Macy’s Is Getting a Jump on Labor Day With Deals on Meal Prep Essentials from Top Brands Like KitchenAid, Le Creuset, and Pyrex

published Aug 26, 2022
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Joan's kitchen.
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Unlike wearing summer whites, you don’t have to stop shopping after Labor Day — in fact, that’s when some of the best deals on the web pop up! With the new season finally upon us, there are some massive sales for you to shop as you gear up for fall. Right now, Macy’s is offering major early Labor Day deals to help you get a head start on all of your soup-making, pumpkin-pie-baking, and other autumnal cooking needs. 

Macy’s online-only Ultimate Shopping Event offers up to 25 percent off of big household names such as KitchenAid, All-Clad, Cuisinart, and more of our favorite brands. (Plus, score an extra 10 to 15 percent off select items using the code ULTIMATE.) Whether you’re preparing for a Labor Day bash, getting ready for fall cookouts, or simply looking to upgrade your kitchen, head over to the Macy’s website ASAP — the sale is only going on through Sunday, Aug. 28. Happy shopping!

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With their handy attachments, gorgeous colors, and versatility, KitchenAid stand mixers are obvious editor favorites. This five-quart model — which comes in multiple lovely hues — features a tilting head for easy stirring and content removal, as well as a powerful motor for whipping up everything from a thin icing to a thick dough. As a bonus, the stand mixer comes with several accessories, including a flat beater, wire whip, dough hook, pouring shield, and a stainless-steel mixing bowl.

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Though it is made from cast iron, this lightweight pan is easier to maneuver than traditional cast iron, making cooking a breeze. The pan’s deep sides allow you to whip up all kinds of dishes, and you can choose between several dreamy colors to best match your preferred aesthetic. Plus, the pan comes with a dishwasher-safe steamer and a spatula for extra value and ease.

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With summer Fridays ending and school starting, you may be meal prepping more than usual — that's why a set of durable, air-tight food storage containers are a must. This 22-piece glass set from Pyrex is more than up to the task with its three two-cup round containers, three four-cup round bowls, three-cup rectangular container, six-cup rectangular container, and three one-cup round containers. Each container comes with a dishwasher-safe lid, while the containers themselves are safe for the dishwasher, microwave, oven, freezer, and fridge — making them perfect for heating up lunches and freezing leftovers.

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It’s no secret that we at Kitchn love Le Creuset’s iconic dutch ovens — we just love them a little more when they’re on sale. Whether you’re making a stew, braising meat, or even baking bread, this 5.25-quart workhorse does it all. The extra-deep dutch oven is made from the French brand’s signature cast iron for even heating and features an enamel coating for a stain-free experience. The ergonomic (and oven safe!) knobs and handles allow for easy maneuvering, while the tight lid helps keep your food moist. Bonus: this sale applies to several of its iconic colorways.

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If you’re looking for a trusty set of frying pans, look no further than these hard-anodized pans from All-Clad. Featuring a bonded three-layer nonstick system to ensure top-notch performance, these pans are compatible with all cooktops and ovens and are broiler safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. The versatile set includes an eight-inch pan and a 10-inch pan, which both have flat bottoms and flared sides so you can easily flip an omelet or stir some veggies.

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From roasting veggies to making a batch of cookies, a baking sheet is a kitchen must-have. This baking sheet is made from aluminized steel with a nonstick finish, meaning it heats your food evenly and is easy to wash (no one likes scraping burnt bits off of cookware!). The sheet is safe to use with wood and nylon utensils — plus, it can be put in the dishwasher for quick cleaning.

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You don’t need to be the Cake Boss to get a little creative with your baking. This set of round cake pans is perfect for making tiered cakes to celebrate a birthday, holiday, or just because. Made from durable aluminum for even heating, the pans’ sides are deep to help you get some extra height on your cake. The set includes a four-inch pan, six-inch pan, and eight-inch pan — which are each two inches tall to ensure uniform height for each layer.

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Reduce kitchen clutter and get the most bang for your buck with these lidded mixing bowls, which can double as traditional mixing bowls and food storage containers for your fridge or freezer. Made from stainless steel, this set of three bowls includes a 1.5-quart, three-quart, and five-quart size, each with a tight-fitting plastic lid to match. The lids ensure that your food stays fresh, and you can even pop the whole bowl into the dishwasher when you’re done.

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NutriBullet’s products are known for their powerful motors, and this model is no different. Its 900-watt motor is specifically designed to extract maximum nutrients from your food, making smoothies that are not only tasty, but healthy, too. The blender comes with several handy accessories, including an extractor blade, flip-top lid, lip rings, and recipe book. The blender also comes with the brand’s 32-ounce Colossal cup as well as a 24-ounce cup, so you’ll be all set regardless of whether you’re whipping up a solo smoothie or cooking for others.

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Featuring fine-edged stainless steel blades, this knife set is perfect for all of your cutting and chopping needs. The ergonomic, triple-riveted handles allow for comfortable handling, while the fully forged construction of the blades and handles provides stability. Though the knives are made in Spain, they’re crafted from German stainless steel for ultimate sharpness and strength. The versatile set includes a four-inch paring and utility knife, a six-inch utility knife, and an eight-inch chef’s knife.