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In the kitchen at Di's House

Happy National Hot Dog Day!

on July 19, 2017


We celebrated National Hot Dog Day with carrot dogs today!  I used Brand New Vegan’s recipe, which involves cooking the carrots, then marinating them in a soy sauce & vinegar mixture.  The recipe calls for liquid smoke, which I don’t like, so I substituted smoked paprika.  Sweet potato fries on the side added even more orange to the plate.

I wouldn’t say the carrot itself tasted like hotdog, but on a bun with the mustard, they did.  They are so much better than any tofu or faux meat rendition I’ve tried.  I want to try cooking them in the instant pot, as well as try using baby carrots and making “pigs in a blanket.”

The buns are homemade too, but not vegan.  The dough has water, flour, sugar, salt, powdered milk, and butter.  A lot better texture than the squishy store-bought kind.


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