Friday, September 17, 2010

Just How Hot Is It?


I like hot wings, to a point. On a scale of 1 to 10, I think I can handle a hotness level of 6, or maybe 7. I'm not one of those folks that have to go for the hottest level, remember that scene from Dumb & Dumber when the guys pour hot sauce onto the fat guy's food; that was just mean.

Anyhow, I wanted hot wings for supper, but I didn't want to make them. There really isn't anywhere good in town to get wings, I've tried most of them and they leave a lot to be desired.

Another option is to buy frozen wings. I've tried a lot of them and they end up tasting mostly soggy or I overcook them.

I was shopping in Krogritz today and was checking out the deli section. The store had several flavors of already cooked wings that were cold and all you had to do was nuke them. There were at least 3 levels of hotness listed: Spicy, Buffalo and Cajun. Now, what does one do in this situation? You ask the deli clerk of course. I asked her, "Just how hot is it?"

"Well, let me see. Them Cajun wings will have you singing Creole and wish you were down on the bayou in Bayou La Batre. The Spicy Wings will make you reminisce about the time you was Marco Polo and running from Genghis Khan on your way back from India on the Spice Route."

"What about the Buffalo Wings?" I asked.

"Child, them wings is so hot; you'd think the white man was chasing you into extinction all over again. Well, which one you gonna have?"

Posed with the three explanations of hotness, I didn't really know which one to pick. I thought about it for a few moments and decided I would go for the ...You tell me, which kind would you choose?

1 comment:

Jen said...

Decisions decisions....but I'll have the Buffalo one's...with blue cheese dip please. -Jen PS...dang, now I really do want hot wings. Thx G.

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