REVIEW: We used the Breville Combi Wave 3 in 1 to roast a whole duck

Technically, Breville’s new Combi Wave 3 in 1 ($449.95) can microwave your food, but it’s so much more than a microwave. Owen Burke/Business Insider Breville’s new Combi Wave 3 in 1 ($449.95) is an inverter microwave, an air fryer, and a convection oven all in one. It’s a high-wattage, easy-to-use addition to your kitchen that’s equipped to handle anything and everything from instant mac and cheese to french fries and even whole poultry. But why should I install another clunky appliance in my kitchen? I already have a toaster, propane-powered stovetop, and an oven, so I can already cook everything I need without the microwave and air fryer features that the Combi Wave boasts. Sure, a microwave can technically cook food, but how it tastes afterward is another question. And the results you’d get with an air fryer has been popular could be achieved with a basic toaster oven. My small 40-square-foot kitchen also doesn’t need another appliance, let alone something that’s big, ugly, boxy, and takes up too much space, for which I invariably have a better use. The problem is that my oven at home is fine, but nowhere near great and achievin...

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