The holiday season is well underway and when shopping for grill aficionados, barbecue accessories make the perfect stocking stuffers. From a new pair of tongs to an electronic meat thermometer, accessories are both affordable and practical gifts.
The Charcoal Companion Non-Stick Chile Pepper Rack and Corer Set from The Companion Group would make any barbecue king or queen happy. It holds 18 peppers upright so the fillings stay put during cooking. The set includes a pepper corer that stems the pepper and removes the seeds with a simple twist motion. The rack also has a non-stick finish for easy clean-up. This accessory item is the perfect gift for those who like to entertain family and friends.
Here’s a tasty recipe to enclose with the Non-Stick Chile Pepper Rack and Corer Set:
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers
12-24 large jalapeno peppers
16 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
4 large garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup finely chopped sun-dried tomato
2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
½ teaspoon coarse sea salt (to taste)
1 lb. bacon
Mix cream cheese, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, cilantro, and salt until well blended.
Set the mixture aside.
With the pepper corer, corer the jalapeno peppers.
Separate the strips of bacon and cook in the microwave for about 5 minutes on high;
just enough to give it a head start. Then pat dry with paper towels. Set it aside to
Fill either a pastry bag or freezer bag (cutting one corner out), and pipe some of the
filling into each pepper until full.
Wrap each pepper with a strip of bacon. Place jalapenos on pepper rack.
Place jalapenos on a medium heat grill and cook until the bacon is crisp.
Let them sit for about 5 to 10 minutes and then serve.
Recipe taken from here.