Saturday, September 17, 2011

A Taste of Chicago

So I have to be honest... I am not a good cook, nor do I enjoy cooking.  I just simply love to eat.  There are a few things that I can make really well, but for the most part I kind of stink at it.  Fortunately for me, I am surrounded by people who love to cook and are extremely good at it.  I grew up with my dad, Harry, cooking different and delicious meals every night.  Both of my older sisters, Elizabeth and Sarah, are good cooks.  I can't even begin to explain how good of a cook my grandmother is.  The woman spends more hours in her kitchen than anywhere else!  My roommate, Julia, also has a knack for cooking.  Tonight, she is making us Chicago hotdogs; a recipe we got from my dad.  It is a regular hotdog in a bun, but topped with mustard, tomatoes, onions, pickles, relish, and a pinch of celery salt.  They are to die for and so simple to make (even I can do it).
*TIP: Add potato chips as a side!*

Chicago hotdogs with chips

1 comment:

  1. Some of the best chefs in the world will tell you that there is no substitute for "comfort food", prepared well. I'm guessing native Chicagoans are smiling as they read your post!