Are you frying your turkey next week?
Are you frying your turkey next week? Check out the post VPPPA Region 2's shared for some safety tips!!
"Thinking about deep frying a turkey next week? They sure are yummy!
However, using a deep fryer for your Thanksgiving bird comes with a slew of potential hazards. Before you fry, make sure you review these safety tips:
Set up your fryer outside, away from the house, decks and other flammable materials, and make sure it’s on a level surface
Keep children and pets away from the fryer
Never leave your fryer unattended
Do not overfill the fryer – do a test run with your turkey and water beforehand
Keep a fire extinguisher on hand
Use grill mitts and eye protection when frying
Raise and lower the turkey slowly
Make sure your turkey is completely thawed before frying
Have any of you fried a turkey before? Any safety tips to add to the list?"