What is a red hot hot dog? A favorite that hails from New York’s North Country, Michigan red hots are steamed beef franks with a natural casing, served in a steamed split-top bun, and topped with a minced meat chili (no tomatoes or beans), chopped raw onions, and mustard.
Do they still make red hot dogs? Unfortunately Jordan’s are no longer Maine Made. If you haven’t bit down on these delicious snappers then now is your chance to enjoy a piece of history. Send Red Hot Dogs to your friends, family, co-workers or enjoy with those in your home!
Do red hot dogs taste different? It’s similar to Maine’s red snapper in color, but it’s a little longer and spices like nutmeg, allspice, and cardamom give the dog a distinctly different flavor.
Why are some hot dogs red? Despite rumors that meat companies add dye to camouflage unsavory ingredients, Red Snappers are simply a successful marketing ploy. W.A. Bean representatives say they originally added the food coloring to help their hot dogs stand out. The “snapper” name alludes to how these bright red sausages “snap” when bitten into.