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The most polarizing food: where do you stand?

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  • HeidiCooksSupper
    HeidiCooksSupper Posts: 3,830 Member
    In South Carolina, I got into eating "slaw dogs." That's a hot dog on a bun with chili, onions and creamy coleslaw on top, ketchup and mustard optional. I liked mine with pimento cheese instead of chile and yes, please, to the ketchup and mustard. A hamburger done up in a similar fashion is termed "all the way."
  • corinasue1143
    corinasue1143 Posts: 6,545 Member
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    how does this make you feel?

    It makes me think of a child’s Birthday party.

  • bmeadows380
    bmeadows380 Posts: 3,098 Member
    In South Carolina, I got into eating "slaw dogs." That's a hot dog on a bun with chili, onions and creamy coleslaw on top, ketchup and mustard optional. I liked mine with pimento cheese instead of chile and yes, please, to the ketchup and mustard. A hamburger done up in a similar fashion is termed "all the way."

    Actually, that's a regular hot dog in WV - you order a hot dog with everything, you get chili, slaw, onions, ketchup, and mustard.

    I didn't even know hot dogs came any other way until I got out of the state! When I moved to PA and told my co-workers, they thought it sounded terrible, until I brought hot dogs in one day and convinced them to try it :)

    Just don't put beans in that chili, and if you have a little relish, especially corn relish, put that on top, too!
  • pancakerunner
    pancakerunner Posts: 6,109 Member
    In South Carolina, I got into eating "slaw dogs." That's a hot dog on a bun with chili, onions and creamy coleslaw on top, ketchup and mustard optional. I liked mine with pimento cheese instead of chile and yes, please, to the ketchup and mustard. A hamburger done up in a similar fashion is termed "all the way."

    Actually, that's a regular hot dog in WV - you order a hot dog with everything, you get chili, slaw, onions, ketchup, and mustard.

    I didn't even know hot dogs came any other way until I got out of the state! When I moved to PA and told my co-workers, they thought it sounded terrible, until I brought hot dogs in one day and convinced them to try it :)

    Just don't put beans in that chili, and if you have a little relish, especially corn relish, put that on top, too!

    that sounds really good actually...
  • pancakerunner
    pancakerunner Posts: 6,109 Member
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  • SuzySunshine99
    SuzySunshine99 Posts: 2,767 Member
    How do we feel about top-sliced hot dog buns? I mean, in THEORY it makes sense...it’s much more stable and won’t tip over. But, to me, it’s just so wrong.
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  • vanityy99
    vanityy99 Posts: 2,575 Member
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    I would like that because I like crunch with my foods.
  • glassyo
    glassyo Posts: 6,563 Member
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    WANT! I've been craving a hot dog and that looks good.
  • bmeadows380
    bmeadows380 Posts: 3,098 Member
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    yup - that's it! :D The best hotdogs are the ones made by the parents and sold at school sporting events concession stands; they usually use homemade chili sauce; nothing in a can will compare
  • bmeadows380
    bmeadows380 Posts: 3,098 Member
    How do we feel about top-sliced hot dog buns? I mean, in THEORY it makes sense...it’s much more stable and won’t tip over. But, to me, it’s just so wrong.
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    ugh - that's way, way too much bread.
  • jennibear22
    jennibear22 Posts: 92 Member
    These must be American? Never seen before but they look awful.
  • SuzySunshine99
    SuzySunshine99 Posts: 2,767 Member
    These must be American? Never seen before but they look awful.

    Hot dogs? The high quality ones are just an all-beef sausage, so they can be pretty good if you like that sort of thing. Every region has their own take on how to cook it, toppings, type of bun, etc. Here in Chicago they tend to look like this....boiled or steamed sausage on a poppyseed bun. Topped with mustard, onions, pickle relish, tomato slices, sport peppers, a pickle slice, and a sprinkle of celery salt. NO KETCHUP.
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  • bmeadows380
    bmeadows380 Posts: 3,098 Member
    the pickle slice sounds interesting. I can do without ketchup if it has good chili sauce. Not sure about the poppy seed bun, though.
    These must be American? Never seen before but they look awful.

    yup, they're American. To each his own, though - I've seen a few examples brought up in this very thread from other parts of the world where they are popular, and I'm thinking "you eat that?" lol
  • lemurcat2
    lemurcat2 Posts: 7,893 Member
    These must be American? Never seen before but they look awful.

    Hot dogs? The high quality ones are just an all-beef sausage, so they can be pretty good if you like that sort of thing. Every region has their own take on how to cook it, toppings, type of bun, etc. Here in Chicago they tend to look like this....boiled or steamed sausage on a poppyseed bun. Topped with mustard, onions, pickle relish, tomato slices, sport peppers, a pickle slice, and a sprinkle of celery salt. NO KETCHUP.
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    Yup, this is what I am used to and like. Except I prefer it without the tomatoes.
  • ccrdragon
    ccrdragon Posts: 3,266 Member
    These must be American? Never seen before but they look awful.

    Hot dogs? The high quality ones are just an all-beef sausage, so they can be pretty good if you like that sort of thing. Every region has their own take on how to cook it, toppings, type of bun, etc. Here in Chicago they tend to look like this....boiled or steamed sausage on a poppyseed bun. Topped with mustard, onions, pickle relish, tomato slices, sport peppers, a pickle slice, and a sprinkle of celery salt. NO KETCHUP.
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    Can't do the poppy seed bun because the company I work for does a lot of federal contracts so we get to do random pee tests, but everything else sounds good!
  • Slacker16
    Slacker16 Posts: 1,184 Member
    acpgee wrote: »
    (...) pan fried brain tasted like deep fried butter.
    You say that like it's a bad thing. Breaded and fried brain is <3

  • Shropshire1959
    Shropshire1959 Posts: 982 Member
    They look awful.. Wouldn't touch them with a barge-pole.
  • pancakerunner
    pancakerunner Posts: 6,109 Member
    how do YOU eat it?

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  • glassyo
    glassyo Posts: 6,563 Member
    how do YOU eat it?

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    I haven't had corn on the cob in ages but, when I did, still on the cob, using both hands, lots of butter. And I'd work my way across.

    Damn, I used to love sucking the corn remnants off the cob part.

  • quiksylver296
    quiksylver296 Posts: 28,209 Member
    edited June 2020
    We had corn on the cob on Father's Day. It was so yum.