Slaw Dog Millionaire

Slaw Dog Millionaire

I’m pretty picky about my wieners

Get your smutty mind out of the gutter..

… I’m talkin’ hot dogs…. more specifically – German style wieners. And the absolute best wiener in the world is made by Schaller & Weber. (Visit them at and place an order.) There is just something about that pork and beef blend, their traditional German spices and that crackly, ooohh soo crunchy natural casing that just defies an adequate, justifying description.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m sure there’s nothing wrong (for some people) with Hebrew National or Nathan’s – but they’re all beef – And an all – beef wiener (quit giggling) is just tough and chewy. A winner wiener needs some pork to make it tender; it needs fat to make it unctuous; it needs natural oinky intestine casings to give it that critical crack when you sink your teeth into it…. otherwise, you might as well be eating Oscar’s bologna.

It needs one more thing to make it perfect

SLAW – You see, I’m a minimalist when it comes to dogs in a bun. Give me a great dog, some kick-ass German Mustard and some serious Cole Slaw and I’ll give you a million dollars….

ok, not a million… but a couple of bucks and some change…..
… and I’ll paint your house.

SlawDog Millionaire

Makes 4 Cups… enough for a pack of dags
2 Cups Cabbage – Grated on Medium
1/2 Cup Radish – Grated Fine
1/2 Cup Carrots – Grated Fine
1 Green Onion – Minced (Including Stems)
1 Cup Mayonnaise
1/2 Teaspoon Celery Seed
2 Tablespoons Sugar
1/4 Cup Cider Vinegar
1 to 2 Teaspoons Salt (Depending on Taste)
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1/2 Teaspoon Spicy Mustard
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Horseradish

(If you can find it – substitute a good spicy German Mustard with horseradish in it for the previous 2 ingredients. I always keep a bottle of it in the fridge – it comes in handy)
Medium Non Reactive Mixing Bowl

Grate the cabbage, carrots and radish into the bowl, and the minced onion

Add a teaspoon of salt, pepper and sugar and let sit for 15 minutes

Add the vinegar and celery seed, and mix well to get the seeds throughout

Refrigerate for 1/2 hour

Add the mayonnaise and mustard (or mustard / horseradish) and mix well

Spoon a good 1/4 cup on each hot dog and serve with a side of extra hot spicy mustard for dipping.

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