Golden-brown turkey on a serving platter.

Turkey Fryer Safety Tips

Did you know that the most cooking fires of the year occur on Thanksgiving? Several of those cooking fires are the result of deep fryers, and increasingly people are deep frying turkeys as part of their Thanksgiving meal preparation. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) discourages the use of turkey fryers altogether due to the risk of fires and burns. However, if you’re determined to fry a turkey, it’s important to keep the following safety tips in mind: