Here it is: I hate football. I know about a dozen of you, out of two dozen, just clicked off but it’s true. However, there ain’t no party like a Super Bowl party when it comes to the food. Plus, the bonus is that I can totally zone out because I do not know, nor do I care, how that game even works. Pass the nachos and gluten-free beer, please!
I don’t see why if you’re having a Super Bowl or play-off party, or random good time, you can’t just make it gluten-free. So I decided to try my hand at a party standard — the gluten-free Buffalo chicken wing. I thought it was time to attempt frying chicken post-diagnosis — but only in miniature — and doing so gives me a chance to check out that Better Batter everyone is talking about on those super fun gluten-free forums. Do you know what else has gluten in it, according to these chat room forums? EVERYTHING. But not these fly ingredients -
But here’s something I didn’t know, that actually turns out to be true. Buffalo wing sauce is made with butter. Butter! I mean, I’ve only had Buffalo wings like once or twice in my whole life. All right, once or twice until that Buffalo Wild Wings went in next door to my apartment and I had a newborn to entertain for my entire maternity leave. Babies lo000ve big screen sports, and I had to make a purchase to allow my little dude to watch the NBA play-offs. (He does not like Kobe Bryant, by the way. I know, who does, right?)
I’m not a Buffalo wings aficionado, if you will. Yet I do have one piece of advice for you: Buffalo wings are not a meal. Please don’t eat a huge plate of Buffalo wings and call it dinner, you will pay for that on the back-end. My other piece of advice is that you invest in a deep fat fryer. All the cool kids are doing it. Continue reading