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The small fleshy part of a chicken wing, often fried and served as an appetizer.

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Dip each drumette in butter, roll in cheese and seasoning mixture and arrange in foil-lined pan.
To prepare the chicken wings, cut each wing through the joints into two sections, the drumette (the part that looks like a little drumstick) and the flat, discarding the wing tips (or save them for stock).
According the survey, of those who eat chicken wings, 46 percent prefer the drumette, 25 percent the flat and 10 percent prefer their wings whole.
Also made from all white meat chicken breast meat patties with rib meat, the breading of Buffalo Style Bites has a spicy buffalo-style flavor and are shaped like drumettes and wings.
APPETIZERS: BAYOU BUFFALO WINGS Breading 2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons granulated garlic 2 teaspoons lemon pepper 3 teaspoons rosemary and thyme (finely chopped) 2 teaspoons salt and pepper or creole/cajun seasoning salt Egg Wash 4 eggs 1 cup milk Sauce 1/2 cup Southern Comfort 1/2 cup hot sauce 1/2 stick melted butter 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 dozen chicken wings or drumettes vegetable or cooking oil for deep-frying
Designed to resemble a turkey -- complete with a "roast" stuffed with wild rice-bread crumb stuffing, tempeh drumettes and even golden "giblet" gravy -- this tofu feast is 100 percent vegetarian and serves four in approximately 40 minutes.
Halftime Sampler of Dixie Caviar Cups, Grilled Herb Chicken Drumettes With White Barbecue Sauce, Warm Turnip Green Dip and Peel-and-Eat Shrimp With Dipping Sauces; and a 4 p.
Unique signature items include skewer platters like Thai chicken skewers, Thai tofu or portobello skewers and orange chili, teriyaki, spicy buffalo, or country roast chicken drumettes.
Jack-o-lantern with Vegetables Honey Mustard Chicken Drumsticks and Drumettes Roasted Red Pepper Dip Crusty Bread Pomegranates, Lady Apples, Muscat Grapes Pumpkin-Cheese Cakes Hot or Cold Spiced Apple Cider Brandy or Calvados
chicken wing drumettes (the largest piece of the wing) Paprika marinade (recipe follows)
Emphasizing fresh product over frozen, WingHouse's oversized portions and classic American fare include other signature items such as skinless drumettes, naked wings, the Dallas burger and a new drink menu.