5 Easy Finger Food Dinners

Buffalo Wings

Buffalo wings have been tantalizing the taste buds of chicken lovers since 1964, when Teressa Bellissimo invented them at her restaurant. She drenched regular chicken wings in her secret sauce and served them with blue cheese dressing for dipping, largely because she didn't have anything else on hand for patrons to use.

Virtually any dinner will benefit from the extra zing wings provide. As an added bonus, wing sauce is now available in a wide variety of heats and flavors, so you and your kids don't have to endure unnecessary spiciness if you don't want to.

To deep-fry buffalo wings at home, heat vegetable oil in a fryer, then carefully lower the wings and cook them for about 6 or 7 minutes. They should be delightfully crispy and golden when done. To add flavor, just place the cooked wings in a large skillet prepared with a pre-bought sauce or your own recipe, which will most likely include butter, hot sauce, salt and vinegar.