Originally Posted by yelonutz
I will be frying another one for Christmas eve (wife's family). It is on the "Tree" in the fridge since Monday. Nice dry skin. If you remove the free moisture you won't get the "Volcano". No frying basket, plenty of room in the pot. Just in case, you always must turn off the fire before slowly lowering in the Turkey (No open flames, no fire from overflowing oil). After cooking, shut off the fire before removing the Turkey. Once again, no fire danger without an ignition source.
TURN OFF THE FLAME WHEN ADDING OR REMOVING THE TURKEY!!!!!