Fried Turkey in Peanut Oil

These deep-fried turkey recipes take advantage of the high smoke point and slightly nutty flavor of peanut oil. Try these deep-fried peanut oil recipes the next time you prepare a turkey.

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Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey

Better Homes and Gardens

Revamp the standard turkey by coating it in Cajun spices. Be cautious when lowering the bird into the fryer.

Fried Turkey

Family Circle

How to Make Deep-Fried Turkey

You've read about it or seen it on televisionit's time to try it yourself! Learn how to make a deep-fried turkey, and that's all your Thanksgiving guests will be able to talk about...in between bites of tender, juicy meat, of course.

Fried Chicken --Easy Recipes All Summer Long

Wherever there is chicken, there are people making fried chicken. Scotland, Western Africa, Korea, Japan. Fried chicken may seem like the most all-American summer months dish of the, but crispy poultry has deep, far-reaching roots.

How to Deep Fry a Turkey

Turkey is a traditional holiday meal staple, but who wants to wait around all day for the bird to cook? Roasting is always a standby, but a lot of the problems that roasting presents--like soggy skin and dry meat--are solved with a fryer practically without trying. Next time it's your turn to prepare the main bird, why not try a new method of preparation? Learning how to deep fry a turkey is easy, and it takes only a fraction of the time that conventional roasting does--but the real bonus is in the finished product. Because a deep fried turkey cooks faster, it remains tender and juicy while the skin turns deliciously crispy in the hot oil. Though deep frying can increase the resulting fat content, the flavorful nature of a deep fried turkey coupled with its reduced cooking time make it the perfect choice for a special occasion indulgence. When you know how to fry a turkey, you know how to create a beautifully scrumptious holiday main course in a fraction of the time as traditional roasting.

Best of the Blogs: Fried Chicken

For picnics, barbecues, and backyard gatherings, here are our favorite recipes for fried chicken from our food blogger friends.

How to Make Spring Rolls

When warm weather brings a bounty of colorful vegetables to the market, it's time to learn how to make spring rolls, featuring the season's finest produce. From bright orange carrots to verdant green onions, spring rolls can offer such a gorgeous rainbow of colors they're almost too pretty to eat!

Summer Entertaining: 3 Easy Snacks To Serve

Here's how to get three delicious party snacks from just one ingredient!

How to Roast a Turkey

Thanksgiving turkey is one of America's most beloved customs and knowing how to roast a turkey is key to a Thanksgiving meal. With these tricks your turkey and stuffing will be a hit!

Make the Takeout: Burgers & Fries

Skip the fast food line and make some of your favorite takeout dishes, including burgers, fries, and shakes, right at home.

Americans Turn to Google for Non-Traditional Thanksgiving

Yes, on this day before Thanksgiving, Americans are talking turkey. But what kind of turkey? Well, if you go by Google, most Americans are looking to deep-fry their birds this year, according to Today.

How to Make Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers are a great low fat alternative to your typical hamburger. Top with cabbage, red onion and the sauce of your choice for a beautiful and delicious meal.

How to Make Thanksgiving Healthy

When if comes to Thanksgiving dinner, certain things may be non-negotiable: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy, for example. But you want your guests to leave the table sated and singing your praises yet not collapsing on the couch in a calorie-induced coma. So, instead of filling out the menu with calorie-laden side dishes, balance the heavier, richer things on the menu with lighter, more refreshing options.

Forget Ketchup and Mayo: Peanut Butter Burgers All the Rage

Peanut butter and jelly? Delicious. Peanut butter and chocolate?

How to Make Old Time Fried Chicken

This old time fried chicken recipe is great for having friends over or watching a game. The chicken is crispy, delicious and is served well with a bit of coleslaw.

Cooking Oil: Know Your Label Lingo

Not all oils are created equal. Make sense of the labels on cooking oils with these terms and know what oil you're using. "Free of Saturated Fat"Labels may make claims of being "free of saturated fat," but the fact is, most all cooking oils don't contain saturated fat.

How to Make Collard Greens

Knowing how to make collard greens is trendy nowadays! The nutritious, inexpensive leafy greens packed with vitamins, especially A and Care popping up on restaurant menus across the country. It's probably because they make such an easy yet delicious side dish.

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