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Chili Cheese Dogs with a Twist

The pork tenderloin was not defrosted so I went fridge diving for tonight's dinner supper. I found 5 hot dogs still in date, two hatch peppers, one onion and cheese........What to make? Chili cheese dog, of course, but with a twist.

Watched this storm most of the way home. Lots of lightning and blustering. Decided to challenge Mother Nature with a mini cook

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Par roasting the hatch chilis and onions

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storm getting closer

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Salsa made with the roasted tomato, onion and smashed garlic with dash of vinegar, Mexican oregano, salt and pepper.

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Large, small and mini SW Austin

Comments

  • What a brilliant idea! That is awesome! Hope the storm is peaceful.
    LBGE 2013, SBGE 2014, Mini 2015
    Columbus IN
  • DfishelDfishel Posts: 104
    Looks amazing.
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 3,623
    Now that's ingenuity at its finest.

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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,502
    Very imaginative - stay safe from the storm.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,565
    I'm doing that this weekend once the hatch festival rolls into Wegmans here. Maybe a chile chili cheese dog...

    I just thought of an even better idea...

    Chile chili cheese dog relleno?
  • Now THATS intriguing!
    When I'm not Eggin', I'm scootin'   Eggin' and 'cueing from Temecula Ca; an hour from San Diego, an hour and five minutes from Palm Springs, and an hour and a half from Los Angeles (yeah, right. With THAT traffic?)
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,218
    Very innovative! Looks good.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Joan, that is absolute GENIUS. You continue to amaze me!
    Judy in San Diego
  • @all thanks. I am not a big hot dog fan (other half loves 'em), but I have to admit these dogs were pretty tasty. @ Eggcelsior go for it relleno sounds very interesting.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 468
    Wow, thank goodness for this forum, I apparently do not possess the ingenuity of my piers, this is a must try.
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
  • @aquacop....necessity is the mother of invention and fridge/pantry diving can sometimes yeild the best cooks.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 8,711
    Awesome idea!  I love the use of the onion rings to hold them together.  


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  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,474
    Just so creative. You put a smile on my face. ;;)
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • Brilliant!
    LBGE & Mini
    Orlando, FL
  • A Coney Dog with cheese is a chilI & cheese dog. Your creation should not be referred to in the same sentence as the hum drum coney. Outstanding creativity!

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,420

    @aquacop....necessity is the mother of invention and fridge/pantry diving can sometimes yeild the best cooks.
    Going to be attempting a version of these dogs today. Do you have to roast the peppers first before building the dog?
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,562

    Oh that looks good. Guess what I am doing this evening.

     

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