Arthas and I tossed these wings together a few weeks back as a treat to bring to a neighborhood barbeque…..they were fabulous! The recipe is a rif on my friend Winnie's "Sweet and Spicy Rubbed Wings", which she submitted some time ago for a Food52 contest for your best chicken wings.
According to Winnie, she had developed this spicy coffee-cocoa rub to use on ribs and loved it so much that she then tried it on some homemade roasted nuts, and then finally these wings. It sounds like she was tossing it on anything that didn't move! Don't you love a condiment that can be put to use in so many different ways?