Cheesy Goodness ABT's

Discussion in 'ABT's' started by ak1, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I decided I needed a snack while preparing dinner, so I thought why not some ABT's. I had some jalapeno's at home.

    This was my first time doing 'em boat style. Basically just filled with cream cheese and shredded cheddar with bacon lovingly laid on top like a blanket to keep 'em nice and cozy.[​IMG]

    First pic is when they were put on the drum, second is when they were done 2 hrs later.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I will take a couple !!!  Good looking abt's ![​IMG]
     
  3. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I spent all that money on a ABT rack and just jones at all the boat style ABT's on here. I must configure a new purpose for that rack now! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2010
  4. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Oh my that looks tasty [​IMG]
     
  5. 5lakes

    5lakes Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Now I'm hungry. I have a family get together this weekend, I think I found my "dish to pass"!  Thanx!
     
  6. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I just love ABT's and yours look great
     
  7. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks everyone. At first I thought I might have problems because I didn't wrap the bacon, but it stuck pretty well.

    @meateater. Don't feel bad. I made myself a rack as well, but after trying these boat style, I prefer 'em this way. You get twice as many for the same amount of peppers[​IMG]
     
  8. new2que

    new2que Meat Mopper

    So you'd recommend em that way?  We do them boat style but I was thinking they may be better whole... hmm, the inner-conflict!  [​IMG]

    Thanks for posting!
     
  9. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I've done them both ways. After doing them boat style, I think I prefer them that way, just because you get twice as many[​IMG], and it's slightly easier to prep them.

    Neither way is wrong. I think I'd decide boat or stuffed depending on the fillings I was using, or why I was making them.

    If I had a dozen jap's on hand and I was just going to make a snack for myself, I'd probably stuff. But let's say I had some visitors, then I'd probably do boat style just so I'd have 24 snacks instead of 12.
     

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