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Fried turkey disasters: 4 reasons to bake your Thanksgiving turkey instead (VIDEO)

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John Wojtasik of Orlando, Florida injects seasoning into a turkey that he is deep frying for his family's Thanksgiving dinner 27 November 2003 at Markham Park in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Everyone has a favorite way of making turkey.

Perhaps you stuff yours with mom's homemade stuffing, or fill it to the brim with apples.

Or perhaps your family is full of vegans who love the taste of tofurkey. 

Or maybe your family is more the adventurous-glutton-for-punishment type and attempts the turducken

Hey, we don't judge. The only turkey we suggest you steer clear of this year is the fried turkey. 

You may think you're a wiz in the kitchen, but unless you are a full-time chef and part-time fireman we suggest sticking your bird in the oven instead. 

Here are 4 reasons you should take our advice.