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I'm a pro baker, and these Macy's Big Home Sale deals on Cuisinart, KitchenAid and more are tempting my wallet

Save up to 65% on everything from knife sets to cookware from now until February 14th.

macy's kitchen deals: hand mixer, cookware set, knife set
Save on kitchen essentials from top brands during Macy's Big Home Sale. (Macy's)

As a kitchen product tester, former professional baker and avid home cook, I'm always on the lookout for culinary deals. That's why, when I heard Macy's Big Home Sale had markdowns of up to 65%, I made a beeline for the kitchen section. And reader, it does not disappoint! We're talking knife sets, stainless steel and nonstick cookware collections, Nespresso machines ... and the list goes on. So if you're in the market for some kitchen upgrades, you're in luck — at least until the sale ends on February 14th. (Psst: That's Valentine's Day, in case you need a last-minute gift!)

Quick overview
  • Cuisinart 10-Piece Seaside Ceramic-Coated Knife Set

    Save $26
  • J.A. Henckels International Definition 14-Piece Self-Sharpening Cutlery Set

    Save $260
  • KitchenAid Stainless Steel 10-Piece Cookware Set

    Save $114
  • GreenPan Padova Ceramic Nonstick 10-Piece Cookware Set

    Save $120
  • Nespresso Vertuo Plus Deluxe Coffee and Espresso Machine by De'Longhi

    Save $87
  • Black & Decker Crisp and Bake Air Fryer Toaster Oven

    Save $77
  • Silpat Half-Size Mats, 2-Pack

    Save $32 with code
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  • Black & Decker Helix Performance Premium 5-Speed Hand Mixer

    Save $24
  • Nordic Ware Twin Pack

    Save $22 with code
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To save you some time, I've rounded up my picks below; there are some really good ones! Oh, and a quick word about shipping: Macy's Star Rewards Platinum & Gold members already know they'll get free shipping on all purchases, while Silver and Bronze members, as well as non-members, receive free shipping with purchases of $25 or more. Nearly everything on this list qualifies, so happy saving!

This rainbow-hued knife set might look whimsical, but it means business. It comes with an 8-inch chef's knife, 8-inch slicing knife, 7-inch santoku knife, 5.5-inch serrated utility knife, 3.5-inch paring knife and blade guards for all. The stainless steel blades are encased in a nonstick ceramic coating to help keep food from sticking while you chop, and you'll get a manufacturer's lifetime warranty for peace of mind. At 65% off, this is a price slash worth snagging!

"How can looking at knives be fun?" mused a reviewer. "I don’t know, but these great colors make me happy. [The] knives are lightweight but very sturdy and do their job."

$14 at Macy's

Serious home cooks looking for an all-encompassing knife set crafted by a highly respected brand won't do much better than this 14-piece stainless steel Henckels collection, which is currently an impressive 65% off. Not only does it come with a 3-inch paring knife, 5-inch serrated utility knife, 6-inch utility knife, 7-inch santoku knife, 8-inch bread knife, 8-inch chef's knife, six 4.5-inch steak knives and kitchen shears, it also boasts a self-sharpening knife block that'll hone those edges every time a knife is removed or placed back in. 

"These are quality knives, and what makes them so great is the fact that they are self-sharpening," gushed a fan. "I don’t ever have to worry about a dull knife ever again! These knives are SHARP!"

$140 at Macy's

These days, it's not uncommon to see a single pan priced for as much as this entire 10-piece stainless steel set — and since it comes from KitchenAid, you know you're getting quality cookware. It comes with a 1-quart saucepan, 2-quart saucepan, 6-quart saucepan, 3-quart sauté pan, 8-inch fry pan, 9.5-inch fry pan and four tempered glass lids to help trap in those flavorful juices. This collection isn't just gorgeous, it also conducts and retains heat like a pro, and is safe to use on all cooktops, as well as ovens up to 400° F. 

"The pots are beautiful and I am enjoying cooking with them," shared a shopper. "I have been using Le Creuset for years, but being over 70, these new pans are much lighter and so far, clean up just as easy."

$169 at Macy's

If you'd prefer to go the nonstick route, this plum-colored beauty is just begging to be displayed in your kitchen. The ceramic coating is made without PFAS, PFOA, lead and cadmium, and you'll get an 8-inch frypan, 11-inch frypan, 2-quart saucepan, 3-quart saucepan, 3-quart sauté pan, 5-quart casserole and four lids. The stainless steel gold handles give everything a luxe appearance. Don't be fooled by their elegant looks — these pieces are oven-safe up to an impressive 600° F!

One happy home cook called this set "culinary perfection," adding, "The ceramic nonstick coating ensures effortless cooking and easy cleanup. The stylish gold-tone handles add a touch of elegance to my kitchen. A top-notch frypan set that elevates cooking to an art form!"

$200 at Macy's

Caffeine lovers, take note: If you want to enjoy barista-quality coffee and espresso beverages at home, this machine is what you want. Not only can it make drinks in five sizes with the push of a button, it also comes with a milk frother to give you that foamy drink experience in the comfort of your own kitchen. This set comes with 14 Nespresso capsules so you can start using it right away. 

"I love my Nespresso machine!" gushed a caffeinated customer. "I live in the country and the nearest coffee shop is 20 minutes away. This machine can make a great espresso and I use the frother for my latte. My husband used to drink drip coffee, but tried the Nespresso Colombia and can’t switch back to drip. 10 outta 10 recommend."

$163 at Macy's

Save space on your counter with this nifty 2-in-1 appliance, which is nice and compact, yet roomy enough to fit six slices of bread or a 12-inch pizza. Now you'll be able to enjoy your favorite crispy foods with little to no oil, and without having to wait for your big oven to preheat. Oh, and the sleek stainless steel design isn't too shabby, either. 

"Having the air fryer and the toaster oven in one appliance is handy," wrote an impressed buyer. "The air fryer isn’t as loud as our previous air fryer. And the cleanup for this air fryer is easier. It’s a good-looking unit ... All in all, this appliance works well! Would definitely recommend it!"

$90 at Macy's

These are the very baking mats I use at home, and in my opinion, you can never have enough of them. Place 'em on your cookie sheets for baking or sheet trays for roasting vegetables, and they'll keep all of that residue from making your pans all crusty. Since they're made of silicone, they're easy to rinse off once you're done, and because they're reusable, they'll save you lots of money on parchment paper. 

"These mats are a great replacement for tin foil when baking cookies!" exclaimed an excited user. 

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$41 at Macy's

Whether you don't have the space for a large stand mixer, or would just rather not spend a ton of money on one, I'm here to tell you that most home baking tasks can be accomplished with an electric hand mixer. This one has beaters with a unique helix design, which provides more surface area for efficiency. Plus, it comes with two dough hooks for kneading bread, as well as a whisk attachment for whipping cream. Everything can be kept in the included storage case — so convenient!

"I am a big home baker, and my hand mixer finally died and [I] needed a new one," shared a reviewer. "This was a great choice. Love the coated beaters and the additional dough and whisk blades. Storage of everything is a great convenience and makes keeping everything together really easy. Got it and used it immediately. Absolutely meets all my baking needs, highly recommend!"

$34 at Macy's

I will keep buying Nordic Ware sheet pans until they stop making them; though they're so durable, it'll be a long time before I need to restock. My baked goods always come out evenly browned, and I've never experienced warping, thanks to their sturdy steel rims. Because they're made of aluminum, they're excellent heat conductors, but also cool very quickly once out of the oven. Plus, they won't rust! 

"I did research before buying these, and they were top-rated," wrote a content customer. "So far, I have been very happy. My cookies are coming out evenly baked and look so much better."

Save $22 with code
$28 at Macy's

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.