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June 23rd, 2011, 04:51 AM
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Do you eat or cook fried food very often?

Do you have a deep fryer? How large is it?

I imagine with some of our bigger families a regular fry daddy would be teeny tiny and it would take you all day to make enough french fries for everyone.
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June 23rd, 2011, 04:57 AM
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I don't have a fryer at all. If I need to fry I just use a frying pan.
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June 23rd, 2011, 06:26 AM
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We have a pretty big fryer, my dad got it for us for x-mas a few years ago. I make french fries in the oven most of the time just because of the smell, but we make our own buffalo wings sometimes those are deep fried. I think the fryer can hold 18 wings at a time.
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June 23rd, 2011, 06:48 AM
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I don't fry much, and we don't have a fryer. I try to cook as healthy as I can, and I worry about the hot oil when I fry.
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June 23rd, 2011, 08:52 AM
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I fry more often in the summer months. Maybe 2-3 x's a month. Mostly on weekends when dh starts up the grill. (Honestly, I can't think of anything I fry during the winter.)

I use a regular fry daddy. We use it for french fries (we cook 1/2 a bag for the meal), fried mushrooms and fried zucchini.

I wish I could say we never eat deep fried foods but we're just not there yet.

ETA: After reading everyone else's responses I remember that we do use the fry daddy in the winter for hot wings on game day occasionally.
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June 23rd, 2011, 08:58 AM
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We really don't eat fried food.
Don't have a fryer.

Fried chicken in the oven every great once in a whole is as fried as it gets around here.
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June 23rd, 2011, 01:10 PM
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I only fry in the skillet when I DO fry....however...we dont eat fried foods often at all...especially now that dh has gallbladder issues.
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June 23rd, 2011, 08:24 PM
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I really want to make homemade fries, but dh won't let me buy a deep fryer b/c we're fat enough apparently. I would also love one to make donuts!
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June 24th, 2011, 07:55 AM
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I love fried foods, but I don't eat them often and I don't cook them for the family because of how bad they are for you.
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June 28th, 2011, 04:08 PM
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I make fried foods sometime but I use a heavy large pan. I received a fry daddy years ago but I just have too many kitchen gadgets.

I like to make fried dough because I am too cheap to make it. And eggplant. And sweet potato fries. And french fries. And onion rings. I'd say I fry about once a month.
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June 28th, 2011, 08:16 PM
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We have a standard fryer but I use it mainly when it is just the little ones at home or when I am making fried zucchini. We tend to use it in waves though, since I grow zucchini it get's used at least 2 -3 times a month. I fry chicken in the oven cause the amount of chicken I need takes all day with the fryer. Otherwise it isn't used a lot.
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June 29th, 2011, 02:32 PM
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I don't have a fryer and don't do fried foods. Everyone once in a blue moon I'll do donuts or beignets...but I haven't done those in months.
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