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The Best-Value Kitchen Items You Should Buy on Prime Day
It’s Christmas in July, and your kitchen has been really, really good this year. Show that room a little love with these must-have goods at prices you won’t believe, all available on Amazon Prime right now.
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One of our favorite parts of Prime Day? New kitchen gear! From everyday necessities to splurge-worthy finds, we’ve found the best cooking gadget bargains—so far—for Prime members. (Wondering what the heck it is? Read this.)
These must-have goods are practical and priced right, selected to simplify everything from weeknight dinner standards to seasonal showstopper recipes.
Read on for our picks!
A top Prime Day seller last year, the Instant Pot is being offered at deep discount once again (thanks, Amazon!). A pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker and more all in one, this ever-popular kitchen appliance continues to inspire a swath of new recipes. We’ve got dozens of dishes worthy of your Instant Pot, and the list continues! Score huge savings when you snap up this Instant Pot DUO60 6 Quart 7-in-1 model ($59).
Cuisinart Cookware Set
Fewer items work harder in the kitchen than your pots and pans (find out our faves). A high-quality set can often come at a price that sets you back on your heels, making this Cuisinart hard-anodized 11-piece cookware set ($150) a steal on Prime Day. The dishwasher safe set includes four covered saucepans (1 quart, 2.5 quart, 3 quart and 6 quart), two skillets (8 inch and 10 inch), and a pasta insert that fits the largest saucepan.
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J.A. Henckels International Knife Block Set
Once you’ve used a high-quality set of chopping knives, you’ll never want to go back to the cheap stuff. This J.A. Henckels 15-piece set ($95) is loaded with the prep tools you’ll reach for most often, including a 3-inch paring knife, a 5-inch serrated edge utility knife and six steak knives. The brand is backed by a reputation for peak performance, at a cost that won’t break the bank. You’ll love and use the included kitchen scissors so much you’ll want to buy another pair.
Bella Electric Spiralizer
Make oodles of zoodle-based recipes with this Bella Hands-Free 4-in-1 Electric Spiralizer ($26), with a bonus cookbook. The rotating four blade system is built in (no manual switching of razor-sharp blades!) and can accommodate not only zucchini, but also carrots, cucumbers, potatoes and squash. The thoughtfully designed gadget also includes a snap-on bowl to catch your spiralized veggies.
Cuisinart 14-Cup Food Processor
Take it from us – the fastest way to ruin your blender is to treat it like a food processor. This is one kitchen must have well worth the price it commands; it’s also one of the better bargains on Prime right now. The Cuisinart DFP-14BCNY 14-cup food processor ($126) can shred, slice, chop, emulsify and puree—to name just a few of the highlights that will make this your multi-tasking go-to gadget.
KitchenAid 5-Speed Blender
Whip up your favorite shakes and smoothies with one of the best names in blender manufacturing: KitchenAid. This 56-ounce capacity model boasts five speeds and is on sale at a get while you can Prime price ($79), so act fast! Perfect for these fruity smoothies, made even better with season’s peak blueberries and peaches. Feeling indulgent? This double peach pie recipe is one of our faves!
Hamilton Beach Hand Mixer
Those who love their counters space clean and uncluttered will enjoy this Hamilton Beach Hand Mixer ($15), which works just as hard as its standup counterpart for only a fraction of the size. Useful for whipping up everything from creamy mashed potatoes to homemade whipped cream. Or this insanely good peanut butter pie!
Cuisinart Double Belgian Waffle Maker
Lazy weekend mornings were made for waffles. Top them with a piece of freshly fried chicken, mix them up with oatmeal, under a lake of delicious fruit compote—we’ll take them every way and any way you want to serve them. Here are our top 10 waffle recipes, though we could easily give you 20 more.
This Cuisinart Double Belgian Waffle Maker ($76) produces perfectly golden beauties each time. We love it for its nonstick surface and six-setting option control.
Breville Nonstick Panini Press
All hail the deliciousness of a hot grilled sandwich. Making them just got easier with this Breville Panini Press ($50). The 1500-watt model features a nonstick surface and textured top plate for those all important grill marks. With panini recipes to take you from breakfast through dinner, the only question will be which one to make first!
Victoria Cast Iron Skillet
The seasoned skillet is a kitchen essential, celebrated for its even heat distribution and ability to go from stovetop to oven and back again. It’s perfect for making everything from basic cornbread to chicken fajitas or these other awesome iron skillet recipes. We love this 12-inch pre-seasoned skillet from Victoria ($25) for its roomy size and get-it-while-you-can price point!
Cuisinart Chef’s Classic Stainless Roaster with Rack
A spacious and well-made roasting pan can do a whole lot more than hold the Thanksgiving turkey. Though we usually associate this piece of cookware with traditional holiday meals, it can help you diversify your weeknight dinner staples, elevating everyday meats into something special. This Cuisinart 16-inch Rectangular Roaster ($44) is tops for its size and stainless triple ply construction. Try it out with this Sunday pork roast!
Cuisinart 4-Quart Deep Fryer
From mushrooms marinara to fried chicken, the comfort-food possibilities are endless with a home deep fryer. This Cuisinart model ($69) can hold just over two pounds of food in its four-quart basket. Components are dishwasher safe, making for easy clean-up—and giving us all the more reason to start working our way through these fast food copycat recipes.
Presto Electric Wok
Whip up Takeout Beef Fried Rice (without the takeout) in this Presto stainless steel wok ($65). The versatile piece of cookware can also come in handy when only a steak will do, and extreme temps make outdoor grilling impossible. We’re partial to this veggie stir-fry, a contest winner that most assuredly lives up to the hype.
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