New Team Member


We have a new Addition to our “Give A Dog” team to work with younger children; the problem is we don’t know what to call him. If you have an idea tell us and the best idea wins a “Give A Dog” water bottle.



PREP TIME 5 mins  COOK TIME 30 mins  TOTAL TIME 35 mins

Recipe from, “Show Me the Yummy”

A lightly toasted hot dog bun piled with an all beef hot dog, slowly caramelized onions, smokey cream cheese, spicy jalapeños, and don’t forget about those salty kettle chips for some crunch! Author: Show Me the Yummy

Serves: 6 hot dogs


The onions:

1 small yellow onion, halved and sliced

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

2 splashes dry white wine

The hot dogs:

6 all beef hot dogs

6 hot dog buns


4 jalapeño peppers

1 (8 oz) tub Philadelphia bacon cream cheese

Other optional toppings, if desired:

Jalapeño Kettle Chips

Yellow mustard



The onions:

Heat a large skillet over medium/medium low heat. Once hot, add in butter.

Once the butter has melted, add in sliced onion and cook for about 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and caramelized.

In the last minute or two, deglaze the pan with a couple splashes of dry white wine. Cook until the wine has absorbed.

Set aside.

The hot dogs:

Preheat your grill to high heat.

Cook hot dogs until warmed through.

Toast buns until golden brown, this won’t take long.

The jalapeños:

Place jalapeños on the grill and cook for about 8 minutes, turning every few minutes.*


Take one toasted bun and smear on bacon cheese cream.

Place hot dog in the bun and top with caramelized onions, jalapeños, kettle chips, and other additional toppings, as desired!


*Cooking time may vary. Turn every few minutes until the jalapeño has blackened/charrSeattle-Hot-Dog-Recipe-CloseUp

Classic Chili Dog

A beef hot dog on a bun, topped with a beef chili, onions and mustard. (From Rachael Ray)



  • 8 Beef hot dogs
  • 8 Hot dog buns


  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Onion, large
  • 1 (6-oz) can Tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp Cumin, ground
  • 1 cup Water


  • 1 Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp Mustard, yellow
  • 1 tbsp Chopped white onions


A Hot Dog For Everyone!

Chicago Dog: hotdog on a poppy seed bun with yellow mustard, green relish, chopped onions, tomato slices, dill pickle spear, sport (chili) peppers and a dash of celery salt. (No tomato ketchup in a true Chicago dog!)

New York Dog: hotdog on a bun with spicy mustard, red onion sauce and sauerkraut.

New England Dog: hotdog on a bun with fried onions, melted cheese, and mustard.

Texas Dog: hotdog on a bun with chili sauce, cheese, and jalapenos.

Rocky Dog: hotdog on a bun with grilled peppers, sauerkraut, and chopped onions.

Kraut Dog: hotdog on a bun with hot spicy mustard and sauerkraut.

Classic American Hot Dog: hotdog on a bun with tomato ketchup, yellow mustard, green relish, and chopped onions.

Coney Style Chili Cheese Dog: hotdog on a bun with mustard, chili sauce, chopped onions, and grated cheese.