8 best air fryers to lighten up your kitchen, according to food bloggers and customer reviews

Air frying sounds too good to be true, like some snake oil concept hellbent on selling you wellness while dangling a perfectly crisp chicken thigh just above your nose while you toil endlessly on a treadmill. It isn’t.

Basically an air fryer is a smaller version of the convection oven, in which hot air circulates rapidly around the food item inside and “fries” it via a combination of caramelization and the Maillard Reaction–a fancy way of describing the flavor of browned foods. Traditional frying leaving foods soaked and dripping with excess oil, and the oil contains (admittedly delicious) fats and

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28 Black Food Bloggers You Need In Your Life

Photo credit: Khadija Horton
Photo credit: Khadija Horton

From Cosmopolitan

Growing up, watching cooking shows always felt so comforting to me. My Queen Ina Garten would shine down on me every afternoon from her Hamptons home, while Giada De Laurentiis would bring her Italian staples right to my living room. It wasn’t until I got older that I realized the representation in the food world isn’t even close to what it should be. And while I still bow down to Ina and Giada, they’re not representative of the culinary world as a whole.

These Black food bloggers, recipe developers, and content creators are sharing

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