An All-American Classic: National Frankfurter and Sauerkraut Day

Did you know that it’s National Frankfurter and Kraut Day?
By any other moniker…hot dogs…
and weiners and great toppings.
An All-American classic.
The Menu Shoppe has it covered…
Classic salutes and best-of “finds”.
Frankly, most opinion credits Nathan’s Famous as all-time best Hot Dogs.
Best of Americana.  Even served royally.
Uniquely hailed, 95 years of serving world reknown hot dogs.
Nathan’s World Famous Beef Hot Dog
Sauerkraut, Spicy Brown Mustard
Nathan’s Famous Beef Hot Dog
Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut
Thousand Island Dressing
…or whether gourmet style…
Beer Braised Hot Dogs with Braised Sauerkraut
3 cups refrigerated sauerkraut, rinsed, drained
1/2 cup dark beer (such as porter)
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
Hot Dogs
1 12-ounce bottle Belgian kriek (cherry) or raspberry lambic beer
2 tablespoons sugar
6 all-beef hot dogs
6 grilled hot dog buns
for the Sauerkraut
Simmer sauerkraut, beer, and sugar in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes. Season with pepper.
for the Hot Dogs
Bring beer and sugar to simmer in medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add hot dogs–simmer until dogs plump and beer syrup coats lightly, about 8 minutes. Transfer dogs to grill–reserve syrup. Top each bun with grilled hot dog and sauerkraut– drizzle with reserved beer syrup. Serve with mustard.
…and for something entirely unique…
Denver’s Best at Biker Jim’s Dog’s.  Featuring exotic menu of “haute dogs” like: Weiner Wellington, Duck Cilantro, Elk Jalapeno Cheddar, and Alaskan Reindeer.
If it’s on the menu…the Menu Shoppe has it covered.
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