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Earlykitchen deals and sitewide sales mean you can get a jump-start on your holiday shopping or even snag something for yourself. The best Black Friday 2021 kitchen deals include some heavy hitters and they’re popping off early. We found major price drops on Vitamix blenders, Nespresso coffee machines, Ninja multicookers, air fryers, the Always Pan and more.
To make things easy, we rounded up the very best early Black Friday cooking and kitchen bargains so you can bag a powerful blender, sleek skillet, elite toaster or Instant Pot on the cheap. Deals are coming in hot, straight from the brands themselves as well as at all the big retailers, including Amazon, Macy’s, Target, Walmart and Best Buy.
Check out our top picks for live and upcoming kitchen deals during these early Black Friday events, and keep checking back as we update this post regularly with new deals.
Best kitchen deals
This is the one gadget wine drinkers gush over. The Coravin Timeless allows you to taste from as many bottles as you want without popping the cork. It extracts wine through a hollow needle and repressurizes the bottle with argon gas to prevent it from going bad.
And since you’ll need something to sip all that wine from, bag a four-pack of Riedel glasses (one of the best in the business since the 1800s) for $49 at Amazon.
Nothing to see here. Just our favorite blender of 2021 down to an all-time low of $60. This machine has power in spades and looks nice atop your counter. You won’t likely ever find a 12-watt blender for cheaper than this.
Talk about kitchen appliances that do it all. The 5-quart Ninja Foodi FD401 air-fries, bakes, roasts, toasts, pressure-cooks, steams, sautés and, who knows, it might even pick the kids up from school. Grab this space- and time-saver while it’s at the lowest price we’ve ever seen it.
A Japanese-style knife is great for precision cuts and this smaller 6-inch Shun is the perfect sidekick to your big Western-style blade, which is better for laborious chopping. Grab one of Japan’s sharpest exports for 33% off at Williams Sonoma right now.
This is a mighty little blender, though it’s not the brand’s mightiest. With 800 watts you’ll have enough pop to make smoothies in a snap and the top-rated blender is down near an all-time low. I find Ninjas always punch above their weight (no pun intended).
This is a whole lot of air fryer capacity for $100. The dual baskets let you cook two dishes at separate temps and times, simultaneously. In total, you’ve got 10 quarts of space. That’s a lot of amazing wings and fries, people.
There’s a chance we’ll see certain Vitamix blender models drop lower than 27% off, but nearly the entire line is on sale at Amazon, including the Explorian down to $290. It’s available in red, slate grey or black at this reduced price.
Trying to find a great gift for a beer lover? Brewvana is an excellent beer subscription service, but you can order one-time boxes including the 12 Beers of Christmas Box. It’s normally $95 for 12 handpicked brews from microbreweries around the US, but nab two or more and you’ll get 10% off your order with code HOLIDAY10.
The Christmas beer box ships on or around Dec. 15 and will likely sell out.
If you prefer a sleeker pod coffee maker, Nespresso has the look down. A slew of the brand’s pod coffee makers are on sale at Amazon. The VertuoPlus by Breville is down to a very affordable $119 and comes with a set of capsules to get started.
Sous vide cooking is easy to do and should turn out perfectly tender steak and fish with very little effort. You’ll need a precision cooker to get it done though, and Anova’s smaller stick is down to $99 right now.
Read our Anova Nano preview.
You could air fry your turkey in this 10-quart oven. This large air fryer can also roast, bake, defrost and toast, giving you a whole lot of bang for not a lot of buck.
I tested the Amazon automatic dispenser and was wholly impressed. It has a sturdy build, consistent discharge of soap and it times your 20-second scrub to keep things CDC-compliant. I’d say it’s a bit overpriced at $55 so grab it now while it’s 31% off.
Ready to kick the can and save loads on that monthly seltzer spend? Grab an easy SodaStream Terra while it’s at an all-time low price.
This lid turns your 6-quart Instant Pot into a powerful air fryer. I’ve tested dozens of air fryers and this unit blasts food into crispy goodness as well as any of them. Plus, it’s a big space saver if you already have an Instant Pot.
It’s currently down to the lowest price we’ve ever seen it.
Nina’s Pro Plus has more peak horsepower than a Vitamix Explorian and it’s nearly 50% off at Macy’s during the early Black Friday event.
GE’s stainless steel coffee maker has a sleek modern look and it’s down under $30 right now.
This is the largest Instant Pot and has plenty of capacity to cook for large groups. Get it while it’s down to an all-time low price.
This countertop toaster features seven shade settings for toasting plus bake, convection, broil, bagel, pizza, roast and warm functions.
We tested a lot of air fryers this year, and the Ninja came out on top. For the healthiest wings, fries and game-day snacks of your life, grab this spacious and powerful 5-quart fryer for $30 right now at Best Buy.
This nonstick, multipurpose pan can do a whole lot more than most skillets. With deep sides, a built-in spoon rest and a pouring spout, there are countless uses for this well-designed piece of cookware. Read our Always Pan review.
Not only is the famous pan on sale but Our Place has its entire line of kitchen gear and tableware on sale right now. See the full sale here.
Lodge has been making quality cast-iron cookware for 125 years, so you can be sure it knows what it’s doing. You can snag a 10.25-inch cast-iron skillet for under $20 right now.
If you don’t want the Jonathan Adler model (already on sale for $50: see below), you can nab the compact K-Mini for just $50 in a variety of classic colors.
You’re an adult so it’s time to get yourself an adult blender. I promise it’ll make all the difference in the world. Mine turned me into a total smoothie guy and that’s a fun world to be a part of. This powerful Ninja can crush ice in seconds, whip dense ingredients into soups and sauces and can be used as a food processor too. The to-go cups mean you can blend a drink and sashay out the door with a healthy breakfast never having to wash a single thing.
We’ve seen this drop lower than $160 and it very well may again.
This Keurig was designed with cappuccino and latte drinkers in mind. It has a strong brew (think espresso) function and a milk frother sidekick.
This is KitchenAid’s power mixer with a bowl-lift design. It can knead and churn even the densest doughs with ease and works with the many attachments for making pasta, grinding meat, cutting veggies and more. This is as low as it is bound to go this season. It’s available in four colors at the sale price and ships for free.
This stylish Keurig was created by design superstar Jonathan Adler and it’s down 50% right now at Best Buy.
Making bread at home doesn’t require intensive training. Grab an easy bread maker like this Hamilton Beach for just $50 and have warm bread at home with almost no effort at all.
This does all the things an Instant Pot does but you’ll pay a third of the price. It also scores super high marks in a whopping 4,000-plus verified purchase reviews, so don’t stress if you’re not as familiar with the brand name. We’ve done the digging.
Speaking of great deals under $10, this set of mixing bowls with easy-grip handles and pouring spout is down to $8 at Macy’s.
Note, the larger 8-quart Duo Crisp goes on sale for $99 at Walmart on Tuesday, Nov. 22. That will be an incredible deal and an all-time low but it’s a rather big Instant Pot. If you want the more standard 6-quart version, read on for a solid deal on the hybrid appliance.
Should you desire an Instant Pot pressure cooker and an air fryer this is a solid price for the bundle. It’s the popular 6-quart pot model and acts as a pressure cooker, air fryer, slow cooker, steamer, sauté pan, food warmer, sous vide, roaster, broiler and dehydrator.
Wondering how the air fryer lid works? Check out the air-fried chicken I made in my Duo Crisp a few weeks back. It’s hard to fathom a kitchen appliance that does more than this one and you likely won’t find it cheaper than it is today. And for reference, the air fryer lid alone usually sells for $89.
There are a whole bunch of air fryers on sale at Best Buy today but this is my pick. The 4-quart size is perfect for most people — not too large and not too small — and the digital interface is handy for quickly firing up wings or fries using the preset programs and not having to hawk it the whole time.
Best sitewide sales
Chewy’s Black Friday sale goes through the week but many of these deals are gone much sooner than that. In fact, it appears the best deals are for today only. Those include dog beds, car seat covers, dog lounges and my favorite small dog carrier, which is down to $27 right now (I paid $90).
The live sale includes items from every category of Made In’s collection including full cookware sets, dinnerware, bakeware, wine glasses and this exceptional knife set.
One of our favorites is the blue carbon steel frying pan — a material used by top chefs but one that hasn’t really caught on in home kitchens for reasons that are unclear to me. Made In’s 10-inch blue carbon pan is down 20% to a very attractive $63. Or you can grab the smaller 8-inch model for $55.
If you want a Keurig coffee machine deal but have a particular model in mind, take advantage of Keurig’s sitewide sale where most of the brand’s pod-coffee makers, large and small, are down 25% with code TIMETOSAVE21.
From now through Nov. 19 score 15% off Truff’s addicting hot sauces, pasta sauces, mayos and dips laced with truffle oil. Just use code EARLY15. If you can wait a bit longer, from Nov. 26-Nov. 28 that discount bumps up to 20% sitewide with no code needed.
California Design Den
This is an excellent deal to stock up on good linens, towels and sheets. All of CDD’s eco-friendly and 100% cotton products are BOGO until Thanksgiving. That includes sheets and towels, mattress-toppers and more (no blankets or down comforters however). Cotton sheets range from 400- to 1,000-thread counts. There is also a line of bamboo bedding. Use code MAXRESTBOGO to get the discount.
Right now, take 20% off on select Tupperware products through Nov. 25. And starting on Black Friday (Nov. 26) through Cyber Monday (Nov. 29), save 40% on select storage.
Need some soft and chic new sheets? Now through Dec. 13, Nest is offering 20% off select luxury mattresses, sheets and duvet bed sets, along with 10% off furniture and children’s mattresses. Buy a luxury mattress, and you’ll score an additional 20% off sheets and duvet sets — a total of 40% off in savings.
This is one of the best cast-iron producers in the game and they’ve been at it for 125 years. Now through Dec. 5 you can score $25 off a $100 purchase, $50 off a $175 purchase or $75 off any $250 purchase of enameled or seasoned cast-iron gear with special code TISTHESEASONING.
Little Spoon makes and sends organic and nutrient-packed baby and toddler grub to take one thing off your plate. It’s a subscription but you can get 50% off your first box of baby blends or plates for kids, plus two free meals in each subsequent box for life, when you sign up with code BLACKFRIDAY4LIFE.
We tested the Ooni ovens and they are super simple to operate, churning out excellent Neapolitan-style pizzas in a couple of minutes. Right now you can bag 20% off most Ooni Pizza Ovens through Dec. 1. Some exclusions include the Karu 16 model and gift cards.
Solo Stove makes some of our favorite smokeless fire pits and backyard stoves. Starting now and for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Solo Stove has a slew of promotions. Most deals are ending on Dec. 5.
- Up to 40% off fire pits and fire pit bundles and accessories
- Up to 35% off cooking systems
- Buy one, get one free on camp stoves
- Up to 40% off stove accessories
- $300 off the ultimate grill bundle
One easy way to get ahead of your inevitable “eat healthier” resolution is to find out what your body really wants you to be eating in the first place. Many of us have lurking food sensitivities or even mild allergies, and getting tested for them is the quickest way to find out for sure. That’s what Everlywell’s at-home testing kits are for. And all of the brand’s kits are 25% off right now when you use the code GIVEMORE at checkout.
From now until Nov. 29, if you give one MasterClass subscription ($180) you’ll get one for yourself (or to also gift) for free. A subscription affords unlimited access to the MasterClass library, which includes more than 110 classes covering topics including business, writing, fashion and culinary arts. Each class includes an average of 20 lessons of around 10 minutes each.
This makes an excellent gift for someone with a curious spirit or whom you don’t see often, since you can take the same classes and discuss your findings — or eat your expertly prepared BBQ — together over Zoom.