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18 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: Kitchen Edition

On top of clothes and fitness gear, one great thing about January sales is that you can actually get a slew of kitchen and cooking tools at a heavy discount. We surveyed the scene and found 18 things you’ll actually want, from handsome aluminum coasters to a Staub Dutch oven for nearly two-thirds off.

Plemo Stainless-Steel French Press
$25 (36 percent off) at Amazon

An almost architectural French press for brewing all those fancy gourmet beans you got for the holiday.
Original Price: $40

Zwilling 4-Star 7-Inch Chef’s Knife
$40 (65 percent off) at Sur La Table

If you only have one knife in your arsenal, make it a well-crafted chef’s knife that can do everything from dice onions to debone meat.
Original Price: $115

Zestt Aluminum Coasters
$16 for a set of four (60 percent off) at Nordstrom

Handsome little hexagons you wouldn’t mind setting on a coffee table to impress your houseguests.
Original Price: $40

Staub 4-Quart Round Cocotte
$130 (64 percent off) at Sur La Table

An icon of French cookware, the Staub cocotte — perfect for low-and-slow stews and braises — is one of the few pieces that can go straight from oven to tabletop.
Original Price: $371

Kuhn Rikon Swiss Vegetable Peeler
$4 (20 percent off) at Sur La Table

The super-affordable vegetable peeler that every chef swears by is now even cheaper.

Koolife Herb Scissors
$10 (67 percent off) at Amazon

Never dice scallions — or leeks or chives — again with these herb scissors that come with a nifty silicone tool to clean between the little grooves.
Original Price: $30

Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot Cutting Board
From $15 (12 percent off) at Amazon

The smart and quirky design brains at Joseph Joseph came up with a cutting board that folds into a little nest for effortlessly transferring food to pot.
Original Price: $17

Le Creuset Tool Set
$50 (44 percent off) at Sur La Table

Every spatula-like utensil you could ever need for cleaning bowls or scrambling eggs or brushing meats; it even comes in a handsome Le Creuset ceramic storage cup.
Original Price: $90

GDealer Digital Kitchen Scale
$13 (57 percent off) at Amazon

A digital scale is one of those things bakers swear by (it’s much easier to just dump out a couple grams than break out every measuring apparatus), but it’s useful for cooks who need to weigh their meat or liquids, too.
Original Price: $30

OXO Good Grips Flexible Tongs
$11 (35 percent off) at Sur La Table

A soft-ended set of tongs that’s great for picking up delicate foods like flaky fish or soft vegetables.
Original Price: $17

Willow & Everett Gooseneck Kettle
$32 (68 percent off) at Amazon

The tiny stem of this kettle keeps water piping hot while you pour, and its resting base means you don’t need to clear any space on the stove top.
Original Price: $99

Cuisinart Programmable Slow Cooker
$48 (56 percent off) at Sur La Table

No meal is more January-appropriate (or frankly, easier) than one you throw into a slow cooker before work to have ready by the time you return.
Original Price: $110

Martha Stewart Collection Kitchen Towels
$10 with code SUPER (41 percent off) at Macy’s

Simple and handsome kitchen towels you’ll always find use for, whether it’s handling a hot pot or wiping your hands after washing vegetables.
Original Price: $17

Riedel Stemless Riesling Wine Glasses
$50 for 6 (33 percent off) at Sur La Table

A narrower stemless wine glass designed to hold your favorite white, from trusted glass-making brand Riedel.
Original Price: $75

Vegetable Spiralizer
$30 (40 percent off) at Amazon

Make gluten- and flour-free pasta with a vegetable spiralizer that turns hearty vegetables like zucchini, squash, and carrots into spaghetti.
Original Price: $50

Sur La Table Marble Rolling Pin
$20 (33 percent off) at Sur La Table

Not just for the looks, the cold-retaining properties of the marble keeps butter chunks from melting when you’re rolling out flaky pie and tart doughs.
Original Price: $30

Sur La Table Marble Pastry Board
$40 (33 percent off) at Sur La Table

When you’ve got the marble rolling pin, you’ve gotta have the board, too.
Original Price: $60

Sur La Table Prep Bowls
$10 (23 percent off) at Sur La Table

You’ll never lose a mixing bowl again when they’re this brightly colored.
Original Price: $13

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18 Kitchen Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy