Q View - Best ABT recipe in the world - QView

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  1. The world's best ABT recipe - well maybe, maybe not, but in my opinion - these are the bomb-diggity. Most importantly, we had a blast doing them!!! QView

    60 jalapenos
    3 blocks of cream cheese
    1 1/2 cups of shredded extra sharp cheddar
    dehydrated onion - a bunch - maybe 1/4 cup or a little less
    garlic powder to taste
    5 pounds of bacon - less if your help doesn't embezzle some of it
    smokies - if you want - can't recommend them for additional taste the flavor of the peppers, the cheese, the bacon, the rub - DANG, I am getting all verklempt

    ok, now for the Q View

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    lop the heads off and bisect them. scoop out the guts and ...wait a minute, this is sounding like a CSI episode. [​IMG]

    Then hire a guy who has a doctorate in bacon. not just a Dr of Bacon, but a spe******t - a Bacon Surgeon if you will.
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    the Doc recommended half-cooking the bacon. At this point, we were partially cooked as well, so I felt it was equal opportunity for all involved.
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    stuff, wrap, stick, sip, stuff, wrap, stick, sip - hic - stuff, swrap, stip, stuck, sip..... where did my martini go - it was full a minute ago?
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    I made a dry rub of Lysander's pork rub, turbinado sugar and brown sugar - heck, I can't remember the ratio - heck, I can't remember making the stuff. I know it was there - see the bowl on the right?
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    Then hire a competent dry rub applier. Kids are the best to get to do this - your mouth is watering too much to safely be handling dry materials.
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    To wienie or not to wienie - that is the question. I know they were in there, but I can't tell you I could taste them.

    Pop them in a 250 oven for 1 hr. Smoker would be better - but in a pinch, your oven will do just fine.

    OMG - these are the best dang ABTs you will ever eat - I guarantee it. Not my recipe guys, I compilation of all yours! thanks! Brad
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  2. Like after seeing this I'm never gonna make those.....O.K. definately.Think I'll omit the smokies but otherwise oh yeah,looks great!
     
  3. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    OH SHEESH not often I cap-but you done did the thang champ!and the kids give you points-a men bro.
     
  4. earache_my_eye

    earache_my_eye Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    That's gotta just about be the ABT MOTHERLOAD!!....Great job getting the "future smokers" involved!

    Dang.....now I gotta make some more ABT'S for myself since ya got my taste buds jumpin'.....lol.....[​IMG]

    L8r,
    Eric
     
  5. The story was almost as good as the view. Good job.
     
  6. Hey I'm with you on this one. I made ABT's for the first time today. Had a few too many rum and cola's. Did you know that when you have all that Jalapano juices on your fingers and you actually break skin with the toothpicks, well that's just painful. I'm planning on doing a Q-view on my smoked turkey and ABT's, just as soon as soon as I can find my latest rum & cola, because I think I left my camera close to it.
    By the way, those ABT's sure look good. Gotta try the dry seasoning after wrapping with bacon.
    Greg
     
  7. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Excellent presentation, excellent comentary, now can I have a martooni??
     
  8. zapper

    zapper Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Looks like a great time was had by all [​IMG]


    Fun to eat and fun to make, sounds like the best recipe there is, no matter what it is. Thanks for sharing.
     
  9. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Damn good loking ABT's................Love the blow by blow commentory too.........I was drooling and laughing at the sametime,,,now I have to cleanup the computer desk.....Thanks...........lol..........
     
  10. k5yac

    k5yac Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Yep, ABTs are pretty much one of our favorites. Yours look very good... and I like the idea of a little seasoning sprinkled on top. Have to try that next time.
     
  11. brianj517

    brianj517 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    One word...WOW!!! Those look mighty tastey! I can't wait until this weekend...weather's finally beginning to cooperate arround here.

    Cheers,
    Brian
     
  12. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Now I'm really hungry.....great looking abts!![​IMG]
     
  13. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Wow is right. Awesome job. A good couple of hours to make and about 10 minutes to eat. HHHHMMMMM....But well worth it.
    Andy
     
  14. seboke

    seboke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    WoW! Great post, great q-view, and great descriptions!. I wasn't going to smoke this weekend, now I think I will just to make some ABTs. Maybe with a fatty! Hell, some chicken munchies too!
     
  15. jerkyaddict

    jerkyaddict Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    man thats alotta abt's great job with a team effort !!! and awesome pic's
    way to go champ !!!
     
  16. Guys,

    I never heard of ABTs or martinis till I started hanging out with you all...

    ABTs, Fattys, what else am I missing?

    share the wealth and the secret favorite recipes!!!!

    I've got a couple killer recipes I will post - after you spill the beans on ABTs, Fattys and what-not.

    :p Brad from Kentucky!
     
  17. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    gotta have the Lil Smokies. [​IMG] Of course I have been looking for the Chipolte Lil Smokies with no luck so far. 60 of them, man that would kill me and my wife [​IMG] Hopefully you used the low fat cream cheese.
    We do them on the gasser all the time, with a foil packet of wood chips. 40 to 45 minutes at 325º crisp them up real good. Recently we tried pepperoni instead of bacon and also pepperoni (instead of Lil Smokie) with bacon. Very good.
     
  18. Looking good champ!!! great q-view. [​IMG]
     
  19. stacks

    stacks Smoke Blower

    I went into a Q-view coma. GREAT looking ABT's!! [​IMG]
     
  20. camocook

    camocook Meat Mopper

    workoutchamp,you're right about those being good.I've been doing them like that for a couple of years.No rub though.I haven't smoked them YET.My girlfriends mother got the recipe from a magazine.Just one thing,after my first time I cut the peppers a little closer to the stem. It helps to keep the cheese from oozing out on to the pan.
     

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