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Hebrew Nationals vs. Nathan's

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Hebrew Nationals vs. Nathan's

Davwud | Aug 24, 2008 11:16 AM

Hey Hounds

So last night at dinner we had a conversation about the best store bought hot dogs. Mrs. Sippi and I said it was Nathan's and my friend said it was Hebrew Nationals.
I know a lot of folks have had their favourites and opinions on here but we decided to do a taste test.

We bough a package of each last night and had them for lunch today.

The precooked smell test definitely weren't to the Nathan's. Nice garlic aroma.

I did them three ways and the buns we used were plain old hot dog buns.

Boiled, plain, no bun. We both tried it this way.
Boiled, on a bun
Grilled,on a bun
I split both mine in half and did one end with 2 year old extra old white cheddar, mustard, kraut and onions. I did the other end with ketchup (keep the comments to yourself), mustard and Kraft singles
Mrs Sippi had all her dogs the same way.

We both felt that far and away the Nathan's were superior. It had better flavour, it puffed up on the grill (which I like) and stood up against the condiments better.

I had never had a Hebrew National before and I must say I was rather disappointed. If they were available here in Canada I wouldn't bother with them.

DT

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