It’ll still be some time before we’ll be eating out with the same regularity as before the pandemic, so for many people, including myself, that means there’s a lot of time in the kitchen to come. But one thing that can cut down on that kitchen time is this Cuisinart AirFryer Toaster Oven. I say this from experience; I have been using the do-it-all oven for months and previously wrote that it’s practically a sous-chef: “It can bake, broil, toast, fry, and even convection cook at basically the turn of a dial. And it’s fast.” I can pop in a couple of sweet potatoes (or any vegetable, really), set the dial to bake, and have a side of roasted veggies in the time it takes my regular Thermador oven to heat up to the right temperature. I can use its air-fry function to make golden French fries, crisp up frozen dumplings, or prepare leftovers in a matter of literal minutes. And the compact Cuisinart can do the basics well, too. It’s what I always rely on to toast a piece of bread when my toddler is screaming for his breakfast.
I would recommend it at full price (and have), but now that it’s on sale for just $140 as part of Best Buy’s Black Friday sale, it’s truly a no-brainer that anyone who has a kitchen — and uses it — should consider. In fact, the last time it was this cheap was Prime Day, and it sold out fast. (And if you’re looking for more Black Friday deals, check here.)
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