The Chicago Dog

4 dogs
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A completely stuffed hot dog done in the Chicago style. Piled high with tomatoes, pickles, onions, relish, mayo and mustard.


4 1/4 pound beef franks, boiled
Pickles, sliced
Tomatoes, sliced
White onions, diced
Celery Salt
Quick Cucumber Relish:
1 Cucumber, peeled, seeded, minced
4-5 sweet pickled cherry peppers, seeded and minced
1/3-1/2 Cup vinegar (try it with apple cider vinegar or white or red wine vinegar)
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 Teaspoon kosher salt (or to taste)


1) To make relish, peel and seed a cucumber.  Dice it small and mix it with the other relish ingredients.  Let it sit in the fridge for at least 15 minutes before using.

2) To prep dogs, boil them in lightly salted water for 5 minutes.

3) Toast buns.

4) Build dog with mayo and mustard.  Add sliced tomatoes and pickles.

5) Add dog and toppings.

6) Serve with napkins.  You’ll need them.