Fried Green Tomatoes
Learning to fry can be an intimidating prospect. I get it. There's hot oil, thermometers and potentially splatterable foods involved. But once you've got a how-to guide and a handle on the science of frying, it's way easier, and far less scary, to expand your frying repertoire to include everything from okra to buttermilk-brined chicken.
Chef Jeffrey Gardner and Visual Content Producer Ramona King crafted a few helpful how-to videos for learning the basic three frying methods: frittered, breaded and battered. Watch all three below.
How to fry perfect fritters
How to make bread and fry green tomatoes
How to make perfect battered and fried shrimp
Once you're ready to graduate from the basics, pull out the chicken and buttermilk and try our two fried chicken recipes on for size.
Cast Iron Fried Chicken
Nashville Hot Chicken
The same methods work for fish, too!
Cornmeal Fried Catfish
Finally, when you're ready for the ultimate fried meal, pull out the turkey fryer and get ready for a feast.
How to safely deep-fry a turkey