These Are the Best Air Fryer Cookbooks for 2019
Did you happen to get an air fryer for the holidays? If you did, you’re probably wondering: How the heck do I use this contraption?
We don’t blame you. We were confused by it at first too. Frying? With … air? Well, we gave one a whirl and confirmed, without a doubt, that this gadget definitely gets the job done — especially when it comes to roasted veggies, crispy chickpeas, whole chickens, wings, Shishito peppers, and DOUGHNUTS.
We also came up with a few awesome cookbook suggestions to help turn you into an air fryer pro. Take it (and these recipes) for a spin, and let us know how they turn out!
Crispy air fryer chicken and waffles? Say no more. (But we will anyway.) In this book, Brandi Crawford teaches you how to turn indulgent deep-fried favorites into better-for-you recipes, all thanks to this handy air-powered gadget. Bonus: Most of the 100 recipes are ready in 30 minutes or less.
All of these air fryer recipes (like chicken caprese, rye-crusted pork chops, and jalapeño poppers) were triple tested in the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen — so you know they’ll come out perfectly on the first try, every time. It’s almost like every single one has the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval!
3. Air Fry Every Day, $20
If you’re nervous about using your air fryer for the first time, Ben Mims is the teacher that you need. In this cookbook, he’ll show you how to make up to 75 different comfort food classics, apps and snacks, and kid-friendly favorites. You’ll also learn how to bake, roast, and steam in your air fryer, too, which makes it all worth it.
4. The Air Fryer Bible, $23
Beginners to the air fryer will be blessed with more than 200 recipes to test out, including but not limited to crispy French toast sticks, avocado “fries,” stuffed zucchini, and easy éclairs.
5. Every Day Easy Air Fryer, $22
After investing in this cookbook, you’re literally going to want to use your air fryer every day. Urvashi Pitre is an expert in gadget cooking (she wrote the best-selling Indian Instant Pot Cookbook), so you know you can trust her. This book focuses on making fresh ingredients and big flavors the stars of the show.
What are you most excited to cook in your new air fryer?