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Old 10-06-10, 10:44 PM   #1
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Ball Park Franks.

They used to say "They plump when you cook 'em".

Well hell. They don't plump anymore.

What's up with that? I feel ripped off.
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Don't glare at them like you're sizing them up. They're sensitive and self-conscious these days.
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Old 10-06-10, 11:11 PM   #4
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I like 'em meaty.

But Dan just told me about some that pop when you bite into them.
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I like 'em meaty.

But Dan just told me about some that pop when you bite into them.
Some pop even before that...so I hear.
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Old 10-06-10, 11:33 PM   #7
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Dang this is sad. It's time to do some grocery shopping.

Three fake hotdogs with no buns, just mustard.
Hot chocolate with vanilla and cinnamon
Red grapes
Buttered toast, the butt ends of the loaf.

Dinner of champions.
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Hotdogs are for wussy, time to move up to the bratwurst.
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MV will plump for you, and you don't even have to cook him.
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I'm soooooo spoiled on our local yummy hot dogs, Zweigle's - when I leave here, I will be taking a stock of them with me.

And yeah - BallPark franks do plump - but the minute you set them on your plate, they deflate. Unless you boil the snot out of them (that's how my Mom always served hot dogs) - then they stay rather plumped up - but tasteless.
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You're doing it wrong; my Ballparks plump.


Just sayin'.
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It was COLD I tell you!
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I'm soooooo spoiled on our local yummy hot dogs, Zweigle's - when I leave here, I will be taking a stock of them with me.

And yeah - BallPark franks do plump - but the minute you set them on your plate, they deflate. Unless you boil the snot out of them (that's how my Mom always served hot dogs) - then they stay rather plumped up - but tasteless.
Do they still have White Hots up there?
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Don't get all racial trsidn. Nothing wrong with Whites.
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It's a type of hot dog popular in Rochester. Or used to be...
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In Buffalo we call them Texas hots. In Texas, people have never heard of them...
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Yup - Zweigle white hots - yum!!!

I introduced Couchy's family to Zweigle's the first time I visited them.



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They used to say "They plump when you cook 'em".

Well hell. They don't plump anymore.

What's up with that? I feel ripped off.

They don't "plump whe you cook 'em" but Nathans dogs are the shiznit! Have yet to taste any better.
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The angus beef ones are pretty good.
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Here is a whole forum thread devoted to ball park pranks.
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Old 10-07-10, 01:58 PM   #22
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Hebrew National for the win.
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Time to move up to bratwurst and stone ground mustard.
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