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In addition to barbecues and fireworks, Memorial Day is known for one other equally exciting thing — sales. This weekend is bursting with delicious deals across all categories, but the discounts on kitchen gear really caught our eye.
We found major markdowns on Instant Pots, Ninja air fryers, Nespresso machines and cookware sets at retailers like Amazon, Walmart, QVC and more. With the right tools, you'll be prepped to whip up that seafood paella or watermelon salad all summer long.
Experimenting in the kitchen can be a lot of fun, especially when you have gadgets to cut down on the grunt work — whether it's an air fryer for juicy fried chicken, a stand mixer for fresh ice cream or an espresso machine to fuel your iced coffee addiction.
Shop the Memorial Day kitchen deals below, and spend less time searching and more time snacking.
Memorial Day 2021 Air Fryer Deals
Air fryers have become a kitchen go-to for enjoying favorites like fried chicken and French fries without the extra grease or guilt. They work by rapidly circulating hot air around food to cook and crisp with 75 percent less oil and fat than traditional frying methods. It's a healthier way to indulge with less mess, time and cleanup. Here are some of the best air fryer deals we've found.
Shop it: Curtis Stone Dura-Electric 1700-Watt 22L Air Fryer Oven w/Rotisserie, $170 (was $249), hsn.com
Shop it: Wolfgang Puck 7.4-Quart 1700-Watt Air Fryer, $100 (was $132), hsn.com
Memorial Day 2021 Nespresso Deals
A cup of coffee can turn around your whole day, so why not guarantee a perfect brew every time? Nespresso is famous for its sleek design, concentrated pods and consistent coffee creations, whether you're drinking espresso, cappuccinos or lattes.
Shop it: Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee and Espresso Maker Bundle with Aeroccino Milk Frother by De'Longhi, $174 (was $229), walmart.com
Memorial Day 2021 Instant Pot Deals
The Instant Pot's claim to fame? It does the work of seven different kitchen gadgets, freeing up countertop space and streamlining your life. Use it to slow cook, sauté, steam, stew, cook rice and keep your food warm like a chafing dish. Here are the best Memorial Day Instant Pot deals:
Every kitchen needs a solid pot and pan set. Having different sizes comes in handy when cooking for yourself or guests. Chances are your cookware could use an upgrade, so why not treat yourself to a non-stick and dishwasher-safe set on sale?
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