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Grilling out is a summertime staple, and what better way to celebrate Hot Dog Month with some fun ways to top off your hot dog?

Here are some fun topping combos you may not have thought of:

Bruschetta Dogs:

Top your hot dogs with a fresh salsa made of basil leaves, diced tomatoes, garlic, italian seasoning and salt and pepper.

Taco Dogs: 

Add a little fiesta to your hot dog by topping it with lettuce, cheese, ground beef, tomatoes and your favorite taco chips.

BLT Dogs:

Two summer staples in one! Wrap your hot dogs in bacon before throwing them on the grill, then top with lettuce and tomatoes.

Pizza Dogs:

For a really fun twist, top your hot dog with a little bit of pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese,  and pepperonis or sausage.

Chicago Dogs:

For a truly classic hot dog, top it the way Chicagoans do – yellow mustard, sweet pickle relish, chopped white onions, a dill pickle spear, two tomato slices and a sport pepper – all on a sesame seed bun!

Our Machine Shed Chefs also gave a few more ideas….

Club Sandwich Dog – Ham, Turkey, Swiss, American, Mayo, Bacon
Rueben Dog – Chopped Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Russian Dressing, Swiss
Lobster Roll – Lobster Salad atop dog and bun
Grilled Cheese Dog – Dog with Cheese grilled like a grilled cheese
Philly Cheesesteak Dog – make a Philly with a dog included

 Or Sushi Rolls –

California Dog – Avocado, Crab Meat, Wasabi, Soy, Pickled Vegetables
Spicy Tuna Dog – Spicy Tuna Poke, Wasabi Cream, Sriacha Sauce
Spider Roll Dog – Crispy Fried Soft Shell Crab with Oyster Sauce

What’s your favorite brand of hot dog? Share it in the comments!