Deep frying a turkey at Thanksgiving has become very popular, it has just not remained to south but has became a national craze. Each year more and more Americans find different and easier ways to cook turkey in a turkey fryer
. There is no doubt turkey fried in a turkey fryer has a wonderful flavor and never forgettable taste. The tradition of a fried turkey goes back to the first Thanksgiving feast in 1621 at the Plymouth Colony and it has continued since then till now.Turkey Fryers
Turkey fryer is basically an appliance in which large turkey can be deep fried. The basic model of turkey fryer consists of a large stockpots fitted with a removable racks. These turkey fryers are powered by propane gas to heat the oil and can be used only at outdoors. But now we have more advanced models of turkey fryers and these includes electric indoor turkey fryers
and oil less turkey fryers which uses infrared technology to cook turkey.Different Ways To Cook Turkey
There are many ways to cook tasty turkeys, some of the ways to cook turkey includes:
Check this page to know the above cooking method in details.
Turkey Fryer Safety Tips
Deep frying a turkey can be very dangerous, if proper safety guidelines are not followed. Every year hundreds of incidents are reported on Thanksgiving day related to turkey fryers. So please follow the below safety tips
- Never use turkey fryer indoors. Turkey fryers should be used outdoors, away from anything flammable or combustible.
- Never use a turkey fryer in a garage, under a shed or on a wooden deck.
- Completely thaw the bird before frying. Not thawing turkey is the major cause of turkey fryer accidents.
- Do not overfill the oil. If overfilled, the oil may spill out of the pot and hit the burner of flames and fire may engulf the entire unit. Also if possible use oil free turkey fryers.
- Never leave the hot oil unattended and don’t allow children or pets near the cooking area.
- Allow the oil to cool completely before disposing or storing.
- In case of fire, never use water to try to put it out. Adding water to a grease fire will only make things worse, quickly, and could result in significant fire damage. Make certain you keep a fire extinguisher on hand, but if the fire appears unmanageable, call 9-1-1 for help, rather than fighting it yourself.
Posted at 08:07 am by MarkTallu