Sunday, November 23, 2008

Good Stuff!

It's almost guaranteed that I never spent this much time doing homework, but I have put in a little research on the "Sonoran Hot Dog". No, it's not some species of wildlife or new dog breed, but instead something near and dear to my heart, a good ol' hot dog. I came across several blogs and other sources reporting on this southwestern delicacy. Sometimes served from hot dog carts and very popular in southern Arizona eateries. After research and a field trip to a Latin grocery store to get bolillos, a great big soft and slightly sweet Mexican bread, I embarked on this culinary journey. Beef weenies, wrapped with hickory smoked bacon are grilled til they are golden brown, then placed in the opened bolillo. Next top this with pinto beans, grilled onions, chopped tomatoes, and chopped fresh onion. Steam on a ribbon of mustard, mayo, and green chile sauce. I made my green chile sauce by putting green chiles, you can use canned, into the food processor with a little water and a dab of olive oil, then process until smooth. The whole shebang is served with a grilled yellow pepper on the side, if you please. I think an ice cold Coca Cola is madatory. Like Will Rogers, who never met a man he didn't like, I can honestly say I never met a hot dog I didn't like. It was a hit with the family and will be added to the hot dog rotation. Check out this video to see an expert at work.


Designs by CK said...

WOW looks WAY yummy!!! I will have to try this sometime. Great post!

I've never met a hot dog I haven't liked either! LOL '-P)

Have a great week lady.

Chris :-)

Karen from A`Musements said...

Well, this post was just plain mean. It's 10:36 a.m., and I'm now 'jonesing' for a weenie and that fabulous billowy wonderment bread it's wrapped in.... but instead, oh Cruella DeVille (did I get the spelling of your name right?!) I am off to the DENTIST in an hour! Woe is me and my toofies... What's next from you? Caramel apples that I can't have either?
Not really NEEDING fluffy bread wrapped around a dog, but wanting it anyway....