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By now, you’re probably in full-on holiday kitchen beast mode. Are you a baker? Dinner feaster? Hors d'oeuvres diva? Or maybe you just know a few. No matter where you’re at in your home chef journey, everyone seems to love kitchen gadgets and cookware. And, they make the very best gift ideas, too. Order your favorite product or set (there are some really great sales on sets that only happen this time of year!) by noon December 18th for Christmas delivery from most retailers (be sure and check the retailer's shipping policies you're ordering from).
Check out our top picks.
1. Made In Cookware’s Blue Carbon Steel Kit
Meet Carbon Steel. No, it’s not Derek Zoolander’s latest runway face (or is it?). It’s a perfect hybrid of a cast-iron skillet and a stainless steel frying pan. It has a cast iron’s heat retention, seasoning, and non-stick properties and stainless steel’s heat control, lightness and cooking speed. A staple among French foodies and professional chefs Made In Cookware is now bringing it to US kitchens. If you want to learn more about this newer cookware brand, you may have never heard of, you can read more about Made In and their commitment to transparency and quality. We also feature their Blue Carbon Steel and non stick cookware in our guide to clean cookware.
2. Xtrema Ceramic Cookware 8-Quart Versa Pot.
Made from 100% ceramic, Xtrema is all-natural, non-toxic and extremely versatile cookware. If you love Le Creuset, you’ll love Xtrema. And for the home chef who loves to cook for everyone, this 8-quart versa pot is everything.
Sale alert! Save more when you buy more. Save 20% site wide, plus save another 15% on orders over $300. Free Shipping and Free Gifts over $150. Exclusions apply.
3. Vitamix Blender
Is there anything a Vitamix can’t do? Smoothies, blended soups, purees like hummus and guacamole, grinding and so much more. With a sleek stainless steel design, easy-to-clean touchscreen control panel and five pre-programmed settings for smoothies, hot soups, dips and spreads, frozen desserts and self-cleaning, the Vitamix A3500 changes the rules of blending. It boasts Smart-Detect Technology, making it compatible with Vitamix’s all-new family of single-serving containers.
Save 25%, buy it before the sale ends.
4. Cuisinart 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker
Coffee lovers are easy to please. And this glass carafe programmable coffee maker is sure to please. The Cuisinart 12-Cup drip brewer brings contemporary style to the kitchen along with fully programmable features. Simple push buttons make it easy to create the perfect cup: Choose your flavor strength (regular or bold) and adjust the warming plate temperature (low, medium or high) to keep coffee as hot as you like. A special 1–4 cup button optimizes the flavor for small batches.
Save 46% when you buy it now.
5. Cuisinart Hammered Copper 11-Piece Cookware Set
For the cook who is an artist, the palette is most definitely the cookware. And nothing says art like copper cookware. Featuring an elegant textured design, lustrous copper-hued finish and Heat Surround Technology, this cookware set delivers even heat and lasting style. Includes: 1-quart open saucier, 2-quart covered saucepan, 3-quart covered saucepan, 10" open saute pan, 4-quart covered casserole, 6-quart covered stockpot and 7.87"W steamer insert.
Save 55% when you buy it now.
6. RICCI Bramsaloe Goldtone Flatware
For the home cook, preparing the food is only part of the magic. The best part is, of course, eating it. And what better way to dine than with this fabulous RICCI Bramasole Goldtone flatware? Inspired by Old-World craftsmanship, each gleaming flatware piece is carefully proportioned and meticulously finished to showcase a timelessly elegant pattern.
7. FN Sharp Knives
Whether you’re looking for the best kitchen knife set or just the essentials every kitchen should have, F.N. Sharp’s got you covered. These elegant kitchen knives are masterfully made from 67 layers of Japanese Damascus steel to reveal a unique feather pattern and exceptionally sharp edge. And, bonus: Receive 3 free sharpening cycles with the purchase of any set, plus a complimentary magnetic knife block with the purchase of a 3- or 6-knife set. Save 40% on Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals.
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