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Old 04-06-2005, 12:56 PM   #1
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Time to start thinking about....

Hot Dogs!

I freaking love hot dogs! Soon as the temps start getting into the 80's I start thinking about the All American tube steak! So how do you guys cook em? Grilled, boiled, ?

And what's your favorite brand? I love Sabrett's and Hebrew Nationals.

Here's a chili recipe you might like from an expert source....a pool hall in a small town in South Carolina! :badgrin:

Hot Dog Chili from Aiken Pool Hall, Aiken, SC

1 lb. hamburger meat
4 med onions -- diced/chopped
4 Tbsp mustard -- yellow
3 tsp sugar
2 tsp vinegar -- apple cider
2 tsp chili powder
1 cup catsup
salt -- to season

Break up the hamburger meat and put into a 4-qt. pan. Add enough hot water
to make a thick mix. Stir until smooth.

Add the remaining ingredients. Cook slowly for 1 hour. Can be thinned as
needed with water or beer.

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NOTES : The Aiken Pool Hall, Aiken, SC, is famous for having the best chili dogs in the area.
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Old 04-06-2005, 01:21 PM   #2
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Grilled.

Chili, slaw, mustard, and onions

Hebrew National or Nathan's
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Old 04-06-2005, 01:29 PM   #3
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Hey Captain,

I have some good friends that moved to Aiken three years ago, they are both retired and living the good southern life. Enjoying the weather and the golf courses. Plus, this weekend, they're only ten minutes from Augusta, GA and their home course is filled with golfers in town for the Masters.
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I had a chance to go see a practice round for about 300 bucks...thought long and hard, but I passed this time. Have your friends ever heard of the "Aiken Pool Hall"? By the way, it's a very thin chili, with the meat
in very small pieces. I make it a few times every spring and summer.

Raine, I've been eyeballing that stuff for a while now. I'm coming to Charlotte soon, or maybe Finney will pick some up for me.
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Slaw is a must!!!!!!!! Unless you have a good mustard relish. Sabrett's are the kind of dogs you get from the street vendors in New York. The are sold here in Myrtle at the grocery stores....they also sell vending carts and things like that from their website. They are pretty similar to Nathan's which I also like.

Anybody heard of Tony Packo's?
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SC horse country. I used to go to Akin once or twice a year for bicycle races and rides. Never ate at the pool hall. Chili dogs and long distance cycling don't mix well. :smt078 Not in the SC heat anyway.
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Tony Packo's was made famous by Cpl. Klinger on MASH. There really is a place in Toledo, and they are famous for their dogs...


http://www.tonypacko.com/

Now the Chicago style with the whole salad bar piled doesn't seem to good to me.
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By the way Texlaw, what is the exact definition of a "redhot"?
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Ok, no slaw is fine as long as you NEVER put ketchup on a hot dog again!

I'll get over your way and ask Bigwheel...I remember him saying something about "real" redhots a few years ago.

here's Stogies Coney style chili recipe...

ORIGINAL GREEK CONEY SAUCE

From the kitchen of Kevin Taylor, the BBQ GURU

I am a Coney dog aficionado. More than once I have opted for a Coney dog over a nice steak. I have tried dozens of Coney sauces and this one is by far my favorite. Our house always has a good supply of this in the freezer………even Kate likes this one!

1 lb. ground beef
1 C. shortening
1 medium onion, diced
1/3 C. chili powder
2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. black pepper, coarsely ground
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. cumin powder
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. basil, dried
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. dried oregano

Brown beef, onion and shortening. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer for 2 hours. You may have to add some water. This freezes well.

Ya gotta love that whole cup of shortening!
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I've had slaw on a hot dog, and I even had it in North Carolina. It ain't happening again. Now, a pulled pork sandwich is a different story, especially with that good, vinegary slaw.

I'm certainly all for mustard relish or something along those lines. I do mix things up with my dogs. Maybe ketchup, maybe sweet relish, maybe dill relish. Toast the bun, maybe not. A good dose of kraut when the spirit moves me. I've even gone a little Chicago and put tomatoes, sport peppers and some celery salt on there. All that is good. I just gave you my basic go-to dogs.

But no dadgum slaw! =;


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Did you have red slaw or white slaw?
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