Sunday, September 22, 2013

Chicken Wing Delight

It's not often I get the urge to cook more than something quick, but when I do I go all out.  Today it was chicken wings.

My biggest complaint with Mom's wings is that they're slightly soggy, and they are worse when they're left over.  When I found a recipe for crispy wings on, here, it was like a lightbulb went off.  Duh!  Don't cook them in their juices.

Then it was time to find recipes for the sauces I was craving.  First, garlic parmesan - like Arooga's.  I found a Buffalo Wild Wings copycat recipe instead on a Charbroil forum, here.  In an effort to be *slightly* healthier, I subbed plain yogurt for the mayo.  It was a little runny (rather than creamy), but I think that's because of the substitution.

Then, Mom's Sweet and Sour sauce.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Wing Sauce
1 cup water
1/3 cup vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp ketchup

Bring all ingredients to a boil.  Mix 2 tbsp corn starch with 2 tbsp water, then add to sauce for thickening.  Whisk to remove lumps.

Here's the result:

It was definitely tasty and worth the effort.  I'll let you know if making enough for leftovers is as well.

And in case you're wondering, the green beans are a la my good friend Sarah at Recipe Savant.  You can find the recipe here!

Saturday, March 30, 2013

30. Relax

Looking for Dad?  If he's not at work, he's probably relaxing in his chair with his computer.

Friday, March 29, 2013

29. Goodnight

Baby girl went to sleep while we played games.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

28. In the Mirror

View in the rearview on the drive to Mom and Dad's.  Don't tell the sister I caught her in the mirror too!

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

27. Pair

I had to dig my camera camera out for this!  A daily part of my life.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

26. Something I Did

Went to the eye doctor and bought new glasses today - the first new pair since I switched to contacts back in high school!

Monday, March 25, 2013

25. In My Drawer

A few of my favorite necklaces.