Washington Post: But now it’s the only thing that gets me excited about pandemic cooking.
If I applied Marie Kondo’s simple yet polarizing question to my kitchen appliances, only my air fryer would make the cut. It has undeniably sparked a particular kind of pandemic joy: the pleasures of safe experimentation, mental activity and the illusion of control.
I had resisted buying an air fryer precisely because too many friends had gushed about them with obnoxious enthusiasm. I’d seen the same kind of technological evangelism among former PC users who converted to Macs in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when Apple’s legendary commercials characterized its competition as middle-aged, bloated, slow and stodgy. READ MORE
(Source: Washington Post, 12/21/2020 )