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On Thanksgiving, we're all competitive eaters. So Dan sits down with Tim "Eater X" Janus to get a Thanksgiving Day pep talk and to learn more about the world of competitive eating. Much, much more.

What's the best ratio of burger or dog to bun? What's the best shape of watermelon? And what's the ideal serving temperature of each? We cover this and more when we pair two summer staples for your li

We cover corn dogs, pigs in blankets, and hot dogs as ingredients in soups, stews, casseroles, and other concoctions. Plus you, our loyal listeners, weigh in with unorthodox uses for hot dogs!

We look at basic hot dog augmentations, plus more complex options like those of Chicago, Tucson and Iceland. Advanced chili dog assembly is also discussed.

We celebrate July 4th by covering ideal hot dog type and cooking method, optimal length and girth, and the best way to put it in your mouth.

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  Dan and Win trade eating observations and experiences from their recent trips to Los Angeles, including Dan's first ever In-N-Out Burger, and his trip to the most pretentious coffee shop ever. Plus Dan shares interviews he did there with Cooking

This week we talk chili toppings, eating technique and alternative applications, including the often controversial intersection of chili and tortilla chips. Dan will reveal the chili cheese dog construction technique that solves the core structural issues of the dish, tested

My trip to Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona was way too short, but still filled with fantastic food, a mix of old favorites revisited and tasty new discoveries. Tacos book-ended the Tucson visit, from El Guero Canelo, a taco truck that

In our network TV debut, we take over the fryolator at Chip Shop in Brooklyn for a segment on ABC's The Chew, for a segment called "Deep Fry or Goodbye." It didn't break the fryolator, but it will bre