2184 Deep Frying

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There are such a large number of items capable of being cooked by deep frying that it has become one of the most frequently used methods of cookery. The process is subject to strict regulations which it is wiser not to infringe because of the danger of accidents.

Some of these can be easily avoided by experience in deep frying and by taking the necessary care; others can be avoided by prudent operation. The equipment used; The choice of utensils for deep frying is not of such minor importance as some seem to think, and the bad accidents which arise are often caused by careless choice. Careless and hurried handling by the cook are often the cause but accidents are more frequently caused by defective equipment which is difficult to use.