Hot dogs are no longer equated to the cheap eats on the sidewalks of New York where you can get a dirty-water dog with the change in your pocket. This all-American food has undergone a culinary revitalization resulting in cheddar cheese dogs, truffle butter dogs and even cognac-soaked hot dogs. (And the price has definitely spiked as a result.)

We're not suggesting that you whip out your most expensive caviar next time you make a hot dog at home, but with a little cheddar cheese and some sauteed apples, your cheese hot dog dinner will taste like one of those $100 dogs that are breaking world Guinness records.

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