This is probably a stupid question, but what is a robot coop? Is it a food processor? A mixer? I can’t tell from the photos. Thanks
Definitely not a stupid question.
You are right about the robot coop, it is a food processor that you find in professional kitchens, you can also buy them for a home kitchen. A robot coop will help the puree the hot dog farce, the more power you have the easier and silky the dogs will be.
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These hotdogs came out delicious! Thanks for a great meal, and letting me poke my camera into the tiny kitchen.
Thanks for the techniques, would you share the recipe??
I’ve been wondering how to make hot dogs from scratch, so a HUGE thanks for this article. However, I am new to the wonderfull world of emulsifiers; what ones are you using in the hot dogs; are their options on which ones to use?
Thank you very much for taking the time to read my question.
Love the site, and keep on not burning!
For that particular recipe I used dry milk and egg whites, there are different emulsifiers out there you can use too. Dry milk is a great additive for hot dogs, bologna and other pureed emulsified meat.
Thanks for the technique but I couldn’t find the recipe (list of ingredients).
Where’s the recipe?
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