Whether it's been on your calendar for months or it comes as news to you, today is National Hot Dog Day! While hot dogs may not hold a place of honor on the food pyramid, they do make a perfect kid-friendly summertime splurge every now and again. From the classic grilled dog on a bun to some unexpected twists (pizza dogs, anyone?), we've found 11 ways for you and your family to honor the good old-fashioned American favorite today.
This tropical topping doesn't contain any of the same ingredients, yet it nonetheless achieves a similarly sweet, salty, sour, and spicy quality. Use all-natural hot dogs and buns, and you've got yourself a far less processed version of the ballpark hot dog. The best part? It takes minutes to make. For the ridiculously easy recipe, read more.