The holidays will be different this year, for a number of reasons. Home chefs embracing the changes are finding new ways to be creative in the kitchen.
Instead of the traditional Thanksgiving feast and the holiday dinners that follow, some improvising Julia Childs are relying on regional recipes that benefit from seasonal bounty, like leek bread pudding with chanterelles.
If you’re experimenting with new recipes, you may need new tools. Fortunately, kitchenware is on sale.
Wayfair is offering 50% off All-Clad’s Ha1, 10-piece, hard-anodized aluminum nonstick cookware set ($399.99, regularly $799.98).
Here are more kitchen deals at well-known and smaller stores:
Bed Bath & Beyond is having clearance sales on small appliances, bakeware and cookware, knives and cutting boards, tools and gadgets, coffee and tea makers, and kitchen and food organizers. Get 20% off when you join the text program.
Best Buy has early Black Friday sales on major appliances as well as small appliances, floor care and home air quality products. Sign up to receive an email or text in advance of Black Friday sales. There is free delivery on major appliance purchases of $399 and up (a $69.99 value).
Build sells faucets, sinks, appliances, water filtration systems, kitchen lighting, accessories and cabinet hardware. Save up to 15% on select kitchen products through Nov. 15.
Caraway crafts well-designed, nontoxic ceramic cookware for “cleaner” cooking in a variety of colors, from cream and sage to navy and marigold. Receive a Brightland olive oil bottle with orders of $450 or more. Just the Essentials set (fry pan, saucepan, sauté pan, Dutch oven) is on sale for $395, a $100 savings plus a bonus of a magnetic pan rack and canvas lid storage holder.
Cost Plus World Market has kitchenware from around the globe, including dinnerware, kitchen tools, storage, linens, cookware, coffee and tea accessories, baking, barbecue gear and more. A blue-tile, slow-cooking terra-cotta tagine ($29.99) has been hand-stamped with a geometric floral design. The conical lid keeps Moroccan cuisine, meats, vegetables and grains moist, tender and flavorful as they simmer in the shallow base.
Etsy has a Wild Buffalo dinnerware set (dinner plate, salad plate, bowl, and tumbler) hand made to order by Jenny Hord of Cats Eye Pottery ($132). See vintage and new kitchen and dining ware made by craftspeople.
Food52, an online recipe resource for cooks and eaters, offers low-key Thanksgiving ideas and the practical gadgets you’ll need. Check out the Food52 shop for new arrivals, new colors and best sellers such as an adjustable rolling pin ($39) to a silicone-coated, stainless steel, over-the-sink drying rack ($45). See more cookware
Garrett Wade offers well-designed tools for home, garden and workshop that are made of durable materials with superior workmanship to improve your work. Kitchen gear includes a stoneware bread-baking cloche ($69), a hand-crank food processor ($39.50), knives and more. Take 10% off your first order of $100 or more by enrolling in emails. Receive a free folding umbrella with orders of $95 or more with the code FALLGIFT.
Great Jones, named to honor Julia Child’s editor and cookbook author Judith Jones, has items to help home cooks tackle recipes. There is a family-style cookware set ($395, save $75), bakeware suite ($245, save $40), stock pot, Dutch oven and gift cards. For each friend you refer, your friend will get 10% off the first purchase and you’ll get $15 in Great Jones store credit.
Hestan Culinary is having its annual Give, Gather, Cook saving event with 20% off its aluminum cookware handcrafted in Italy with French-inspired handles for greater comfort and control.
Home Depot is taking 50% off tableware and bar items. Early-Black Friday deals include kitchenware and small appliances. Black Friday Appliance Deals 2020, which started Nov. 4, discounts up to 40% off of select appliances and rewards multiple buys. You can save $50 off two appliances up to $700 off for six or more appliances. There is free delivery on appliance purchases of $396 or more.
Kohl’s has the Food Network’s 10-piece, nonstick ceramic cookware set on sale for $84.99 (regularly $129.99). The covered saucepans, stockpot and skillets are made of aluminum, silicone, glass and ceramic, and come in red, graphite or blue. Shipping is free on orders of $75 or more. See more discounts and coupons on items for your home.
Lowe’s appliance sales include refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, microwaves, ovens, cooktops, range hoods, freezers, small kitchen appliances, beverage and wine chillers, trash compactors and more. Check in-stock appliances. There is free local delivery on major appliances of $396 and more.
Macy’s has discounts on kitchenware, including small appliances, cookware, coffee makers, cutlery and bakeware. The Instant Vortex 6-quart, four-in-one air fryer is $89.99, which is 28% off (sale ends Dec. 31 and includes free shipping.
Modern Artisans offers items of “artful living for home, garden and soul” handcrafted by skilled artists and craftsmen. The Simply Modern functional, unfussy stoneware pottery collection includes a tilted utensil clay jar ($39.99). See more home accessories and kitchenware
Our Place has a promotion that let’s you enter to win the best-selling Always pan by entering your email. The versatile, 10-inch pan ($145, including shipping; save $30 off with the code YUMMY at checkout) serves as a fry pan, sauté pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, nonstick pan, spatula and spoon rest “so you can stay put, stay safe and learn that new recipe.”
New cooks and people in tight quarters can use the one pan to braise, sear, steam, strain, boil, serve and store food. The nontoxic ceramic coating is made without PFOAs, PTFEs, other PFAs, lead, cadmium, toxic metals and nanoparticles. Color choices are spice, lavender, steam, char, sage and blue salt.
Overstock has early Black Friday deals and doorbusters with discounts on pots and pans, specialty cookware, tea kettles and teapots, pot racks and bakeware. The Nordic Ware Zoo Friends pancake pan is $28.80, a 10% savings. Shipping is free. See more kitchen items
Personalization Mall, part of 1-800-Flowers, is having a sale on kitchen items that can be personalized with an initial or line of text, from a loaf pan to pepper mill. Save $10 on a classic red, ceramic pie dish ($19.99 on sale). See all the kitchenware on sale. Take $5 off orders over $25 when you sign up for emails. Take 30% off everything while the Cyber Sale lasts.
Samsung has sales on refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, wall ovens, cooktops and hoods, microwaves and air purifiers. Shipping is free.
Sardel, a cookware company started by three meticulous brothers, has skillets, pots and pans that are classic in design, crafted with high-quality materials and more affordable than high-end brands. Celebrity chef Bobby Flay uses the full stainless-steel set (on sale at $520, a savings of $115) with six Sardel products and three lids. The company offers a 30-day trial and free shipping and returns.
Sears has deals on refrigerators, dishwashers, ranges, cooktops, wall ovens, freezers, microwaves and small kitchen appliances. Take $5 off $50 or more or $35 off $300 or more by entering your email.
Uncommon Goods has a kitchen-to-table set of stoneware nesting bowls ($140) with scoop-style handles and narrow spouts to pour batter, serve gravy or portion side dishes. The three, rustic, speckled-finish bowls (small, medium and large) are handmade in New York by Maggy Ames and are oven and microwave safe. Sign up to receive emails and get a $5 credit. See more kitchen and bar items
Urban Outfitters has glassware, dinnerware, serveware, barware, kitchen storage and organization and cookbooks. New sale items are $19.99 or less. The wooden Carla refrigerator storage rack ($99) hooks onto the refrigerator and its three shelves can hold spices, little plants, mugs and more. See more kitchen and bar items
Wayfair’s sale includes kitchen appliances. Wayfair is also offering 50% off All-Clad Ha1, 10-piece, hard-anodized aluminum nonstick cookware set ($399.99, regularly $799.98).
Walmart has appliances on sale, including mini fridges. Save up to 30% off kitchen gadgets, cookware and more.
— Janet Eastman | 503-294-4072