National Hot Dog Month

The Weaver Chicken Hot Dog Recipe Book During the 1930’s and 40’s processed food manufactures created cook books with recipes that encouraged consumers to use their products (ie; add 6 cup of…, or stir in 3 boxes of… etc). Hot Dob Queen

The Hot Dog Queen, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, (born July 18th, 1936) and Nathan’s hot dog eating contest (July 4th) are a few examples of early hot dog promotional ideas. The Oscar Meyer Wienermobile

The National Hot Dog & Sausage Council created National Hot Dog Day on July 23rd (and later, National Hot Dog Month) as a way to encourage people to eat more hot dogs.

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