Flashback: ‘Cook Up a Romance' With Hot Dogs and Elvis Wine

Editor's note: Take a look back into the archives of The Dallas Morning News.July 19 is National Hot Dog Day, which may inspire you to fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue. But what about serving hot dogs in a classier setting? Columnist John Anders know how to do it and he'll tell you. Just make sure you don't share your technique. His (questionable) advice? Tell your date: "Great chefs never reveal their secrets, sugar britches."Anders presents a timeless problem: you've just left a late movie (it was 1981, so let's say Raiders of the Lost Ark). Your date is starving. Where do you go to impress her without shelling out a lot of money? His solution is simple: take her back to your place and make her some hot dogs! In this tongue-in-cheek column, he walks bachelors through the ins and outs of making hot dogs, scrambled eggs, and salad paired with a glass of Elvis-branded wine.  Continue reading...

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