4 pounds chicken wings
3tbsp cooking oil 4 cloves garlic,
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
2/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
1/4 pound blue cheese,
crumbled (about 1 cup)
2 scallions including green tops,
5 teaspoons vinegar
1/4 cup ketchup
1 tbsp Tabasco sauce
8 ribs celery, cut into sticks
1. Heat the oven to 425º. In a large bowl, combine the wings, oil. Garlic, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the salt, and the cayenne. Arrange the wings in a single layer on two large baking sheets. Bake until just done, about 25 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in a medium glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, blue cheese, scallions, 1 teaspoon of the vinegar, the remaining 1/4 tsp salt, and the black pepper.
3. In a large bowl, combine the ketchup, the remaining 4 teaspoons vinegar, and the Tabasco sauce. Add the wings and toss to coat. Serve the wings with the celery sticks and blue cheese dressing alongside.