National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Established in 1994, the Council serves as an information resource to consumers and media on issues related to quality, safety, trivia, nutrition, preparation and recipes of hot dogs and sausages. www.hot-dog.org.

I love this new Twix Bar flavor!
06/03/2019

I love this new Twix Bar flavor!

Happy Memorial Day! START. YOUR. GRILLS.
05/27/2019

Happy Memorial Day! START. YOUR. GRILLS.

The Summer Grilling Season is upon us! Americans will enjoy 7 Billion hot dogs between now and Labor Day. Make sure you'...
05/24/2019
Hot Dog Etiquette | NHDSC

The Summer Grilling Season is upon us! Americans will enjoy 7 Billion hot dogs between now and Labor Day. Make sure you're following the appropriate hot dog etiquette to get the best hot dog experience!
http://www.hot-dog.org/culture/hot-dog-etiquette

Everyday Guidance for Eating America's Sacred Food The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council includes a full guide for etiquette in an online video, but here are just a few tips and tricks. Full Guide for Etiquette

Scrapple hot dog topped with lobster meat 😋- from the Dover International Speedway
05/21/2019

Scrapple hot dog topped with lobster meat 😋
- from the Dover International Speedway

Hot dog puns…we relish them! This article has some good ones but we’re guessing you can do better. Comment and share...
05/15/2019
28 Hot Dog Puns For Your Summer BBQ Needs & Relishing The Good Times With Your Besties

Hot dog puns…we relish them! This article has some good ones but we’re guessing you can do better. Comment and share this post with your best hot dog/sausage pun and we'll send the person with the punniest response a Wiener Warrior T-shirt.

Every time you get a whiff of burgers, hot dogs, and other barbecue-related foods, you think about summer. You imagine sitting at a picnic table with your best friends near the beach, laughing over bowls of potato salad and Polaroid picture frames.…

Grilling season is coming
05/13/2019

Grilling season is coming

Are you all for or against these mac & cheese hot dog creations?
05/09/2019

Are you all for or against these mac & cheese hot dog creations?

Bad look for the CHICAGO franchise quarterback..
05/06/2019
Bears' Trubisky Ate Hot Dogs With Ketchup, Will Try To Change

Bad look for the CHICAGO franchise quarterback..

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky agrees he may have committed an infraction three or four years ago, which was the last time he had a hot dog. His choice of topping then: ketchup.

Appreciation post for the mighty White Sausage
05/02/2019
Weisswurst is the best sausage you’re not grilling

Appreciation post for the mighty White Sausage

My family grilled hot dogs and bratwurst growing up, but it was the weisswurst I most looked forward to. Literally “white sausage,” weisswurst are made from veal and pork, finely ground to a smooth, creamy texture. They’re remarkably mild but not unflavorful, as many butcher shops’ versions ...

04/27/2019
Hot Dog Factoid

Did you know by 1893, sausages were common at most American ballparks?

Hot Dog etiquette: Sleeping in your hot dog costume is encouraged https://news.yahoo.com/little-girl-dons-hot-dog-181952...
04/26/2019
Little Girl Dons Hot Dog Costume at Bedtime to 'Ketchup' on Some Sleep

Hot Dog etiquette: Sleeping in your hot dog costume is encouraged
https://news.yahoo.com/little-girl-dons-hot-dog-181952146.html

When Micah Clem’s young daughters Lucy Jo and Nora wanted to wear costumes to bed, he allowed them to choose their outfits. Nora, however, chose something quite impractical. While Lucy Jo chose a comfortable Frozen-themed Princess Elsa costume, Nora hilariously chose an hot-dog outfit. Clem posted...

Not sure if this is a debate we want to have.
04/25/2019
Let's settle the debate: Is hot dog water broth or stock?

Not sure if this is a debate we want to have.

Never let it be said that we at The Takeout don’t pay attention to our readers. On the whole, we find you a delightful bunch. As we slave away at our keyboards for many hours a day, sending out a metric ton of words into the anonymous internet stratosphere, really, your feedback means a lot. And w...

Headline: Dax Shepard correctly claims that a hot dog is not a sandwich
04/22/2019
Hey Dax Shepard, is a hot dog a sandwich?

Headline: Dax Shepard correctly claims that a hot dog is not a sandwich

Dax Shepard is the host of Armchair Expert, the most popular new podcast of 2018. An interview show that “celebrates the messiness of being human, Armchair Expert sees Shepard comfortably converse with actors, writers, comedians, filmmakers, and others about their lives. It’s a good listen, and ...

Happy Easter! The Easter Bunny and mighty Hot Dog have been close friends for centuries. Here's to many more!
04/21/2019

Happy Easter! The Easter Bunny and mighty Hot Dog have been close friends for centuries. Here's to many more!

This champ is trying and ranking a hot dog at every MLB ballpark this summer. Follow along with his list here:
04/19/2019
Let The Great Hot Dog Challenge Begin! - 4Bases4Kids

This champ is trying and ranking a hot dog at every MLB ballpark this summer. Follow along with his list here:

A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz. Humphrey Bogart Hot dogs and baseball seem to go hand in hand, even though neither has hands per se. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) estimated that 18.3 million hot dogs would be enjoyed at baseball stadiums in 2018. Another 4....

Who's wearing the crown in your state?
04/17/2019
The Best Hot Dog in Every State

Who's wearing the crown in your state?

Whether you're vacationing in the next state or planning a cross-country drive, this is must-know info for every hot dog-lover.

Thank you to the thousands of hot dog and sausage lovers who voted in our Condiment Madness bracket challenge! And congr...
04/16/2019

Thank you to the thousands of hot dog and sausage lovers who voted in our Condiment Madness bracket challenge!
And congrats to ~30 people who voted in every single poll, earning a Wiener Warrior T-shirt! Check your private messages if you're one of them.
Finally, congrats to Debra Campbell-Jacobson on sharing the most posts during the bracket challenge and earning a gift card to her favorite hot dog location!
It's been fun 🌭

Agree or disagree?
04/15/2019

Agree or disagree?

New at Atlanta Braves games: The Blooper Burger — 4 cheeseburger patties, a footlong hot dog & chicken tenders with le...
04/12/2019

New at Atlanta Braves games: The Blooper Burger — 4 cheeseburger patties, a footlong hot dog & chicken tenders with lettuce, tomato, onion & jalapenos, covered in cheese sauce and held together with Texas toast

Can you guys stop...
04/10/2019

Can you guys stop...

The REAL March Madness ended last night. Your votes were heard and a hot dog and sausage condiment champion was crowned....
04/08/2019

The REAL March Madness ended last night. Your votes were heard and a hot dog and sausage condiment champion was crowned. Congratulations to ... MUSTARD!! A well-deserved victory over a formidable opponent: Onions.
Here's the full bracket. Share with your friends to make sure everyone knows the true condiment champion!
Thanks to everyone who voted.

04/05/2019

🚨 CONDIMENT CHAMPIONSHIP VOTING BEGINS NOW 🚨

As many expected, the No. 1 seeds — Mustard and Onions — will face off. Tell us now which is the ultimate hot dog and sausage condiment.

04/03/2019

Final matchup before the championship! 1 seed Onions vs 2 seed Cheese. VOTE!

04/01/2019

Here we go, Final Four of Condiment Madness begins now! Vote now between 1 seed Mustard and 3 seed Chili!

MLB fans will consume about 18.3 million hot dogs and nearly 4 million sausages this baseball season. We hope you'll be ...
03/30/2019
Hot dogs still reign supreme at MLB ballparks | WTOP

MLB fans will consume about 18.3 million hot dogs and nearly 4 million sausages this baseball season. We hope you'll be a part of it!

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council in D.C. says MLB fans will consume about 18.3 million hot dogs and nearly 4 million sausages this baseball season. See where the Nationals rank among hot dog prices and consumption.

Your condiment Final Four is here! Final Four voting begins Monday. And don't forget, if you vote in every poll, we'll g...
03/29/2019

Your condiment Final Four is here! Final Four voting begins Monday.
And don't forget, if you vote in every poll, we'll give you a Wiener Warrior T-shirt. The person who shares the polls with the most friends will take home a gift card for their favorite hot dogs.

Happy Opening Day!!! Which wiener would be your first choice?
03/28/2019

Happy Opening Day!!! Which wiener would be your first choice?

Hot dogs and sausages are the perennial MVP of concession stands at Major League ballparks across the country. Fans return each year to enjoy their classic favorites and to try new—often over-the-top, but always delicious—creations. We’ve compiled this guide featuring some of this year’s most unique offerings, along with our classic favorites.

03/28/2019

*Condiment Madness*
6 seed Bacon vs 2 seed Cheese

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