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The Food Lab: For The Best Buffalo Wings, Fry, Fry Again

Buffalo wings are pure, unadulterated, crispy, greasy, hot & vinegary nuggets of awesome. So given that we're going to be eating so many of the suckers, isn't it our national duty—our duty to the birds, even—to make each and every one the best it can possible be? To not—pardon the terrible pun (and all the terrible puns to follow)—simply wing it? I've had my share of greasy, dry, flaccid, burnt, tough, gristly chicken wings. My only goal today is to figure out how to get the best out of each and every drumette and flat, to create a Super Bowl snack worthy of its American heritage. A bird we could really flip for. More

Grilled Honey Chipotle Wings

Ever since The Food Lab uncovered the baking powder for crispy wings trick, I've been rocking grilled wings all the time. With my wings now near perfection—my wife even suggests them anytime we have company, her sly way of getting more for herself—I've been branching out beyond the usual buffalo and trying out different sauces. The latest, and greatest, incarnation were wings slathered in a honey chipotle glaze. More

Serious Heat: Sriracha Hot Wings

Note: On Wednesdays, Andrea Lynn, senior editor of Chile Pepper magazine, drops by with Serious Heat. [Flickr: swanksalot] [Photograph: Andrea Lynn] Who doesn't love classic Buffalo-style chicken wings? Especially when football season beckons. During my days doing restaurant work, when... More

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