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Bake or deep fry your turkey?


Asked by girliemom0406 at 3:59 PM on Nov. 6, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • You know... I really, really wanted to like fried turkey but both times I had it, it was way too salty. :P We bake and use reynolds bags. I also buy 2 - 12lb turkeys instead of 1 -24lb turkey. Its almost impossible to produce moist breast meat on a large turkey because the dark meat needs to go to a higher temp than the breast meat to be done, so the extra time in the oven for the larger bird really dries it out.

    Answer by karamille at 4:28 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • bake,i like my house not burned to the ground lol!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:08 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Bake. I use the Reynold's cooking bags. Less mess and easier clean-up.

    Answer by NannyB. at 4:11 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I soak it in a brine overnight and then bake. It seriously is the best turkey I have eaten. I love deep fried if it's cooked right.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 4:34 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Bake- far healthier

    Answer by Sharell8710 at 4:18 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Deep fried is the best...

    Answer by Bettyboup at 4:59 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Bake

    Answer by mommy223326 at 5:46 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Deep Fry my DH has perfected it. :)

    Answer by liss05 at 6:02 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • We go to SIL' house and usually do one of each

    Answer by dancinintherain at 4:16 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I also brine mine and bake it. The brine really brings out the flavor. But I've had deep fried turkey at my uncle's house and it is delicious. We don't have a turkey fryer tho.

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 4:50 PM on Nov. 6, 2010