Turkey day is almost here — that magical time in America when the grocery stores and airports overflow with excitement and anxiety — only to conclude with hours on the couch, napping and watching football.
But before the hibernation, even before the pumpkin pie, Thanksgiving is all about turkey. There are endless ways to cook a turkey: most people roast theirs for hours in the oven, some people butterfly it and put it on the grill, and this year Jacque Pepin recommended a steamed turkey, but at This Could Be Big we fry our bird.
The speed, flavor and fresh air - even the calculated risk - make frying a turkey the tastiest way to enjoy the holiday. Sure, deep fried turkey isn't the healthiest option, but it's only once a year.
But what if there was a way to enjoy all the crunch and taste of fried food without the canola oil hot tub?
Purdue University food science Professor Kevin Keener has developed a technique to fry food without all the oil. It's done using a machine called a radiantRead More »from For Thanksgiving, a Healthier Way to Fry Foods