Food • Page 1157

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Timmiluvs, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. Arry

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    chorus fm potluck!
     
  2. Ken

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    I'm in haha
     
  3. SEANoftheDEAD

    cologne.band

    Just got an air fryer, anyone else have one??

    What are some awesome recipes or things I should try frying up??
     
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  4. Dirty Sanchez

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    Chungs frozen egg rolls.
     
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  5. Ken

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    Try making something like this:
     
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  6. SEANoftheDEAD

    cologne.band

    Damn I should've gotten a bigger one
     
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  7. Arry

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    i kinda want an air fryer... is it the same result as actually frying in oil? can i make crispy chicken wings?
     
  8. Ken

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    it won't be the same as a deep fryer, but it will be much better than a regular oven and somewhat better than a convection oven.
     
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  9. sean_rugy

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    got a Nutribullet for Christmas and made FOUR smoothies for myself on Tuesday, love this little thing and it'll help me get some more nutrition in me. I'm pretty good, but it can always be better.
     
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  10. Ken

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  11. sean_rugy

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    haha great reference and trust me any thinner and I'd be in danger.
     
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  13. CobraKidJon

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    went to Carl’s Jr. to try the new beyond famous star burger and my final review is it was ok. There is other vegan options around town that are more enjoyable and price wise.

    although it’s cool they got this option now.
     
  14. marissalg

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    Made pasta for the first time ever today. It wasn’t that hard with the KitchenAid and it was sooo good.
     
  15. riotspray

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  16. Ken Jan 14, 2019 at 5:55 AM
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    Ken

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    I decided to make a loaded cauliflower soup... similar to a loaded baked potato soup, but low-carb. I crisped up some lardons. Then sweated a carrot, 2 stalks of celery, 1 onion, and 2 cloves of garlic in that bacon fat. Next I added two bags of frozen cauliflower rice and sweated those as well. I added a bay leaf, fresh thyme, and 4 cups of low-sodium chicken stock. Let that reduce for an hour and hit it with the immersion blender until it was velvety smooth. Tonight I'm going to cook that down a little more, add some heavy cream, then add some fresh cauliflower chunks for the last 15 minutes or so and I'm garnishing it with bacon, sharp cheddar, and chives. I never thought that I'd make a soup from scratch like this so confidently or easily, but here I am. The few tastes I had last night were so good. I need to make more soups from scratch, without a recipe.
     
  17. riotspray

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    Hahaha, I literally just came in here to talk about this. I just got one a couple week ago and I've been playing with it non-stop. Takes a little getting used to, but once you get the hang on it, it's pretty awesome. There's a lots of website and a subreddit with some good tips/recipes. I've learned that not going too high with the temperature, and shaking/flipping your food throughout the cook cycle will help immensely.

    Anything frozen like chicken fingers, fries, fish sticks are great in the air fryer. Will crisp stuff up better than the oven, and in just a few minutes. I've also roasted vegetables (brussel sprouts, asparagus, potatoes, root veggies) just toss them in a little olive oil and salt and pepper before putting them in. Cooked a burger and it came out juicy with a light char on the outside.
     
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  18. SEANoftheDEAD

    cologne.band

    Totally agree - it took me a few tries (burned some fried pickles, made rock hard fries/nuggets) to figure it out. But totally agree that lower heat and shaking are both life savers.

    I made some bacon brussel sprouts that came in the recipe book that came with my fryer and they were amazing. Also tried homemade chips, fried chicken, pretzel crusted chicken and fish and they were all amazing. Def gotta try making a burger!
     
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  19. riotspray

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    Basically what Ken said. A convection oven is the best comparison. You can 100% make crispy wings in an air fryer, but nothing can really replicate deep frying. Although it comes closer than anything else.
     
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  20. riotspray

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    I have to try breading something myself and "frying" it. I did make bacon and it was surprisingly easy/fast/easy to clean up. I've been lining the bottom of mine with foil and it's been a life saver.

    I've got the NuWave Brio
    NuWave Brio Healthy Digital Air Fryer
    What model air fryer do you have?
     
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  21. SEANoftheDEAD

    cologne.band

    Most def gotta try it. It's alotta fun experimenting with battering yourself. I was all about making some fried pickles but they ended up coming out super hard lol. I wanna try that again.

    I hear the NuWave's are good, how do you like it? I got a Chefman 3.5 liter off of Amazon and so far, so good.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079TZZZ36/?tag=absolutepunk-20
     
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  22. riotspray

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    I like it quite a bit, but I've never used any others so I have no comparison. It's been a lot of fun to play with and I'm pretty sure I'll never use my microwave again. I'll let you know what else I decide to throw in there in the coming days/weeks.
     
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  23. SEANoftheDEAD

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    It helped me not have to use my oven as much - so I feel like I'm saving energy too. And sounds good, I'll do the same!
     
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