Fryin’ A Turkey For Thanksgiving? Might Want To Listen To Captain Kirk…

…fried turkey’s better than the other kind. Turkey in the oven usually tastes like balsa wood.

But if you don’t know what you’re doin’, you can end up fryin’ yourself.

Shatner tells it better…

And now for the really cool part, where State Farm gets firemen to actually start a turkey fryer fire…

Anyway, watch out what you’re doin’ if you’re gonna fry a turkey. Some people even sell ’em, y’know – and that might even be the best idea.

But if you’re gonna fry a gobbler, a few simple rules to make sure you follow…

Safe Turkey Frying Tips

1: Avoid oil spillover–don’t overfill the pot.
2: Turn off flame when lowering the turkey into oil.
3: Fry outside, away from the house.
4: Properly thaw the turkey before frying.
5: Keep a grease-fire-approved extinguisher nearby.

Be safe, y’all.

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