I don't know who needs to hear this, but you need an air fryer like yesterday. They are a game-changer for people who love to cook, for people who hate to cook but have to, and for people who just like warming up Pizza Rolls. So if you're looking for a new one, we highly recommend the CRUXGG Air fryer.
This air fryer has two baskets, making this a great air fryer for large families or picky eaters. With two sides, you can make chicken wings on one side and waffle french fries on the other. The possibilities are endless.
I got to try the CRUXGG Air Fryer, and here's what I think about it.
CRUXGG 9qt Flex Basket Air Fryer
What I Love
The digital display is extremely easy to use. You might see the touchscreen control panel and assume it's complicated, but that's not the case. The cooking functions are straight to the point!
Secondly, you can cook two different things. Yes, at different temperatures too, which is why I mentioned making chicken wings and waffle fries at once! Whether you make homemade fries or warm-up fries from the frozen aisle, they'll be warm and crispy with the rest of your dinner.
Cleaning is the next thing I have to rave about. After dinner, I made sure the tray was completely cool before cleaning. The basket has a non-stick coating to make cleaning super easy and quick. If you're someone who likes to slow cook food and hates cleaning your Crockpot after, then you understand the pain of cleaning countertop appliances.
With an air fryer, just remove the basket from the appliance and lightly scrub away any food residue. I promise it's not a sticky mess. Far from it, actually! I highly doubt the cooking tray is dishwasher safe, so I'm always sure to handwash my air fryer basket.
Lastly, this is a Black-owned or Founded Brand at Target. We're always happy to support business owners from various backgrounds! Overall, this is a fantastic product, but I'll dive into one minor con.
What I Didn't Love
I have a COSORI Air Fryer, and I think the COSORI air fryer has a top-notch preheat function. Within five minutes, the kitchen appliance is ready to cook steak, fries, and even frozen food to the level of crisp I enjoy.
I didn't see a preheat function on the CRUXGG air fryer, which means I had to cook my egg rolls about 10 minutes longer with this air fryer compared to my COSORI. Keep in mind I do like my food to be extra crispy, so maybe others would've enjoyed the same food in half the time. However, if it's not crunchy and crispy to my liking, it's not ready yet!
However, it doesn't lack presets. There are options for air frying, roasting, broiling, baking, and even reheat and dehydrate options. The cooking options are fantastic, so this is still a great versatile kitchen appliance.
Pick up this air fryer at your nearest Target today, and be sure to also check out CRUXGG's countertop oven with air fryer (amazing combo), griddle, and more.
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