Bits of dead chicken are not what defines the flavor of Buffalo, NY. It’s the mix of Frank’s hot sauce and butter that gives us our signature satiation (and heartburn). The flavor is commonly referred to in recipes and brand names as “Buffalo-style.” People love to take the tangy and spicy flavoring of Chicken Wings and apply it to different foods, from chips to soups.  Here are some “Buffalo-style” foods you might not think would work, but totally do!

 

Buffalo-style omelette  

Start your morning off with a kick! A Buffalo-style omelette is easy. Make your regular omelette (I’m not going to describe to you how to make an omelette because if you don’t know how to do that, there’s no way you can even read this sentence). Mix in that tangy combo of hot sauce and butter and enjoy! 

 

Buffalo-style meatloaf

Don’t throw up in your mouth yet. Make your regular meatloaf, just like mom used to, but instead of covering the top with ketchup, try slathering it with Buffalo sauce. It’s just a mix of hot sauce and butter. The savory heat will make every bite better. You’ll wonder why you didn’t do this years ago. You’ll be like, “More like NEAT-loaf!” And your friends will hi-five you. Also, if you don’t have a mom, you can make anyone else's meatloaf. You can email me and I’ll send you a meatloaf recipe. I’ll be your mom. I’m not going to lend you money.

Buffalo-style pizza

Seriously! Keep reading! I swear I’m not messing around. Buffalo-style pizza is amazing! Pretty soon, every pizza joint from Seneca Street to Hertel Ave. will be selling these. You pound and smooth out your pizza dough, then instead of covering it with pizza sauce, use a mix of hot sauce and butter. Then, top your pie with tons of mozzarella cheese and your favorite toppings. 

It’s so good, you guys. I can’t believe you haven’t tried it before. You’re such idiots. I hate you.

 

Buffalo-style peanut butter and jelly
I swear to God I’m not lying. Cover one piece of bread with your favorite peanut butter. Make sure the peanut butter is creamy because crunchy peanut butter is stupid. Crunchy peanut butter is the product of laziness. I’m supposed to get stabbed in the roof of my mouth with sharp peanut shards because someone at the peanut butter factory couldn’t finish smoothing out the final product? No way! Anyway, in a bowl, combine some strawberry jam with a mix of hot sauce and butter. The tangy and savory flavor will make you the envy of the lunch table. People will be like, “What’s that smell? I think I smell peanut butter chicken wings.” And then you’ll stop chewing and say something cool like, “Oh, that’s just my Buffalo-style sandwich. Peanut butter and wow.” Then, your friends are probably going to beat the crap out of you and take your sandwich. That’s the risk you run with these recipes. People will want what you have. Better eat alone or under the table.

Buffalo-style wedding cake
Marriage is an archaic and broken tradition. Thanks to advances in medical science, people are living longer than they ever have. It’s impossible for two people to stay together for an eternity. Love isn’t even real. Your organs are just convincing you that you’re happy to trick you into propagating the species. Take a regular wedding cake and cover it with Buffalo sauce. It’s just a mix of hot sauce and butter! The tangy and savory flavor will warm the cockles of your heart as you die alone in a chair, looking at your wedding pictures.

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