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Best Chicken/Buffalo Wings "Sauce"

As much as I like Chicken/Buffalo Wings, I cant afford to eat out all the time for them :(

I like to make my own Chicken/Buffalo Wings and obviously need good sauce to go with them.

A friend brought me 'Spicy Garlic Wings Sauce' from Ralph's and its just okay!

Looking for (1) Spicy, (2) Tasty (could be any flavor)

Thanks!

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  1. Well traditionally it's just butter/margarine and Franks Hot Sauce. Where did you want to go from there?

    1. I have never used store-bought wing sauce. I just mix equal parts butter and Franks hot sauce and add about a table spoon of cider vinegar. Depending on the audience, I might add a little extra cayenne, chile powder or black pepper.

        1. re: hondo77

          Seconded.

          I use Defcon 2 and find it spicy enough. You can always go for 1 or 0 if you are hardcore.

          Defcon 2 makes the best wings I can produce at home.

        2. I actually really enjoyed this recipe, which I prepared for a party last year:
          http://www.chow.com/recipes/10831

          1. When I moved to LA from Chicago, I couldn't find anything to match the sweet/spicy flavor of Buffalo Joes, a Chicago chain. So I came up with the following recipe:

            Mix Frank's Buffalo Wing Sauce (seems less acidic than Frank's Hot Sauce) with an equal amount of melted butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add an entire head of crushed garlic and a few tablespoons of sugar. Reduce to about 2/3 of the original volume.

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            1. re: metaphora

              I ADORE Buf Joe's. I'm going to have to try this!