If you haven't yet hopped on the air-fryer bandwagon, here's your big chance: Amazon just dropped a great deal on a smart, full-featured, family-size model. The top-rated Proscenic T21 Smart Air Fryer is on sale for just $82 when you apply the on-page coupon (was $130). "Most used cooking appliance we own," raves one of the 7,300-plus five-star fans. "so easy and simple!!" At first glance the T21 resembles countless other cookers out there — not that that's a bad thing. It has a 5.8-quart non-stick basket, which is large enough for a family-size batch of French fries (among other foods), and a digital touch panel with various controls and presets.
"We really LOVE this air fryer — it's excellent quality," declared a fan. "I threw a whole chicken in it and it came out beautifully." Another, who whipped up a 10-minute dish reported: "The chicken is well cooked and juicy. The cleaning part is awesome. You can take out the pan just wash and wipe it.
Awesome. But what's different about this air fryer? In a word: Wi-Fi. The T21 can connect to your home network, which allows for things like voice commands ("Alexa, turn on the air fryer") and pair with your phone to monitor cooking, adjust temperatures and so on.
"One of the features that attracted me to this was that it was a 'smart' device that would allow controlling the device from my Google assistant and cell phone. The app in the cell phone does features recipes in addition to the physical recipe book they provide to you...The first thing I tried was poutine,...that came out great, I followed up with dumpling, French fries, stuffed French toast, chicken parm, and coconut shrimp. which seems to be very popular."
Another benefit: If you want to get a jump-start on dinner, you can signal the air-fryer to preheat when you have five minutes left on your drive home. Or ask Alexa for a cooking-status update when you're in a different room of the house.
If a smart air fryer is priced the same as (or less than) a non-smart one, surely it makes sense to choose the former. Lots of people already did: The Proscenic T21 has a 4.6-star average and over 5,500 five-star ratings on Amazon! Chances are mighty good you'll end up a happy chef too.
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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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