I did not come up with this great idea – and I feel terrible but I can’t recall where or when I saw it – so, whoever you are out there, the credit goes to you! Thanks for a fun lunch idea! My little tip is to do all the prep work ahead of time (the night before or the morning of) and then store them in a container in the fridge…then, when lunch time rolls around, boil the water and toss the little guys in, and there you have it!
Uncooked spaghetti noodles
Cut each hot dog into approximately 1/2-3/4 inch thick chunks, stick 4 uncooked spaghetti noodles through each chunk (so the hot dog is in the middle of the noodle). Repeat until you have your desired amount. I usually make 1 hot dog per child…so if you have 4 kids, use four whole hot dogs cut into chunks. If you are doing this work ahead of time, store them in a container and refrigerate until you are ready to cook. Then, boil a large pot of water, toss in them all in and boil for about 10 minutes. Check the noodles because depending on what kind you use, it may take longer or shorter. Drain and let cool a bit before serving!