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Thanksgiving food
Deep fried turkey

Fried turkey is stuff of barbecue legend

Kenton Jacobs carries on a Southern tradition for Boston customers

By Alison Arnett
Globe Staff / November 16, 2005

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Somehow, lifting 20-pound turkeys in and out of boiling peanut oil doesn't sound like a breather from real work. But that's how Kenton Jacobs (a.k.a. Jake) sees it. The turkeys are a sabbatical of sorts for one of Boston's most treasured barbecue legends. After years of running joints -- the latest was nine years at Jake's Boss BBQ in Jamaica ... (Full article: 1190 words)

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