By Fraya Berg for Food Network Kitchen
Fraya is a chef and a contributing writer at Food Network.
Thinking of joining the air fryer club, but not sure how you’ll use it? Let us explain this countertop appliance and dive into the pros and cons of cooking with one. Many of the cooks in Food Network Kitchen have become enamored with the air fryer — and they’ve developed tons of useful recipes as a result. Here’s what you need to know if you want to try them out.
An air fryer is miniature convection oven that can fit on your kitchen countertop. It will cook most anything you would cook in an oven, but the real draw is that with very little oil (we’re talkin’ a teaspoon), an air fryer will give you crispy fries, wings and vegetables that you never imagined you’d get at home, much less without a