Football is back and so is deep fried food! Along with barbecue, deep-fried food is a game day favorite. There are lots of fun and delicious recipes, but before you start experimenting with various foods you can fry, read these basic tips for safe cooking and perfect fried food!
Picking the right cooking oil
Deep frying requires an oil that has a high ‘smoke point’, which means the oil will not breakdown at deep frying temperatures. Peanut, safflower, sunflower, and canola are good choices and they have high smoke points. If you chose peanut oil make sure you’re not preparing food for someone who has a peanut allergy.
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