Food The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog  

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The hot dog: the unofficial official food of baseball games and backyard barbecues. But you can't have a perfect hot dog without the perfect toppings. The best hot dog condiments are a matter of opinion. Some good hot dog recipes include pickled relishes, while other delicious hot dog toppings are fresh veggies. One of the most popular hot dog toppings is practically banned in the city of Chicago.

What sausage toppings will you find on this crave-worthy list? Mustard is one of the most popular toppings to add to a hot dog. Whether the sausage is grilled, boiled, or steamed, a hot dog topped with brown, yellow, or spicy mustard makes for a great lunch on a summer day. Ketchup is another popular hot dog topping – but don't ask for this item in Chicago unless you want to get a few dirty looks. Here, relish and sport peppers reign supreme. Other great hot dog toppings include pickles, sauerkraut, and celery salt.

What do you think are the best things to put on a hot dog? Give the best options a thumbs up to move them towards the top of the list, and please add any tasty toppings that are missing.
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Mustard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Mustard

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Onions is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Onions

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Cheese is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog

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Relish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Relish

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50 34
Ketchup is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog

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45 33
Sauerkraut is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Sauerkraut

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18 6
Chili con carne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Christopher Dial added

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37 35
Bacon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Bacon

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Jalapeno Peppers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Jalapeno Peppers

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25 31
Dill Pickles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Dill Pickles

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Cream cheese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
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24 33
French Fries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
French Fries

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Hot Sauce is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Hot Sauce

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Tomatoes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Tomatoes

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Ranch dressing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
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Banana Peppers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Banana Peppers

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Mayonnaise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Mayonnaise

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Salsa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
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Celery Salt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Celery Salt

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14 27
Fried Egg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Fried Egg

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Coleslaw is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Coleslaw

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Corn Chips is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Corn Chips

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Green Peppers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Green Peppers

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Mushrooms is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Mushrooms

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11 33
Avocado is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things to Put on a Hot Dog
Avocado