\u00a9 2020 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. There's no smoke, no seared surface. Test a dog at five minutes to see if it's hot enough to suit you. is to make hot dogs tastier than they are. I'd like them to taste more like the quality dogs you get at Costco. Kathy Acord. Soon I was having flashbacks to cookouts full of blackened wieners, dried out wieners. If you're up for an experiment, try different types of beer. "The articles and photo are extremely helpful for first-time cooks. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This image may not be used by other entities without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.