Yes a large vat of boiling oil, heated on a propane burner in order to cook a bird sounds just about as tacky as you can get.
Then you must never have tried it.
I was a deep believer that it was pure sacrilege to cook a turkey in such a despicable manner.
Talk about health issues and where is the food safety?
Well I was proven wrong and now advocate this to anyone who is looking for a sure fire way to have a juicy moist 25 lb turkey cooked in an hour and a half.
And your oven is free for everything else that must be juggled around to complete the feast.
Best of all the men are outside socialising and being the cooks, beer in hand.
You can feel the testosterone.
Initially it is costly for all the supplies and you have to buy mass quantities of oil each time.
There is actually quite a process to the preparation for this procedure and the clean up is quite a bit of a hassle.
But if you can over all that you are well on your way to a tasty sensation.
This is a great way to enjoy the fruits of our labour.
And a way to empty the freezer a bit.
We have converted many friends and family and they now toot the merits of deep frying turkeys to everyone they know.