Any strong opinions out there? Just throw it on, husk, silk and all? Remove the silk, pull the husk back up, soak and grill? No soak? Remove husk and silk, then grill? Blanch, then grill? So many options...what works best?
Why You Should Spiral-Cut Your Hot Dog for Grilling
CHOW.com's Blake Smith shows how the simple technique of cutting a spiral pattern into your hot dog before grilling it will not only improve the wiener-eating experience, but will also transform the dog into a conversation starter.
What do people expect when they order a Hot Toddy? Not the original Jerry Thomas version; those are gross, says Jeffrey. Give your guests something flavorful that really warms them up. Start with a good Scotch Whisky and layer on lemon juice, ginger honey syrup and pimento dram. That is something worth drinking on a cold winter night!
Homemade mayonnaise is surprisingly easy to make, and since it tastes so much better than store-bought, it may sway even avowed mayo-haters. Plus, you can turn it into all sorts of other sauces and dips.