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  • dottie p

    i don’t have one. good luck everyone

  • Nicole D. C

    I don’t really have a story, it’s more of an experiment that happened. I accidentally microwaved a hot dog for 10 minutes. It turns out to cook it a little harder like jerky. I cut it into pieces and gave it to my dog as a treat.

  • Louis-Philippe Noël

    Everytime my father brought me to the former Montreal Expos, he always paid me 2 delicious hot-dog Steamed 🙂

  • Timothy Mccollum

    My favorite has always been the hotdogs outside the Madison Square Garden after the Rangers game. Give a hotdog loaded baby.

  • LENAE

    The only time I eat hot dogs is when we go camping. So everything every memory involves a campfire and beer. 🙂

  • Sol RC

    Eat a hot dog in a different country that reminds you the flavors from home

  • Boris Po

    I remember the first time to eat hot dog outside my high school. It was winter, the hot dog was hot and tasty. I almost ate hot dog everyday for lunch. Until today, I still go outside my working place and enjoy the hot dog with different tastes.

  • Sylvia

    When my son was about 18 months we had a small backyard cookout with some friends and their children who were all under the age of 4. I was busy grilling hot dogs and stacking them on a large platter eventually placing the platter on a picnic table covered with one of those cheap plastic tablecloths. Well, I guess my son was very hungry because he pulled the tablecloth down showering him with all the hotdogs. By the time I saw what had happened he was gleefully eating the dogs on the grass along with 3 other little accomplices. Let’s just say they had a doggone good time!

  • edeliz

    I used to have to travel a lot for work which allowed me to taste the awesomeness of a Chicago-styled hot dog. That was a good 20+ years ago and it’s been my favorite ever since. It has so much stuff on it, I make a meal or of one dog.

  • Joey Why

    Well my favourite hot dog story would be about taking an ordinary hotdog and making it all about fun.
    My kids seemed bored with their regular hotdogs so I did some research online.
    I came up with the spider hotdog.
    You take a hotdog and cut each end with a knife, in four or more segments, so far up so when you cook them, the ends curl up and resemble a spider.
    So I boiled them, stuck them in the hotdog buns, added sauerkraut and their favourite toppings,like ketchup ,mustard,etc., and they loved it.
    No more regular hotdogs here!

  • Sue W.

    As a girl scout, we would have to gather wood, pile it up, start a fire, find sticks to put the hot dog on, sharpen the end and then FINALLY we could roast our hot dogs over the open fire we made. Really made that hot dog good after all that hard work!

  • Marla Heffernan

    When we have bonfires in the summer, my boys always look forward to making “spider dogs”. They are made by slicing the wiener in a cross part way on each end and roasting them over the fire. The fire makes the sliced part curl which makes the wiener resemble a spider. 🙂

  • Andrew Reynolds

    When my family and I went to an amusement park (Busch Gardens), we stopped at Mel’s hot dogs every time for lunch.

  • Natania

    When I was a kid, I would go with my aunt and uncle to watch them play softball. I remember there was several fields, lots of playground equipment, and they sold snacks and hot dogs. They also sold beer which I never thought was a good combination, people playing softball and drinking, somethings bound to go wrong. My aunt always bought me a hot dog when I went with her, I remember them being wrapped in aluminum foil, and they always seemed better there, than when we made them at home. It was towards the end of the game and the adults started yelling about a bad call by the umpire, and before I knew it everyone was arguing and hot dogs were being thrown. I remember my uncle grabbing me and taking me to the car. I will never forget seeing hot dogs and buns flying threw the air hitting people. When we talk about it now, it is so funny but it wasn’t than.

  • Erin Estilette

    The day that our family went on a thirteen mile hike around a lake… I was about 12, and none of us realized that the hike was going to be that long. About halfway through, I was starving, and my Mom promised that there was a cooler full of hotdogs and all of the fixings in the trunk of the car for when we were done. We finally made it to the car when it was nearly dark, got setup at a picnic table, and I pulled out a plate, hotdog bun, and a cheesy hotdog. At the time, my favorite thing was barbecue sauce, so I went to put some of that on my hotdog, and nearly half the contents of the jar splatter out on to my hotdog. I was beyond tired and hungry, so this seemed devastating to me. Lol. Everyone else laughed hysterically, but I was not having it! I tried to scrape some of it off,and I ate the hotdog anyway, but to this day, I really don’t care for that kind of barbeque sauce on anything.

  • Brian Vaughn

    When I found out they’re not actually made from dogs

  • Mark Hall

    I can confirm as a Brit, there is no Dog in the world like a dog from a New York street vendor. One of the highlights of my trips to New York.

  • Alice Ver

    As a kid, my father took me for the first time to a big festival and also for the first time bought me a hot dog. There were no buns, just a hot dog on a plate, a slice of bread and a bit of mustard. And yet, that was the BEST EVER hot dog I had!

  • Breann parker

    It wasn’t my favorite at the time but its funny now. I was STARVING after working 12 hrs. All i wanted was a coney from sonic. Race home …..so excited…..plastic fork broke….mrun to get a real fork. Dive in……NO HOT DOG!!! Bun..chilli & cheese. First time i shed a tear over food!!!

    • Breann parker

      Now im mad all over again. Lol

      • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

        LOL. Go treat yourself. Now. LOL.

  • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

    My niece was about four years old. We were all in the yard. My husband had barbecued burgers and hot dogs. My spoiled dog is used to us sharing our food with her so when she saw the hot dog that “little girl” was holding at snout height, well…you know. My husband makes another one for her and don’t you think I caught the kid holding the hot dog under the table with this little smirk on her face! Of course, my sister didn’t believe me because her kids are “perfect angels”. NOT!!!

    • Carol Miller

      Diane, have they posted the winners for the January picture of the cat all dressed up with a lopsided hat on her head. I can’t find it anywhere. I know they posted the January photo winners but can’t find the January caption winners. Suppose to snow like crazy here today

      • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

        I don’t see where it’s posted yet. I just shoveled my front steps. This is “heart attack” snow. First, it rained. Then ice balls started coming down and stuck on everything. Now, it’s snowing. And it’s really heavy to shovel.

        • Carol Miller

          Thanks, Diane. I thought it was just me who couldn’t find it. I know what you mean about the snow. I just shoveled my long driveway and the snow is so heavy from the rain and hail. I am exhausted and half frozen to death. I live on a hill and if they don’t plow and salt it I will never be able to get out. Stay warm

          • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

            I live on a Main Street in my neighborhood so my street is always plowed right away. That’s the only advantage we have living here but I’ll take it!

  • Sara DuVall

    It was Thanksgiving and my mom, sister and I were at Walt Disney World!
    We had been snacking on this and that throuout the day.
    It had come to Thanksgiving lunch time and the only thing that sounded good to all of us was a delicious steamed hot dog!
    We each got one and sat at Pecos Bill to eat them.
    It was nice and cool outside so we sat outside and ate our unique Thanksgiving meal!!

  • Jaclyn Wojciechowski

    My wife and I were on vacation in Disney World and were starving. We ordered a footlong chili cheese dog and fries for lunch. As soon as we placed our order it started raining. Of course everyone rushed in the building for shelter so there was no where to sit. Well being that it wasn’t pouring, just sprinking, and unlike the wicked witch of the west we don’t melt in the water, we decided to eat outside. We sat on the grass area of the HUB in front of Cinderella’s castle. It stopped raining, the sky turned a beautiful pinkish purple and most people had left the park. We enjoyed what felt like a private picnic lunch with the Magic Kingdom to ourselves. One of my favorite Disney memories and the Chili dog was great and huge!!! it was awesome!!!

  • Fayelle

    Was in Vegas at a fancy restaurant that sells that $100 hot dog with real gold and super fancy truffles and stuff on it or whatever… guy ordered one a few tables down, was so excited to try it and dropped it on the floor because he was so jittery with glee! I felt so bad for him, AND laughed!

  • Noel Stewart

    As a scout (many years ago) we always had hotdogs, beans, and s’mores for dinner on our yearly campouts at the city lake.

  • Kenneth Hong

    While traveling in Stockholm my wife and I were looking at the hot dog cart menu with great interest. It was not written in english so we were trying to figure out what the different hot dogs were. After about 5 minutes or so, the nice gentle man working inside the cart leaned out the window and watched us for a bit and then suddenly said, in English, “you know, a hot dog is just a hot dog”. We laughed together and ordered “Two please”. He was right, no matter where you are, a hot dog is just a hot dog.

  • indiefan7

    Hot dogs are my favorite as there is such a variety of types and even more ways to prepare them. So long as you do not use ketchup. Anything but ketchup. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c567db97650af7fc7bf6950d884276e02ae8ea33738fe9801e06ccec1de2d790.jpg

  • Ray Ayala

    Going to one of those Quick Trip filling stations with the ready made hot dogs and soda drinks because the fixin’s that go on top of the hot dog are unlimited and the drinks cups come in 64 oz sizes!! Now thats livin’ it up on $3!!

  • 77giggles

    aahh, A Coney Island stand with wonderful Sabrett hotdogs and awesome New York hotdog sauce….. wow…. I gotta go shopping!! LOL

  • rose morgan

    Just as I was eating a hotdog this week I was thinking about how my mom used to like to eat them and prepare them for the grandkids, and use them as her excuse for making them so often , when we all knew it was her who liked them so much.

  • Stacie Snow

    We were eating hotdogs for lunch one day and of course sitting in living room watching tv my husband sat his plate on the coffee table to go get him a drink and when he came back our grandson had took his Weiner out of the bun on his plate to feed the dog he didn’t want cotten to eat his!!

  • Deb

    My favorite hotdog memory is bittersweet. I was married for 20 years and my husbands daughter had a baby girl. We raised her for the first 5 years of her life. Her birthday is in November, so for her party, we always lit the fire pit and had her favorites; hotdogs, marshmallows, and a special birthday cake. She was always in my lap. I asked her one day what we were going to do when she got too big to sit in my lap. She quickly replied, “You’ll sit in my lap!” She was so special to me since she was my only grand-daughter.To make a long story short, when we divorced, he wouldn’t let me see her. His daughter and I would find opportunities to meet so that I could see her, but one day he found out about it. He and his daughter got into a big fight because she was letting me see her. He threatened to kick her out of the house if she did so again. He was just a mean, vindictive person with no regard for our special bond. To hurt me, he didn’t care if it hurt her. He may have taken her out of my life, but he can’t take away my memory of that precious little girl roasting her hotdogs and marshmallows, all bundled up, while sitting on her Mimi’s lap. One of these days, he may not live to see it, but I will be back in her life, sitting on her lap.

    • Carol Miller

      Deb, A beautiful story. It’s not your fault your ex is a vindictive, mean person. You are such a giving, loving soul. Do you see this little girl at all now? When she grows up she will remember your special time together.

      • Deb

        I saw her about 2 years ago. I walked right up to his porch and told him that I wanted to see her. We went to her room and had a nice talk. I stay away, not because I want to, but because I don’t want her and her mother to have to put up with his rage. Yes, someday I will be a part of her life. It’s just so sad that I have missed so much. No telling what he has told her. I’m sure that she knows how he is, so I don’t think she would believe him anyway.

        Thank you for asking, Carol. It means a lot to know that you care.

    • Melissa McLaughlin

      Don’t worry – that little girl will remember those special memories, and most likely will remember and come find you. People will try to keep kids away out of spite, but in the end they cant control everything. Fate and destiny will bring you back together.

      • Deb

        Thank you, Melissa. I still have hope.

  • Michaele Dalin Goodson

    When I was growing up,we heated our home with wood. This meant chopping wood almost all year round. So there is six of us kids, and if we pulled together and got the wood done my dad would take us to a local bar owned by my uncle to have Pepsi cola and Coney island foot long hot dogs. We would get to play pool while we waited too. This is one of my best childhood memories. I always felt so proud to have made my mom and dad happy.

  • Diane Lane

    My best friend and I went to Dallas on a business trip, and had the hottest chili cheese hotdogs ever.

  • Paul Clément

    Sometime around 1985; I’m not 100% sure of the time, we had a freezer mishap at home which forced us to adapt our diet and meal plans for a few weeks. The main concern was trying to waste as little as possible of what had been in it. Thankfully there was not a whole lot. However the main item was somewhere in the neighbourhood of 20 packs of wieners. We were 7 at the time: my two eldest boys, teenagers 14 and 12, two younger boys , 5 and 2 as well as one girl, 3. Of course, add my wife and I. So the dilemma was settled by consuming those 20 packs of wieners in as varied a way as we could imagine. Keep in mind that money was scarce. Well it so happens that between hot dogs, beans and wieners, home made pogos, fried eggs and weiners in the a.m., not to mention the odd wiener snack in the evening the challenge was met. Although children are generally fond of hot dogs, they have their limits, shall I say. On the last weekend, we were scheduled to visit my in-laws and no sooner had we set foot in their house that my sweet well intentioned mother-in-law promptly announced, whilst smiling at the young ones: ”I thought you kids might enjoy something different this time around so to please your young appetites, I’ve decided we would have hotdogs for dinner.” Someone should have taken a picture of my reaction and that of my spouse and the kids as well. The surprise dinner was not particularly enjoyed as it otherwise might have been.

  • Tabatha Howay

    Do Corn Dogs count? I remember the 1st time I had a corn dog at the county fair. I feel in love at the age of 6 with this deliciously bad for you food on a stick. Since then & still true to this day, I love corn dogs especially at the fair or at Hot Dog On A Stick.

  • Dicksy Maneschyn

    My favorite hotdog story is when we went camping. Got a good fire going ready to roast the wieners and called the grandkids over to get some wiener sticks to roast wieners and they informed they they only like boiled wieners !

  • Richard Vargas

    This one time at band camp, …..just kidding. Some friends and I decided to visit Sequoia National Park for the day. When lunchtime rolled around, we made hot dogs. Unfortunately there was no mustard. I have always been a mustard person. My friend made me a hot dog with ketchup and chopped onions. I didn’t want it, but my hunger got the best of me. I don’t know if it’s because I was so hungry, or the beautiful scenery, but that hot dog was so delicious. I’ve tried it at home, but it’s never been as good.

  • Sherise

    Last summer my husband had cooked on the grilled. Grilled food is one of my favorites and I had took my lunch to work the next day and as i was preparing my hot-dog with all the things that i like such as onions, chili, mustard, ketchup one of my co workers thought that they were about to tell me what exactly what was in it and how they are made…..so I grunted and stuffed my hot-dog in my mouth and walked out!LOL

  • Christy

    Can you believe I have absolutely NO hot dog memories?? I like hot dogs. I’ve had some really good ones. Memorable ones? I guess not. 🙂

  • Chrystal Ozovek

    When I was little my dad would take me to Phillies ball games. We would go 5-6 times each season and every time he would buy us each a hotdog. It was special that just me and my dad would spend time together like that. I remember we would touch our hotdogs together as if to say “cheers” and then take our first bites. It made me laugh as a kid and still to this day I smile as I remember those ballgames and hotdogs!

  • Leslie Anne Soloman

    My favorite hot dog story takes me back to when I was pregnant with my first born. I took the bus then to work and back home again. During the summer months before I would get home I would stop at the Dairy Queen and buy a foot long hot dog with chili, cheese and onions with a large butterscotch shake to top it off. Cravings, you gotta love ’em!

  • Luisa Mami Reicy

    My favorite hot dog story is actually happened when I was almost 9 months pregnant of my babyboy. My boyfriend and I had gone to a BBQ and I had already had 3 hot dogs! But still wanted one more. It felt like those hot dogs were calling me from the grill but i was embarrassed to eat another one. That night we went home and in the middle of the night i woke up crying because i really wanted that hot dog. My boyfriend tried making me one at home but i just felt like it didnt taste as good as the others

  • J. Allen

    When I found out they made vegetarian hot dogs! then I bought some and realized that it’s not the fact that they are made from various meat leftovers, its the fact that they’re disgusting is why I don’t like hot dogs!

  • Carol Miller

    My favorite hot dog story was when I was visiting Chicago. I never saw so many hot dog stands. (I found out later Chicago has over 1800 hot dog stands.). I decided to try one. The vendor asked me if I wanted the traditional Chicago Hot Dog. I said, “Sure.” He served me a Vienna beef hot dog on a sesame seed bun topped with yellow mustard, green pickle relish, pungent chopped onion, juicy tomato slices and spicy hot peppers. He told me that Chicago called it, “A garden on a Bun” because the hot dog was topped with so much green. It was definitely the best hot dog I ever ate. Better than even a New York or Philly hot dog. I subsequently read that Chicago has been called, ” The hot dog capital of the U.S.” After eating that hot dog I can truly understand why.

  • John Lovering

    Almost an anti-story. We were using hot dogs to “help” our pet dog take pills. She learned how to eat the dog and drop the pill. ( We switched to cheese slices)

  • MT

    My grandparents had a big hot dog roast every Easter. The whole family came – they had 10 kids and over 30 grandkids. It was so much fun, eating hot dogs cooked on a fire, spending time with family we rarely saw. I miss those get togethers…

    • Karen T

      Wow! And I thought I had a big family LOL

  • Rochelle Pieper

    When I was in the 4th grade they took us to a factory that made hotdogs. Do you know what’s in hotdogs? Lets just say I haven’t ate a hotdog since the 4th grade!!!

  • OceanGirl

    Two years ago, we were in Germany. (Fun tidbit: hot dogs are said to be originally from Germany.) My cousin (who grew up in Germany) took us to a popular hot dog stand while visiting Munster, a very beautiful city in Germany. I ordered a frankfurter (German word for hot dog) and topped it off with, of course, Munster cheese! It was simply divine! Definitely, my most favorite hot dog story is eating one in Germany!

  • ramadevi

    One day during summer, few years ago we went out since morning for whole day. We were into a garden, lake shore ect etc. We had lunch but still in the evening we are all hungry. Walking in the hot summer was tiring and same time we enjoyed walking in the bright sun. Then we stopped near a road side hot dog stall. We were checking the menu. The serving person asked us what really we want. I’mmediately he said that he can do whatever we want. I said I want veg.hot dog. I was very shy to ask for it. He said that he will do one for sample to taste. I accepted. When I ate it was very tasty. We made a deal 2 hot dogs with a pop. Waaaaah….. it was so tasty, that person made it according to our choice. We enjoyed eating veg.hot dog by sitting at the side bench. Really we enjoyed them, I still remember that person for serving us the tasty food to fill our hungry tummies.

  • Casandra

    Hi My favorite hot dog story is while walking the boardwalk in AC with a friend, he had a hot dog in one hand and fries in the other. I warned him not to walk and eat because of the segals but he insisted so as we were walking a flock of segals swarmed down and went for that hot dog!!! They got it! When they started in on the fires he threw them saying “Hear take em” LOLOL Good times!!!

  • Tammy Boyd

    When I was homeless the kangaroo right down the road would give whatever homeless person a hot dog and a drink for cleaning the parking lot.I help a couple of time best hotdog I ever ate

  • Gay Brock

    Beanie weenies! Many, many years ago I concocted a recipe for baked beans that the family loved. It was heavy on onions, brown sugar and apple cider vinegar … the secret was slow cooking it for a few hours until the sauce got good and gloppy. One day we were going to have hot dogs for dinner along with the beans, except I had forgotten the buns! Well, chop chop chop went the hot dogs and we had instant beanie weenies. They were such a hit that they earned a regular spot in the dinner rotation. Every once in a while I still get a hankering for some and make a small pot for myself!

  • Judy Burba McGarvey

    My grandmother loved hot dogs. She loved having picnics with her grandchildren on her farm. Eventually, she became unable to get around on her own and went into a nursing home. When she was on the verge of dying, the family gathered in her room. I said “Mamaw, is there anything you want?” She smiled and said “I wish I had two hot dogs. I’d take them to Heaven and have a picnic with Jesus.”

    • Karen T

      That’s beautiful. And I’m sorry for your loss. You were blessed to have a grandmother like that. I’m sure Jesus had plenty to share with her.☺

      • Judy Burba McGarvey

        Thank you. She was one of a kind.

  • MartyRobin24

    At our house the dog is the one that gets all the hotdogs. He only gets the best not chicken wieners or any that are cheap. People who come by to visit are jealous of what my dog eats. They keep asking if they can have some of his meals. Oh I almost forget he also gets steak, liver, Venusian, moose and caribou.

  • Pele T

    QT and Sam’s Club has some of the best hot dogs in my opinion.

  • My oldest, now 6, is a really picky eater, so two years ago when she asked to try a hot dog for the first time, I jumped on that opportunity to take her to the best place around. It is located on a beach & is a resturant that you just order from an outdoor window and go, no seats. Due to that, everyone usually sits on the wall of the beach to eat their food. Thats what we did. My daughter was enjoying her first hotdog and was saying that she was having a good time. Meanwhile she was feeding a few seagulls some of her fries. Not a big deal where we were. A couple minutes had passed since the last fry toss when out of nowhere we were bombarded by seagulls. We hadn’t noticed a family of 5 behind us throwing food to the seagulls nearby also. I turn to look back at my daughter & grab our food when I noticed her having a tug of war with a seagull for what was left of her hotdog. She first began asking the seagull politely to let go & drop her food but when she seen it wasnt listening, she began yelling Help he’s stealing my food. Needless to say she ended up losing the battle. Two years later and I still never hear the end it. She lectures me about “how could a mom do that to their child, take them to a place where seagulls steal food.” Lol We don’t even eat outside on the wall at that place anymore. She makes us eat in our car lol I think those seagulls traumatized her lol

  • Lisa Buczek

    I love the Turkeyhill hotdogs with onions, chilie sauce and cheese.