Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs aka “Fancy Dogs”

  Mmm, sometimes you just need a good hot dog off the grill!!!!!  We have been without a kitchen since July, so we have grilling, crockpotting, and cooking in an electric skillet and toaster over. 

  I have been loving the Hebrew National Hot Dogs, they even go on sale once in a while!  I know hot dogs aren’t good for you, but at least this brand has no corn syrup, nitrates, or extra fake yucky stuff.

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs aka “Fancy Dogs”

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Description

Because sometimes you just need a Hot Dog with a little extra class…

Ingredients
  • 12 ounces, weight All Beef Hot Dogs
  • 4 ounces, weight Cheddar Cheese, Thinly Sliced In Strips
  • 8 slices Applewood Bacon, Thick Cut
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 8 whole Wheat Hot Dog Buns
  • Toppings: Your Favorite Slaw, Ketchup, Mustard, Onions, Sauerkraut, Relish
Preparation

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Slice your hot dogs down the center, but not cutting through to the bottom. Press cheese strips into the sliced opening of the hot dogs.
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Wrap with a piece of thick cut bacon, use a half a toothpick at the start and end of the bacon to hold during grilling.IMG_3028
Grill over medium heat until bacon is cooked through, and cheese is melted. Remove from grill and set aside.
Butter hot dogs buns. Place on the hot grates until nicely toasted. Serve hot dogs with your choice of toppings.
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Dig in!

~T

Fancy Hot Dogs

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BBQ Ranch Pork Wraps

  BBQ Pulled Pork couples with a delicious Chopped BBQ Ranch Salad Mix, for a “fix it and forget it”, supper.

BBQ Ranch Pork Wraps

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Ingredients
  • 5 pounds Pork Loin
  • 6 cloves Garlic, Pressed
  • 2 Tablespoons Liquid Smoke
  • 4 Tablespoons Worcestershire
  • 1 whole Lime, Zested And Juiced
  • 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch Mixed With A Splash Of Cold Water
  • 12 ounces, weight Bag Of Dole Chopped BBQ Ranch Salad Mix
  • 1 cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1 cup Coleslaw
  • Extra BBQ Sauce, If Needed
  • 12 whole Tortillas Or Bread Wraps
  • 1 cup Shredded Colby-jack Cheese
Preparation

FOR THE MEAT:
Salt and pepper pork loin and place in sprayed crockpot.
Add liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce, lime zest and juice.
Cook on low for 8 hours, then shred.
Pour off liquid into small sauce pan and add in cornstarch water mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring until thick.
Pour back over meat and keep warm until serving time, uncovered.

FOR THE SALAD MIX:
Set aside tortilla strips and dressing. In a large bowl, mix salad mix with 1 cup of coleslaw and 1 cup of carrot shreds. Right before serving, toss with dressing, adding additional BBQ sauce if it seems to dry for your liking.

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TO ASSEMBLE:
On a wheat tortilla, place shredded pork, colby jack cheese, salad mixture and top with the tortilla strips that come included in the salad kit. Wrap up and dig in!

Hugs, T

BBQ Ranch Pork Wraps

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