Dyngus Dog

Inspired by the Cleveland Indians' specialty frank
dyngus hot dog

Recipe by Charles Grayauskie


  • Hot dogs
  • Buns
  • Chopped garlic
  • Caraway seeds
  • Olive oil
  • Red cabbage
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Sour cream
  • Horse radish
  • Pierogi
  • Chopped chives


In a large skillet, cook 1 clove chopped garlic and 1 tsp. caraway seeds in 2 tbsp. olive oil over medium until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add 4 cups shredded red cabbage, 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar and 1 1/2 tsp. sugar, and cook until cabbage is tender, about 15 minutes; season. In a small bowl, mix 1 cup sour cream with 1/2 cup prepared horse radish; season. In another large skillet, cook 8 store-bought pierogi according to package directions. Top hot dogs with pickled red cabbage, pierogi, horseradish cream and chopped chives.