Picture the Super Bowl. Really, picture any sporting event you’d watch on TV. Now, imagine a food you might enjoy while watching said event. Odds are you’re envisioning a plate of wings.
Since their invention just 56 years ago at The Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York, chicken wings — more speci?cally, Buffalo wings — have become synonymous with the television sports viewing experience. Last year, the National Chicken Council estimated Americans would eat 1.4 billion chicken wings just on Super Bowl Sunday.
But our favorite football snack started out as mere kitchen scraps. In 1964, Teressa Bellissimo,...