My two youngest kids entered their very first Kids Q contest last year. It was at Roc City Ribfest. This contest has it all – a World Bacon Championship, a KCBS contest, A Charity Rib Contest and a Kids Q Contest. It is one of my favorite contests and I never miss it.
I think anyone who does Competition BBQ gets a anxious at awards. All that hard focused work and waiting to hear your name called. However I have never ever been so nervous and on the edge of my seat as I have been waiting to see how our kids did. Glad to say they came in 3rd and they and all of us were so proud.
They asked over the March Break if they could do a guest blog post … so here it is. With a couple of videos…
This is Ella & Gabe’s recipe for Bacon Wrapped Double Dogs. They look forward to seeing your comments.
We started making the video with both of them…. ummm well lets say Gabe Tapped out after his funnybone took over.
Bacon Wrapped Double Dogs
Serves 6 o3 Super hungry people who each two each.
- 12 all beef wieners
- 18 pieces of thinly cut bacon
- 6 slices of cheddar (length and width of open sliced wiener and 1/8″ thick)
- 6 hot dog buns toasted
Slice the wieners in half lengthwise careful not to cut all the way through. They should open like a book.
Open one of the sliced wieners and top with a slice of cheddar and additional wiener.
Wrap tightly with 1 to 1 1/2 slices of bacon.
Grill indirect at 275F for 15 minutes then flip to opposite side. Grill an additional 15 minutes. You may want to grill direct in the last couple of minutes or until the bacon is crispy and done to your liking. Serve them on a toasted hot dog bun.
Add condiments (Ella eats it with Ketchup- Gabe likes mustard & ketchup) and serve.