15 Kitchen Deals from Amazon’s Year-End Sale That Are Too Epic to Miss

published Dec 22, 2021
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If you’re heading into 2022 with the goal of using your kitchen much more often, then listen up, because Amazon is offering huge end-of-year deals right now. Included in this sale are tons of kitchen picks, including several editor-favorite brands like Keurig, Stasher, Breville, and more. We’ve picked some of our favorite small appliances, gadgets, and cookware that will instantly upgrade your kitchen, whether it’s with a new espresso machine, stand mixer, or cast iron skillet.

A few of these items will even make it to you in time to be a last-minute gift! So whether you’re buying for yourself or someone else, these items will help start off 2022 in the best possible way.

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Brew barista-level coffee and espresso at home with this Nespresso by Breville. This appliance can brew four different sizes, including a single or double espresso shot, a lungo, and a regular 7.7-ounce coffee. The 40-ounce reservoir only takes 15 seconds to heat up, so you’ll have your morning jolt of caffeine in no time at all. Plus, you can use the included Aeroccino to create your own lattes, cappuccinos, flat whites, and more.

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To keep you in total control of whatever you’re cooking up, Vitamix's A2300 model comes with a Variable Speed Control to effortlessly adjust texture each time. Translation: Your chunky soups will always be perfectly chunky and your baby food will be super smooth. It also comes equipped with bells and whistles like a pulse feature, built-in wireless connectivity, and a digital timer.

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Every baker needs a reliable set of baking pans, and this three-piece aluminum set from Nordic Ware is an Amazon top-seller for good reason. Included in this set are a quarter sheet, half sheet, and jelly roll, all finished with encapsulated galvanized steel rims to prevent warping over time. Our Kitchn editors turn to this set time and time again as the perfect hostess gift or as a present for friends and family who love to bake.

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Not only are we obsessed with this budget-friendly kitchen thermometer, but so are over 99,000 customers on Amazon! It features a light-up display for easy temperature checking, magnets so you can stick it on your fridge, and a temperature range of -58°F to 572°F for a multitude of cooking and baking adventures.

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This easy-to-handle cast iron skillet is one of our favorites at Kitchn. Its 10.25-inch size makes it perfect for a variety of dishes, whether searing, sautéing, baking, braising, broiling, frying, or grilling. And because it’s pre-seasoned, you can start cooking right away and immediately taste how different it is from your typical fry pan.

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Perfect for small spaces, this slim and compact Keurig (it's not even five inches wide!) makes the perfect cup for one. It even automatically turns off 90 seconds after your last brew to conserve energy. It can also store up to nine K-cup pods and has a dedicated area to hide the cord when you’re not using the machine, so you can save as much counter space as possible.

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Ninja Foodi's 10-in-1 multicooker is a do-it-all machine that can air fry, pressure cook, steam, broil, and so much more. Plus, you don't have to swap out the lids to switch between modes, which makes it incredibly convenient to use and easy to store.

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Looking to cut down on kitchen waste in 2022? Ditch your sandwich bags for this reusable option from Stasher. Each bag is made from BPA-free, food-grade silicone and self-seals to keep food fresh to store, marinade, or sous vide. You can even pop it into the dishwasher or microwave, making it super versatile.

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We adore this compact stand mixer from one of our favorite small brands because it's perfect for any home baker who’s tight on space. With five speed options that can whip, beat, and mash, it's surprisingly powerful for its size. It also features a stainless steel 3.5-quart bowl, beaters, and dough hooks. And weighing just five pounds, it won’t be a hassle to take it out when you’re ready to use it. Grab it for a super low price of under $50 right now, and start 2022 on a sweet note with tons of baked goodies.

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Never buy microwavable popcorn bags again thanks to this surprisingly handy popcorn maker that’s on sale for under $10. You can modify how much popcorn you want to make and also dress it up to your heart’s desire — butter, salt, or even sugar to make kettle corn. Its glass design also makes it incredibly easy to tell when all your kernels have popped. The expert home movie watcher needs this gadget.

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We swear by a handheld squeezer as the best way to juice a lemon, and we especially adore this pick from Chef'n (we've also included in our list of Kitchn Essentials this year). What makes this juicer special is its dual-gear mechanism that increases its pressing power without you having to squeeze the handles too hard.

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After testing five highly-rated travel mugs, the Zojirushi came out on top by far. The stainless steel 16-ounce mug kept coffee piping hot at 139ºF after a whopping four hours, which was 30 degrees higher than the other models tested. One reviewer who works in Antarctica swears by it — is there a better seal of approval than that? Get your hands on one now while it’s over 30 percent off.

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We love this Cooks Illustrated-approved serrated knife because it makes slicing through bread effortless. It also has over 11,500 five-star ratings on Amazon, with tons of happy customers raving about this bread knife's ergonomic grip, sharp blade, and affordable price. Now, you get even more bang for your buck since it's discounted by 60 percent.

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Any home baker needs this kitchen scale to seriously improve their recipes. It's made our list of Kitchn Essentials two years in a row now because of its affordability and ease of use. It's lightweight and easy to move around, and since it shows weight in grams and ounces, it's extremely versatile. Bonus: It's super easy to clean.

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Add this sleek glass carafe to your arsenal of tableware the next time you want to serve a batch of iced tea to a group. While it's great for serving just about any chilled beverage, it's especially ideal for iced tea because it's made of borosilicate glass and can withstand boiling water if you decide to brew fresh tea directly in it.

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