Black Friday used to be the day that crowds lined up outside of big-box department stores, ready to maul each other in their quest for discounted TVs and toys. No more. COVID-19, coupled with the dominance of online shopping, has made Black Friday 2021 more of a concept than a specific date. This year, it started after Halloween, as Amazon and other retailers listed their best Black Friday deals on everything from speakers to AirPods to car seats. These are the best Black Friday deals on kitchen gear, including knives, Instant Pots, and blenders.
Knives Cyber Monday Deals
This 15-piece $345 set of full tang knives has everything you need, including a chef's knife, a paring knife, and a bread knife.
This 15 piece knife set has a harder working block — it sharpens the blades each time you pull them out.
If you've got a new cook on your gift list, this set is the perfect blend of value and utility. Forged and full-tang for durability with six 4 1/2-inch steak knives.
Regularly $345, this 15-piece knife set is full tang, meaning that the blade is full length and extends through the grip-portion of a handle. Full tang knives are stronger and thus superior to their cheaper counterparts.
Le Creuset and Staub Cyber Monday Deals
You can use this 5.5 quart, $464 cast iron pot to make anything, from braised chicken to roasted veggies
The most perfect enamed cast-iron you can buy, this one is normally $170, and you can use it for everything from steaks to paninis.
If you just have to have the classic oval Le Creuset, the price is down from the original $440 for an 8 quart family cooker that comes in a range of colors.
This heavy 4-quart cast-iron pot is available in five colors and normally sells for $414. The clear cover is perfect if you’re a lid lifter who needs to check what’s going on inside — or if you’re into making bread.
Pots and Pans Cyber Monday Deals
This insanely great $1,100 set of pots and pans includes 8-inch and 10-inch fry pans, 2-quart and 3-quart sauce pans with lids, a 3-quart sauté pan with a lid, and an 8-quart stockpot with a lid. Each piece is meticulously designed for even heat distribution.
Normally $670, this 12-piece set has cool grip handles and is safe at temps up to 550 degrees Fahrenheit.
This set $500 includes a saucepan, a fry pan, a sauté pan, and a Dutch oven. The cookware is ceramic-coated and made without PFOA, PTFE, other PFAs, lead, cadmium, nickel, or toxic metals. The set also includes a canvas lid holder and magnetic pan racks.
You can use this insanely handy pan to steam, roast, saute, fry, and boil anything you want; it's normally $145. It even works if you're making pasta.
This $250 set of pots and pans comes with a nonstick interior and includes an 8 inch fry pan, 10 inch fry pan, 1-qt. sauce pan with cover, 2-qt. sauce pan with cover, 3-qt. saute pan with cover, and a 6-qt. stock pot with cover.
Instant Pot Cyber Monday Deals
This is $100 appliance is seven in one. And it has a microprocessor that monitors pressure, temperature, keeps time, and adjusts heating intensity.
The $200 six-quart Instant Pot has a touch-screen for easy control of what you're cooking, and even has a sous vide cooking function.
This 6 quart bundle includes an extra sealing ring, silicone rack for nine eggs, and a stainless steel steaming rack. Normally it sells for $130.
Sous Vide, Mixers and Blenders Cyber Monday Deals
This $550 Vitamix 5200 is basically like a big block Chevy for your kitchen. It’s pro-grade and will turn nuts into butter in seconds and plow through smoothies made with frozen fruit with ease, and it’s about half off right now.
At $180 the Cuisinart Food Processor is worth it for the number of kitchen tasks it takes on and how well it slices, chops, and shreds. At almost 40% off it will become the backbone of any serious home cook.
The 1.5 hp workhorse $218 Ninja Supra Kitchen System is more than just a blender, though it does a fine job of that too. You can mix individual smoothies and protein drinks when not using the full-size carafe, or pop on the food processor attachment to make doughs or slice up veggies — and it's more than half off for Cyber Monday.
From the engineers who make one of the best blenders out there is the $400 FoodCycler FC-50. This countertop unit turns food scraps into composted fertilizer by using heat and agitation. Gardeners would love to have this and it’s about 30% off full price.
This sous vide is $80 off and has more power than earlier models, faster heat up times, and improved wifi connectivity.
This $100 sous vide is wifi-enabled and cooks chicken, steak, and veggies to perfection.
This $350 blender has a handy pulse feature, so you can layer coarse chops over smooth purées. It's great for salsas or soups.
This self-cleaning $700 blender has five pre-programmed settings, plus variable speed control and a pulse feature.
Save 30 percent on this sous vide which lets you monitor what you're making from your phone, so you wind up with perfect meals every time.
Small but powerful, the $500 smart oven is tiny enough to take up minimal space, but spacious enough that you can roast a whole chicken in it. It lets you toast, broil, bake, roast, warm, air-fry, dehydrate, and reheat anything you want.
This $480 juicer is a low-heat masticating juicer, meaning you get the most nutrients from your fruits and veggies. And it automatically gets rid of the pulp.
Short on counter space? Here's the answer: This 3.5 quart stand mixer connects to 10 different attachments, so you can make everything from cake to pasta to meatloaf, and it's $50 off.
Vacuum Cyber Monday Deals
The best-selling, $150 Anker Eufy 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum makes picking up pet hair, dust, and other messes a total breeze with its quiet, automated cleaning that handles sweeping for you. Less than 3-inches tall, the Eufy slips under furniture where other vacs can’t.
For $600, the iHome AutoVac Nova Self Empty Robot Vacuum and Mop won't just sweep your floors — it'll mop them too. The docking station will empty the vacuum each time it returns so you have to shuffle to the wastebasket less often, and right now it’s on sale for about 60% off.
The $300 iRobot Roomba 692 offers Wi-Fi connectivity, personalized floor cleaning, and can handle everything from pet hair to different types of flooring without any effort on your part. If you’re an Alexa household, you can control it with your voice.
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