4th Of July Hot Dogs With A Variety of Toppings


Choose a topping of your choice for your hot dog.

1.) Pimento Cheese Dog


1/4 cup minced pimentos

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

3 tbsp. mayonnaise

1/4 tsp. hot sauce (optional)

Mix all ingredients together and top hot dog.

2.) Blue Cheese Dog


1/2 cup chopped celery

1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

3 tbsp. mayonnaise

1/2 tsp. hot sauce (optional)

Mix all ingredients together and top hot dog.

3.) Cream Cheese and Scallion Dog


4 tbsp. cream cheese

1 tbsp. milk

1/2 tsp. sea salt

2 scallions (chopped)

poppy seeds for sprinkling on top

Mix cream cheese, milk sea salt and scallions together. Top dog with cream cheese mixture and sprinkle with poppy seeds.

4.) BLT Dog


1/2 cup chopped romaine lettuce

1/2 cup chopped tomato

8 slices of cooked crispy bacon (crumbled)

3 tbsp. mayonnaise

Mix lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise together. Put mixture on top of hot dog and put crumbled bacon on top.


Homemade Grilled Corn Salad and Cole Slaw



Grilled Corn Salad


6 ears fresh corn, husked with silks removed
2 tbsp. canola oil
sea Salt and black pepper (pinch of each)
1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped

Lemon Dressing Ingredients:

1 lemon, juiced
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 tsp. sea salt and a pinch freshly ground black pepper


1. Rub corn with 2 tablespoons of canola oil and season with sea salt and black pepper. Grill or broil corn for 7 minutes or until ears are lightly browned. Remove from grill and allow to cool. Remove the kernels from the cob and place in a large mixing bowl along with red pepper and scallions.

2. In a small bowl, prepare dressing by whisking together lemon juice, olive oil, sea salt and black pepper. Toss the salad with the dressing and serve at room temperature.

Cole Slaw


1 small red onions (sliced thin)

6 cups finely shredded green cabbage

5 carrots, peeled and grated

5 tablespoons white wine vinegar

3/4 cup olive oil

2 tbsp. caraway seeds

sea salt to taste


1. In a large bowl, toss together the green cabbage, onion, and carrots. (Let chill in refrigerator.)
2. After vegetables are chilled, add olive oil, white wine vinegar, caraway seeds and sea salt to taste. Mix well.

Serve cold.