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Hey, it’s Tuesday. Pig in a Poke!

on April 29, 2014

My apologies for not posting in a while, but I don’t post if I don’t feel inspired.

What has inspired me today?

pignapoke

Hey, Tuesday. Pig in a poke.

For those of you that recognize this, congratulations. For those that don’t, go watch Supernatural, season 3, episode 11, Mystery Spot.

But what is pig in a poke?

Well, it depends on the region. I’m from the South, so it’s usually synonymous with “pigs in a blanket” which can mean anything from a sausage wrapped in a pancake to hotdogs wrapped in various dough, usually biscuits.

We wanted said pigs, so we dug some hot dogs out of the freezer and bought some crescent roll dough.

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Yeah, that’s right, Baby, Bacon.

Let’s get started by opening up the can and rolling out the dough. You’ll notice it’s perforated into rectangles with a diagonal slit. separate the rectangles and push together the dough at the slit.

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Then, place the hotdog in the center of the rectangle like so, and fold the dough over the dog. Feel free to pinch the ends shut.

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You can also add cheese to the dough, but it may leak while baking if you don’t seal up all the cracks.

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On the left is the rolled one Extra dough got pinched off an can be used to seal cracks.

Then, just bake according the the crescent roll directions!

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These actually came out just right, cheese and all!

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Get in mah belly

Enjoy with your favorite hotdog condiment, or just eat them plain, they’re so tasty!

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