warming on the grill; uncooked varieties require longer grilling.

Picnic Hot Dog Platter

Better Homes and Gardens

Make summer cookouts complete by serving hot dogs or sausages topped with especially intriguing mustard sauces.

Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these jumbo dogs with whole pickled peppers as they often do in Chicago.

Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

Family Circle

Yellow mustard, tomatoes, cucumber, pickle relish, and a dill pickle spear top this grilled hot dog recipe. Sprinkle with a dash of celery salt if you like.

Apple-Cheddar Pigs in a Blanket

Family Circle

Put an autumn spin on traditional pigs in a blanket. These cheesy puff pastry bites feature apple chicken sausage for a melding of sweet and savory flavors.

Lean Pigs In A Blanket

Family Circle

Take advantage of reduced-fat hot dogs, cheese, and refrigerator rolls when making this all-time favorite snack. Your kids won't notice and you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you slashed the fat.

Hearty Hot Dog Casserole

Family Circle

If you like sauerkraut with your hot dogs, try this potato-topped casserole recipe. Prepared mashed potatoes save on the prep time.

Seashell Hot Dog Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

This gooey casserole is full of kid-friendly ingredients: hot dogs, macaroni, spaghetti sauce, and cheese. It's a family favorite.

Summertime Hot Dogs with Dr Pepper Barbecue Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

A can of soda adds sweetness to the homemade sauce in this recipe. Use this delightful sauce to top grilled hot dogs or most any grilled meat.

Beefy Chili Dogs

Midwest Living

Here's a dinner kids and moms love! Kids for the flavor, moms because the franks and meaty filling cook together. If it's party or potluck fare, everything can sit for up to one hour on the low-heat setting.

Mummy Wraps


Two ingredients, plus ketchup and mustard, make this 30-minute Halloween snack a simple and fun treat.

Puff Pastry-Wrapped Mini Hot Dogs

Better Homes and Gardens

These little appetizers are the grown-up version of pigs in a blanket. They take less than an hour including bake time sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese or finely shredded Gruyere cheese on top for a warm, cheesy appetizer or snack.

Franks with Napa Slaw

Better Homes and Gardens

These hot dogs get upgraded with a topping of Napa cabbage and carrot slaw. The slaw is an instant hit.

Chili-Cheese Coneys

Family Circle

Shh...the kids don't need to know there are plenty of vegetables hiding in the chili topping on their hot dogs!

How to Grill Steak

No matter how many burgers or hot dogs you've served up from your backyard grill, your cookout skills are not complete until you've mastered how to grill steak. Grilling is ideal for cooking steaks because it uses high, dry heat and cooks quickly, keeping the meat tender and juicy.

How to Bake Tilapia

Most fish make a wise entree choice for those who trying to keep meals light and healthy. The light flavor and delightfully flaky texture of Tilapia make it the perfect candidate the next time you're in the mood for a meal from the wild blue yonder. Tilapia's mild flavor lets it easily absorb the flavors of a wide variety of seasonings and sauces, which means that whether you're in the mood for a little Cajun spice or a tangy Oriental dish, Tilapia might be just the fish for the job. Tilapia is easy to find and relatively inexpensive, and best of all, it isn't hard to learn how to bake Tilapia, no matter what your culinary skill level.

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