Spider Dogs, Octo-Dogs:The Hottest Dogs for Kids!

31 May

We’ll be camping and grilling again this summer, so here is a reminder for you (and me) on the coolest way to grill hot dogs for kids!

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Quick grill idea for kids!

Quick grill idea for kids!

Grilled Spider-Dogs

Packaged hot dogs

1 skewer for each hotdog

You’ll want a hot grill going for this.

Stick a skewer halfway through each hot dog lengthwise.

Carefully cut the free half into quarters, lengthwise.

Lay the sliced ends of the hot dogs on the grill. The slices will curl back away from each other as they cook. When the sliced end is cooked and curled, carefully remove the dogs from their skewers, skewer through the cooked end and slice uncooked half into quarters lengthwise. Lay the uncooked ends of the dogs on the grill and cook until they are also curled back and you have a spider (or octo-) dog!

Hurray!!

Hurray!!

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7 Responses to “Spider Dogs, Octo-Dogs:The Hottest Dogs for Kids!”

  1. Mad Dog June 2, 2013 at 9:11 pm #

    They look really weird, but I bet kids love them 😉

    • Natalia at Hot, Cheap & Easy June 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm #

      Yeah, it’s a sure fire success at barbecues…they do look a bit like grilled baby octopus in the wrong color….

  2. ericrynne May 31, 2013 at 3:44 pm #

    Wow! Fun with food for the kiddos! My five year old would love this!

  3. Yinzerella May 31, 2013 at 11:54 am #

    Oh, lordy, your spider/octo dogs look so much better than mine.
    That’s what I get for boiling and using a turkey dog.
    http://dinnerisserved1972.com/2012/07/25/wiener-wednesday-octodog/
    Amiright?

  4. aregularcupofjo May 31, 2013 at 11:06 am #

    I have never in my entire life seen a hotdog like that. It looks awesome. I am going to have to request my hotdogs to be cooked this way from now on. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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