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The Safest Way to Fry a Turkey

Deep fried turkey that has been cooked in a propane gas deep fryer for Thanksgiving is being taken out of the fryer by a man with protective gloves. The fryer is outside because it is too dangerous to have it indoors. Play Video

Roasted, smoked, fried. However you cook a turkey, it’s yummy. If you decide to fry your turkey, however, there are extra safety issues to consider – good thing we have a food safety rock star on our team!

Watch as our resident food-safety expert and NC State Extension specialist, Ben Chapman, shares research-based tips to help you enjoy a safe and happy holiday meal during Thanksgiving, Christmas or anytime of the year.

This segment of Homegrown was filmed in the Dinah E. Gore Teaching and Research Kitchens at NC State University. The state-of-the-art kitchen complex was designed to enhance and extend our work in teaching, research and Extension.

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