The fairly similar-to-Buffalo chicken dish known as Nashville Hot gets steered a bit more toward Buffalo chicken
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When I first began exploring the spicy side of cooking I quickly came to a conclusion: Anybody can burn you, but not everybody can make you want to do it again. Nashville Hot is one of those dishes that can go either way. When researching this week I found plenty of recipes that go big on the burn (cayenne). With a little bit of care in deciding what inspiration I drew from, and the usual Wingin It tweaks, I think this might be one where the burn is remembered fondly.
*This is adjusted down to be a little milder than most recipes. Anywhere you see red pepper, you can double or triple the amount if you want to push things.
Last season, it was a disappointing Titans loss in Week 5 at Buffalo that begat a three-game losing streak and negated a 3-1 start. In 2019, the Bills come to Nashville in Week 5 after an emotionally charged loss to the New England Patriots and are themselves 3-1.
**Brown sugar is traditional, but honey increases viscosity and stickiness, which is helpful for sauces that go on breading.
The Titans have been searching for consistency since Marcus Mariota was drafted in 2015. The latest venture in trying to find it comes against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at Nissan Stadium.
***If you have a deep fryer great. If not, for heavens sake get a candy/deep frying thermometer for $5. It can save your house. Deep frying can be tricky so get a meat thermometer too. Safety first!