National Hot Dog Day in July celebrates a summertime staple on a bun. Enjoy one piping hot and add some relish and mustard to go!

The World Champion Hog Dog eater retained his title yet again earlier this month!
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National Hot Dog Day is today!

Fire up the grill!

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council created National Hot Dog Day.

Additionally, this industry lobbying group sees to it that National Hot Dog Day is set to coincide with its hosting of a hot dog lunch on Capitol Hill every year on a Wednesday in July.

“To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.”  Otto von Bismarck

In any event, this year’s hot dogging it will feature an homage to Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. on the fiftieth anniversary of their landing on the moon as hot dogs were among the first foods eaten by them during their historic mission to the moon.

Get your red hots here!
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And for some hot dog and sausage grilling recipe suggestions, check out twenty-five definitely different recipes, including one for Cleveland’s famous “Dyngus Dog.”

Alternatively, consider trying one (or more) of ten other signature hot dogs from baseball parks around the country.

Then again, it is tough to top a properly made Fenway Frank by The Sausage Guy on the way into catching a game at Fenway Park.

Source: NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY – Changes Annually – National Day Calendar

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