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Old 04-07-2007, 06:35 AM   #41
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Well I am sold - have got to get some of this cleaner 4-sure. Thanks for the post guys!

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Old 04-07-2007, 07:43 AM   #42
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We bought our fryer some months ago, we don't eat deep fried food too often, but when we do, it comes in very handy. It's safty feature prevents from the oil splashing about, and you can be sure of the oil temperature, and when you use a proper temp and you don't overcrowd it, the food turn out wonderfully crisp, also it is also better for you (just a bit... ) as the food doesn't absorb too much oil while getting cooked.

The only hic-up is when the oil needs to be changed, I am never sure of what to do with them, I am not very good at pouring it back to the old bottle neatly, and for proper disposal I have to take it to a petrol station. (though many people just throw it in the dumpster...) It usually ends up as Cris's task...

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Old 04-07-2007, 08:10 AM   #43
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You're welcome, Barb L.!

urmaniac13, I own one of those giant electric turkey deep fryers.

You might have heard of it. It's called 'Turk N' Surf'. It can accommodate up to a 14-lb bird.

Anyway, I've used it once when I first got it, but the peanut oil from it is still around, so I'm storing it in a 5-gal bucket and I'm using it for everyday cooking so that it gets used up. It hasn't gone rancid yet.

But peanut oil IS INDEED ridiculously expensive, so I'm only going to buy it in small amounts.

If you can still use your oil or not, get a funnel to assist you in getting it back into the bottle. I saved my old big olive oil can just for this purpose, and use a large funnel to get the used oil into it. It works out good!
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Old 04-07-2007, 08:21 AM   #44
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When I clean my fryer out, I drain the oil into the original container. All the sediment that settled gets wiped out into the trash. Then I wash the container with hot soapy water and a green scrubbie. No problems.
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Old 04-07-2007, 09:11 AM   #45
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I've found it works well to clean the stove top.
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Old 04-07-2007, 09:23 AM   #46
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I have a Waring with a lid and temperature control. I love it, I use it outside on the patio, great for fish, chicken, veggies and I recycle the oil. Clean up is a snap, just filter the oil into the storage container, wash with soap and water. Cooking is great no mess or smell in the kitchen....

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Old 04-10-2007, 08:43 PM   #47
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I saw a deep dryer being advertised on an infommercial over the weekend on the Food Network.

It looked to be a prety good size because it's said to take two small or one large basket. They all come with it.

The woman who did the Grip & Flip commercial does this show. But I'm not getting it.
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Old 04-10-2007, 10:18 PM   #48
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Why not? Come on, Corey. You're our original "gadget man." Don't disappoint us.
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Old 04-10-2007, 10:54 PM   #49
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I'd like to have a deep fryer, but I'm a little worried I'd go overboard and end up doing my health some damage.

Plus, I'm a klutz so I doubt it would be the safest idea in the world. I think, if I need to deep fry, I'll use a pot. Outside. With alot of sand nearby.
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Old 04-11-2007, 12:19 AM   #50
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I have two of them, both counter top but one is pretty big, I use for parties and the small one we use on the regular bases. mostly for eggrolls, french fries, fried onins, sweet and sour chicken, etc.

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