Make: Octo-Dogs

by Cat on February 16, 2010

by designing mom lori of fin and roe

i made a very special treat for the boys last night. i need to preface this by saying it wasn’t my idea. i saw it on a blog or a magazine recently, but have no idea where. if you know, please let me know so i can give credit where credit is due.

ok. so we don’t really eat hot dogs in our house very often. i might buy them once a year for the boys, but when i saw these i knew they’d get a kick out of them. i bought some turkey dogs to try to keep it a little healthier and got to work


i cut each dog into 4 pieces and then threaded 4 pieces of spaghetti through each one (so they’d have 8 legs when done).



just throw them in a pot of boiling water and boil like normal until the noodles are done. OCTO-DOGS! i served them up and the boys were in heaven. they thought they were the coolest things on the planet. the little dude even had a second helping which never happens. he was stoked when he found out there were left overs for today.

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CraftCrave February 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm

Thank you! This blog post will be advertised on CraftCrave in the Handcraft category today (look for timestamp: [16 Feb 01:00pm GMT]).

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Gatto999 February 16, 2010 at 3:14 pm

GREAT !…

Ciao from Italy
=^.^=

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Tiffany February 16, 2010 at 4:29 pm

That was in the Feb. 2010 issue of Family Fun. Pg. 20. They called it Squid Dogs. If only I could get my kids to eat hot dogs.

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G. February 16, 2010 at 4:38 pm

Lori, I meant to tell you that I actually gave this a shot! My son loved the tentacles but didn't want anything to do with the hot dog part. I'm was glad to see this post today.

Guissell
Earthy Beginnings

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Mrs. Dexter February 16, 2010 at 9:23 pm

This is the cutest thing! I love it!

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heather February 22, 2010 at 5:07 am

love this idea…i think my kids would go crazy!

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Foy Update - Garden Cook Write Repeat February 24, 2010 at 2:04 am

This is such a great origonal idea. At least I've never seen it before.

I need to find some kids to eat octo-dogs with!

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Jennifer March 8, 2010 at 10:15 pm

This is awesome. We are so having this for lunch tomorrow!!!

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