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Recent Question:
Is the dimensions listed with this fryer correct? It seems so tall. It says 11.8 L, 10.5 W, & 13.7 H, thank you
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Where can I find the nutrition facts for the cook book?
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How do you fry multiple things at the same time with this fryer?
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i brought this product in texas for christmas and it had no plug how do i get one
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Is the dimensions listed with this fryer correct? It seems so tall. It says 11.8 L, 10.5 W, & 13.7 H, thank you
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How do you fry multiple things at the same time with this fryer?
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when you press the reset and it don`t work what do you do?
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I read in the manual that they do not recommend using peanut oil. Does anyone know why? It has a high flashpoint and is recommended for frying.

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Farberware FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel

Make your own delicious fried foods at home with the FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Stainless Steel Deep Fryer. You can make perfect fried food every time thanks to this home deep fryer's easy temperature control and viewing window. The deep fryer features an enamel-coated oil pan and an immersion heating element, as well as a charcoal air filter. The basket and oil pan is completely dishwasher safe for easy clean-up. The FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel is backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal. The limited warranty reflected by the Good Housekeeping Seal means that if a product bearing the Seal is defective within the first two years of purchase, Good Housekeeping will replace the product or refund the purchase price.
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Questions & Answers for Farberware FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel

Question

Oil use only once or several times?

Do you have to change the oil each use or store the oil in the fryer for the next time the fryer is used?
asked 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
flagreyhound
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
4 answers
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answer 1
The container that the oil is in is removable, so you can easily store it in the fridge to keep the oil fresh. Depends on your taste, but I wouldn't reuse the oil if I had fried fish in it. Otherwise, I don't see any reason why you wouldn't be able to recycle your oil several times.
answered 1 month ago
By
ChelsyDawn
answer 2
I bought the fryer mostly to make chicken wings, and I only change the peanut oil after using the same oil 6-8 times. Incidentally, if you decide to make wings...be sure to cook them until they all are floating at the top. Otherwise, they won't be quite done inside.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
missymoo214
answer 3
I bought this fryer last year, and love it! Usually, I use the oil 6-8 times before changing the oil. I think it's important to use peanut oil, since it has a higher smoke point.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
missymoo214
answer 4
In most cases, the oil can be used more than once. Some meats release large amounts of juices and dilute the oil, requiring the oil to be discarded. Oil used to fry fish or other strong flavored food should also be discarded. Oil to be reused is removed from the fryer once cool, filtered into a clean container, and stored in a cool place without exposure to sun light.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
Question

My fries always come out burnt on th outside and uncooked on inside. I tried temperatures 255-275F for 5 to 10 mins. Would any body help me out?

I am really frustrated. My onion rings also do not turn out too well. Would anyone guide me on this issue as well?
asked 2 months, 1 week ago
By
Gorasaheb
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
3 answers
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answer 1
After cutting fries soak in hot water for 20 minutes. Drain and dry them thoroughly. Heat oil to 325. Cook fries 3 1/2 to 4 minutes. Take them out of the oil. Wait anywhere from 10 minutes up to 2 hours with fries out of oil. Heat oil to 375. Cook 6-7 minutes (until slightly browned). Works out perfect!

As for Onion Rings: Look up a recipe called "Making Crispy Onion Rings" by Chef John at Allrecipes. Best onion rings ever!
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
AndyBinga2
answer 2
preheat at 230 degrees. then turn up to 250. mine are fine that way
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
Dajunglegirl
answer 3
my husband is a chef. if your making home made fries from potatoes than fri them on the lowest setting till a light golden brown than take out and turn the deep fryer up to 375-400 when up to temp. put the fries back in until a darker brown this will make the fries softer in the middle and crunchier on the outside. Hope this helps.
answered 2 months ago
By
LeeLee2010
Question

WHAT IS THE WATTAGE OF THE HEATING ELEMENT?

I AM LOOKING AT ONE THAT HAS A 1,700-WATT HEATING ELEMENT. JUST WONDERING THE DIFFERENCE.
asked 9 months ago
By
DJJ
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
2 answers
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answer 1
It is 1400 Watts.
answered 3 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Gorasaheb
answer 2
1400w according to the manual.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Bud4u
Question

do you put the oil over the heating coils??

asked 4 months, 1 week ago
By
Judy
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
2 answers
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answer 1
yes, you pour it in and the heating coil is in the bottom. the basket holds the food.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
m68addison
answer 2
Hi Judy! Yes!
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
TampaTori
Question

Why can't peanut oil be used in this deep fryer?

asked 8 months ago
By
MM
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
2 answers
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answer 1
Oops, I didn't read thru all the instructions after buying the fryer. Does it say not to use peanut oil? Because I HAVE been using peanut oil, since I bought my fryer over a year ago...and everything's been fine.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
missymoo214
answer 2
You can use peanut oil in this deep fryer, my husband and I do.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
msaf
Question

Packing material

Does the plastic around element and wire where the lid sets get removed before use?
asked 4 months ago
By
Jan
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, remove all plastic and Styrofoam before use. Seems it would cause a fire if left on, especially on the heating element.
answered 1 month ago
By
ChelsyDawn
answer 2
Hi Jan! YESSS!
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
TampaTori
Question

Where do I buy replacement filter?

asked 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Bertie33
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
1 answer
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answer 1
This might sound odd, but the aquarium dept in pet stores, have carbon sponge supplies for aquarium filters. I buy one of those & cut pieces myself to fit as replacements for the fryer filter. Or, there might still be battery-operated smokeless ashtrays around, which may also have replacement filters for sale, which could also be used in the fryer top. Cheap enuf' so maybe worth a try?
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
missymoo214
Question

where can i purchase the charcoal filters?

asked 11 months ago
By
jim
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
1 answer
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answer 1
Aquarium supply departments carry thin charcoal sponges for aquarium filters. You could try buying one of those & cutting it to fit your fryer. Or, battery-operated smokeless ashtrays (if they still make them), usually had little charcoal replacement filters available, which you might also be able to trim & use for your fryer, too.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
missymoo214
Question

How can I get a replacement basket?

I have the Farberware 2.5L fryer.
asked 3 months ago
By
Rick
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
1 answer
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answer 1
you might find it here on this site
http://www.ereplacementparts.com
answered 2 weeks, 1 day ago
By
cbunni9
Question

can i buy a replacement power cord?

if so where?
asked 9 months ago
By
dave
on FARBERWARE 2.5L Single Deep Fryer, Stainless Steel
0 answers
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