The Best Early Black Friday Cookware Deals for 2021

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The Best Cookware Deals

Chloe Jeong / MyDomaine

Now is a great time to look around and see what could use a refresh, including your cookware. From non-stick favorites to dutch ovens, you've come to the right spot to help organize and upgrade your kitchen. We've scoured the web to help you find chef-worthy cookware sets. Throughout the fall, so many brands and stores are gracing us with some of their best deals.

Believe it or not, retailers are already setting their sights on Black Friday, with early sales and deals announced weekly between now and then. Wayfair and Walmart both recently announced early Black Friday sales, with weekly updates planned. You can likely expect more stores to follow soon. 

Here is the best cookware to shop on sale right now.

We update these sales weekly, but products go fast! If something is out of stock or no longer discounted, check back next week for a batch of new deals.

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Skinny Grill

le creuset skinny grill

Normally $155, Now $100 at Williams Sonoma

No grill? No problem. Use this sleek pan to get those grill marks without having to stand in the rain outside. The ridges on the pan will create char lines, drain fat, and work with everything from veggies to shrimp to fish to chicken.

Prices vary by color, but $80 is the lowest price we've seen for this item.

Staub Pumpkin Cocotte 3.5 Quart

Staub Pumpkin Cocotte 3.5 Quart

Normally $457, Now $230

Available in burnt orange or white, this charming individual-sized Dutch oven brings a touch of fall to your kitchen. Bake eggs, mac ’n cheese or yes, a pumpkin custard in this sturdy enameled cast iron pot with a durable matte-enamel finish. 

SousVide Art Sous Vide Cooker Immersion Circulator All-in-One Starter Kit

SousVide Art Sous Vide Cooker Immersion Circulator All-in-One Starter Kit

Normally $100, Now $90

First popular with professional chefs and now increasingly a fantastic home cook “hack,” sous vide cooking allows you to create juicy, flavorful dishes using a low-temperature immersion method. Two added benefits: you aren’t using extra oil, and you don’t have to monitor it while it’s cooking. This kit contains everything you need to start, including 15 vacuum bags, a 1,000-watt programmable immersion cooker, and a cookbook filled with tasty recipes.

All-Clad Essentials Non-Stick 5 Qt. Simmer & Stew Square Pan with Trivet

all-clad Essentials Non-Stick 5 Qt. Simmer & Stew Square Pan with Trivet

Normally $130, Now $100 at Amazon

This 5-qt. capacity pan and trivet duo makes it easy to take your dishes from stovetop to tabletop. The pan is non-stick, PFOA-free, and comes with a lid, which means your hearty soups, pasta sauces, and stews won't stick to the sides or leave you with a major kitchen clean-up. Plus, the trivet makes transferring hot pans, plates, and fresh out of the oven foods a breeze. Trust us, your heat-sensitive tabletops will thank you.

The lowest price we've seen for this item is $60 at Amazon.

Cooks Standard Quart Classic Stainless Steel Stock Pot with Lid

Normally $50, Now $40 at Amazon

No kitchen is complete without a proper stockpot for soups, stews, curries, jams and more. You can even fry in it if you’re trying to minimize clean-up with one-pot cooking. A slightly smaller version of the classic, the pot fits and stores well in smaller kitchens, but is plenty large enough for most needs. Our editors rated this the best overall stockpot for 2021.

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron 5 1/2-Quart Round Dutch Oven

Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron 5-1/2-Quart Round French (Dutch) Oven, Marseille

Normally $460, Now $355 for the Cherry option at Amazon

If you've ever dreamed of owning a signature Le Creuset dutch oven, now is your chance. This cult-classic dutch oven is beloved by many and for good reason. Not only does it come in an array of sizes and gorgeous hues, but it'll cook practically anything to perfection and it's oven safe for up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Its enamel interior won't dull over time, meaning you will have this piece for years to come. Trust us, you'll be channeling your inner Julia Child in no time.

The lowest price we've seen for this item is $275 for the Cherry option at Amazon (prices for other colors vary).

Cuisinart 11 Piece Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set

Cuisinart 11 Piece Aluminum Non Stick Cookware Set

Normally $170, Now $100 at Macy's

Score all of the kitchen essentials you'll need with this Cuisinart 11-Piece Cookware Set. Constructed of high-quality aluminum material and tempered glass lids, each piece of cookware in this all-in-one set is oven safe up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. It's also nonstick, so you'll be able to cook your heart out and clean it up quickly. Featuring three different sized saucepans, a sauté pan, two skillets, a pasta insert, and matching lids, your kitchen is now complete.

The lowest price we've seen for this item is $70.

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Clad Xtreme Ceramic Fry Pans, Set of 2

Zwilling JA Henckels Clad Xtreme Fry Pans

Normally $175, Now $140

Two pans—8-inch and 10-inch—cover most of your daily stovetop needs. Aluminum core and mirror-polished stainless steel ensure even heating, while the sturdy ceramic non-stick coating makes cooking and clean-up nearly effortless, whether it’s eggs, chili or steak.
Send in the rebate offer, and receive four dish towels for free. This is a Crate & Barrel Exclusive.

What Our Testers Say

To say this pan was a revelation may be an understatement. It’s very nearly the only pan I use on a regular basis, and clean-up couldn’t be easier.” — Robert Haynes-Peterson, My Domaine Writer

Bella Pro Series 2-qt. Touchscreen Air Fryer

Bella Pro Series - 2-qt. Touchscreen Air Fryer - Black Matte Model

Normally $50, Now $30 at Best Buy

These days air fryers are all the rage for their lower-fat frying abilities. Featuring a digital touchscreen console, 2-quart basket, crisp plate, and PFOA-free nonstick pan, this will become your latest obsession. The Bella Pro Series ranges in temperature from 175 to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, ideal for anything from achieving that perfect crisp on your buffalo cauliflower to experimenting with french fries at home. And the best part? Each piece is dishwasher safe for quick cleanup. As an added bonus, cooking in the air fryer won't heat up your whole kitchen.

The lowest price we've seen is $20. Larger capacity versions are also on sale right now.

MEATER Plus Wireless Meat Thermometer

MEATER Plus Meat Thermometer

Normally $198, Now $191 for the Dual Meater Plus Bundle

It’s grilling season, and it’s time to upgrade to this sleek, rechargeable wireless meat thermometer. Check the 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 brisket in the smoker).

Meater is hosting a special promotion with a Birthday Party Charity Bundle: Save $52 on a gift pack which includes Meater Plus, a branded bar blade and kitchen apron, and “Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto Cookbook.” Twenty percent of each purchase goes to The Birthday Party Project, a charity benefiting unhoused children.

Mainstays Ceramic Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set

Mainstays Ceramic Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set

Normally $50, Now $40

Ideal for the retro, French country or new interpretations of Mid-Century kitchens this 12-piece set from Mainstays features aluminum bodies with ceramic non-stick coating and sleek soft-touch handles. The collection features two skillets, a 5.59-inch mini omelet pan, two sauce pots with lids, a 5-qt Dutch oven / soup pot and three slotted cooking utensils, all in Teal or Red Ombre.

Staub Steam Griddle

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. The tight-fitting glass lid locks in heat and moisture, for even cooking.

The lowest price we've seen for this item is $150.

Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet

Lodge L8SK3 Cast Iron Skillet, Pre-Seasoned, 10.25-inch

Normally $27, Now $18 at Home Depot

This cast-iron skillet is your secret weapon to perfectly seared steaks, juicy roasted chicken, and even delicious pan pizzas (it also works great on the grill, though remember the handle will be hot). This kitchen essential from Lodge is pre-seasoned and ready to use as soon as you place it on your stove for easy prepping. Features include an easy to grip handle, added spout, and powerful heat distribution, so you can achieve that *chef's kiss* level food every time you use it. It's important to note that cleaning your cast-iron can sometimes be a daunting task, so make sure you read up on the correct method before attempting. The lowest price we've seen for this is $18.

Staub 5.5-Qt Enameled Cast Iron Round Dutch Oven

STAUB ROUND COCOTTE, 5.5 QT.

Normally $486-$500, Now $350 at Sur La Table

Perfect for stews, soups, and braising galore, this little 5.5-quart wonder is a great addition to your cookware collection. Made of enameled cast-iron, this dutch oven distributes heat evenly and doesn't require seasoning beforehand. It's also oven safe for up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit and sports a durable, matte-enamel finish that won't lose its beauty over time. Did we mention it comes in a bunch of adorable colors?

Cook Pro 5 Quart Colander

Cook Pro Stainless Steel 5-Qt Colander

Normally $28, Now $17

Rinse berries for jams or pies, or ready beans for your signature salad or chili in this full-sized classic colander. Oversize handle aid in carrying and emptying contents. A magnet on the back provides creative storage options.

The lowest price we've seen for this item is $13.

Nordic Ware 2-Piece Half Sheet Set

Nordic Ware 2-piece sheet set

Normally $42, Now $28 at Amazon

From roasting veggies to perfection, to baking an entire sheet pan meal, the list of recipes to be made with these high-quality sheet pans is endless. The commercial-level aluminum material means these sheet pans will continue to keep their shape and color after several uses, and they're oven safe for up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. They're also super easy to clean, so you won't spend hours scraping burnt bits off the pan.

The lowest price we've seen for this item is $18.

Cuisinart Elite Collection 4-Cup Die-Cast Mini Chopper/Grinder

Cuisinart "Elite Collection™" 4-Cup Die-Cast Mini Chopper/Grinder by Cuisinart®

Normally $110, Now $60 at Amazon

A chopper and grinder in one, this small but mighty kitchen tool will become your best friend. Featuring a four-cup work bowl, touchpad controls, and secure lid, each piece is dishwasher safe, so you won't have to be bogged down by the cleanup. Perfect for anything from pie crusts to tahini, you'll be able to chop, grind, and puree with ease.

All-Clad Copper Core 14-Inch Open Stir Fry Pan

All-Clad Copper Core Flat Bottom Wok

Normally $360, Now $300 at Williams-Sonoma

Thanks to this fry pan's sloped sides, you won't have to worry about food going flying across the kitchen. Perfect for cooking up stir-frys or throwing together fast weeknight dinners, this copper pan's stainless steel design distributes heat evenly and quickly–for the perfect sear every time. It's also oven and broiler safe for up to 600 degrees, so you won't have to fret when sticking it in the oven.

Henckels Statement 20-piece Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set

Henckels Statement 20-piece Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set

Normally $828, Now $240

If it’s time to replace a few mismatched and hard-to-sharpen kitchen knives, this is a great opportunity to get everything you need in one stylish knife block. Self-sharpening storage slots contain ceramic honing wheels that sharpen each time you remove or insert a utensil. The knives—which include carving, chef, paring, bread, boning, santoku, steak knives, kitchen shears, and more—feature seamless blade-to-handle transitions and triple-rivet handles.

Normally $310, Now $260 at Amazon

Add a pop of retro-chic to your kitchen with the Smeg Retro 4-Slot Toaster. This 50s-era stainless steel toaster combines two of our favorite things: practicality and style. The two independent knobs control your desired toast level, and you can toast up to four slices of your favorite loaf at a time. Choose from seven dreamy hues and add this statement appliance to your counter ASAP.

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Robert Haynes-Peterson has been covering the food and drink scene in magazines and websites for over a decade. From reporting on luxury outdoor kitchens in Accent Magazine, to backpack grilling options in AskMen, to the best home bars for Liquor.com, he is always seeking out great new kitchen gadgets, which he now gets to share here with weekly updates. His most cherished work-related picture is standing, arm-in-arm, with Anthony Bourdain.

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