"Howlers” (also called “Jalapeño Howlers” or Texas Howlers") are “jalapeño poppers.” They’re sliced jalapeños, breaded and deep fried, often combined with cheddar cheese or cream cheese. The Big Texan Steak Ranch (Amarillo, Texas) also calls them “Blazin’ Saddles” and “Ring of Fire.”
Why the name “howler”? Maybe because “jalapeño howlers” has alliteration, or because the food is so hot that you howl?
Big Texan Steak Ranch (Amarillo, TX)
AKA: “Blazin’ Saddles,” or “Ring of Fire”
Fresh sliced Jalapenos breaded, deep fried.
Lineberger’s Cattle Company (Sherills Ford, NC)
Diced Jalapenos combined with cheddar cheese in a crispy breading.
Frank’s Steak House (Cambridge, MA)
“HOWLERS" STUFFED JALAPENOS Creamed Cheese Stuffed, Breaded & Deep Fried
Grapevine Grille (Belchertown, MA)
Jalapeno Howlers 5.95
Captain Bob’s Grill (Key West, FL)
Gringo’s Salsa Mexicana (Leeds, England)
Other starters include the intriguing sounding Jalapeno Howlers (£3.85), breadcrumb-coated, cheese-filled peppers deep fried and served with salsa and salad; and the Aztec Pie (£3.75), baked layers of tortilla, salsa, soured cream and cheese which sounds for all the world like a Mexican lasagne.
Sunday, April 16, 2006
I finally got to try jalapeno howlers today at a bistro outside borders. And they were yummy and cheesy. I was with my sister. We shared a basket of jalapeno howlers and had some coffee.
Wakeboarder.com: infused alcohol
Posted: Apr 21, 2006 2:11 pm
When I was in Costa Rica we had something called “Howlers”, they were shots of tequila that had been infused with jalapenos. Damn they were good.
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