You’re hosting a bonfire or an end-of-summer soiree. You have to cook enough food for 20 or 25 people, but you realize that you need to do it incredibly quickly. People are getting hungry and angry. Those frozen appetizers didn’t stretch as far as you thought they would. (Oops!)
It seems like this hack first came to light in 2011, when comedian Amy Sedaris released her second satirical crafting book, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People. In a how-to video, she demonstrated how to skewer hot dogs on a rake and cook them over an open flame, though her shenanigans were slightly less lifehack and a little more lewd.
Want to know how to zest up those hot dogs after you have successfully cooked them using a rake? Click here for 10 creative hot dog ideas for your next backyard bash.