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Old 11-16-2009, 05:02 PM
 
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Would anyone know which places in the valley fry turkeys for you for Thanksgiving. I think Baby Kays in Phoenix does, but not sure. Would I really like to try is the Hawaiin Style where they bury it in a pit to cook it. Dont think any places in phoenix do that.
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:02 PM
 
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Would anyone know which places in the valley fry turkeys for you for Thanksgiving. I think Baby Kays in Phoenix does, but not sure. Would I really like to try is the Hawaiin Style where they bury it in a pit to cook it. Dont think any places in phoenix do that.
I have not heard of a turkey buried in a pit, a pig maybe? Fried turkey is in a vat of oil cooked on a propane-fired burner It can be brined and marinated or injected, and rubbed with many flavors. I was going to do this, but am turned another way with a vat of peanut oil being darn near $50 here....so think will do on the grill....I am sad, was so looking forward to a fried turkey....
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:08 PM
 
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I have not heard of a turkey buried in a pit, a pig maybe? Fried turkey is in a vat of oil cooked on a propane-fired burner It can be brined and marinated or injected, and rubbed with many flavors. I was going to do this, but am turned another way with a vat of peanut oil being darn near $50 here....so think will do on the grill....I am sad, was so looking forward to a fried turkey....
When I lived in the South, deep fried turkey was common. It was soooo good, but sooooo bad for you, LOL! I'd rather have fried turkey than baked it just seems more dry to me from the oven. But that's why I just pour our Thanksgiving salsa all over the turkey, LOL! And I do believe Baby Kay's fries turkeys for clients.
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:12 PM
 
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When I lived in the South, deep fried turkey was common. It was soooo good, but sooooo bad for you, LOL! I'd rather have fried turkey than baked it just seems more dry to me from the oven. But that's why I just pour our Thanksgiving salsa all over the turkey, LOL! And I do believe Baby Kay's fries turkeys for clients.
Fried is for sure better, and I do with stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy from separate turkey parts roasted to add to those...the star is the fried gobbler Alright...what is Thanksgiving salsa? and I want to go ethnic if that is okay for Christmas...maybe another thread but pit turkey is not a good thing, I don't think... I really want to do tamales and need a tried and true recipe...maybe another thread for AZ-ethnic foods...
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:23 PM
 
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Fried is for sure better, and I do with stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy from separate turkey parts roasted to add to those...the star is the fried gobbler Alright...what is Thanksgiving salsa? and I want to go ethnic if that is okay for Christmas...maybe another thread but pit turkey is not a good thing, I don't think... I really want to do tamales and need a tried and true recipe...maybe another thread for AZ-ethnic foods...
LOL, probably, I'd have to ask my great aunt for a tamale recipe for sure. Thanksgiving salsa is a hot sauce thickened with tomato, or tomato paste, or sauce, etc that uses roasted chiles del arbol a.k.a. chiles Japoneses...it is really good and a deep red color!
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:47 PM
 
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LOL, probably, I'd have to ask my great aunt for a tamale recipe for sure. Thanksgiving salsa is a hot sauce thickened with tomato, or tomato paste, or sauce, etc that uses roasted chiles del arbol a.k.a. chiles Japoneses...it is really good and a deep red color!
Go to great aunt then...I am not wasting time and effort, expense on an internet recipe for this Share please or any other holiday foods, I am enjoying the heck out of AZ, and need to learn about the chiles...now salt-dough ornaments with cookie cutters to dry and then paint...
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Old 11-16-2009, 07:09 PM
 
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Would I really like to try is the Hawaiin Style where they bury it in a pit to cook it. Dont think any places in phoenix do that.
I do that every year and love it. Tons of people do it over the valley I"m sure you can find somewhere to do it. Ask Mormons friends if you have any, they always seem to have turkey pits going on.
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Old 11-16-2009, 07:35 PM
 
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I do that every year and love it. Tons of people do it over the valley I"m sure you can find somewhere to do it. Ask Mormons friends if you have any, they always seem to have turkey pits going on.
For real, turkey in the ground...I need to know
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:08 AM
 
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Stacy's BBQ does them as well - Home Page
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:27 AM
 
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The oil will go rancid after 30 days, so that does make it cost prohibitive. Those things are also the Fire Department's nightmare. I will predict at least one torched home in the Valley from the deep fried turkey's. Heck with the way home values have declined, that number may be much higher.

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