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Postby Boston » Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:04 am

lil soggy
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Postby MCA » Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:39 am

They're ALWAYS soggy.
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Postby rearadmiral » Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:04 pm

That pic gave my insides a Pavlovian reaction.
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Postby chiefteam » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:24 pm

Are those tots?
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Postby One Up in Peabody » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:21 pm

MCA wrote:They're ALWAYS soggy.


this is correct, and I still don't understand it. I feel like telling the person at the counter to put them back in the oven once more...
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Postby Spencer Pratt » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:45 pm

Gonna try to fry the wings this time

any advice?

whats the batter the chinese restaurant use to make their wings crunchy but not heavy and greasy.
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Postby midd » Sat Dec 18, 2010 12:57 am

Spencer Pratt wrote:Gonna try to fry the wings this time

any advice?

whats the batter the chinese restaurant use to make their wings crunchy but not heavy and greasy.



high, yet below smoke point heat is the key. anything remotely low makes them soggy.
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Postby lugnutz » Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:32 am

Spencer Pratt wrote:Gonna try to fry the wings this time

any advice?

whats the batter the chinese restaurant use to make their wings crunchy but not heavy and greasy.



I've had them so many different ways that I couldn't, without trying the ones you are talking about, tell you. I am sure it involves corn starch and flour.
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Postby Boston » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:01 pm

amateurs, Lugz!

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Postby Boston » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:13 pm

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Postby lugnutz » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:20 pm

Where are the crushed red pepper flakes?
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Postby Boston » Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:40 pm

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Postby rearadmiral » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:22 pm

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Postby Boston » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:35 pm

rearadmiral wrote:Il Panino


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Postby lugnutz » Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:51 am

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