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Old 11-02-2005, 04:43 PM   #1
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Want To Make Buffalo Wings

I'm new to cooking as well as this forum.

The guys are coming over Saturday for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. I don't want to buy wings at the sports bar and bring them home. I'd rather try to just make some. No family recipe...just simply made in my kitchen.

Should I put the wings in the oven or on my electric grill? Do I cook them with BBQ sauce or does that go on when they are done? Should I get one of those Bob Ross paint brushes to put on the sauce?

Lil' help please. I'd rather step up from just chips and beer.

Thanks.

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Old 11-02-2005, 04:59 PM   #2
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Depending on how much your buds eat and drink, I'd suggest a pound of wings per person but you can adjust for the heavy eaters. Hooter's, TGI Friday's, etc. pretty much use the same recipe: 3 parts Frank's Red Hot sauce and 1 part butter. Bake the wings at 350 for about 45 minutes and then toss the wings in a bowl with the sauce. Serve with Bleu Cheese, Ranch or whatever you like.
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Old 11-02-2005, 05:08 PM   #3
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Hi there, you can do them on a cookie sheet in your oven. I have done lots of varieties. If you have "hot wimps" coming, try brushing the wings with mustard and sprinkling them with seasoned salt before cooking. Try brushing with Franks hot sauce before they start cooking, and then when they are done brush them again for extra flavour.

Some other choices...

Margarita

Garlic Lime It says breast, but wings would work. I would do these on a cookie sheet too.

Sweet and Sour

Hot wings

Lemonade wings These look cool. I bet they would be yummy.

If none of these strikes your fancy, try the search engine with "wings" and cruise til you find one you like. There are TONS more recipes posted. I picked some of the quicker ones for you as some can be a bit picky.
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Old 11-02-2005, 06:40 PM   #4
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WINGS. Yes. Tasty bits of firey goodness. One of my specialties! I have experimented long and hard and here are my recommendations for wings better than any you can get out at a restaurant, IMHO.

I buy bulk frozen wing sections from Costco. Any place that has a good frozen section has large bags of unseasoned, frozen wings. They are just as good as fresh and less expensive.

Franks makes a buffalo sauce which I use exclusively. It is different from the regular Frank's hot sauce. You do not need to add butter. Trust me, you won't notice the difference.

I used to fry the wings but that is messy and the wings don't come out as tender on the inside as when you bake them. Baking takes longer but it makes a better wing. I hate scrubbing sheet pans so I bake the wings on parchment paper. I used to use aluminium foil but the wings stick like mad.

So, preheat the oven to 400F. I take a Ziploc bag and I add in some vegetable oil. Enough to coat all the wings you're gonna make. Then I add a bunch of fresh ground pepper, a dash of kosher salt, and a couple dashes of garlic powder to the oil. I would say the wings should be lightly seasoned. Then I add the frozen wings and shake that all around to evenly coat with oily seasoning. I spread them in 1 layer on the parchment paper and put em in the oven. I find that a moderately hot oven provides that nice crispy outer surface and a wonderfully moist, tender inside. To me, texture is key here. I hate wings that are even remotely gooey on the outside. When the wings start to look nice and crispy, put a pan on the stove over medium heat. Add in a generous amount of the buffalo sauce. Crack in some fresh pepper (*** Tobasco for more heat if you want). Allow the sauce to come to a simmer. At this point, remove the pan of wings from the oven. You will see oil AND browned chicken juice crusted on the parchment. Transfer the wings and those browned goodies into the hot buffalo sauce and toss to coat. Serve immediately with fresh veggies and blue cheese or ranch dressing. And some cold cervesas of course! Enjoy!

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PS: Sometimes I add in a little bit of celery seeds to the sauce.
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Old 11-02-2005, 06:46 PM   #5
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Buffalo Wings

Would someone tell me what these are? I thought someone would give recipe but can't find it.
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Old 11-02-2005, 06:51 PM   #6
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These are wings!

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Old 11-02-2005, 06:51 PM   #7
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Would someone tell me what these are? I thought someone would give recipe but can't find it.
ITK, they are the same as hot wings. Just like KFC or Popeyes chicken.
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Old 11-02-2005, 06:57 PM   #8
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Wow

Are they chicken or really buffalo? They look much bigger than my chicken wings. The picture is really appreciated. Sorry to be so ignorant but I hear about them but reluctant to ask. You guys are sure not behind the times.
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Old 11-02-2005, 06:59 PM   #9
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They are chicken. The picture just makes them look really big.
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Old 11-02-2005, 07:01 PM   #10
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No worries! They are chicken. You know how the wing has 3 pieces? The tip, then the part with 2 bones, and then the mini-drummette. The latter 2 are used to make buffalo wings. Buffalo wings, I believe, are called that because they originated in Buffalo, NY. They are normally fried and then tossed in a hot sauce.

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