Before heading out for a weekend picnic, I place hot dogs in a thermos and cover them with boiling water. When it’s time to eat, the hot dogs are piping hot. Don’t forget the buns! —Sandra Miller, Lexington, Kentucky
What do folks eat at a ball game? Hot dogs, of course! For our baseball theme party, I jazzed them up with an easy homemade barbecue sauce and a tangy relish that's become a family tradition. I make up a supply when our garden's booming with zucchini.—Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
"Plain hot dogs are dressed up with an appealing Tex-Mex flavor in this recipe," reports Marion Stanley of Joseph, Oregon. "I made these stuffed hot dogs for my kids when they were young and later for my grandchildren."