Spiralize Your Hot Dogs and Never Look Back

Try this new twist on hot dogs our executive food editor swears by.
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True story: all of these hot dogs would probably taste better spiralized.

For several years now, I’ve been telling anyone who would listen that spiralized hot dogs are a revelation. Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it? Well, it’s true. Cutting a hot dog into a corkscrew shape gives you more crispy bits, which are the best part! Those grooves also create nooks for catching your favorite toppings. All you need is a skewer and a sharp small knife. So what are you waiting for?

Step 1

Insert a skewer lengthwise through a hot dog. (If the skewer pops out the side, just pull it back out and start again.)     

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Step 2

Place the hot dog on a work surface. Using a sharp small knife, cut down to the skewer at an angle while rolling the hot dog away from you.     

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Step 3

Remove the skewer and transfer the hot dog to a grill. Cook until crispy.     

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