Commentary: Frozen Turkeys Explode When Deep-Fried

Commentary: Frozen Turkeys Explode When Deep-Fried

by Kristine Nolin   Deep-frying a turkey is a great way to get a delicious, moist meal for Thanksgiving. But this method of cooking can be a very dangerous undertaking. Every fall, millions of dollars of damage, trips to the ER and even deaths result from...
Commentary: The History of the Word ‘Turkey’

Commentary: The History of the Word ‘Turkey’

by Jack Lynch   “Meleagris Gallopavo Day” is a bit of a mouthful. Which may be why this Thanksgiving, most people will opt for the less ornithologically precise “Turkey Day.” And just as turkey is a versatile meat – think of those leftover options! – so too is...