Buffalo wings


Buffalo, New York's, Anchor Bar originated this dish of deep-fried chicken wings served in a spicy hot sauce and accompanied by blue-cheese dressing.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Keep Reading

Next Up

How to Make Perfect Buffalo Wings

Check out a step-by-step how-to for Buffalo wing perfection.

Football Party Appetizer: Baked Buffalo Wings With Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip

Don't skip the wings on game day, just bake a batch instead of deep-frying them, and serve with blue cheese-yogurt dipping sauce instead of bottled dressing.

50 Wing Recipes

Put a fun new twist on a game-day favorite.

Buffalo-Style Snacks for Game Day

Get new takes on Buffalo-style snacks that’ll give traditional wings a run for their money.

Winning Wings — The Ultimate Wing Recipes for Sunday Football

There’s no better game-day eat than chicken wings. Simple to prepare and easily adaptable to different tastes, chicken wings are the ultimate finger food.