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If the promise of holiday feasts, parties and impromptu guests has you longing to upgrade your kitchen game, this year’s Black Friday kitchen sales have arrived just in the nick of time. Whether it’s a small appliance such as air fryers, coffee makers, blenders or toaster ovens; new pots and pans; or you’re too busy to cook and just want a meal delivery service to do the work for you, there’s a deal with your name on it.
We rounded up the best Black Friday kitchen deals already taking place to give you a jump on holiday shopping. With new tools to make your hosting a breeze, just don’t be surprised if your guests refuse to leave.
This 4-quart Ninja air fryer (which we named the best air fryer overall in our testing) is more than 20% off for Black Friday. With a temperature range from 105–400 degrees Fahrenheit, a nonstick basket that can hold 2 pounds of french fries, dishwasher-safe parts and a 5-star rating with more than 40,000 reviews, it seems like a no-brainer to us.
Want an air fryer that can basically do everything else too? This Breville machine from Sur La Table’s spectacular Black Friday sale is now more than 50% off. It comes with 13 pre-programmed settings that include toast, bagel, broil, bake, roast, warm, pizza, proof, air-fry, reheat, cookies, slow cook and dehydrate. What more could you want?
Save $70 on Insignia’s digital stainless steel air fryer during Best Buy’s early Black Friday sale that comes with a dishwasher-safe basket and pan, digital control panel and a temperature range of 180–400 degrees Fahrenheit, perfect for roasting, baking or frying.
Cooking for the whole family? This is one of the largest-capacity air fryers on the market, with two baskets so you can healthily fry two things at once. Target’s got it now for 50% off.
Take up to 20% off sitewide during Caraway’s Cyber Season sale with the code CYBER22. We’re smitten with this bestselling ceramic-coated set that comes with a fry pan, saucepan, saute pan and Dutch oven plus a storage rack and canvas lid holder. Need new bakeware? Check out the brand’s 11-piece set marked down $150.
A cooking classic that Underscored editors use religiously, the Staub cocotte is something that can be kept on your stove all year long. From stews to marinated meats, you’ll have it for the rest of your life. While you’re here, please also check out this adorable pumpkin cocotte.
We named this the best restaurant-quality nonstick pan because not only does it feel fancy, but it’s also a sturdy piece of cookware that blew the competition out of the kitchen during every one of our tests: Food slid off easily, it was a breeze to clean, and heat was evenly distributed while cooking.
During Material’s Black Friday sale, you’ll receive 20% off sitewide. We’d start with this gorgeous cooking set that includes your choice of a copper or black coated pan, saute pan and sauce pot. But don’t leave without checking out the bestselling The Iconics tool set that comes with all the kitchen utensils you could possibly need, all marked down to $220.
Take up to 50% off during the Great Jones Black Friday sale, through Nov. 28, and stock your kitchen with colorful cookware. We love this sunny cast-iron set that includes a 6.75-quart enameled dutchess, a 3.5-quart Dutch baby and a 12-inch king sear skillet. Also on sale: The Whole Grain Family three-piece wooden utensil set (
$75 $55), the Fully Baked seven-piece bakeware collection ( $275 $135) and the Holy Sheet Rainbow set of four colorful sheet pans ( $160 $120).
We named this machine the best blender overall because it features a slew of preset buttons, comes in multiple colors, includes key accessories and is quieter than other models. It does carry a steep price tag, but for those who can’t imagine a smoothie-less morning, what breaks down to about $1.30 a day over a year seems like a bargain.
During Vitamix’s holiday deals event, you’ll save up to $125 off while supplies last, including on the A2300 SmartPrep Kitchen System. Part of the Ascent Series, it comes with a food processor attachment and includes the motor base, 64-ounce container, tamper, 12-cup work bowl, two food pushers, two reversible slice/shred discs, a multi-use blade, disc storage case, work bowl lid, recipe books and more.
We named this blender the best budget blender on the market since it did a great job at blending everything from soups to smoothies, and it comes with a number of presets, as well as low, medium and high manual settings.
Now’s the time to pull the trigger on that new Ninja blender, while it’s 41% off during Macy’s Black Friday sale through Nov. 26. With an extra-large blender jar, it’s great for making big batches of smoothies, soups and drinks for the whole family, plus it comes with to-go lids. Also great for smaller blending needs, the Bella Rocket Blender (
$43 $15), and for the smoothest soups, check out the Art & Cook 2-Speed Immersion Blender ( $30 $10).
Snag $20 off this convenient blender perfect for whipping up smoothies. With 10 speeds and a 56-ounce BPA-free, dishwasher-safe jar, it packs a punch with its stainless blades and also works great on salsas, frozen cocktails and more.
You can now get 30% off our pick for the best superautomatic espresso machine that features an intuitive touch display, 12-step grinder adjustment, ceramic grinders and dishwasher-safe parts. Use it to make espresso, hot water, cappuccino, coffee, lattes, macchiatos, americanos and more and become your own go-to barista.
The Oxo Brew Pour-Over Coffee Maker is perfect for beginners, as it takes the guesswork out of the pouring process by allowing you to simply fill the water tank to your desired amount and letting it control the flow rate.
If you’re ready to go from grinds to K-pods, scoop up this 50% off deal on the super-simple Keurig machine. Making just one cup at a time never felt so good.
Fuel up and save money with this popular Keurig K-Duo Plus. The coffee machine allows you to brew with both grounds and K-cups, using a carafe or in 6–12-ounce cups, and a 60-ounce water reservoir means you can brew several cups before needing to refill it.
Give your morning an extra boost with this single-serve brewer that can be used with K-cups or grinds. Featuring a built-in conical burr grinder that grinds beans right into a reusable filter cup, it also comes with a push-button control panel, a large sealed hopper and a removable 48-ounce water reservoir, and can deliver 8-, 10- and 12-ounce serving sizes.
Black Friday toaster oven and microwave deals
One of Underscored’s top toaster ovens of 2022, KitchenAid’s countertop oven is 14% off. Along with a sleek black design, it comes with nine cooking functions, a no-flip air fry basket, top and bottom heating elements for super-even toasting and baking and a simple, easy-to-use LED digital screen.
Take 23% off Galanz’s countertop SpeedWave, which does triple duty as a microwave, air fryer and convection oven. It also features sensor cook and reheat technology, touch controls and a time/temperature knob, and comes with a removable glass turntable, baking and roasting pan, air fry kit and more.
You can now get our pick for the best rice cooker for 25% off. The Zojirushi Neuro Fuzzy consistently had the best results in all of our cooking tests. It cooked perfectly fluffy rice every time and has handy features that make it a must for people who cook and eat rice regularly.
If you tend to bake a lot at a time, we named this mixer the best for large batches. It has a large stainless steel bowl and a powerful motor that can handle bigger batches and recipes — a must-have especially over the holidays.
Perfect for snacks and leftovers, these durable Stasher bags are a great replacement for plastic baggies. Get up to 30% off colorful bundles and more right now.
Our pick for the best pressure cooker may cost a bit more than some other models, but it gave us the best results, has the simplest, easiest-to-use interface and even allows you to release steam via app.
You can get the Rolls Royce of ice makers (yes, really) for an outstanding deal for Black Friday. Over at Amazon you can get it for just under $400, and over at Best Buy you can get the version with the separate water tank and Wi-Fi connection for $100 off.
It’s about to be baking season, and at $15, it’s definitely worth the money to help make your life easier as you turn out cookies, brownies, meringues, and more. Pick up our selection for best budget hand mixer now.
The Ember Mug 2 is a rechargeable stainless steel mug surrounded by a ceramic coating that keeps your drink toasty by creating a convection current in whatever liquid you fill it with. Right now you can save $30 on this convenient everyday device — and never sip on lukewarm coffee again.
You can now get this kitchen staple for the past 20 (30?) years for 40% off. If you’re trying to cook lots of stews and soups this season, we can’t recommend this enough.
Black Friday food and drink deals
Shop the brand’s biggest sale ever and get up to half off flavorful sauces, spices and more. We especially like this trio of sauces that include the brand’s signature Sichuan Chili Crisp, Zhong Sauce (great for dumplings) and Mala Spice Mix that’s heaven in stir-fry, which is now 20% off.
At Atlas Coffee Club, one of our favorite coffee subscriptions, use the code FREETEA to receive your first bag of coffee free with your subscription, and up to $55 off gifts, like this 6-month subscription. The deal runs through Nov. 28.
Save time and stress during the busy holidays with a subscription to meal delivery service. You can get 70% off your first box of this popular meal kit, 21 free meals, plus free shipping with code HFBF2022, now through Dec. 25
Now through Black Friday get 20% off all eight- and 12-packs of these beloved cookies with the code BLACKFRIDAY22.