The “Hamdog!” It’s REAL! A “Hamburger Hot Dog” Mashup!

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Behold The “Hamdog!”

If you love hamburgers – AND you love hot dogs – well, then it’s time to bite down hard on this:

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This story has broken all over the internet in the past day, and here is how The Huffington Post has reported on it:

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Inventor Mark Murray said he had the idea back in 2004 while vacationing with his wife in Nashville.

“I grabbed a burger and a hot dog as I was really hungry. I was sitting in the car eating them both at the same time and my wife was looking at me like I was an idiot,” Mark Murray told CNBC.

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The Huffington Post has more:

“Murray, who lives in Perth, Australia, took his idea to the Australian “Shark Tank” show, only to be rejected by investors.

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However, social media attention has caused the product to “pretty much explode worldwide,” Murray told CNBC.

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The hamdog sells for $8 at fairs in Australia – and her is the easy recipe:

Make a very unique bun and add the beef patty – with space cut out for the hot dog – then load it up with lettuce, tomato, cheese, pickles, mustard, ketchup and mayonnaise.

Boom!

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As you can see, it’s a phenomenon in Australia, and should soon be one in the US as well.

The most amazing thing about the hamdog might be how it’s made.

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“At the moment there is a fair bit of labor involved in making the buns because they’re made by people, not machines,” Murray told News.com.au. “We’re still developing a way to semi automate production.”

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Here is the video showing you how one is made – enjoy!

Many folks have mashed up a burger and a hot dog, but this is the first time I’ve seen a specially created bun for it!

Now, for lovers of all food mashups, let’s not forget this:

HotDogMayoCorn

Remember this “hot dog pizza”? Now that’s a mashup you can fall in love with! Check it out here:

https://johnrieber.com/2013/08/01/the-garlic-meat-beast-potato-mayonaise-pizzas-wacky-fast-food/

Many lovers of the hot dog were stunned to see KFC get into the game:

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KFC “Doubled Down” with their hot dog – served inside of a bent chicken patty bun!

See the recipe here:


https://johnrieber.com/2015/01/26/kfcs-unbelievable-double-down-hot-dog-see-the-pictures-double-down-mania-goes-footlong/

Bravo to the “Hamdog” and let’s see when it shows up in the US!

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  1. Reblogged this on johnrieber and commented:

    The culinary world we live in today…

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  2. I have been known to add frankfurters to a pizza myself, so that’s not new, chez moi. However, The Hamdog looks like a winner in my book, because the shaped bun is they key, and makes all the difference. I’m ready to buy one (or two) of those!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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