Since doling out its first wing in 1984, Buffalo Wings and Rings has spread to 50 locations across the United States, powered by the piquant sauces that slather its selection of wings. Sauce options range from the signature buffalo sauce, made from the restaurant's original recipe, to the recently added sweet thai chili, and cooks can tailor each order to five different levels of spice. Savory flavors also permeate handheld fare such as burgers and gyros, and staffers blend up new batches of blue cheese dipping sauce daily to help extinguish flaming tongues.
A family-owned-and-operated business established in 1962, Swiss Maid employs time-honored European methods of copper-kettle candy-making, using 100% Wisconsin sweet-cream butter, heavy cream, and pure chocolate and vanilla. After putting on your decision-making fedora, choose from a large selection of fudge flavors, including maple, amaretto marble, cookies and cream, cranberry walnut, and classic dark or milk chocolate ($14.98 per lb.). Though it's a proven fact that all dads love the phrase "Or I'll eat my tie!", chocolate peppermint-stick fudge proves to be a much tastier snacking option and a better holiday gift.