CREAM CHEESE JALAPENO POPPERS! Cream ch. Mixture: .... 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, 1/2 tsp salt and pepper, and add bacon Crumbles. Alternative to Bacon Crumbles: morning star crumbles or bacon tempeh. Deep Fry Alternative: Oven set at 350, Bake 20-30 minutes until golden Brown, rotating peppers half way through cook time. ;)
As a game-day snack, they cannot be beat. Stuffed jalapeños, filled with Cheddar and cream cheese and run through with cilantro, are roasted to sweet intensity in the oven and finished under the broiler or in the dying light of a grill's fire. Consume with beer in advance of a plate of chicken wings, or a nap. (Photo: Craig Lee for The New York Times)
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