There are a bunch of different ways to prepare turkey for Thanksgiving but one of the BEST turkeys I've ever had was fried, BUT the people who fried it in their driveway made a HUGE mess and almost caught their house on fire.

They didn't measure the oil first, it overflowed and caught a tree on fire next to the house. Thankfully someone had a fire extinguisher close by and no harm came to anything other than the turkey and tree. They tried again the following year and that's the turkey that I had that was amazing! Here is how NOT to fry a turkey as we prepare for Thanksgiving next week:

Here is how to measure how much oil you need to fry a turkey properly!