Quit eating hot dogs like a savage! This video shows you how to make old-fashioned split-top hot dog buns from scratch. They bake to a beautiful, buttery, light and airy finish with a terrific texture. They're just the perfect cradle for your dogs. If you’ve made Chef John’s Homemade Hamburger Buns, then you’re familiar with the basic recipe and method of preparing the dough. In this video, you’ll also see how to shape the dough and, critically, space them out just right on your baking sheet. You’ll also discover the technological advantages of the split-top hot dog bun: toasting the sides. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John's Hot Dog Buns. They’re just so much tastier than buns you buy in a bag.