Recipes for the Best Hot Dogs and Hamburgers
Take summer's favorite meal of burgers and hot dogs a step further by adding flavorful homemade bread. Impress your guests with the best recipes for hot dogs and hamburgers.
A homemade bun holds up to the weight of a Reuben Dog.
The first hamburger as we know it (grilled ground-beef patty on a bun) allegedly was made by Oscar Weber Bilby on July 4, 1891, in Oklahoma Territory. Oscar’s burgers were such a hit that he served them every Fourth of July after that, sometimes to as many as 125 friends and neighbors. Check out these recipes for the best hot dogs and hamburgers the next time you host a cookout.
Recipes for the Best Hot Dogs and Hamburgers:
24-Hour Homemade Buns Recipe
Sautéed Onions and Peppers Recipe
Reuben Dog Topping Recipe
Pimiento Cheese Recipe
Easy Burger Toppings Recipes
Some may quibble about the origin of the hamburger, and the first hot dog on a bun is even harder to pin down, but no one disputes the fact that hamburgers and hot dogs are two of America’s most popular foods. No summer cookout is complete without burgers and dogs on the grill!
Most people have no trouble choosing their favorite patties or hot dogs from among all the meat and vegetarian options. Delicious condiments and toppings are easy to find. Where most hamburgers and hot dogs fall short is in the bun department. As K.C. Compton, Grit’s executive editor, said after her encounter with a commercial hot dog bun, “How do you describe the texture of something completely without texture? Or the flavor of something completely lacking in flavor?”