Chef John's Hot Dog Buns Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2014
Great flavour. I messed them up though. I had made the dough too flat and tried to reshape it....you can't do that. Doesn't end well. The dough itself was easy to get to the perfect consistency, and it was beautiful. I'll try again now that I have learned what not to do. Im thinking I'll use this recipe for bread sticks too.
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Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2014
Really good and special. I made it per ingredients. Since I'm super busy and caring for a sick mate, I used the bread machine on it's dough cycle (1 hour, 28 minutes) to make the dough and do the first rise. Then took the dough out of machine, formed it and did the rest as Chef John demonstrates. After baking in the oven, I brushed melted butter on sides and bottom and toasted on gas grill because I made foot long buns (don't have a big enough skillet for foot longs). Family loved them. Light, tasty, crisp outside, not at all like a "regular" hot dog bun. These smell wonderful. These take a hot dog way beyond an ordinary hot dog. Although Chef John prefers just mustard on his, I dressed these up the Chicago style way. Even added the poppy seeds on half the buns I made (without seeds on the others). Whatever toppings you add to your hot dogs, I think this may be one of those things you have to try before you die.
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Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2014
I loved these - they are so good. Light and fluffy inside with a nice buttery crust. I had a hot dog a little while ago and I'm fighting the urge to go eat another bun all by itself.
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Reviewed: Jul. 3, 2014
Really easy to follow recipe. There is a split-top pan available through King Arthur Flour. This is how all hot dog, lobster, and clam rolls are served when I was growing up on the East Coast. There is nothing like having the bun toasted, inside and out, filled with fried clams or lobster salad or a grilled hot dog or sausage!
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Reviewed: May 26, 2014
Delicious!
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