Ah, the dog days of summer. The Romans used to sacrifice a red pooch to appease the rage of Sirius, believing that this “Dog Star” was the cause of hot, sultry summer weather. Well, we at Mouth are not willing to sacrifice our dogs. Or our burgers (Ba-DUM-dum.)
In fact, quite the opposite. We’re all for a good dog pile! So, here are four ways to keep your grill game from going....yeah, another pun….to the dogs:
THE CHILI GRANOLA DOG
Adventurous Mouths, we’re throwing you a bone! Pile on Bad Seed’s Chili Granola, a fiery concoction that we can’t get enough of here at Mouth. Add tasty Plymouth Cheddar and garnish with chopped onions. Who let the dogs out?
THE PB+B DOG
You know you love the combo, so why not? Top your dog with Big Spoon Roasters Honeyed Peanut Butter and a slab of Tender Belly Dry Cured Maple Bacon. Garnish with a few Rick’s Picks Kosher Organic Dill Pickles and crushed peanuts for crunch!
THE CHIPS AND SALSA HOT HOT HOT DOG
Hot dog, indeed. Turn up the A/C by piling on Tortilleria Mi Nina White Corn Tortilla Chips, Zukali Aji Pepper Salsa and a few Lemon Bird Preserves Pickled Padron Peppers. Feel free to use your favorite taco-inspired toppings like avocado, grated cheese or cilantro.
THE INDIE CLASSIC HOT DOG
Three life-changing upgrades to the basics you’ve been using forever: Sir Kensington’s Classic Ketchup, A. Bauer’s Classic Grain Mustard, Marcia’s Munchies Thin-Sliced Bread & Butter Pickles.
Stay cool, people!