5 Kitchen Items to Ensure Your Mother's Day Meal Gets Rave Reviews

By Martin Schneider, dealnews contributor

A sale on kitchenware in early May is a stealthy Mother's Day event in disguise. Whether she's a pro in the kitchen, or you're whipping up a Mother's Day feast for all the ladies in your life, every kitchen deal in this roundup is well-made, sturdy, and will stand the test of time ... much like your love for the lady who birthed and raised you.

  1. Wüsthof Gourmet Gaucho 4-Piece Steak Knife Set
    Store: Williams-Sonoma
    Price: $59.95 with free shipping via coupon code "SHIP4FREE"
    Lowest By: $70

    Is It Worth It?: In an effort to stop people from sawing and hacking into expensive cuts of meat, and in an ode to the famed cattle ranchers of Argentina, Williams-Sonoma is offering a Wüsthof Gourmet Gaucho 4-piece steak knife set (pictured) for $59.95. This set includes four steak knives, each with a 5-1/2" high carbon steel blade.

    If you're looking for other gourmet cutlery sets from Wüsthof, then be sure to check out Williams-Sonoma's sale, wich takes up to 70% off, andyields several price lows on handy kitchen items. Shipping starts at $6.50, but orders of $49 or more bag free shipping via "SHIP4FREE".

  2. Lodge Logic Cast Iron Cookware Sale
    Stores: Walmart, Amazon
    Price: From $29.99
    Shipping: Varies

    Is It Worth It?: We love cookware that is specially designed for longstanding use, and such is the case with Lodge Logic's cast iron pots and pans. This sale — at both Walmart and Amazon — covers a range of Lodge Logic cast-iron cookware, with prices starting at $30. Of the lot, we like the Lodge Logic Cast Iron 5-Quart double Dutch Oven (pictured), available for $30 at Walmart (with free in-store pickup) or Amazon (with free shipping).

  3. Saeco Syntia Focus Automatic Espresso Machine
    Store: Costco
    Price: $549.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $209

    Is It Worth It?: This home espresso machine retails for $800, but it can be yours to brew the perfect shots for just $549.99. (Non-members pay $27.50 more.) This Editors' Choice espresso machine features a 40-oz. removable water tank, 8-oz. bean hopper, pre-brewing cycle, automatic grinder speed adjustment, adjustable brewing temperature, easy-clean system, and more.

  4. Rosewill Halogen Convection Glass Oven
    Store: newegg
    Price: $27.99 via coupon code "GIFTS4MOM24" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $9
    Expires: May 9

    Is It Worth It?: Convection ovens are a great choice for people who want the convenience and speed of a microwave oven but prefer a healthier cooking technique. This Editors' Choice kitchen appliance takes up the approximate counter space of a small microwave, and thanks to its built-in fan, broiling with this unit is extremely even; all meats are cooked with the juices sealed perfectly inside. This 12.68-quart convection / halogen oven features a plastic lid, heat-resistant glass bowl, and temperature controls.

  5. Kobi Maple Butcher Block Cutting Board
    Store: Square Sinks via eBay
    Price: $35 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $29

    Is It Worth It?: The thicker the better when it comes to butcher blocks! This Kobi Maple cutting board, like all other Kobi products, is soaked with a generous coating of FDA-approved food-safe mineral oil, so you can use it straight out of the box; it's also available in a variety of sizes. What's more, despite the Japanese-sounding name, all Kobi cutting boards are made in the United States from trees grown in the United States.

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