Wednesday, September 24, 2008

hot diggety dog!

At 10:00 am yesterday morning, I was watching Martha Stewart. . . and guess what she had on her show? If you just guessed hotdogs, you guessed it right! They had all kinds of hotdogs, infact, it was hotdog day. I don't typically crave a hotdog, but I always say that hotdogs are one of those foods that when you decide you want one, ya just gotta have one. Immediately I rack my brain for where I can go get a good hotdog. What did I come up with? NOTHING! I couldn't rectify going to the grocery store to get all of the fixin's just for my one hotdog, so I gave up hope. Then, Seth comes home from lunch and asks me if I can make enough dinner for his friend Steve because he was coming over to work on some army work. I wouldn't typically be so excited about fixing dinner for a guest at the last minute, but my mind immediately raced to the idea of my ever delicious hotdog and I said, "Yes! I hope he likes hotdogs!!!" On my hotdog I put ketchup, mustard, mayo, chili, slaw and onions. . . soooo delicious ( I used to be a ketchup mustard girl, but Seth got me hooked on this combination)! Plus we had french fries :) and cookies (hey, we had company!) So today, I encourage you to eat a hotdog, with whatever you want on it. You could even try Martha's ditch dog that has macaroni and cheese on it!!! And just in case that sounds good to you, here's the recipe:

Ditch Plains Ditch Dog

Coarse salt
1 pound elbow pasta
2 cups milk
2 cups heavy cream
3 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 pound white American cheese, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, room temperature
1/2 pound Gruyere, grated, room temperature
1/3 cup Parmesan, grated, room temperature
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
8 hot dogs
8 potato hot dog buns


Hannah said...

ok so im trying so hard over here to eat healthy but then you have to go and put that picture up!! LOOKS SOOO YUMMY!

THE WADE'S said...

any hotdog you need a fork to eat because it is too messy to pick up is a good hotdog! I like mine with chili, onions, and cheese!

Newmans Wildcats said...

Thats just to much for me!