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thanksgiving + franks = franksgiving!

What's Franksgiving, you ask? It's like Thanksgiving, but everything is hot dogs and sausages. Celebrate with friends. Celebrate with family. Go all out and decorate, or have a merry little holiday with the one you love. However you do it, Dietz & Watson has the franks you need. Here are some recipes to get you started.

cranberry & stuffing dog

Our first Franksgiving recipe puts a creative twist on Thanksgiving recipes. Simply grill up a Dietz & Watson Deli Frank and put it on a bun, then top with cranberry sauce, stuffing, and crispy onions. Now, that’s a frank to give thanks for!

start sizzlin’
Cranberry & Stuffing Dog

Turk-u-terie Board

turk-u-terie board

If you’ve ever wanted an excuse to create a charcuterie centerpiece that looks like a turkey and is made out of franks, today is your day. Slice up cooked sausages into medallions and layer them with sliced vegetables, bite-sized snacks, and assorted cheeses to resemble that most majestic of birds.

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cornucopia bites

This Franksgiving appetizer is also a lovely centerpiece for your celebration. Behold the Franksgiving Cornucopia! Simply cut our Blends Spicy Cheddar Sausage, Tomato and Basil Blends, and Blends Italian Style Sausage into coin shapes. Cook with sweet potato, peppers, onions, and herbs. Then, arrange so that they’re overflowing from a pastry cornucopia to accomplish that “bountiful franks” look.

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Cornucopia Bites

Frank & Veggie Hash

frank & veggie hash

Ok, Franksgiving-observing friends. THIS is the side dish to end all side dishes. Slice those frankfurters into coins and fry them up until they're golden brown with seasonal veggies like sweet potatoes, brussel sprouts, onions, and herbs. Make extra because everyone will be having seconds.

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candied franks

You didn’t think we’d skip dessert, did ya? These Candied Franks may get the side-eye from unknowing guests, but don’t knock ‘em till you try ‘em because they’re delicious. Slice our Smoked Mild Sausage into long strips and glaze with maple syrup. Serve with a side of apple butter for dipping and enjoy!

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Candied Franks

show us your franksgiving!

Celebrating Franksgiving? We’d love to see it! Tag @dietzandwatson in your photos and videos on social media and you could be featured on our feed!

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