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Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« on: July 11, 2010, 12:04:39 PM »
I have a bumper crop of jalapenos.  How do you prepare jalapenos for your pizza?  Should i slice whole and freeze? Pickle? Roast and freeze?

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2010, 12:24:08 PM »
I have a bumper crop of jalapenos.  How do you prepare jalapenos for your pizza?  Should i slice whole and freeze? Pickle? Roast and freeze?

Randy

I would roast & freeze & slice & freeze. 

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2010, 12:36:44 PM »
Randy,

I used to grow jalapenos and tendered to them with love and care until I found that I could buy a pound of them at my local supermarket that caters to Hispanics for $0.39. That cured me of growing my own  :-D. Now when I want to use a jalapeno on a pizza, I just buy one. It's funny because when they put the single jalapeno on the scale, it is so light that it usually registers 0 or maybe a few pennies for a large one. In most cases, they just give it to me. I suppose if I had a lot of them, I would perhaps just slice and freeze in a suck-and-seal bag (as I believe you call it).

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2010, 01:17:36 PM »
jalapenos are great on pizza, even the vinegared ones. I would just slice and freeze as the others said.  Here in NM we get roasted green chile which also go great on pizza. 

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2010, 02:05:18 PM »
Thanks guys for the thoughts and suggestions.

Do y'all core them before slicing?

Peter, I think you are right on buying them.

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2010, 03:10:29 PM »
I think you leave the seeds and all intact.  I tried a few pies with Jalapenio & Garlic combo.  The first time - no seeds, hence no heat.  The second time, with seeds intact, the flavor was just right.

Has anyone made Jalapenio poppers for a pizza?  I've heard that sliced poppers on a pie is all that.

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2010, 03:54:02 PM »
Sounds good Dave. How about ABTs (atomic buffalo terds)?  Basically a cheese stuffed jalapeņo that is wrapped in bacon and grilled. To adapt to a pizza I would just top a cheese pizza with slice jalapenos and cooked bacon.  Ohhh I think I'll make that tonight.
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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2010, 05:30:41 PM »
ABTs, made a batch the other night on the smoker.  Yummmy!

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2010, 04:36:52 PM »
I've been wondering about this also because since i grow my own. So far i have only been eating them fresh when i have them or buying them at the store since i wasn't happy with the results of freezing and thawing. I don't know much about canning but wonder if you could slice up a bunch and throw them in the juice left over from the store bought slices. Not sure if it's the heating or the juice mix that makes them last and would hate to get sick if it didn't work.

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2010, 09:47:25 PM »
Unfortunately not.  Go here for good canning and pickling information.  I tried the pickle recipe but have not opened a jar.

http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2010, 06:08:03 PM »
Here is a picture of ABTs I made this afternoon.  What a pizza topping these would make.  Some are really hot and some are mild.  An ABT is a jalapeno cut and cored, then stuff with cheese, a cocktail winner, then wrapped in bacon, then smoked for a couple of hours.

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2010, 06:10:08 PM »
Here is a picture of ABTs I made this afternoon.  What a pizza topping these would make.  Some are really hot and some are mild.  An ABT is a jalapeno cut and cored, then stuff with cheese, a cocktail winner, then wrapped in bacon, then smoked for a couple of hours.

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Randy,

Your ABTs look delicious.  :)  They would make a great pizza topping!

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2010, 09:47:42 PM »
Here's a way to get rid of a bunch of them. Dice up some pork butt. Add a bunch of seeded jalapenos and diced onions. Season with salt and pepper, and roast until its all nice and tender and brown. Very inexpensive and makes great tacos. If you can get any nice tomatillos, dice them up and throw them in too.

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Re: Preparing Jalapenos for pizza
« Reply #13 on: July 21, 2010, 12:04:45 PM »
TXCraig1, what a really good idea.

I tried my pickled peppers the other night.  These were whole jalapenos.
Hot, hot hot.  Too hot to eat to me.

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