Martie Duncan of “Martie Knows Parties” fame, and the runner up of Food Network Star Season 8, shares ideas for taking the party outside. Planning a 4th of July cookout? We’ve got ideas and inspiration for celebratory food for outdoor gatherings. Plus, we tour the Hummel Bros. hot dog factory and talk to seven-time Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ, Miki Sudo.
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Robyn Doyon-Aitken and Catie Talarski produced this show. Visuals journalist Ryan Caron King contributed.
Martie Duncan – Author, party planner, and host of AllRecipes’ Homemade podcast
Eric Hummel – Co-owner of Hummel Bros. Hot Dogs, New Haven, Conn.
James Vai – Plant foreman, Hummel Bros. Hot Dogs, New Haven, Conn.
David Hamilton – Quality control, Hummel Bros. Hot Dogs, New Haven, Conn.
Miki Sudo – Competitive eater, seven-time Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest women’s champion
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Photos by Ryan Caron King / Connecticut Public, except where noted.