CFDM 'Lazy Git Dinner' Round 1: Wings V Hot Pockets

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I Just Can't With Cooking Tonight: Wings or Hot Pockets?

Poll ended at 8 years ago

Wings, no question. Different sauces, dippiness - it all works.
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5%
Wings, no question. Different sauces, dippiness - it all works.
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5%
Wings, no question. Different sauces, dippiness - it all works.
4
5%
I know they're evil, but - Hot Pockets.
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4%
I know they're evil, but - Hot Pockets.
3
4%
I know they're evil, but - Hot Pockets.
3
4%
Wait, what-? Hot Pockets are supposedly gross-? Who. Knew.
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2%
Wait, what-? Hot Pockets are supposedly gross-? Who. Knew.
2
2%
Wait, what-? Hot Pockets are supposedly gross-? Who. Knew.
2
2%
This is where Lunchbox links the video of Jim Gaffigan's monologue on Hot Pockets, right-?
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6%
This is where Lunchbox links the video of Jim Gaffigan's monologue on Hot Pockets, right-?
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6%
This is where Lunchbox links the video of Jim Gaffigan's monologue on Hot Pockets, right-?
5
6%
I'm gonna describe my awesome wing technique below, prepare to have your socks rocked off.
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I'm gonna describe my awesome wing technique below, prepare to have your socks rocked off.
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No votes
I'm gonna describe my awesome wing technique below, prepare to have your socks rocked off.
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No votes
Hey - some Hot Pocket varieties aren't as bad, and I will explain which are decent below.
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1%
Hey - some Hot Pocket varieties aren't as bad, and I will explain which are decent below.
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Hey - some Hot Pocket varieties aren't as bad, and I will explain which are decent below.
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1%
Dude - like many things I used to eat in college, I used to see the appeal, but now, I try to stick to real food.
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4%
Dude - like many things I used to eat in college, I used to see the appeal, but now, I try to stick to real food.
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4%
Dude - like many things I used to eat in college, I used to see the appeal, but now, I try to stick to real food.
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4%
Well, I don't ever say no to bone-in meat, so: wings.
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4%
Well, I don't ever say no to bone-in meat, so: wings.
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4%
Well, I don't ever say no to bone-in meat, so: wings.
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4%
That's what she said -! Bwaaa!
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That's what she said -! Bwaaa!
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That's what she said -! Bwaaa!
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2%
Oh my god, you really have thirteen more of these polls ready to roll out-? Woman, you need another hobby.
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5%
Oh my god, you really have thirteen more of these polls ready to roll out-? Woman, you need another hobby.
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5%
Oh my god, you really have thirteen more of these polls ready to roll out-? Woman, you need another hobby.
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5%
 
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themis
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My ruling: no. Because there are already pizza-flavored Hot Pockets. I see I can add Tiny Food Death Match and Breakfast Cereal Death Match to the list of future junk food throw-downs. I will brace myself for the onslaught of 'but you forgot the most important cereal of all, waaaaaaaa-!'

People, I do not live inside your heads-! And you definitely don't want to live in mine. It is a scary place, full of unrealized violent Japanese game show concepts. :twisted:
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BarbaraToombs
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themis wrote:People, I do not live inside your heads-! And you definitely don't want to live in mine. It is a scary place, full of unrealized violent Japanese game show concepts. :twisted:
You know, when I first met you, I thought you were shy, chic and refined. Now I discover there's this totally twisted side to you that I absolutely love! Please don't ever change. :D
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Pato
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Wings.
I grew up on wings in Buffalo. We never called them "Buffalo Wings", just wings. One of my early jobs (first job Dishwasher / Italian restaurant) was cleaning and cooking wings for a local pizza place. I say cleaning because that is KEY. The reason wings get downgraded is because there is an extremely small percentage of restaurants willing to do them correctly, and by correctly I mean FRESH wings. Very few work with fresh wings outside of Buffalo. Cleaning fresh wings is a bad job. It is gross. They come fresh in buckets of blood. The restaurant that I worked for held food safety high (thank God). My job was to prep fresh wings as they came in and fry them to order. I later moved on to the pizza ovens and finally to the holy grail of delivery but I will keep it to the wings. They need to be rinsed of the blood several times, and then chilled at a secret temp. The rinsing is a bad job. Needs to be done by someone who cares. Most people in Buffalo that really like wings order them "well done" or "crispy". Basically the wings are fried a little too long to really get a crunch. The best way is to pull them when they are done, let them sit, and then finish fry for a minute or two. Sauce should be a cayenne pepper/vinegar/butter mix. They should be tossed immediately out of the fryer in a metal bowl with the sauce and plated. Carrots/ Celery / Blue Cheese. Most of the people that I know prefer the doubles to the drumsticks. Most places will comply with an order of a double order(20), well done, all double bone. Some might charge you a bit more. Suckers, or one of the 10 yearly tourists to Buffalo ask for all drumsticks with BBQ hot sauce.