Wings are the most popular appetizer in the United States. But they weren’t always. There was a time when wings were considered more or less the “leftover” of the chicken. When butchers would cut up the chicken, they would separate the thighs and breast and even the legs. But the wings, usually containing very little meat, were an afterthought.
Don’t get me wrong, people still ate the wings. But they were nothing like the delicious dish they are today. Specially prepared wings that we enjoy today are generally thought to have started with the “Buffalo wing”, so named because they were first offered in Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York in the year 1964. The wing grew to be a favorite in the area and slowly made its way across the USA. [Read more…] about Do You Love Wings?