Coney sauce, or Coney Island hot dog sauce as it’s also known, is a ground beef topping for hot dogs. A little goes a long way, so this makes enough for a dozen Coney dogs. Since it also freezes well, why not make a double or triple batch and then it’s ready for when it’s too hot to turn on the stove.

The Whistle Dog was Farmer Rob’s favourite A&W treat; many of our dates ended up at the A&W drive-in. Thankfully the Whistle Dog is easy to recreate at home with a butterflied hot dog, sweet green relish, fried bacon, grated Cheddar cheese and diced white onion.

If you’ve ever visited Chicago, you are probably familiar with the phenomenon that is a Chicago-style hot dog. Topped with crispy onions, cornichon, sport peppers, chopped tomato, and Dijon mustard.

Full of colour and Vietnamese flavour, this hot dog is topped with a homemade slaw, a crunchy cucumber and sriracha mayo.

Topped with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, a pickle spear, and an easy homemade Russian Dressing, these Reuben Hot Dogs are fun twist on the classic sandwich.

Seattle dogs are essentially a delicious mash-up of hot dogs and bagels. Split open and seared, served with cream cheese and sautéed onions. Sometimes topped with other traditional toppings like jalapeños, sauerkraut, and sriracha.

Hawaiian hot dogs with grilled pineapple and teriyaki mayo are crazy delicious and make the perfect addition to a family BBQ.

Italian sausages and peppers are roasted together on a sheet pan then topped with a homemade honey mustard sauce. Not only is it easy clean up, but if you don’t have a BBQ on hand this is a great substitute.

Fresh avocado and crispy bacon topped with sriracha and mayo, the hot dog is spiralized for an extra crisp, juicy, meaty goodness.

These Tex-Mex rancheros hot dogs are piled high with sharp cheddar, black beans, salsa, avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice. These are bound to be a favourite this spring and summer.

With a sauce that is cheesy, creamy, spicy and a touch tangy, it’s balanced with a cooling, crunchy slaw. Not a fan of blue cheese, feel free to leave it out entirely or swap in feta instead.

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