First off, these are not as good as Paul’s wings… yet. But as a trial run, these are really yummy! I generally don’t watch Good Eats when it’s on, but I always have plenty of them stacked up on the TiVo. The other night, The Wing and I was on and I figured I’d give it a try. Turns out that it is pretty easy. I stacked a dozen wings in my dual-deck steamer for about 20 minutes. In the fridge to cool off and dry for about an hour and then in the oven for 40 minutes. It is a bit of a long time, but it’s very low-maintenance. Next time I will take a page from Paul and brine the wings ahead of time. If I could just wheedle his recipe out of him, that’d make it so much easier.
I liked that these were so easy to do because at the same time I was making a cheesecake for a party tomorrow night–sweet potato style! A few friends have experienced this one before and it usually is well-received, though I do fear that there might be too many sweet potato “strings” in the cake. It will still be delicious and I suppose those strings are part of life, but one can always hope for perfection!
It would have been nice to do something this evening. Being in an apartment building, I don’t get trick or treaters. But this week at work has just been too tiring, so I didn’t feel like trying to arrange anything, and it would seem that no one else did either. I might pop in my copy of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and snack on my wings and enjoy a drink or two, mostly appreciating that I am not at work for another few days!
Now if only the cheesecake manages to bake well and not crack, we’ll be in business! Happy Halloween and a Blessed Samhain to everybody. 😈