Update: Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021 are over and dusted off, so the offers below are no longer valid. Check out our ZDNet Recommends hub for a better look at the latest deals available or the ZDNet Holiday Gift Guide 2021 hub for recommendations on gifts for everyone.
The holiday season is upon us, which means two things: family reunions and Black Friday shopping. Retailers nationwide have started offering deals on everything kitchen and home so you can cook the best meals for everyone to enjoy.
Below are the best deals on Instant Pots, air fryers, blenders and more. And like previous years, we expect these deals to come and go, so be sure to check back daily for availability and new promotions on the shelves.
Best Instant Pot Deals
Instant Pot Duo Plus 6-QT for $59.99
The Instant Pot Duo Plus is currently available on Best Buy for $59.99 ($60 off). For the money, you get Instant Pot’s signature goodies, including one-touch cooking capabilities for stews, soups, roasts, and more. The 9-in-1 appliance is designed with safety in mind and features a ventilation system that makes pressing or slow cooking easy.
Instant Pot Duo Crisp 6-QT for $129.99
For something a little more capable, the Instant Pot Duo Crisp brings the best of the traditional pressure cooker with air frying capabilities. Thanks to EvenCrisp technology, the Duo Crisp allows you to fry foods with the crispness and tenderness of an air fryer. The 2-in-1 cooker is on sale now for $129.99 ($20 off) at Amazon.
Ninja Foodi XL Pressure Cooker for $229.99
Bringing the versatility of 14 devices in one, the Ninja Foodi is a great Instant Pot alternative and is on sale right now for $229.99 ($100 off). With it you can slow cook, pressure cook, sauté, steam or even bake a cake. The pot has an 8 liter capacity, which is enough to provide a hearty meal for up to eight people.
Best air fryer deals
Bella Pro Series 6-QT Air Fryer for $44.99
I start the air fryer section with the Bella Pro Series 6-qt Air Fryer. It’s not the brand’s biggest size offering, but it currently holds the biggest discount of any model at Best Buy. For less than $45, you get a proven air fryer that can whip up delicious recipes in minutes, all with little to no oil needed.
Bella Pro Series 8-QT for $49.99
If you prefer a larger capacity than the list above, Best Buy also has the Bella Pro Series 8-QT Air Fryer for $49.99 ($80 off). At the price, you get ample cooking space, a durable stainless steel design, and an integrated touchscreen menu for quick, intuitive controls. The removable non-stick basket is also dishwasher safe.
Ninja DZ201 Foodi 6-in-1 Air Fryer for $129.99
The Ninja DZ201 Foodi is one of the most premium and durable offerings during the Black Friday sale event. Amazon has currently discounted it to $129.99 ($50 off), making the 8-quart deal much more affordable than previous times. For the price, the DZ201 Foodi is the perfect cookware for oil-free frying, roasting and more.
Best blender and blender deals
Ninja Mega Kitchen 72oz Blender for $99.99
Have you ever made shakes and smoothies just to hear other family members and friends asking for a cup? Then the Ninja Mega Kitchen Blender is the answer, now for just $99.99 ($100 off). The blender features 1500 watts of spray power capable of blending, blending, pressing and processing all kinds of foods. It also comes with a range of blades, single serve cups and to-go lids for added convenience.
Ninja BL610 blender for $69.99
Ninja has become a household name when it comes to blenders and juicers and the ratings prove it. With an average of 4.5/5 stars from 32,000 reviews, the BL610 Blender is currently discounted to $69.99 ($30 off). While not the biggest discount, it’s one to keep an eye out for if you’re looking for a shaved ice blender.
Sencor 20 oz. Smoothie blender for $27.99
Do you have a fitness buddy who likes to mix juices and smoothies? The Sencor Smoothie Blender makes a fantastic gift, especially with Best Buy’s discount listing of $27.99 ($22 off). It won’t break the bank but will surely break any combination of fruit, juice, and ice cream you throw at it.
The best coffee maker deals
Mr.Coffee 5 cup coffee maker for $18.99
When it comes to coffee makers, you can’t go wrong with old-school reliability. An easy-to-use, consistent machine will make anyone’s morning. That’s what the Mr.Coffee 5-Cup Coffee Maker does, now for just $18.99 (24% off).
Ninja Hot & Cold Brew Coffee Maker for $179.99
Ninja has expanded its line of blenders with the latest Hot & Cold Brew coffee maker. The machine is one of the most versatile on the market, with the ability to brew hot or cold coffee. The system includes an integrated frother and an independent hot water dispenser for oatmeal, hot cocoa and tea. Best Buy is currently selling the machine for just $179.99 ($20 off).