As "turkey fry kits" come down in price, sales are skyrocketing from buyers wishing to deep fry their own turkey, chicken and pork. Also up are incidents of fires, explosions and serious injuries. Holidays through Superbowl are especially critical.
Louisiana's Shade Tree Chef Leo Honeycutt is traveling the country warning consumers about the dangers of major league frying, as well as how to make the experience delicious.
"As the turkey frying craze escalates," says Honeycutt, "people seem to forget they're using a highly volatile gas under pressure. This inherent danger demands immediate respect."
Here are some outdoor burnner safety tips from Honeycutt.