Has your bank account balance seen better days? Then maybe it's time to start cooking at home more often. To make the task less daunting, we've rounded up five kitchen accessories that serve up savings on cookware, utensils, and more, to the tune of $188.
Sur La Table 5-Quart Braiser
Store: Sur La Table
Price: $69.96 with free shipping
Lowest By: $31
Is It Worth It?: While you could braise most anything in this cast iron pot, at this price, you can afford to spring for the choicest of cuts at the butcher shop. Available in Blue (pictured), Green, or Red for $70, there might still even be room in your budget to complete the set: Sur La Table is discounting a selection of cast iron cookware up to 30% off including the Sur La Table Multipan in three colors for $90.96, and the Sur La Table 8-Quart Oval Dutch Oven in three colors for $97.96.
Panasonic Flash Xpress Toaster Oven
Price: $84.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $14
Is It Worth It?: No time to cook midweek? Grab a DiGiorno frozen pizza and pop it in to this express toaster oven. It features cooking temperatures up to 500 degrees, six illustrated preset buttons, and digital timer.
Cherry Blossom Placemat
Store: Bed Bath & Beyond
Price: 99 cents with in-store pickup
Lowest By: $6
Is It Worth It?: From woven patterns to postcard prints, these bamboo placemats are stylish and durable, and at a discount of at least $6! The pictured Cherry Blossom pattern is just one of a selection of bamboo placemats available at Bed Bath & Beyond for $1.
Oneida Dual Rivet 14-Piece Knife Set with Bamboo Block
Price: $44.99 via coupon code "TTE10" with $3.99 s&h
Lowest By: $115
Expires: September 24
Is It Worth It?: Whether you're a pro chef or just trying to dice an onion to make one-pot chili, a good set of knives is a must in any kitchen. This butcher block set includes an 8" chef, 8" bread, 8" slicing, 7" santoku, 5" utility, 3" paring, kitchen shears, six 4.5" steak knives, and a bamboo block to store them all in.
Looking for more Oneida wares? Check out the Hot Buys Sale where you'll save up to 80% off select items and take an extra 10% off via coupon code "TTE10". Note that shipping sarts at $5.49, but orders over $25 qualify for a flat $3.99 shipping fee; orders over $99 (before the coupon) qualify for free shipping.
Linon Granite-Top Kitchen Cart
Price: $90.06 with free shipping
Lowest By: $22
Is It Worth It?: Worried that all of these amazing new kitchen items will eliminate valuable counter space? Use this cart for storage as it features a 4-bottle wine rack and slide-out wire basket. Or use the locking rubber casters to roll this attractive granite-top cart with a natural base to the dining area, and use it as a serving tray.