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Testing Out Instant Pot’s Seven-in-One Air Fryer

The Instant Vortex air-fries, dehydrates, bakes, and even rotisserie cooks

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Some common unitaskers are pretty good at their two-in-one promises, making some daily routines like slicing a kiwi or mincing herbs easier and faster. But what about a kitchen gadget touting seven features all in one — can it really successfully deliver on everything it’s promising?

Meet the Instant Vortex 7-in-1 Air Fryer Oven ($119), a kitchen gadget from the folks who brought the internet its favorite appliance, the Instant Pot. While the humble Pot tackles pressure cooking, slow cooking, rice cooking, and steaming, the Vortex comes equipped with seven programs: air fry, roast, broil, bake, reheat, dehydrate, and even rotisserie-style cook, accompanied by the necessary accessories like a rotisserie spit.

But can all the bells and whistles deliver when The Kitchen Gadget Test Show host Esther Choi puts it to the test?

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