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RECIPE & GADGET: Make Jalapeño Poppers

Treat family and friends to jalapeño
poppers. Photo courtesy


Did you know you had the need for a Chile Pepper Grill Rack and Corer? We didn’t, until we saw it at

Last month there were 49,000 Google searches for the term “jalapeño poppers.” Evidently, the cheese-stuffed chiles have become so popular, there’s a market for popper racks.

Developed by Steven Raichlen, author of The Barbecue! Bible and How to Grill, this stainless steel, dishwasher-safe device makes it easy to impress your friends with poppers and anything else you can think to do with it. It comes with a chile corer that makes removing the membrane and seeds a snap.

The only problem is that the stainless steel rack holds only 18 chiles. We can easily demolish a large portion of that. Guess we’ll have to get a second rack for guests.


While we’re at it, we’ll pick up another two popper racks as summer house gifts for our favorite grill masters.

  • An 18-jalepeño rack, and the recipe for jalepeño poppers, are at A double-size rack, holding 36 jalapeños, can be bought on
  • What’s the difference between a jalepeño, a chipotle and a habanero chile? Find out in our Chile Glossary.

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