Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Ideas for Amping Up Your Bratwurst

May 26, 2017 2:45 PM

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I know what everyone wants to do Memorial Day Weekend: stand out in the backyard and grill some brats. But what if you want to amp them up? Do this!

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Sheboygan Style
Recipe

Make an onion relish, cut up some dill pickles and find some hardrolls.

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Pickle Juice Slaw
Recipe

Get a pretzel roll and make a crunchy cole slaw with pickle juice. Stuff it in there with a bratwurst and the whole thing tastes like Southern barbecue, somehow.

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Ssam Dog
Recipe

Korean-style ssam is all the rage because of David Chang’s Momofuku restaurants. If you want a backyard version, make a ginger scallion relish and add a cucumber spear to your dog. It’s really good.

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Hot Dogs Wrapped With Bacon, Topped With Avocado, Tomato & Mayo
Recipe

Why can’t a hot dog be more like a BLT? I think it can! It’s very California-style to do this and seriously amazing and decadent.

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Cincinnati Chili Dog
Recipe

If you can resist a chili dog, you’re a stronger person than I. I love everything about a good chili dog, and if you double the recipe you can have leftovers — and that will kick off the summer in glorious style.

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