Turkey Flambé

Somebody commented about frying turkeys in my Martha Stewart post. Fried turkeys are delicious, but heating a huge vat of oil over an open flame is something you should be careful about —especially if there’s a little alcohol involved. It’s a good way to light your house on fire or hurt yourself. While this will make for a memorable Thanksgiving, please give your local first responders a break.

These folks thought it would be a good idea to fry a turkey on the deck. Not!

I like this one because there are kids around. Kids love fires:

Finally, here’s a little video from Underwriters Labs on the dangers of turkey frying. The good part starts :40 seconds in:

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