I LOVE BACON.
- March 29, 2007 12:17 pm at 12:17 pm #63868
That’s all.March 29, 2007 12:33 pm at 12:33 pm #123024
Ndcent’s Batchelor Friendly Grill Snacks:
1 dozen large fresh jalapenos
1 lb chicken breast
1 white onion
1 package sliced bacon (real pork shit not that turkey ho bacon)
half and de-seed the jalapenos, set aside
cut up onion into thick one inch strips, set aside
cut up chicken into thick one inch strips, place in bag with a tea spoon garlic powder, some kosher salt and some black pepper, shake it up
take half jalapeno, top with chicken strip, then onion slice, then wrap in bacon and secure with toothpick.
grill over medium heat, turning once, until bacon is cooked.
serve immediately with some ranch dressing for dipping if you can’t stand the heat.March 29, 2007 12:38 pm at 12:38 pm #123025
No cheese?!?! :DMarch 29, 2007 12:43 pm at 12:43 pm #123026
Brewmaster wrote No cheese?!?! :D
That’s an entierly different thread.March 29, 2007 12:56 pm at 12:56 pm #123027
Ndcent wrote de-seed the jalapenos
wuss :)March 29, 2007 8:45 pm at 8:45 pm #123028
Wow… I may have to make these!March 30, 2007 10:03 am at 10:03 am #123029
As a Bleeding Heart Yuppie Liberal, I felt obliged to buy some local bacon from the new Kroger in the Brewery District a few months ago. It was from that meat packing company on Greenlawn (I forget their name) so I figured it had to be hella fresh.
I cooked the bacon as usual – tender but just a little crispy on the edges – and looked forward to enjoying it with some tasty waffles.
Joke was on me, because apparently it wasn’t seasoned or anything. This bacon tasted like very thin pork chops. Maybe that’s how it’s supposed to taste – THE PUREST FORM OF BACON TRUTH – but I honestly prefer the fake-smoke/pepper/maple/whatever flavor of Oscar Mayer or Sugardale.
So be warned.March 30, 2007 10:44 am at 10:44 am #123030March 30, 2007 11:21 am at 11:21 am #123031
turbo ninja wrote I honestly prefer the fake-smoke/pepper/maple/whatever flavor of Oscar Mayer or Sugardale.
So be warned.
WORD UP!March 30, 2007 12:02 pm at 12:02 pm #123032
Walker wrote ENJOY!
After initially seeing the bottom right photo to the left of the text box I wasn’t quite sure where you were sending us…then I figured out what it was.
EDIT: And btw, I’m definitely making these at first cookout.March 30, 2007 1:35 pm at 1:35 pm #123033
turbo ninjaParticipantMarch 30, 2007 2:40 pm at 2:40 pm #123034
OH MAN. References to Achewood at The State all in one post? Turbo Ninja just became my favorite person. :D
But yeah, Onstad’s blog is where I discovered this wonderful bacon fan club. :lol:March 30, 2007 2:59 pm at 2:59 pm #123035
Ndcent wrote de-seed the jalapenos
The seeds aren’t the hot part on the jalapeno, they just seem hot because they are attached to the hot part.. if you rinse off a group of seeds, they’re not hot at all. It’s the white part of the pepper (known as the meat) that is the really hot part.March 30, 2007 4:11 pm at 4:11 pm #123036
I never knew that!March 30, 2007 5:29 pm at 5:29 pm #123037
Daz wrote The seeds aren’t the hot part on the jalapeno, they just seem hot because they are attached to the hot part.. if you rinse off a group of seeds, they’re not hot at all. It’s the white part of the pepper (known as the meat) that is the really hot part.
I’ve always heard Capsaicin is found in both the seeds, and ribbing more strongly than the rest of the pepper.
Capsaicin is present in large quantities in the seeds and fleshy fruits of plants in the genus Capsicum.
Perhaps you’re correct that it can be washed off to some degree, but in my experience with jalapenos, the heat gets turned down considerabily when the seeds get tossed (although I’ve never tried washing them off). The rest of the pepper, that you mention is the hot part, is mild enough for nearly anyone to eat once the seeds are removed from the equation.
But yeah, that’s just my experience. I started making my own salsas at home about a year and half ago on a regular basis, so I’ve experimented with a lot of recipes, techniques, and flavors that I’ve read up on.
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