Tomorrow’s turkey day here in the United States. Do you fully expect your trashy neighbor to burn down his house while trying to cook a holiday feast? To see what’s in store for your neighborhood we’ve rounded up a great collection of idiots deep frying turkeys.
Let’s set up the fryer on our wooden deck… now that it’s a flaming pyre what should we do?
“Ow my toes” – Boiling oil v. sandals
Get the extinguisher… wait, I don’t think that’s working.
Let’s learn about liquid displacement.
[Alton Brown], the consummate kitchen hacker, has been kind enough to share the safe method of deep frying turkey. This includes how to measure for liquid displacement, and how to build a derrick (PDF) to lower the turkey into the pot from a safe distance.