PHOTO: LUCY SCHAEFFER; FOOD STYLING: SPENCER RICHARDS
When it comes to game day foods, we don’t think there’s anything more quintessential than chicken wings. Whether you’re heading out or staying home to watch the Super Bowl, wings are a MUST to kick off your party. Sure, you could just pick up your standard order from your favorite wing spot. And honestly, we get it—wings are tradition, and sometimes you just gotta have your faves. But! We bet you’ve got the time and energy to step outside your comfort zone to make your own this year. Use these 30 recipes as inspiration, and who knows, you might find a new favorite you’ll make for years to come.
Here, we offer up everything from the classic to the brand-new. All your game day guests would be happy if you just stuck to the standards like Buffalo and honey BBQ. They’re classics for a reason. But if you’re in the mood to wow the crowd with something different, we recommend turning to sweet and spicy Korean or cheesy, buttery garlic Parmesan wings. Stocked up on drinks for the game ahead of time? Pop open an orange soda or root beer for a delicious wing sauce—trust us, it works!
Don’t have a lot of free time but are still feeling creative? You can also make incredible wings in your slow cooker (what can’t a Crockpot do?), and you’ll have one less thing to worry about on game day.