Great American Hot Dog Book, The: Recipes and Side Dishes from Across America


Great hot dog recipes and side dishes from famous locales nationwide
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Great hot dog recipes and side dishes from famous locales nationwide
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423600220
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 3/13/2007
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 786,466
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Becky Mercuri, has been a contributing editor for Cookbook Collectors Exchange, a nationally distributed newsletter, for seven years. She was the editor of a popular food and travel column for the Wellsville Daily Reporter in western New York. An accomplished cook who has gathered recipes throughout the world, Becky is a contributing member to several organizations and their national newsletters, an avid student of culinary history, a member of the Southern Foodways Alliance, and a well-respected food and travel writer based in New York State.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 8

The Real Story of the American Hot Dog: Debunking the Urban Legends 11

Hot Dogs of the Northeast: Pushcarts Roll and Mustard Rules 19

Hot Dogs of the Southeast: Slaw Dogs and a Slathering of Sauces 59

Hot Dogs of the Midwest: Coneys, Chicago-style Hot Dogs, and Pronto Pups 89

Hot Dogs of the Great Plains: Corn Dogs, Chile Dogs, and Buffalo Dogs 105

Hot Dogs of the West and Southwest: Some Like it Hot 115

Hot Dogs of the Pacific: Hollywood Glamour Dogs and Succulent Sausage 131

Photography Credits 142

Index 143

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  • Posted February 20, 2010


    I would review the book but first I have to recieve it. Book was ordered Jan. 3, still haven't recieved it on Feb. 20

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  • Posted May 9, 2009


    It's not just another hot dog book. Great recipes, ease of use with a touch of something a little different for your dogs... Great addition to any foodies library or dog connoisseur's kitchen. Well worth the money.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2007

    A 'Must-Have' Book for people who love hot dogs

    The Hot Dog is one of America's favorite foods. This WONDERFUL cookbook and travel guide is a true testament of that fact! The recipes are great and varied, so there really isn't a wrong way to enjoy this great iconic food! This would make a great gift for the 'hot dog maven' in your life! I'm going to get my copy right now!!!

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