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Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 08:20 am

Mom’s deviled hot dogs


Black walnuts are available from at least two vendors at the Old State Capitol Farmers Market, completely shelled as well as with pre-cracked shells. Hammons Black Walnuts are available at several local grocery stores. 

  • 2 T. chopped green or red pepper
  • 1 T. oil or bacon fat
  • 3/4 cup catsup, preferably Heinz
  • 2 T. dark-brown sugar
  • 2 T. prepared mustard
  • 1 T. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb. mini-hot dogs or sausages (or cut regular hot dogs into chunks)

Sauté onion and pepper in oil until softened. Stir in the remaining sauce ingredients.

Score wieners with a spiral cut and add them to the pan. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.

Serve with toothpicks for spearing.