SPOILER ALERT: This post contains a spoiler in the first sentence. Read at your own risk.
You’re getting an air fryer for Christmas.
Maybe more than one.
And that’s okay.
I have two air fryers, and I use them often. If, like me, you love fries, chicken wings, or battered fish, and you want those things to kill you fractionally more slowly than they normally would, you will love the air fryer(s) coming your way.
How do I know you’re getting an air fryer?
That’s a complicated mathematical equation involving the abundance of air fryers on the store shelves in ratio to the lack of most everything else. Air fryers have spread from the kitchen section to various undersupplied areas of the store.
The stores have found a way to prevent you from being disappointed at seeing empty electronics cases this year. You won’t see the empty cases at all; they are hidden behind a mountain of air fryers. Who needs distracting electronics anyhow? Let’s all go back to simpler time, when we sat around the house and actually talked to each other, with nothing more pressing to do than wait for the beeping noise that told us the fried chicken was ready to be turned.
Fighting inflation with air fryer deals. Note: this is not even the kitchen section of the store.
I recall reading news stories in which the executives at major retailers downplayed the supply chain crisis, assuring us they had millions of dollars’ worth of extra inventory in their warehouses this year. It is now becoming clear what those millions of dollars were tied up in.
Don’t be discouraged if you can’t find those special somethings your loved ones wanted this year, and you must settle on giving air fryers. Just think: by eliminating the need for all those unhealthy cooking oils, you may be adding upwards of two or three days onto their lives. And when you get the air fryers they’re giving you, you can join the rest of the family in exchanging creative and pseudo-healthy recipes.
So let’s all get psyched for the air fryers in our futures! Also, the other item that seems in ample supply is the novelty waffle maker. You may find one of those in your Christmas stocking, so making Minnie Mouse face waffles is also something to look forward to. Your kids will clamor to eat the heads of the world’s most beloved cartoon characters.
I have faith that you will all enjoy your new air fryers. A happy holiday season is assured. Knowing this, I feel it is only right to wish you a crispy, golden brown New Year.
Well I can always regift. 😂
Oh no. You’re gonna wanna air fry stuff. Get in on the fun.
I agree…love my Ninja Foodi but wouldn’t mind trying another style 😀
I have two that are completely different styles. I use one for meat, and the other for fries and stuff.
Haha! So try it once and then regift it?
Now you’re cooking with oil!
Hahahahahaha! They sure seem to be talking those air fryers up so I suspect there are a ton of them to sell in all parts of the world! Don’t mean to sound ungrateful but, no thank you. The last thing I need is another small appliance. I know, call me an ungrateful cad! Merry Ho Ho to you & your fam!🎄💕
I don’t know of much that could make a person more grateful than a steaming hot plate of crispy chicken wings. Merry Christmas, Lynn!
I’ve noticed these at my local store, too! Everyone keeps raving about it, so *shrugs*
I gave mine away that I got as a gift. I didn’t like it. I can either use the oven or a frying pan. Another appliance? No, thank you.
Isn’t there a line from Invasion of the Body Snatchers that goes something like: “Become one of us. You’ll be so much happier that way.”?
Oh, so maybe I don’t hear voices in my head. Maybe they’re real!
That’s one possibility.
A couple of me friends keep posting raves on Facebook about how much they love their air fryers. My FOMO kicked in, but I have not purchased one yet, so your spoiler is good news for me.
Patience. Some friend or relative is sure to hook you up with the “in” crowd very soon.
Yes, Scott, our Air Fryer is amazing and versatile. Imagine my surprise when I discovered they wanted me to somehow fit my round and large frozen pizza into its small and rectangle tray for better and healthier cooking instead of our big and oil-free oven!
Looks like you found the one hitch in the system, Mark.
I must shop for differently shaped frozen pizza, I guess, Scott! Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family, my friend!!
If you get one that’s shaped like chicken wings, I think all will be well. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Mark!
Air Fryers? Really? I gave everyone an Insta Pot! Boy, do I feel like a fool. Unless Insta Pots have an air fry setting. If so, there might be hope for redemption. 🙂 Good to see you, Snoozin!
Not everyone can be one of the cool kids. Happy New Year, Joan!
I’m used to being un-cool. Nowadays uncool is the new cool, isn’t it? Nerds are trending.
Exactly the reply I would expect from an uncool kid.