This small air fryer has a few features generally confined to its larger cousins. Features Temperature controls range up to 390 F, and the 60-minute timer with automatic shutoff allows for longer than average cook times.
For a large capacity and hefty stainless steel components, BELLA is the way to go. Features The BELLA oven has a 1700 watt stainless steel heating element that warms quickly.
Sleek retro styling makes this an oven that any decor-conscious foodie will love. Features This nifty air fryer toaster oven has seven functions, including toast, warm, broil, bake, convection broil, convection bake, and air fry.
Size and Appearance The Cuisinart toaster oven is silver and has an understated retro design. Manual control knobs are located above the door of the appliance, which has a viewing window.
Size and Appearance The oven is silver with a display screen and manual control knobs to the right of the door. The oven door features a window, and an interior light is available for viewing your food while cooking.
Features This air fryer uses two manual control knobs located on the front of the appliance. It has a 30-minute timer and a temperature range of 180 to 400 F. The stainless steel cooking basket is dishwasher safe.
Features A blue digital display shows important information, and four small buttons allow you to select time/temperature, plus, minus, and start/pause. Time and temperature suggestions for six common foods are printed on the top panel.
The oven has a 30-minute timer and temperature controls up to 400 F. Safety features include a cool-touch handle and FOA- and PTFE-free design. The appliance offers cord storage to keep your countertops neat and tidy.
Features This air fryer has seven cooking presets, including air fry, roast, steam, bake, sauté, and grill. Temperatures range up to 400 F. Safety features include an automatic shutoff and a cool-touch handle.
Big Boss 16-quart Oil-Free Fryer This extra-large air cooker allows you to observe your food while it cooks in a transparent glass bowl. Suggestions for cooking popular food items are printed right on the appliance.
An employee of Dupont (called Roy Puckett) accidentally discovered Teflon. To cut a long and highly scientific story short, this material was the basis for what turned out to be Teflon.
As they use racks, they don’t have any large surface areas that touch food and require such a coating. For the traditional bucket style air fryers, a good option is to find one with a ceramic-based coating, which is considered much safer.
In fact, many air fryer makers will use the PTFE/FOA free angle as a part of their marketing push. Be aware that manufacturers will also proclaim their air fryers are BPA (Bis phenol A) free, another chemical used to make polycarbonate plastics.
This model is only just over 3.2 Quarts in size, so pretty small by modern air fryer standards. The pure air fryer by Ninja is great but seems to have the occasional issue with a burning rubber smell on some models (hopefully Ninja will get this sorted soon), so I usually recommend their hybrid air fryer /pressure cooker models instead.
Elite have been making air fryers for a while and were one of the brands pushed a lot through TV shopping channels back in the day. It is good to see that they are making top-rated air fryers that don’t use PTFE.
Ninja also have an excellent new oven style air fryer on the market which is also Teflon free. At the time of writing, my research shows that the following brands do use PTFE coatings on at least some of their products.
Power Hairdryer XL (The traditional bucket style air fryers) Most modern air fryers will have information about PTFE or FOA’s in their marketing material.
For example, I am not confident I would trust a generic Chinese brand of air fryer here, even if they made claims about their air fryers. As I have seen an increasing number of people worried about PTFE’s in air fryers, I had to address it as someone that calls himself ‘ Hairdryer Bro’.
Some models solely offer air frying functionality, while others double as toaster ovens or have additional features such as dehydrating, baking and more. To help you find the perfect model for your needs, here’s our list of the best air fryers available today, including the best air fryer on the market in 2020.
It has four preset settings for popular dishes, and it comes with a recipe book that includes directions for more than 200 air -fried foods. This air fryer also has a unique “keep warm” function, and its components are easy to clean thanks to their dishwasher-safe nonstick construction.
Capacity: 10 quarts Features: Minimal preheating time, simple touch controls Additional Functions: Roast, broil, bake, toast, reheat, proof, dehydrate, rotisserie The Instant Vortex Pro air fryer offers a much larger capacity than other options on this list, sitting in at a hefty 10 quarts.
Capacity: 5.8 quarts Features: Start/stop button for changing mid-cycle, presets for popular dishes Additional Functions: Bake, grill, roast This large air fryer is available in four colors and has an impressive 5.8-quart capacity, and it features eight preset smart programs to help you cook fries, pizza, chicken, steak and more.
Capacity: .6 cubic ft interior Features: Adjustable thermostat with 60-minute timer, auto shut-off, toast shade selector Additional Functions: Bake, broil, convection bake, convection broil, toast, warm Most air fryers have a basket design, but the Cuisinart Hairdryer Toaster Oven does things differently.
The Instant Pot Vortex Plus Air fryer is large enough to cook meals for a family, but not so big that it will commandeer your whole counter. This air fryer has a 6-quart capacity, and its sleek smudge-resistant stainless steel design will make an attractive addition to your kitchen, especially if your other appliances have the same finish.
There’s even an inner light that allows you to monitor your food’s progress without opening the door, and the accessories are dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.