Stock up on bakeware, waffle makers, and a KitchenAid mixer superior spring entertaining.
Regardless of what your local meteorologist's reports are saying, it is officially spring. If the weather isn't cooperating with your outdoor party plans just yet, that only means there's a little bit more time for you to stock up on kitchen essentials and cookware for your summer entertaining needs. Luckily, this weekend there are a few big sales providing you with some great deals on Dutch ovens, blenders, and more.
Williams Sonoma is offering 70 percent off Wustoff cutlery, 55 percent off All-Clad cookware, plus a 75 percent off clearance sale. Up to 50 percent off kitchen electrics from KitchenAid, Vitamix, and All-Clad. And if you're looking to up your patio party game, outdoor dinner and drinkware are also 20 percent off.
Le Creuset's extra deep baking dish (seen above) is deeply discounted from its usual $150 pricetag.
Le Creuset Heritage Stoneware Deep Covered Baker, $80 at williamssonoma.com
Be the hero of your next brunch with this belgian waffle maker that's nearly half off:
All-Clad Belgian Waffle Maker (4-square), $160 at williamssonoma.com
Right now you can save $150 on a Vitamix blender, which isn't chump change when the retail price is $700:
Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series Blender, $549 at williamssonoma.com
Additionally, you can score 20 percent off your entire (non-discounted) order and free shipping when you use the code FRIENDS at checkout, along with these other great deals through April 23.
At Macy's you can snag some great deals during its 48-hour sale (ending April 21) with free shipping on purchases over $48 and $20 off purchases of at least $48 with the code HOUR48. Some of the big savings to be found are on KitchenAid stand mixers. The heavy-duty, professional model is even on sale for over $300 off:
KitchenAid KP26M1X Professional 600 6 Qt. Stand Mixer, $380 at macys.com
A Martha Stewart 6-quart, cast iron Dutch oven deal is definitely a good thing: It's $130 off at only $80, and you can brighten up your cookware with this ten-piece, hammered copper set from Lagostina discounted by $500:
Lagostina Martellata Tri-ply Copper 10-Pc. Cookware Set, $400 at macys.com
Sur La Table is also helping you party outdoors with its outdoor entertaining sale (20 percent off now thorugh April 23) and a spring clearance sale with up to 65 percent off, and Sur La Table cookware up to 70 percent off. That includes this Dutch oven on sale for half off:
Sur La Table Lightweight Cast Iron Dutch Oven with Stainless Knob, 5 qt., $65 at surlatable.com
Need a place to store your fleur de sel? There's no better place than this concrete canister:
Cement “Fleur De Sel” Jar, $10 at surlatable.com
And no matter what you make for guests, your dishes will look more succulent on these succulent dishes (and matching bowl):
Succulent Appetizer Plates (Set of 4), $20 at surlatable.com