Saddling up my COLTS to charge San Diego! (And making some ABTs)

Discussion in 'Pork' started by sharpi, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. sharpi

    sharpi Fire Starter

    OK so this is my third time around making ABTs...this time I think I have it mastered. In the past I have had trouble with my cheese melting out the sides or I didn't take the veins out and the Japs were so hot I could only eat one at a sitting. (And I love hot and spicy...I eat ground horseradish with my steaks and make some awesome Jap burgers that I will have to share at another time...oh yeah and one day I will share my Lizard Lick recipe.)

    I will do a lot more sharing of Qviews when I get moved and settled as I have been living in temporary housing for the last 4.5 months while getting relocated with my job.

    So the difference this time...and I didn't even need toothpicks:

    First I should say that I cut my peppers in half lengthwise like boats...and this time I used some nice big Banana Peppers just because they were calling me in the produce section saying that they longed to be ABTs. They were so large that the top half of the peppers sometimes were sliced into thirds...I digress.

    I took a whole slice of bacon and began by tucking one end of the bacon just under one end of the pepper. I then draped the bacon over the top of the cream cheese and pepper to the other end and began wrapping so that when I finished the first tucked end was wrapped in the bacon as well...this covered both ends so that the cheese could not ooze out of the ends. And in case you are wondering I LOVE bacon!

    So I guess that all I am reporting is my method of wrapping the bacon to work better for me. I'm sure this isn't a novel idea but I am pleased.

    I will go ahead and post some pictures now which are precooked and then will update later.

    Oh! And by the way...GO COLTS!
  2. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Long time no hear, Sharpi :{)

    Made some last night with home made bacon. They wern't bad ;{)

    What time should I be there?
  3. Those look awesome!! That's a neat trick wrapping like that. I'll try it next time I do some, I LUV bacon too.[​IMG]

  4. sharpi

    sharpi Fire Starter

    Thanks! Yeah I will be around I said when I get moved outta this temporary house and get all MY stuff outta storage.

    I would expect they will be ready in in a couple more hours or so. They have been on for about 1 and 1/4 hours. They smell really good!

    And a Colts update...Colts are up by 3 at the half! Way to take away that 89 yard run from San Diego! If you don't play nice you don't get to score!
  5. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Oh, and I neglected to mention...those are Hungarian peppers, commonly called bananas. Delicious!
    The Mad Hunky!
  6. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    LOL, you did take the seeds and veins out the first time didn't you. [​IMG]

    I love ABT's but you should fine with the bananna peppers far less heat.
    I don't fine the Jalapeno's hot at all as long as the seeds are removed.

    And I concur, go Colts. Anyone but the Patsies. [​IMG]
  7. sharpi

    sharpi Fire Starter

    The first time I removed the seeds but left the veins because I normally prepare them that way for whatever I am cooking but I suppose I got an extra hot batch that time. I will say that I tried the vein itself from these current peppers (banana, hungarian) and they were much hotter than the bananas that I grow in my garden in the summertime. These were purchased at the grocery store as it's too cold here in Indiana for a pepper garden in January.
  8. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    looking good sharpi........looking good
  9. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Just made up some trial run ABT's for my gas grill. I decided to stick a seed in my mouth. [​IMG][​IMG]

    I'll remember to add a few to the next ABT's I do when my neighbor comes over.
  10. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Those look damn good.

  11. sharpi

    sharpi Fire Starter

    Flash what year is your Mustang?

    My first car was a 69 Mustang Grande blue with black top. It was my mom's first car too only it was new when she got it. [​IMG]

    Oh and funny on the seeds!
  12. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    thats a mustang?

    looks like a camaro to me
  13. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    it's OK D88de..ya cut your jerky against the grain too ;{)
  14. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    most adults do also rich...........BWHAHAHAHAHAHA

  15. sharpi

    sharpi Fire Starter

    HAHA! It wouldn't be the first time I was wrong!
  16. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sacrilege, sacrilege!!! [​IMG]

    LOL. Yeah, afraid this Mustang has a bow tie on it.

    69 350 SS Coupe rated at 375 HP
  17. sharpi

    sharpi Fire Starter

    LOL Sorry...the round lights were all I looked at to start. After Walkingdood said that I went back and looked harder.[​IMG]
  18. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    as far as i am concerned.......thats the ONLY camaro, that one right there....the year and options......that chevy ever put out
  19. sharpi

    sharpi Fire Starter

    I digress...back to the ABTs...

    Progress Picture:
  20. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Dang, those almost look mumified [​IMG][​IMG]

    What is that about a 1/4 lb of bacon on each one [​IMG]

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