Originally Posted by Michael in FtW
Yes, you can use a stovetop pot to deep fry in ... but I would probably opt for a 5-6 qt (preferably 8-qt)
Actually I was mistaken: I actually am planning on buying an 8qt model. More precisely, I'll probably will go for the following pot:
(unfortunately I can't post the link, but if you search for calphalon multi pot set on Amazon.com, you'll see it for $60)
Although people have reported having problems with the lid, I don't think I'll be doing anything so intense to shatter it.
So it would be OK to deep fry in that pot then?