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The new year is almost upon us, and while you might think the time for amazing seasonal deals has passed, you’d be wrong; retailers are rolling out many great deals this week to help you gear up for a successful new year. Thinking of loading your kitchen up with new tools for a healthy 2018? Now is a better time than any, actually.

Luxury home retailer Williams Sonoma is a great place to start thanks to their “Pick One” sale: nearly every item sold by the California-based kitchen outlet is on sale, and you can take an additional 20 percent off any one item as well as complimentary shipping. Simply use the code “UPICK” at checkout.

New Year. New Food. Healthy eating starts here, with the Cooking Light Diet.

Maybe you’ve been slow to pull the trigger on admittedly pricey, yet utterly essential for any home gourmand, kitchen appliances and gadgets. Williams Sonoma Pick One Sale is your ticket to successfully executing a year’s worth of deliciously wholesome meals with these amazing tools.


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1. Anova Precision Sous Vide Cooker with Wi-Fi Capabilities

Original: $200, Now: $130

You know how 2017 has really been the year of the Instant Pot and all the ways it has changed our kitchens? 2018 is going to be the year of the sous vide cooker—we’re calling it now. It has all the same elements of the Instant Pot: you’ll set it and forget it, expect reliable (and delicious) results every time, and cook a myriad of staple dishes effortlessly. This particular model connects to your smartphone, walking you through exactly how your protein or main dish will taste based on the temperature you choose. Unlike other models, it also easily attaches to any medium-sized pot you might already have in your kitchen. Get it here.

2. Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker

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Originally: $200, Now: $79.95

If you haven’t already incorporated the astounding versatility of an Instant Pot into your home, it’s high time you did. You’re missing out on creating delicious meals with incredible ease that can also be outstandingly healthy for any diet. This model has seven different functions you can use to your advantage: a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté and browner, yogurt maker, as well as a gentle warming mode. Get it here.

3. Philips Viva Analog Airfryer

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Originally: $299.95, Now: $131

Another smash hit with home cooks this year has been the air fryer, which is a much more healthier way to enjoy crispy fried foods with a mere fraction of the oil used in traditional fryers. From crunchy veggie fries to dried fruits and even pizzas, this gadget is a must have in the new year. Get it here.

4. KAI Luna 6-Piece Knife Set

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Originally: $164, Now: $79.95

What’s the best possible set of tools to ensure success in the kitchen, you might ask? Cookbook author and culinary instructor Andrea Nguyen says Japanese knives completely transformed her kitchen game and reduced strain on her wrist. Williams Sonoma is selling an introductory set by Japanese cutlery manufacturer Kai, and with a new lower price on this set, you can also learn first hand how Japanese knives can help you transform how you prep everyday. Get it here.

5. Cuisinart Elemental 8-Cup Food Processor

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Originally: $185, Now: $79.95

Food processing and blending are essential steps in many of our best recipes, whether it’s soul-warming soups in winter or refreshingly bright salads in summer, and this medium-sized processor is a solution to all of your needs. If you’re tighter on space for this gadget in your kitchen, Williams Sonoma is also running a discount on this smaller, more compact 4-cup processor for a mere $32. Get it here.