Deep fried turkeys can seem like a novelty—or worse, a fire hazard—but they are deeply delicious, and done in just 40 minutes. With juicy meat, ultra crispy skin, and great flavor from a Southern rub that permeates the bird overnight, this beautiful turkey just might drive you to invest in a propane fryer. Get the recipe.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.