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Old 02-19-2019, 04:23 PM   #1
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Parents bought me one for Christmas and trying to decide to use it or take it back. We really are out of room in the kitchen/pantry and this thing is in big box!

Who has one? Is it good?
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:24 PM   #2
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Love mine. Can do all kinds of stuff in it.
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:25 PM   #3
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Love mine. Can do all kinds of stuff in it.
What are some of your favorites?
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:27 PM   #4
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What are some of your favorites?
Hot wings!
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:28 PM   #5
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buffalo wings in an air fryer are pretty awesome. only drawback is that they take a while. haven't tried anything else in it yet.
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:29 PM   #6
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I bought one, used it once on potatoes. Boxed it back up and returned it. I felt like I could get same results in the oven. I don't eat much fried food, but the cook is not anything like frying in my experience.
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:32 PM   #7
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What are some of your favorites?
I like doing cheese sticks, jalepeno poppers, corn dogs and fries.
Makes the best tater tots and onion rings.
Way healthier but still get fried food taste.
Has recipes to all kinds of meals
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:32 PM   #8
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Have one for my college apartment, hot wings are the thing I make the most. French fries are the bomb and Iíve even done some venison steaks with great results. Works awesome when Iím busy with assignments and donít have time to cook regularly.


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Old 02-19-2019, 04:33 PM   #9
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my friend has one and we made some wings thatll beat any chain wing store
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:53 PM   #10
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Didnt like mine. Gave it away.
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:55 PM   #11
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Just got one as a safety award at work. The wife and I are going to try it out tonight on some chicken thighs.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:13 PM   #12
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Just got one as a safety award at work. The wife and I are going to try it out tonight on some chicken thighs.
Give me a report. I like the idea of being a little healthier, but how healthy can chicken wings, french fries, cheese sticks etc be? This is all I see people putting in them.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:32 PM   #13
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We received one at Christmas and use it almost daily.
The wife cooked bacon in ours to make sandwiches for lunch.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:45 PM   #14
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Give me a report. I like the idea of being a little healthier, but how healthy can chicken wings, french fries, cheese sticks etc be? This is all I see people putting in them.
I'm not sure it's as much about being healthy as it is being easy, safe and clean. That's why I want one at least!
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:56 PM   #15
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I battered some channel fish filets and tried to cook them in mine. Not good. Much better fried in hot oil. Frozen and seasoned Fries were great. Frozen breaded chicken fried steaks were very good, and quick.
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Old 02-19-2019, 07:16 PM   #16
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We use ours a lot doing bone in chicken breasts, fried broccoli with with a light sprinkle of salt a squeeze of fresh lemon and some ranch drizzled over the top, French fries, chicken nuggets, twisty taters, fried asparagus
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Old 02-19-2019, 07:36 PM   #17
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Give me a report. I like the idea of being a little healthier, but how healthy can chicken wings, french fries, cheese sticks etc be? This is all I see people putting in them.
Everything but french fries are pretty healthy.

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Old 02-19-2019, 07:41 PM   #18
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We love ours. Wings and French fries are great. My wife is cooking everything in it.
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Old 02-19-2019, 08:20 PM   #19
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Well, the chicken thighs turned out good. Didn't really season them, just breaded then in Panko bread crumbs and cooked them. For the first time was really convenient and tasty. Next time I will season better now that I know how easy this is.
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Old 02-19-2019, 08:35 PM   #20
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We cook wings and they're really good! Try cutting pork chops or loins into 1" strips and use shake n bake or panko and fry those up.. woo! They good!

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Old 02-19-2019, 10:23 PM   #21
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I use mine daily. I have one at home and one at work as well. I eat 5-6 times a day so it’s very quick/easy for me using the air fryer. I can put 1-2 pounds of chicken breast in it and 9-10 minutes later, it’s done. By far the best way I’ve found to cook chicken and keep it juicy (just don’t over cook it). I’ve made many many different things in it. One of the coolest was frozen biscuits. Out of the freezer, into the air fryer, 7 min later, perfect golden brown biscuits. I make 1/2 pound hamburger patties in it daily as well. About 9 min and it’s perfect. Clean up is super quick. I can have most chicken and beef items cooked and done before you could even get a regular oven up to temp.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:29 PM   #22
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We Panko and air fry fish a lot, but have used it for about everything

I wish got one sooner


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Old 02-19-2019, 10:51 PM   #23
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Wings are great. Tots come out awesome too. I wasnít a fan the fish I did in there.


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Old 02-19-2019, 10:55 PM   #24
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Made a turkey and a London broil. Good stuff
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:58 PM   #25
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Which one do yall recommend?
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Old 02-19-2019, 11:01 PM   #26
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Use ours 4-5 times a week. Best kitchen appliance we’ve bought.
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Old 02-19-2019, 11:17 PM   #27
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We've done wings, frozen beer battered cod (fish and chips), chicken thighs, and even did some steaks that turned out freakin' great! We love ours. We have the Ninja Foodi. Seems like we use ours 2 or 3 times a week.

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Old 02-20-2019, 12:03 AM   #28
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Which one do yall recommend?
If you want a good one that will last, get a Phillips brand. They are more expensive than the off brands, but they are worth it in the long run. eBay is usually a good place to find them. Amazon would be a close second.
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Old 02-20-2019, 12:31 AM   #29
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My wife got one for Christmas. It's definitely different, she said multiple people she knows got one in the past year and that they like them. She has used it multiple times, so far everything she has cooked in it came out very good. The first thing she cooked, was chicken fried steak. When it was done, she decided I need to try some before she was going to try it. Not exactly sure what happened, but the chicken fried steaks came out black, like they were extremely burnt, with some white spots mixed in. It looked like food that had been sitting in the back of the refrigerator for about 8 months. It looked bad, but I tried it. I was shocked, it was probably the best tasting chicken fried steak I have ever eaten. I thought she had severely burnt the steaks, but they did not taste burnt at all. She later told me she put some blackening seasoning on them, that our daughter had bought a while back and never used. Those things came out black, like charcoal, but had no burnt taste at all, I have never seen blackening to that degree, from seasoning. Not sure why they came out that dark, but they were great tasting.

She has cooked some other stuff, I don't remember what else, but everything has come out very good. My wife likes to cook out side on the grill, so I got her a new grill last year, then the new house has a new stove/oven. Then I decided she or we needed a griddle, after talking to a buddy about griddles. So I got her a griddle. Then I got her a Instant Pot. My mother got her the air fryer. So my wife has plenty of choices on how to cook meals. She uses the air fryer the least at this point, but she does use it.
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Old 02-20-2019, 07:36 AM   #30
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got the wife a ninja foodi just before Christmas. it's a pressure cooker, air fryer, dehydrator, slow cooker, all in one.
we don't use the stove anymore. her favorite is to take wings out of the freezer, and in about 20 mins they are done.
i did burgers the other night. was raining and cold outside. i hate doing them on the stove. tried them in the foodi. 10-12 mins, they were done and awesome.

fries turn out great too
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:09 AM   #31
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yall sellin this to me,almost bought one a while back
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:15 AM   #32
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My wife has to give up meat because of her heart condition. She picked one up and has been cooking all kind of veggies in it and they all come out great. I am going to try some portabella shrooms in it tonight. Its fast and easy.
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:34 AM   #33
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How are you guys seasoning the wings?
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:55 AM   #34
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I use mine daily. I have one at home and one at work as well. I eat 5-6 times a day so itís very quick/easy for me using the air fryer. I can put 1-2 pounds of chicken breast in it and 9-10 minutes later, itís done. By far the best way Iíve found to cook chicken and keep it juicy (just donít over cook it). Iíve made many many different things in it. One of the coolest was frozen biscuits. Out of the freezer, into the air fryer, 7 min later, perfect golden brown biscuits. I make 1/2 pound hamburger patties in it daily as well. About 9 min and itís perfect. Clean up is super quick. I can have most chicken and beef items cooked and done before you could even get a regular oven up to temp.
What temp do you cook the HB patties and biscuits?
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Old 02-20-2019, 09:14 AM   #35
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I use mine daily also. Pork chops and chicken are probably my most popular.

I make a tin foil "bowl" and line the removable tray. This lets me cook all sorts of stuff. I have made omelette's, fish fillets (with butter and lemon), etc.

I have never cared for a microwave. I heat/reheat pretty much everything in the air fryer now.
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Old 02-20-2019, 05:02 PM   #36
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Leaning towards keeping it. Keep the comments up!
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Old 02-20-2019, 05:36 PM   #37
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I got a nuwave oven pro for Christmas. It is AWESOME. We use it at least 3 nights a week. It does everything the ads say it will.
INCLUDING COOKING FOODS FROM FROZEN.
everything comes out tender and juicy.
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Old 06-23-2019, 02:02 PM   #38
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Was just about to start a new thread and found this one.



Seeing these advertised everywhere and was curious how everyone is still liking them?
Recommendations on a brand? (Amazon has a ton)
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Old 06-23-2019, 02:21 PM   #39
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We have the Ninja Foodi and love it. With things like chicken, you can pressure cook them and then air fry them to get them crispy.

My favorite thing is baby back ribs. Pressure cook 20 minutes, brush on bbq sauce and air fry 15 minutes. They turn out tender and amazing! Not as good as I can do on the Yoder, but in less than 1/4 the time.
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Old 06-23-2019, 03:10 PM   #40
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I started using mine and so far so good. Iíve done squash and sweet potatoes which both turned out good. I like it because you can do something that normally would be done in the oven and the air fryer is ready immediately and you donít have to heat up your whole house.
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Old 06-23-2019, 03:48 PM   #41
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Love mine. Can do all kinds of stuff in it.
Same Here
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Old 06-23-2019, 06:54 PM   #42
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Old 06-23-2019, 07:02 PM   #43
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Nuther vote for the foodi. Way more options. Got the 8 qt. one. Wife just now dropped a whole chicken in it. "Boiled" some eggs in it to have in a big chef salad today for lunch.....perfect. Faster than the stove, don't heat up the kitchen, no gray on the yolk, and peeled super easy.
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Old 06-23-2019, 07:52 PM   #44
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Old 06-23-2019, 09:34 PM   #45
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I like doing french fries and shrimp. Can cook it in 18 minutes. Cooked some pork ribs in it also, turned out good!

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Old 06-24-2019, 11:53 AM   #46
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Youtube is your friend on uses for this.
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Old 06-24-2019, 11:56 AM   #47
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Girlfriend got me one for my birthday. Love it. Really easy and works really well. Saves a ton of time and the food is great.
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