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, a grill pan is ideal for steaks, and a stockpot is essential for soups. Plus, there are all kinds of next-level items worth stocking once you’ve taken care of all the basics.
Whether you’re seeking a durable Dutch oven or a high-quality bakeware set, we're keeping track of the best cookware deals we can find, from skillets to stockpots to bundt pans, all for products that will come in handy for your first kitchen and beyond.
Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Triple Ply Stainless Cookware Set
Normally $300, Now $225
Our pick for the best overall cookware set, 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.
Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker
Normally $219, Now $129
We've put a lot of the immersion sous vide cookers to the test, and this model wins out time and time again. It's perfect for both beginners and advanced cooks alike, and the perfect gift for anyone who loves to meal prep. As a bonus, Anova helps you learn the ropes with recipes and video tutorials via its app. If you also need a vacuum sealer, our favorite is also on sale.
Staub 5-Quart Tall Cocotte
Normally $200, Now $150
The Staub 5-Quart Tall Cocotte is perfect for prepping soups and stews, deep frying, and even baking really tall bread. Made of enameled cast iron, you don't have to worry about maintenance and upkeep, and you can even pop this into the dishwasher.
Our Place Always Pan
Normally $145, Now $99
This versatile nonstick skillet is small but mighty, and its $50 Cyber Monday discount is a great incentive to buy an Always Pan. Our product tester said, "It’s my go-to for sautéing a bunch of veggies at once since it can hold more than my other nonstick skillets, and I like to use the steaming basket for broccoli, cauliflower, and even baby bok choy."
Babish 14-Inch Carbon Steel Flat Bottom Wok and Bowls Set
Normally $90, now $80
If you're a fan of the YouTube channel Binging with Babish, you'll know that the Babish Culinary Universe now includes a cookware line. This high-quality flat-bottomed wok is crafted from carbon steel that will develop an amazing nonstick surface the more you use it. And it's safe to use on induction cooktops and your grill.
All-Clad HA1 Nonstick Hard Anodized 5-Piece Cookware Set
Normally $210, now $150
The 2-piece version of this nonstick fry pan set tops our list of the best nonstick pans to buy. In fact, our tester called them "some of the best nonstick pans available." You'll be able to cook up any recipes with frying, sautéing, and searing needs between the 3 sizes, plus lids for the 10-inch and 12-inch.
Lagostina Martellata Hammered Copper 10-Piece Cookware Set
Normally $447, Now $381
Make your Julia Child dreams come true with this superior set of copper cookware. Our Lab testers loved this set's heat conductivity and distribution, with it excelling at every test. The only downside was the price, which is currently lower than you'll find at any other time of year.
Ninja Foodi NeverStick Hard-Anodized 12-Piece Cookware Set
Normally $400, Now $310
A heavy-gauge aluminum base is just one highlight of this nonstick cookware set from Ninja. The Neverstick coating is made plasma ceramic particles that make the finish resistant to metal scraps and allows these pans to be oven-safe up to 500 degrees. If 12 pieces are a few too many for you, Ninja's 8-piece set is also on sale, as is this 3-piece set.
KitchenAid KSMPEXTA Gourmet Pasta Press Attachment
Normally $220, Now $170
Skip the rolling, cutting, and shaping part of making pasta and just get to the eating part. Simply place your dough in the top of this KitchenAid attachment, switch out the bottom disc to the shape you want, turn on your stand mixer, and in a few seconds, you have fresh pasta ready to drop into the pot.
Caraway Nonstick Ceramic Sauté Pan
Normally $145, Now $130
We love Caraway cookware. It scores an impressive 5 stars every time we test it since it's excellent at retaining heat, has a durable nonstick surface, and comes in stylish colors. And it's not often that the separate pieces go on sale! You can get up to 20 percent off both sets and individual cookware pieces. If you love a light blue, you can get even more of a discount on the Slate color at Target, where it's $116.
Calphalon 11-Piece Nonstick Pots and Pans Set
Normally $480, Now $335
Fill in your cupboards with this 11-piece nonstick cookware set that has every piece you need. Two frying pans, 3 saucepans (with lids!), and an 8-quart stockpot will have you cooking all winter long. Calphalon's three-layer hard-anodized aluminum material is designed for durability and even heating, and the special nonstick coating on these pans is durable enough to withstand a few scrapes from metal utensils.
Ninja Foodi NeverStick Premium 3-Piece Cookware Set
Normally $170, now $110
Ninja has set out to make one of the most durable nonstick cookware lines, and two of the most integral cookware pieces are currently on sale. No kitchen is complete without a 12-inch fry pan—it's good for everything from 3-egg omelets to crisping up tofu for dinner. Add to that a 5-quart sauté pan where you can cook 1-pot pasta or fry up your favorite breaded chicken.
All-Clad Hard Anodized E785S264/E785S263 Set of 2 Fry Pans
Normally $110, Now $70
This nonstick fry pan set tops our list of the best nonstick pans to buy. You can serve up most of your frying, sautéing, and searing needs with the 8-inch and 10-inch dishwasher- and oven-safe pans. In fact, our tester called them "some of the best nonstick pans available."
Lodge Cast Iron Reversible Grill/Griddle
Normally $80, Now $40
After thorough testing, we ranked this as the most versatile cast iron pan. 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.
Calphalon Classic Hard-Anodized Nonstick Frying Pan Set with AquaShield
Normally $60, Now $50
Calphalon upgraded its already-durable nonstick pans with new nonstick technology. The smooth cooking surface on this two-pan set (8-inch and 10-inch) is formed by a water-based coating that claims to be longer-lasting than Calphalon's previous one. The pans can also go into a 450-degree oven and the dishwasher, something we don't usually recommend with nonstick pans.
Rachael Ray Create Delicious 13-Piece Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set
Normally $170, Now $123
Bringing high performance and convenience to the home chef (which we all are these days, it seems), this 13-piece set will ensure you have the essential components you need for almost every cooking task. Everything is dishwasher safe, oven safe (to 400 degrees), with PlatinumShield Technology nonstick cooking surfaces. In addition to the pots and pans, you get a 9-by-12-inch cookie sheet and a nylon spatula.
T-fal Initiatives Ceramic Nonstick Cookware Set
Normally $190, Now $78 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.
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.
Simply Gourmet Measuring Cups and Spoons Set
Normally $41, Now $25
Every chef needs a way to properly pour out flour, sugar, salt, and spices. This 12-piece set has six stainless measuring cups in addition to six measuring spoons.
The lowest price we've seen for this item is $25.
Nordic Ware Naturals 3-Piece Baker's Delight Set
Normally $52, Now $34
You might think of a baking sheet as simply cookie-ware, but they are so much more. One of the most effortless meals (well, there's a little effort, but not much!) is the sheet-pan dinner and/or breakfast. For that, you need a half-sheet pan, the highlight of this set of three 20-gauge pans. Also included is a quarter-sheet pan, which is great for toaster ovens or a small batch of cookies, and a jelly-roll pan for smaller sheet pan dinners (or actual jelly rolls).
Ototo Eggland Egg Poacher
Normally $20, Now $15
Making the perfect poached egg is hard and more often than not, you end up with a swirly wet blob. Let the geniuses behind Ototo help you with the floating island that is the Eggland egg poacher. Just slide your egg into the island, and you'll have a perfect egg in no time.
Gorilla Grip Durable Cutting Board Set
Normally $40, Now $22
No matter what you have planned for your holiday dinners, you'll need a cutting board or three. This set of plastic cutting boards from Gorilla Grip has the most useful sizes plus grippy (and colorful!) rubber handles, and deep juice grooves. Plus, they are dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.
Ninja Foodi NeverStick Premium 8-Piece Cookware Set
Normally $270, Now $229
A heavy-gauge aluminum base is just one highlight of this nonstick cookware set from Ninja. The Neverstick coating is made plasma ceramic particles that make the finish resistant to metal scraps and allows these pans to be oven-safe up to 500 degrees.
Cuisinart Chef's Classic Nonstick Bakeware 15-Inch Baking Sheet
Normally $16, Now $11
You can never have enough baking sheets. They're great for everything from baking cookies to whipping together a quick sheet-pan dinner. This version from Cuisinart has rolled edges to prevent warping, comes with a nonstick interior, and is dishwasher safe.
Why Trust The Spruce Eats?
The Spruce Eats Editor Siobhan Wallace updated this roundup with the best cookware deals she could find. In addition to writing two cookbooks, Siobhan has also worked as a baker and passed the WSET Level 2, Wines, with Distinction. As a commerce editor, who focuses on cookware and bakeware for The Spruce Eats, she is an expert when it comes to curating the best deals for a sales event.
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