It doesn’t matter if you are a dealer, integrator or customer, when it comes to Thanksgiving, the turkey is generally the centerpiece of the holiday dinner. We can all appreciate a flavorful and perfectly cooked turkey shared with family and friends. But what we all want to avoid is a Thanksgiving Day disaster. Here are some Turkey Day cooking tips to help prevent you and your customer’s Thanksgiving dinner from going up in flames (literally).
It should come as no surprise that Thanksgiving is the peak day across the entire calendar year for home cooking fires. In 2018, fire departments across the United States estimated 1,630 residential fires took place on Thanksgiving alone. That is a quick way to ruin your holiday. Below are the best ways to prevent a holiday disaster.
If you are deep drying a turkey this year, please don’t do this:
It’s never a smart idea to dump a frozen turkey into an overfull vat of hot oil. If you insist on frying a turkey this year, here are some other tips to keep in mind:
Other safety tips to avoid a memorable (but for all the wrong reasons) Thanksgiving are fairly obvious, but go a long way in preventing a house fire from happening:
Residential fires are easily preventable. We want everybody to have a safe, fun and memorable (for the right reasons) Thanksgiving this year.
Enjoy your turkey dinner!
All November and December we’ll be bringing you some valuable tips and insights regarding home safety and security as it relates to the holiday season. As we move through the season, each of these articles will be made available through our website’s resource center, along with any important product updates or announcements for you through our dealer portal.