KitchenAid Classic Series 4.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer
This might be the best deal we've ever seen on a KitchenAid stand mixer, which we consider a must-have item for any home baker. With more than 10,000 five-star ratings, the powerhouse pretty much speaks for itself. The tilt-head design makes it easy to add ingredients as you go.
To buy: $199 (originally $360), walmart.com.
Le Creuset Oval Dutch Oven
This Dutch oven does it all, from baking bread to roasting chicken. In fact, its oval size makes it perfect for larger cuts of meat, such as a leg of lamb. The enameled cast iron doesn’t need to be seasoned, and maintains even heat. Plus, it can easily be transferred from stovetop to oven.
To buy: $180 (originally $285), lecreuset.com.
Bodum French Press Coffee Maker
French presses make such great coffee (and are so easy to use), you’ll be tempted to buy one for your home and a second for the office. This size makes eight cups of coffee—perfect for families—or caffeine junkies. We dare say it might even make you a morning person.
To buy: $25 (originally $38), amazon.com.
Preseasoned Cast Iron 3 Piece Skillet Set
You’ve heard us profess our love for cast iron cookware time and time again, and now’s your chance to experience it for yourself. This set comes with three skillets: a 6.5-inch (great for single-serve breakfast hash), an 8-inch (use it to bake cornbread), and a 10.5-inch (perfect for frying latkes for a brunch crowd—or, of course, for skillet pizza).
To buy: $27 (originally $83), amazon.com.
Moscow Mule Mug
Moscow mules will never go out of style—and neither will their iconic copper vessels. If you’re planning on giving one as a gift, add a monogram (or full name) for just $9.50. And here's a tip: swap bourbon for the vodka and add a splash of apple cider for a wintertime twist on the classic mule.
To buy: $12 (originally $24), westelm.com.
Mueller Spiral-Ultra 4-Blade Spiralizer
This trendy gadget can go way beyond "zoodles"—think carrot or cucumber noodles for an Asian-inspired salad, or sweet potato noodles for crispy fritters. Plus, it's fun for the whole family to use.
To buy: $21 (originally 75), amazon.com.
Chef'n FreshForce Citrus Juicer
Not only does this juicer keep seeds from slipping into your dish, it also produces way more juice than you'd get by hand (or from most other juicers). It's especially great if you're making a big batch of holiday punch. And we're not just loving on it because it's on sale. It's the one we use every day in our test kitchen.
To buy: $15 (originally $25), amazon.com.
Electric Air Fryer
Get ahead of your New Year's resolution and start cutting back on oil-fried foods now. Thanks to rapid air fry technology, this easy-to-clean gadget can mimic the taste of fried foods—no oil necessary. Start with chips, chicken, and shrimp, then venture into more creative dishes, such as air-fried cake (yes, it's a thing!)
To buy: $70 (originally $165), walmart.com.
Cuisinart 2 Speed Hand Blender
The temperatures are only going to continue to drop, meaning it's officially soup season. You'll be happy to have this hand-held blender at the ready for transforming chunky soups into delicious, comforting purees. In the summer, use it to blend frozen cocktails.
To buy: $25 (originally $65), amazon.com.
Sick of dirtying your phone while cooking dinner? The Google Home can set timers, add ingredients to your shopping list, and play music, all while you’re chopping and sautéing. It’s like having your own personal sous chef.
To buy: $79 (originally $129), williams-sonoma.com.