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Who can pass up a platter of chicken wings? Spicy, crunchy, indulgent, and delicious, theyre simply irresistible. Here at last is the definitive collection of recipes for the inveterate wing lover, filled with easy, addictive recipes that run from classic to exotic.
Author Christopher B. OHara has collected a wide range of fabulous recipes, including classic wings (such as Original Anchor Bar Buffalo Wings, Mahogany Wings, and Easy Sesame Wings), wings with spicy international flavors (like Barbecued Thai Chicken Wings and Tandoori Wings), and plenty of BBQ wings from all over the South (from the vinegary North Carolina-Style to Deep South Mustard-Based Barbecue). And since the only thing thats better than a savory wing is one thats paired with a creamy sauce, Wing It! includes plenty of dips, such as traditional Roquefort Blue Cheese, spicy Chipotle Ranch, and easy Honey Mustard.
With detailed instructions on baking, grilling, and frying wings, hot sauce information, and gorgeous photographs throughout, Wing It! is the all-in-one solution to anytime chicken wing cravings—just add celery sticks and some beer!
Spicy, crunchy, tangy, and terrific, chicken wings have taken flight, becoming the snack of choice at bars, casual restaurants, and at-home gatherings. The famous Buffalo Wings that started it all are just one of the many varieties presented in "Wing It, Christopher O'Hara's lively, practical guide to cooking and enjoying the irresistible wing. The more than 40 recipes range from American classics to tempting Asian, South American, and other international versions, with full-color photographs throughout. With the book's emphasis on easy preparation and casual eating, you don't have to be a seasoned cook to wow family and guests with platters stacked with sweet and spicy Mahogany Wings, Barbecued Thai Wings, or vinegary North Carolina-Style BBQ wings. Recipes for a host of complementary sauces--from the familiar Blue Cheese to the unusual Thai Sweet Chile dipping sauce--provide the perfect finishing touches for summer picnics, winter Super Bowl parties, or any wing-ding you can imagine.
About the Author
CHRISTOPHER B. O'HARA is the author of Hot Toddies, The Bloody Mary, Ribs, and The Ultimate Chili Book. He has appeared on numerous television shows, including the CBS Early Show and Today, and his recipes have appeared in Glamour, the Boston Globe, and other publications. He lives on Long Island with his wife and children.