I have to be careful what I say in front of my husband. I said I would like an air fryer. I heard co-workers talk about it and my daughter loves hers. My husband promptly orders on on line and a few days later I have an air fryer.
The first thing I actually baked are the Sunflower Seed Peanut Bars. I made them in the baking tray that cam with the unit. I might of over cooked them slightly, but still tasty overall.
Potato chips was the very first thing I tried. It was o.k. I blame our mandolin. It does not slice properly resulting in uneven cooking. The recipe I followed can be found here.
I then tried to make grilled cheese. To be honest, this one best in the frying pan. Yes, the bread did get brown and the cheese did melt. The bread was dry, like toast. So I guess if you like toasty bread with melted cheese without the mess of trying to make grilled cheese in the toaster (never done that and I don't know how well that would work). Then go for it.
We have had other success in the air fryer. Successfully made pigs in a blanket in the air fryer and my husband had done rotisserie chicken (our unit has that function). Had some failures, we roasted some veggies in it and it did not fully cook. Probably needed to be in longer.
We still have a lot to learn about our new unit and have already collected recipes on Pinterest to try.