The Best Air Fryers To Buy in 2021 for Guilt-Free Fries at Last!

Believe it or not, air fryers produce the same “fried” food you love but use little to no oil. This, of course, makes these dishes much healthier than their greasy, deep-fried counterparts. Even though it may sound too good to be true, the news only gets better. In fact, the best air fryers have plenty of other advantages over their oil-using compatriots. They typically have faster cooking times than baking in an oven, are less messy than traditional fryers, and deliver crispy food that often goes soft in a microwave.

How Do Air Fryers Work?

Air fryers use a mechanical

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Chili’s 2 for $25 Meal Is Your Answer to Food Choice Fatigue

I think about food a lot. An unreasonable amount, actually. There is, of course, my day job as a food writer, but also the countless hours spent browsing the New York Times cooking app for complicated new recipes to try and building an encyclopedic knowledge of local restaurant menus for when it comes time to make weekend dinner reservations. But when it comes to actually making the decision of where — and what — to eat in the moment, thinking about the mundane practicality of food can be seriously fucking exhausting.

When that feeling, a combination of frustration and despair

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Ina Garten told the Food Network to ‘lose my number’ when they first offered her a cooking show

Ina Garten

Ina Garten didn’t always want to be a Food Network star. Mike Smith/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images

  • Ina Garten has revealed that she spent years turning the Food Network down.

  • When they offered her a show after her first successful cookbook, Garten told them “lose my number.”

  • But Garten eventually gave it a chance, and “Barefoot Contessa” has been on the air for 19 years.

“Barefoot Contessa” has been on the Food Network for 19 years, solidifying Ina Garten’s reputation as one of the most beloved celebrity chefs in America.

But when the network first approached

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discovery+ and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced TODAY “The Great Soul Food Cook-Off,” a first-of-its-kind soul food cooking competition series celebrating Black chefs and the Black culinary traditions that are the cornerstone of American cuisine. The six-episode, one-hour series debuts on discovery+ on Saturday, November 20th, with new episodes every Saturday through December 18th.

Today, we see Black culture recognized like never before in music, film, fashion, TV, sports, and more, but that same cultural recognition remains long overdue in the kitchen. OWN has partnered with discovery+ via the original series, “The Great Soul Food Cook-Off,” in a cooking competition

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