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What's the best fake frying method, oven or air-fryer? We test 6 foods to find out

Fried food is the bad houseguest of cooking techniques: It's a crowd-pleaser, but behind the kitchen door it's messy, temperamental and leaves a foul stink. We wondered if there was a better way to indulge our fried fetish at home, so we bought an air-fryer and cranked up the oven to see whether we could fake it using either appliance.

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