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Even if you do most of your stovetop cooking in a single pan, every kitchen needs a variety of cookware. A nonstick skillet allows you to fry an egg with ease, while a grill pan is ideal for steaks and a stockpot is essential for soups. And there are all kinds of next-level items worth stocking once you’ve taken care of all the basics.
If you're looking to spruce up your kitchen, retailers are ready for you with deep discounts across their entire sites. Sur la Table is offering an additional 15 to 55 percent off select items during its Cookware Event sale. At Crate & Barrel, save up to 60% on kitchen and cookware items during the site's Big Winter Clearance Event.
Whether you’re seeking a durable Dutch oven or a high-quality bakeware set, we've rounded up the best cookware deals we could find, from skillets to stockpots to bundt pans, all for products that will come in handy for your first kitchen and beyond.
We update these sales weekly, but products go fast! If something is out of stock or not on sale, check back next week for a batch of new deals.
Tools of the Trade 16-Piece Cookware and Bakeware Set
Normally $200, Now $50 at Macy's
Whether you’re restocking your kitchen, or supplying a new dorm, apartment or home, this comprehensive bakeware and cookware set will go a long ways to making sure you’re prepared for any kitchen adventure. Featuring three-quart and one-quart saucepans (with lids), an eight-inch skillet, square griddle, baking sheet, muffin tin, cooling rack and a variety of tools, you’re “ready, get set, bake” (or fry, griddle, sautée, etc).
The lowest price we've seen for this set is $50.
Copper Chef 12-Piece Set Nonstick Oven Bakeware
Normally $50, Now $45
If you’ve had enough of your banana bread sticking to your loaf pan, this nonstick bakeware set is the answer. It comes with a loaf pan, a square pan, a muffin pan, a cookie sheet, and an 8-piece Silicone ramekin set, all of which will prevent your baked goods from sticking and breaking.
The lowest price we've seen for this item is $36.
Rachael Ray 11-Inch Aluminum Nonstick Grill Pan
Normally $90, Now $40 at Walmart
Grill pans are great for cooking steaks and burgers because they leave appealing grill marks and let the fat and juices drain beneath the meat. We love this one because of its comfortable rubberized handle, and because the hard-anodized pewter finish makes it extremely durable. It’s oven-safe to 400 degrees. The lowest price we've seen for this item is $33.
All-Clad Hard Anodized E785S264/E785S263 Set of 2 Fry Pans
Normally $90, Now $50 at Bed Bath & Beyond
Serve up most of your frying, sauteing and searing needs with these two non-stick pans. One 8-inch and one 10-inch dishwasher and oven-safe pans mean individual eggs and massive T-bones receive the same loving care in easy-to-clean cookware. Larger sizes are also on sale. This was rated Best Overall by our experts. The lowest price we've seen for this item is $30.
Cuisinart Chef's Classic Enamel on Steel Stockpot with Cover, 12-Quart
Normally $100, Now $50
This heavy-duty stockpot adds a great pop of color to your kitchen. It can stand up to high temperatures and it evenly distributes heat, so you can leave broths simmering in it for hours. Perfect for crab boils, seafood boils and other entertaining.
Meater Plus With Bluetooth Repeater
Normally $198, Now $191 for the Dual Meater Plus Bundle
Pot roasts and indoor grilling are on the horizon: It's time to upgrade to this sleek, rechargeable wireless meat thermometer. Check progress from up to 165 feet away on your phone via Bluetooth, or long distance by connecting to Alexa or Wi-Fi (perfect for checking on that roast in the oven). The innovative dual sensor mode allows you both to monitor the meat's internal temperature (up to 212 F) and the oven's or grill's ambient temperature (up to 527 F).
Cooks Standard 12-Quart Classic Stainless Steel Stockpot with Lid
Normally $70, Now $55
A stockpot can be used for so much more than just making stocks. This 12-quart stockpot, our top pick for 2021, is super durable and compatible with all stovetops. Use it for stews, soups, to cook pasta, or to blanch veggies. The lowest price we've seen for this item is $40.
Crock-Pot Artisan Round 5-Quart Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven
Normally $106, Now $55 on Amazon
You’ll want to store this gorgeous teal ombre Dutch oven somewhere people can see it. With a 5-quart capacity, it’s great for simmering soups and stews, roasting small chickens, or braising cuts of beef.
If one color option is out of stock or not on sale, check the others—there's an entire rainbow! The lowest price we've seen is $51.
Cuisinart Multiclad Pro Stainless Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set
Normally $670, Now $300
Our pick for the best overall cookware set of 2021, this 12-piece Cuisinart set of stainless steel pots and pans is attractive and effective. It also includes a steamer basket for vegetables and other steamed recipes, which is a nice bonus.
The lowest price we've seen is $250.
Staub Steam Griddle
Normally $357, Now $180
This clever new addition to the Staub family of cookware combines the benefits of the brand’s popular steam griddle with the ease of a high-quality fry pan. A ready-to-use, enameled cast iron (no seasoning required) pan features a large (12-inches in diameter) surface for browning, searing, warming and deglazing meats, eggs, vegetables, pancakes and more. A tight-fitting glass lid locks in heat and moisture, sealing in juices and ensuring even cooking.
The lowest price we've seen for this item is $150.
Zojirushi Neuro Fuzzy Rice Cooker and Warmer
Normally $256, Now $188 at Home Depot
This clever, programmable rice cooker offers a wide range of menu options for different styles of rice (white, sushi, porridge, sweet, brown and more), along with warming and reheating cycles. Produces up to five-and-a-half cups at a time and features Zojirushi’s “Neuro Fuzzy logic technology” for real-time adaptability.
$179 is the lowest price we've seen for this item.
ChefSosi Mortar and Pestle
Normally $45, Now $35
Use this fan-favorite mortar and pestle set to crush, grind, and powder herbs and spices; or pulverize nuts, seeds, ginger, and garlic to make sauces, condiments, and dips, like pesto, salsa, chutney, or chunk-free guacamole. This kitchen must-have is made from sturdy, unpolished granite and has a 2-cup capacity.
The lowest price we've seen is $30.
T-fal Initiatives Aluminum/Ceramic Nonstick Cookware
Normally $160, Now $105 at Wayfair
Nonstick cookware is great to have around for a variety of recipes, and those made with ceramic coating instead of Teflon are the safest choice. This 14-piece set from T-fal is budget-friendly and has various sized pots and pans for all your needs. Available in several colors at different discounts.
The lowest price we've seen is $80 (prices vary by color).
Lodge Pro-Grid Reversible Grill/Griddle
Normally $75, Now $50 at Amazon and Walmart
We ranked this the most versatile cast iron pan of 2021. As the weather warms up, so do your grilling options: You can use it on the stovetop, on the grill, or even over an open campfire. It’s also easy to store and easy to clean. The lowest price we've seen is $45.
Nordic Ware 70th Anniversary Crown Bundt Pan
Normally $44, Now $35
For anyone who bakes regularly, a bundt pan is a must (and this is the one we ranked Best Bundt Pan of 2021). Not only will this one make beautiful cakes, it’s also stunning in its own right. It features cast aluminum, a nonstick finish, a 10-cup capacity, and a lifetime warranty.
The lowest price we've seen is $30.
Gotham Steel 5-Quart Multipurpose Pasta Pot
Normally $40, Now $30
This 5-quart pot isn’t as large as some other pasta pots on the market, but its design is fantastic. It has a built-in strainer lid with two different sizes of straining holes, plus handles that lock the lid securely in place so that you can skip a colander and strain your pasta right in the pot. The lowest price we've seen is $25.
ChefVentions 10” Square Enameled Cast Iron Pan
Normally $45, Now $40
You don’t need to splurge on a Le Creuset to reap the benefits of enameled cast iron. This square pan is oven-safe, nonstick, and can even be used on the grill.
PantryChic Smart Storage System: Starter Kit
Normally $400, Now $350
Everything from spring cleaning to recipe prep are made easier with this expandable, customizable system of stylish bins and dispensers. Not only do these units provide stackable clear storage, but the digital smart options accurately dispense ingredients based off weight and convert among measuring systems (no more measuring cups and spoons to dirty!). Includes one base unit with digital scale, one large SmartCanister, two small SmartCanisters, two shaker balls and the Chefling app (to create a customizable recipe library). Check out other PantryChic sales going on this week.
$300 is the lowest price we've seen for this set.
Popco Silicone Microwave Popcorn Popper
Normally $20, now $14
Combining the ease of microwave popcorn with the pleasure of making and customizing your own (rather than simply pulling a bag out of a box), this popcorn maker offers a wide variety of plusses. The silicone bowl doesn’t get overheated the way glass can, nor does it break if little ones accidentally drop it. It holds up to 15 cups of popcorn and the bowl collapses for easy storage.
The lowest price we’ve seen is $12.
Honey Can Do Honey-Can-Do Bamboo Bread Box with Roll-Top Cover and Cutting Board
Normally $44, Now $26
Both stylishly retro and completely contemporary (and exactly the size of a breadbox), this clever countertop storage system not only helps protect your baked goods, but also features a storage drawer for your bread knives and a built-in cutting board. Designed to avoid scratching or scuffing any surfaces.
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Robert Haynes-Peterson is a writer, editor and content provider with experience at a wide variety of websites and magazines, who updates the deals on this page weekly. He’s covered food, drink and kitchen design trends for Accent Magazine, Business Insider, AskMen.com, Liquor.com and The Daily Beast, among others. His most cherished work-related picture is standing, arm-in-arm, with Anthony Bourdain.