Surprise – It’s Mustard!
According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, 71% of Americans prefer it.
What makes mustard the most loved condiment? The most common reason is taste. We all know that mustard provides the best of savory and spiciness flavor in a single bite! There’s just something zesty and delicious about mustard! Mustard is one of the best condiments to add flavor to a relatively bland tasting meal
Here’s a list of the BEST mustards in the WORLD.
Ketchup is an obvious second and fancy ketchup is all the rage. Why? Well It has been discovered that humans have L-glutamate receptors. Some experts describe umami as savory, but the best way to describe it is as the “other” taste, the one that is not salty, sweet, sour, or bitter. Ketchup hits every taste on the human palate, and some believe it’s the king of condiments.
Here’s a list of the Top-selling ketchup brands
Hot dogs. We love to eat them. In fact, a recent survey stated that 80% of Americans think hot dogs taste great or fantastic.
That’s why 20 BILLION hot dogs are consumed by Americans every year. “That works out to about 70 hot dogs per person each year served in 95% of homes in the United States,” says the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council. That’s ALOT of dogs!
The special blend of meats and spices always makes for a delicious meal. Every single time. Add the condiments you love like a sweet relish if you’re from Minneapolis; mustard, pickles, tomatoes, and onions if you’re from Chicago; and ketchup if you dare. The taste combination makes your mouth smile. When such a tasty treat is pretty much guaranteed, why experiment with anything else? Hot dogs for every meal!
In celebration of the Hot Dog Season, here are 21 creative and easy ways to top your dogs this summer.