I made a hot dog in the air fryer, and I’m never using a grill again

Hot dogs, buns, and an air fryer

I’m never cooking a hot dog any other way. Chelsea Davis

  • After grilling and boiling hot dogs my whole life, I tried cooking them in an air fryer.

  • The end result was juicy and delicious with a toasted bun. You can even make them with puff pastry.

  • There’s zero preparation involved and almost no cleanup, so I’m never cooking them any other way.

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After using an air fryer to make a hot dog for the first time, I’m never going back to boiling or grilling them ever again.

The food blogger behind Little Sunny Kitchen claimed these air-fryer hot dogs would be the “best” I would ever make. She was right.

Read on to learn more about this cooking method and why you need to try it.

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Hispanic Heritage Festival returns next weekend

Sep. 10—It’s time to bust out those dancing shoes and stretch pants! The Hispanic Heritage Festival will be returning for its 20th year on Saturday, Sept. 18 at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton.

The Hispanic Heritage Festival, taking place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., benefits the Puerto Rican, American and Caribbean Organization (PACO).

The festival kicks off at noon with a parade that sets off at Second and St. Clair Streets and travels to RiverScape MetroPark.

The festival is PACO’s largest fundraiser of the year. The organization provides scholarships to local Hispanic students, creates events supporting the local Hispanic community, and promotes Hispanic culture and other charitable initiatives.

The free event is packed with food from Hispanic cultures, a parade featuring costumed groups, live entertainment and more.

Artists like Charlie Aponte, John Del Piano & El Combo from Chicago, Christian Nieves & Herencia Musical from Puerto Rico, Cincinnati-based band Daglio

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Be wary of causes of food poisoning

Sep. 11—Sure, COVID-19 has dominated health headlines for well over a year now, but that doesn’t mean other health hazards should be trivialized or ignored.

That is why, despite a resurgence of the deadly pandemic across most of the continental United States, health officials are still pushing forward with the annual Food Safety Education month, which takes place throughout September. The goal? To prevent food poisoning, or the eating of contaminated foods.

Food poisoning, said Shannon Linder, a clinical dietitian with Freeman Health System, “is definitely something that’s an afterthought for most people, depending on their health and wellness.”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates there are roughly 48 million food poisoning cases each year, or roughly 1 in 6 Americans sickened by eating something they probably shouldn’t have eaten or food that wasn’t properly prepared beforehand.

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