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Q: My partner and I were given a deep fat fryer for Christmas. Having never owned one before, I'm stumped: What do I cook in it other than chips? Can anyone recommend a good recipe source?

Sent by Hannah

Editor: I'm seeing lots of chips, fries, doughnuts, and all sorts of extra-crispy foods in your future. A deep fat fryer is a fun tool to have in the kitchen; it allows you to make numerous foods at home that you'd otherwise have to go out and purchase. Before you get frying, take a look at these tips for using your deep fryer outside.

Kitchn readers, what are some of your favorite deep fat fryer recipes?


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