Get Creative in the Kitchen: Sharper, Juice, and Boil for Less


Making the same three dishes over and over is a good way to make yourself hate cooking. A little kitchen experimentation probably won't kill you! As such we've rounded up the week's best kitchen deals to get those creative juices flowing.

  1. KitchenAid mixerKitchenAid Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Stand Mixer bundled with an Ice Cream Maker Attachment
    Store: Costco
    Price: $299.99 via mail-in rebate with $16.99 s&h EXPIRED
    Lowest By: $83
    Expires: March 31

    Is It Worth It?: One way to up your kitchen creativity is to make your own ice cream. You'll score a ice cream maker attachment when you buy the KitchenAid Professional 600 Series stand mixer and redeem a mail-in rebate. At $300, it's $83 under the price of the mixer alone. Capable of so much more than ice cream, this 575-watt mixer features 10 speeds, a 6-quart stainless steel bowl, bowl-lift design, flat beater, dough hook, and wire whip.

  2. Miracle Knife Sharpener1-2-3 Miracle Knife Sharpener
    Store: Tanga
    Price: $10.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $1

    Is It Worth It?: If you've already got a set of knives but they can't even cut through butter, then check out the 1-2-3 Miracle Sharpener. The 3-slot design sharpens knives in three steps: the first slot prepares the blade, the second sharpens, and the third slot finishes the edge for clean cuts. At $11, it's tied as the lowest price we've seen for this sharpener.

  3. juicerRefurbished Cuisinart Juice Extractor
    Store: BuyDig via eBay
    Price: $49.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $44

    Is It Worth It?: Few things inspire more creativity in the kitchen than a juicer. (Got extra kale? Juice it! Can you put an entire lemon into that? Sure! And throw in some ginger, while you're at it!) By opting for a refurbished unit, you'll pay about half of what you otherwise would, and it still comes with a Cuisinart warranty. Features include an 8-oz. capacity, stainless steel finish, 3" feed tube, 5-speed dial control, 2-liter pulp container, and a 1-liter pitcher.

  4. Proctor Silex K2070YProctor Silex 1-Liter Electric Kettle
    Store: Amazon
    Price: $9.89 with free shipping via Prime
    Lowest By: $5

    Is It Worth It?: After a tasty meal, there's nothing better than curling up with a hot cup of tea. This Editors' Choice Proctor Silex electric kettle is a $5 savings and an all-time price low. Capable of boiling up to a liter of water, this 1,000-watt kettle features a detachable cord and a non-spill spout.

  5. TKCooks 2-Slice Toaster
    Store: JCPenney
    Price: $32 via coupon code "HOME52" with $7.95 s&h EXPIRED
    Lowest By: $8
    Expires: February 1

    Is It Worth It?: It's all well and good to perform gastronomic experiments during dinner time, but at breakfast the quick classics rule. This Cooks 2-slice toaster features extra-wide 1.5" slots for all your bread-toasting needs and a crumb tray for easy cleanup. Coupon code "HOME52" cuts it to $32, saving you $8 off list price.

    It's a great time to stock your kitchen with small appliances from JCPenney, where coupon code "HOME52" takes 20% off select items. Although we saw stronger discounts in November, it's still one of the better sales we've seen on these items from JCPenney recently. Shipping starts at $7.95, or spend $99 or more to qualify for free shipping. (Orders of $25 or more bag free in-store pickup.)

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