A crunchy cabbage leaf makes a perfect gluten-free alternative to a bun. It offers plenty of space to tuck in fresh herbs, piquant pickles, and, of course, a juicy dog. Makes 8
Carolina Dog: Pulled Pork with Cole Slaw North Carolina is renowned for its pulled pork and vinegary barbecue sauce. When we want to make these dogs, we make it easy by grabbing some takeout from our favorite BBQ joint then getting the grill going. Makes 8
Grand Rapids’ geographic spot inspired this tasty dog—a hybrid between a classic Chicago dog (the two cities share a Lake Michigan shoreline) and a Detroit Coney. Makes 8
Austin Dog: Hill Country Chili with Corn Chips Frito pies are a favorite treat in and around Austin. There’s something magical that happens as the crunchy corn chips soften under the hot chili and cheese. Makes 8
Creamy avocado, an herby dressing, and a shower of arugula make this dog fit for a (green) goddess. Makes 8
These are the tastiest creepy crawlies we know! Makes 32 spooky treats
Spicy fermented cabbage, a smear of Sriracha mayo—yes, this dog is for people who crave flavor and heat. Makes 8
Turns out the components of a Greek salad make an awfully good topping for a hot dog, especially when they’re spiked with a hit of black olive tapenade.