Who's frying a turkey this year? Below are some safety tips but if YOU have any great recipes, tricks or must-dos, please comment!!
*Fryers should always be used outdoors, on a solid level surface a safe distance from buildings and flammable materials.
*Never use a fryer on a wooden deck, under a patio cover, in a garage or enclosed space.
*Do not overfill the fryer.
*Never leave the fryer unattended because, without thermostat controls, the oil will continue to heat until it catches fire.
*Never let children or pets near the fryer when in use or after use as the oil can remain hot for hours.
*Use well-insulated potholders or oven mitts and wear long sleeves and safety goggles to protect from splatter.
*Make sure the turkey is completely thawed before it is placed in a fryer.
*Keep all-purpose fire extinguishers nearby.
*If a turkey fryer fire occurs, call 911 immediately.