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On the danger of frying turkeys

Yesterday, I noted Sam Sifton’s warning about how brining the turkey can lead to an explosion.  Today, some research on the subject from the folks at Underwriters Laboratory.

Sam Sifton of the NY Times brings us: The Explosive Turkey Bomb

I’m enjoying the hell out of Sam Sifton’s blogging on the NYTimes food blog (he’s also started off well and vividly as the Times’ new restaurant critic).  This week, he’s doing Q&A on Thanksgiving dinner, and warns of (some of) the hazards of frying a turkey:

Q.  I’ve heard suggestions of brining the […]