Summertime Fun: Hot Dogs, Picnics, and Kids – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

As temperatures rise around Louisiana it s become perfectly clear that summer is here. So this week on Louisiana Eats we re talking about traditional summertime foods, picnics, and other ways to keep your kids entertained for the summer. Skip Murray is The Hot Dog Man behind the popular New Orleans chain Dat Dog we ll speak to him about the booming popularity his stores have experienced in the short years they ve been open. And then we re joined by Bruce Kraig, author of Man Bites Dog. Plus, Dr. Gourmet joins us to talk about the safety precautions to take for your next picnic and Clare Crespo is sure to bring out your inner child with her kid s show, Yummy Fun Kooking. Asian Cole Slaw Serves 6 8 1 small cabbage 4 tablespoons sesame oil cup rice wine vinegar teaspoon chili oil 1 tablespoon sugar teaspoon salt Finely shred the cabbage. Whisk the sesame oil, rice wine vinegar and chili oil and toss with the cabbage. Sprinkle on the sugar and salt and toss. Taste to adjust seasonings, adding more salt, sugar and chili oil if needed and chill until serving.