Amazon Prime Day is officially upon us, which means that Prime Members now have 48 hours to shop a mind-melting amount of exclusive product deals. (Not a Prime Member yet? Learn more and give it a try.) Since nobody (except for us) has the time to actually go through all the deals and find the best ones, we’ve gathered the most exciting kitchen and home goods sales right here. From ultra-luxe toaster ovens and overachieving rice cookers to portable Bluetooth speakers and exceedingly well-priced cookware sets, here’s what to focus on.
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Vitamix Explorian Blender, Renewed
If you want a Vitamix in your home, here’s how to make that happen for less than $200. This one’s the Explorian model with a low-profile container - and, while it isn’t quite as powerful or deluxe as the Vitamix 7500, it’s currently less than half the price. This blender is renewed (which essentially means refurbished), and it comes with a 90-day guarantee.
Want to be better than everyone else at fertilizing? Try a Vitamix FoodCycler. It has a two-liter capacity and turns food scraps into fertilizer in a matter of hours.
Instant Pot Vortex Plus 6-in-1 Air Fryer
We’re firm believers in the power of an air fryer. “It’s just a small convection oven” you may protest. To which we say, it’s a small, powerful convection oven! Crisp up some brussel sprouts, toast hash browns for an ultimate breakfast sammie, or revive old pizza, with this handy appliance. You’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.
Le Creuset Cast-Iron 10-1/4-Inch Square Skillet Grill
Le Creuset staples in their most recognizable colors almost never go on sale, let alone for 41 percent off. This cast-iron skillet grill would be perfect for charring summer veggies on your stove when you’re unable to grill outside or for making crisp paninis.
RXBAR Best Seller Variety Pack
If your summer plans involve adventures like hiking, backpacking, or even just exploring your own city, it helps to always have snacks on hand. RXBAR’s protein bars are made with simple ingredients and are high in protein to keep you fueled for whatever the day throws at you.
Vitamix 5200 Blender Professional-Grade 64 oz Container
The word Vitamix is synonymous with “powerful, do it all blender” at this point, so you can’t go wrong with a Vitamix with 64 ounce capacity and a motor powerful enough to chop through tougher vegetables, fruit, and even ice. Use this blender to make frozen drinks all summer long, or finally get on top of your daily smoothie routine.
Vitamix A3300 Ascent Series Smart Blender
If you want the performance of a Vitamix blender, but not their usual boxy aesthetic, the Ascent Series is packed with the same technology and would looks chic on your kitchen’s countertop.
Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11 in 1
Somehow, Instant Pot keeps coming out with appliances that have even more functions. This one can bake, dehydrate, cook rice, slow cook, and do seven other things (yes, including air fry) as well. If you’re trying to de-clutter or need something to remind you that you’re living in the future, this is the answer.
Instant Pot Duo Plus 6 Quart 9-in-1
Don’t need all 11 functions? We get it. Here’s a slightly simpler Instant Pot that can still do nine things, including pressure cooking, sauteing, and steaming - and it’s currently over 40% off.
Cuisinart Airfryer, Convection Toaster Oven
Or maybe you’d prefer a slightly more heavy-duty toaster oven with a built-in airfryer. This stainless one from Cuisinart can roast a 4lb chicken or “fry” up to 3lbs of food.
Oster Precision Select 2-Slice Toaster
Just need a plain old toaster? Here’s one to get your Eggos nice and crisp.
Your pool parties and picnics demand a powerful waterproof speaker with Bluetooth capability. This one’s top-of-the-line and has 24 hours of playtime.
Shark IQ Robot Vacuum with XL Self-Empty Base
Cooking and entertaining can get messy. In fact, they pretty much always get messy. So get yourself a (deeply discounted) robot butler with a docking station to help keep things tidy.
iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum
What this robot vacuum lacks in a docking station it makes up for with a $200 price tag. If you have fond memories of Roombas from your childhood, here’s your chance to reconnect.
Shark NV358 Navigator Lift-Away Professional Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Robot vacuums might get all the hype, but Shark’s upright vacuum is powerful enough to suck up even the most stubborn dust bunnies in your carpet or rugs. And with the sleek silver finish, this device is sure to be one of your most chic cleaning appliances.
Calphalon Premier Stainless Steel 11-Piece Cookware Set
You’ll never go wrong with a full set of quality stainless steel cookware, and this one has just about everything you need for your stovetop, at a 50% markdown.
Calphalon Premier Space Saving Pots and Pans Set, 15 Piece
Save yourself some cleanup time with this space-saving set of nonstick pots and pans. It has 15 pieces - all hard-anodized aluminum - that nest into one another.
Rubbermaid Brilliance Pantry Airtight Container
Get your baking supplies organized and/or stop accidentally waterlogging your flour with this handy Rubbermaid container.
Rubbermaid Brilliance Storage, 16-Piece
Been cooking more at home lately? Grab a whole set of Rubbermaid Brilliance containers to store all your leftovers.
Oster Vertical Waffle Maker
Fresh waffles aren’t just for when you go to Disney World and sneak into a continental breakfast. They also make for an impressive home breakfast.
Keurig K-Slim Coffee Maker
Still working from home? Get yourself a convenient source of caffeine for when you roll out of bed or prepare for a 3pm Zoom meeting that probably isn’t necessary.
Gevalia Signature Blend Mild Roast K-Cup Coffee Pods (84 Pods)
You will, of course, need some pods for that Keurig of yours. Here are 84 Gevalia ones for less than $20.
Vita Coco Coconut Water, Pack Of 12
Too many cups of coffee and dehydrated? Get those electrolytes in with a 12-pack of coconut water.
Delish by DASH Compact Stand Mixer
Kitchenaid stand mixers are... pricey. But if you’re an at-home baker who isn’t ready to take that leap, that doesn’t mean you have mix everything by hand. According to reviews, this little DASH one has plenty of power - and it’s only $50 right now.
Dash Deluxe Rapid Egg Cooker
Senior Art Director Emily Ng recently used a Dash Rapid Cooker for the first time, and she’s mesmerized by how quickly and easily it produces hard-boiled eggs. This deluxe version can also steam veggies and dumplings with the press of a button.
Avalon A9 Electric Touch Countertop Water Dispenser
Cut down on your bottle usage and force any dinner guests to reckon with the fact that you’re an elite host with this Avalon Countertop Water Dispenser. It does both cold and hot water, and it’s $100 off today.
Ninja Compact Kitchen System with Auto-iQ, Blender Food Processor Combo
If you don’t want to spring for high performance Vitamix, Ninja blenders are the next best thing. This one does double duty as both a blender and a food processor (with a setting for dough), and right now it’s in the same ballpark price-wise as Ninja’s more straightforward blenders.
Amazon Basics 12-Piece Melamine Dinnerware Set - Service for 4
Need to set up your apartment’s kitchen on a budget? Score this floral-printed dinnerware set for nearly half off. The set comes with all the plates, bowls you’d need at home, and comes in a soft, flowery print.
GreenLife Soft Grip Healthy Ceramic Nonstick, Cookware Pots and Pans 16-piece Set
Want to start fresh with an all-in-one cookware set? This 16-piece set comes with everything you may need to cook at home, from pots and pans, to utensils and a colander. It would also be a great housewarming gift for someone moving into their first place.
GreenLife Soft Grip Healthy Ceramic Nonstick Yellow Cookware Pots and Pans Set, 16-Piece
If soft lavender isn’t your speed, maybe the same all-in-one set could do the trick in a pastel yellow?