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A $60 Instant Pot with sous vide function (!) is on sale, today only

Plus, a KitchenAid pro series stand mixer for less than $200 at Best Buy.

David Watsky Senior Editor / Home and Kitchen
David lives in Brooklyn where he's spent more than a decade covering all things edible, including meal kit services, food subscriptions, kitchen tools and cooking tips. Before, during and after earning his BA from Northeastern, he toiled in nearly every aspect of the food business, including as a line cook in Rhode Island where he once made a steak sandwich for Lamar Odom. Right now he's likely somewhere stress-testing a blender or the best way to cook bacon. Anything with sesame is his all-time favorite food this week.
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Instant Pot

Everyone needs a little helper, especially around the holidays. Santa has elves and now you -- the host with the most, perhaps a bit anxious about having hordes of family over -- have the Instant Pot Viva 6-quart 9-in-1 multicooker, currently on major discount as Best Buy's Deal of the Day.

The Instant Pot Viva 9-in-1 multicooker works as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, warmer, steamer, rice cooker and even sous vide cooker for easy apps, super sides and tender, fall-off-the-bone main courses. This miracle machine is currently half off, down to under $60 during the one-day-only deal. Yes, Instant Pot can help you nail your holiday hosting duties, but it can also make a perfect gift for anyone on your list. 

The one thing an Instant Pot can't do? Mix a perfect batch of cookie dough, but fear not: This KitchenAid Pro 500 Series stand mixer
-- one of the brand's most powerful models -- is also currently down to under $200 (originally $500), also for today only.

Best Buy offers free and fast shipping on both units or order online and pick up the same day at your local Best Buy.

Send all of your clunky kitchen appliances out to pasture and save room with this 9-in-1 kitchen workhorse. Easily programmable timer and cook settings make it a cinch to use. And with just one stainless steel pot, it's the easiest cleanup you'll ever have. 

Take more than 50% off one of KitchenAid's most powerful stand mixers. With 10 speeds and a 5-quart mixing bowl, it can handle just about any baking job you've got. Plus, handy attachments turn your stand mixer into a meat grinder, pasta maker and more. Available in empire red, silver or black.