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Unread 12-25-2011, 07:16 AM   #2
sssSmoking
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Default Basket or not?

John,

Yep, done it many times. In recent years have switched to using a basket only. Just for the reason you stated, laying the bird down uses much less peanut oil. And I normally use turkey breast, I like the 9 pound size, some/ most of the time the turkey breast come split and it is hard to keep them standing on the rod. I have never been able to tell any difference in laying them down and standing them up and have fried over 100, I just love fried turkey and the events that I cater do also.

Just my 2c
Enjoy
Don
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