Farberware Air Fryer HF-919B
The Farberware Air Fryer HF-919B is good quality BPA-Free air fryer which does the job perfectly. It’s no frills, very affordable with many options to prepare food without the nasty oil smells and added calories.
Farberware is a well-known maker of small kitchen appliances, bake-ware, cutlery and more! They have been around since 1899 and are a respected brand that’s well-known for their high quality products, classic designs and affordability.
Their bestselling items on Amazon include sauce-pots, percolators and the air fryer we’re reviewing: the Farberware Air Fryer HF-919B.
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The Farberware airfryer can grill, bake, roast and fry using the hot air circulation technology. Depending on the type of food you’re preparing you can use little to no oil to get crispy fried foods.
Examples of food you can prepare in the Faberware Air Fryer: roasted potatoes, onion rings, drum sticks, French fries, chicken wings, egg rolls and steak (yes steak!)
Out of the box this air fryer does not look very sophisticated; there are just 2 control dials for temperature and time settings. If you’re a lover of digital panels with cooking presets, then I guess you can stop reading here :-).
You can set the temperature settings up 400 F and the timer up to 30 minutes. When finished you will hear a polite “ding” and the air fryer turns off automatically.
The size of this air fryer is comparable to other air fryers on the market and is mostly suitable for a small family of 2-3 people. If you have a bigger family or are a restaurant or cafe owner I would suggest you take a look at the Philips XL avance.
The air fryer comes with a recipe book featuring 25+ recipes. If this is not sufficient then check out this fabulous recipe book or use good old Google or YouTube for free recipes.
Cleaning the air fryer is easy: just wipe down the main appliance with a little soap and water and the non-stick basket can be popped into the dishwasher.
- 30 minute timer with auto shut-off feature
- Temperature settings up to 400 F.
- 1400 watt
- Food capacity of 2 lbs/900 grams
- Non-slip feet
- Food basket with non-stick coating
- BPA free
- Food basket and basket holder are dishwasher safe
- Cool touch housing
Farberware Air Fryer Cooking Tips
There are many foods to be prepared with this air fryer. We have some tips for cooking the different types of food:
Season and spray a bit of oil on the drumsticks and set the temperature dial to 350 F. Set the timer dial to 20 minutes and they will come out crispy and juicy.
Fries (Frozen from the supermarket)
You need to pre-heat the air fryer for a few minutes on 400 F. Add the frozen fries (up to 2 lbs) in the basket and set the timer to 10 minutes. When finished shake the basket and fry for another 10 minutes for golden crispy fries.
Add the onion rings to the basket and set the temperature dial to 400 F and the timer at 7-10 minutes for deliciously crispy rings without the extra calories.
- Very affordable air fryer yet in quality comparable to the more expensive brands
- Easy control panel; just set it and forget it.
- Little to no oil required for cooking
- No nasty greasy smells and easy peasy clean up.
- No shelf or rack available for double layering of food. The Philips Air fryer has this option, but at a much higher price.
- Best suitable for small families
Although this air fryer does not have any fancy features (read: flashy display like the Della Electric Air Fryer) it does the job well. Checking out the online reviews you will notice many happy customers who actually praise the ease of use thanks to the simple control panel.
You won’t be sorry when you buy this air fryer; you will get a quality appliance which does exactly what the more expensive air fryers do, but at a much lower price.