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Author: OleDocJ Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 21260  
Subject: Re: benefit of a dedicated deep fryer? Date: 12/30/2013 3:12 PM
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I have an electric deep fryer that I use all the time for lots of different things. I tried using oil in a cast iron skillet/dutch oven, but I just don't have the patience/attention span/experience to get it right.

With the electric deep fryer, it's just a matter of setting it up, setting the desired temp, and waiting until the green light comes on to start deep frying. I have a cheapo Farberware that costs about $30 and it does the trick (much better than I can do the "old-fashioned" way!).

I'll have to say, when I first got it, I was a bit skeptical about the contruction -- it seems a bit flimsy and light-weight with thin metal. But, with the thin metal, it heats up fast. It also has a breakaway magnetic attachment for the electric cord. It's a safety feature that I wasn't sure I wanted, but it's fine now that I got used to it.

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