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Foodbme

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Home Grown Hot Dogs! Mon, 07/2/12 5:24 PM (permalink)
WHAT A FIND!!!
Saveur Magazine featured an article on Small, Regional, Hot Dog Companies around the USA. Many list their web sites and will ship. it would be interesting to order some dogs from all 32 purveyors to find the Best Regional Hot Dog in America. A good 4th of July project for someone.
Sounds like a job for "The Smoke Day - Pie Diva Crew!" 
http://www.saveur.com/gallery/Homegrown-Hot-Dogs?cmpid=enews070112&spPodID=020&spMailingID=4625922&spUserID=MTM5MzI2ODY0OTAS1&spJobID=277119573&spReportId=Mjc3MTE5NTczS0 There's a few National Brands in here but mostly Regional.
Which ones are your favorites???
<message edited by Foodbme on Mon, 07/2/12 5:25 PM>
 
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    Michael Hoffman

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    Re:Home Grown Hot Dogs! Mon, 07/2/12 6:36 PM (permalink)
    Because Roessler Yellow Tags are still no more then I'll take Hummel's, although I never could stand Claire Hummel, and used to dip her curls in my inkwell in third grade because she was so uppity about her father's company.
     
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      Foodbme

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      Re:Home Grown Hot Dogs! Mon, 07/2/12 6:44 PM (permalink)
      Michael Hoffman


      Because Roessler Yellow Tags are still no more then I'll take Hummel's, although I never could stand Claire Hummel, and used to dip her curls in my inkwell in third grade because she was so uppity about her father's company.

      Dipped her curls in your inkwell???????????
      Were you sitting next to Ben Franklin??????????
       
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        Michael Hoffman

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        Re:Home Grown Hot Dogs! Mon, 07/2/12 7:53 PM (permalink)
        Ben was in the first row. Miss Langer had caught him fooling around too many times, so she made him sit up front where she could keep an eye on him.
         
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          John Fox

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          Re:Home Grown Hot Dogs! Tue, 07/3/12 6:54 AM (permalink)
          Foodbme, thanks for this article. I've had a few on this list. Thumann's is the best beef/pork frank. Sahlen's, Usinger's and Zweigles are very good. I would have liked to see Best's, Usinger's, Sabrett, and Boars Head for beef dogs.
           
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            Twinwillow

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            Re:Home Grown Hot Dogs! Thu, 07/5/12 12:42 AM (permalink)
            They had my favorite, Thumann's on the list. I love them!
             
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