This small presentation highlights some of the hot dogs served in different cities and at baseball stadiums in the U.S., including New York deli and street cart dogs, the “Chicago Red Hot,” “Dodger Dog,” “Fenway Frank,” Texas corn dog, and others. Part of a larger past exhibition about baseball at the American Museum of Natural History. [LII]
Take a virtual tour of their factory. Find out how they are made. Read facts & trivia on hot dogs. Learn how to say “hot dog” in ten languages. And much more to be found at the NHDC web site for any hot dog freak!
Here is a CNN news report (video) that covers recent research that supports the claim that processed meats, including hot dogs, increases your risk for colon cancer. One hot dog a day increases your risk by 21%! Why? Sodium nitrates!
July was National Hot Dog Month. We skipped the weenie roast. But we do have plans on making fresh ketchup from this years local tomatoes. And our refrigerator pickles turned out fabulous! – If you too don’t care for hot dogs, the How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs might be the site for you!