The tradition, now in its 10th year, got started as a way to help people who had received donated birds. The restaurant’s co-owner adds that it’s a lot safer than trying to deep fry a turkey yourself.
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It’s a delicious but dangerous job; Mark Bucher, co-owner of Medium Rare, says he’ll do it so you don’t end up “spending Thanksgiving in the emergency room or with a hook and ladder at your house.” His staff will fry your bird for free, but they’re asking for charitable donations. Find out when and where the event happens.
With endless recipes and a variety of preparation methods, settling on one for your Thanksgiving turkey can be more stressful than hosting a houseful of relatives. But it doesn’t have to be.
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