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Have you ever wanted a better way to cook foods like dry beans without having to soak them overnight? Perhaps you like to make homemade stocks and soups, but don’t necessarily want to run your gas burner or crowd your stove, filling your home with the aroma of onions all winter. There are plenty of uses for an Instant Pot/electric pressure cooker, and you’ll find that there are even more combinations of additional features as you browse Black Friday appliance deals. You will easily find yourself in a sea of 5-in-1, 6-in-one, 11-in-one, and more! If you were ever on the fence about adding one of these popular appliances to your countertop, a solid Black Friday deal may be what it takes to get you to make the purchase. When you’re cooking your first batch of stew in half an hour, you’ll find yourself wondering “oh Instant Pot, where have you been all my life?”
The Instant Pot also became so popular, that the company now makes other appliances that go by the Instant brand name. They make everything from air purifiers to coffee makers, in addition to the pressure cooker we all know and love.
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Our top picks for the best Instant Pot Black Friday deals
In addition to Instant Pots, we’re rounding up the best discounts on other Instant appliances, too.
Best Instant Pot Black Friday deals
This 9-in-1 Instant Pot pressure cooker can do everything from make yogurt to sauté and comes with 25 Smart Programs for doing things like making ribs, beans, and desserts.
Instant Pot - 6QT Duo Plus Multi-Use Pressure Cooker with Whisper-Quiet Steam Release - Gray
This smart Instant Pot is a 10-in-1 model, adding sous vide to the usual lineup of Instant Pot capabilities. It’s WiFi-enabled, so you can operate it via the Instant Brands Connect app, where you can also access almost 2,000 recipes.
Instant Pot Pro Plus Wi-Fi Smart 10-in-1, Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté Pan, Yogurt Maker, Warmer, Canning Pot, Sous Vide, Includes App with Over 800 Recipes, 6 Quart
If you don’t need the WiFi capability, the regular Instant Pot Pro is roughly $20 cheaper than the Pro Plus model.
Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1 Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice/Grain Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Sous Vide, Yogurt Maker, Sterilizer, and Warmer, Includes App With Over 800 Recipes, Black, 6 Quart
Here’s why it’s worth looking at the fine print of Black Friday deals: Though technically the Rio Wide Plus (which has a wider shape that makes things like baking in your Instant Pot easier) isn’t advertised as a sale, it’s part of Instant’s sitewide sale which gets you 40% off purchases of $149 or more, bringing the price down to about $120. (No code needed, just add it to your cart.)
Best Instant Pot air fryer Black Friday deals
A nonstick, dishwasher-safe basket and preset smart cooking programs for everything from wings to cinnamon rolls make this 6-in-1 4-quart air fryer a space-saving kitchen appliance you’ll use again and again.
Instant Pot Vortex Plus 6-in-1,4QT Air Fryer Oven,From the Makers of Instant Pot with Customizable Smart Cooking Programs,Nonstick and Dishwasher-Safe Basket,App With Over 100 Recipes,Stainless Steel
It looks and acts like an Instant Pot, because it is—and it also happens to be an air fryer as well, thanks to an air fryer lid. However, it’s not just a 2-in-1 appliance…it’s technically 11-in-1 that lets you do everything from bake to steam, saute to slow cook, and, yes, air fry.
Instant 8qt Duo Crisp + Air Fryer, One Size, Stainless Steel
Best Instant Pot brand appliance deals
A good old fashioned drip coffee maker with a few upgrades: You can adjust the brew strength, the warming plate has three temperature settings, and the 60-ounce water reservoir can be removed for easy cleaning (and filling).
Instant Infusion Brew Plus 12 Cup Drip Coffee Maker, From The Makers of Instant Pot, with Adjustable Brew Strength, Removable Water Reservoir, and Warming Plate with 3 Temperature Settings, Black
Whether you want to use K-Cups or your own favorite ground coffee, you’ll enjoy the ease of this single-serving coffee maker that brews 8-to-12-ounce cups. It’s one of the best Black Friday coffee maker deals—marked down to a downright shocking $25 at Walmart’s Black Friday sale, down from $99.95.
Instant Solo Single Serve Coffee Maker
Brew your own true cold brew at home with your favorite ground coffee. Real cold brew, no heat, and you get to save $10 dollars ($49.99 down from $59.99)
Whether you feel like a cappuccino or a regular cup of coffee, this coffee maker has you covered—it automatically adjusts to 19-bar pressure for brewing espresso. You can use K-cups, Nespresso pods, or bring your own beans to use in the reusable pod (included). Normally $79.99, it’s currently $49.99 at Kohl’s—and you can stack extra discounts on top of that.
Instant Dual Pod Plus 2-in-1 Coffee Maker and Espresso Maker
Holiday baking is going to go faster with the help of this 600-watt stand mixer. It’s 19% lighter than the most popular stand mixers out there (you know the ones), and it’s got plenty of features like 10 speed settings with digital timers. Buy it at Kohl’s and get $30 Kohl’s cash.
Save 32% and breathe easier with this air purifier that boasts plasma ion technology. It’s designed to remove 99% of dust, smoke, and odors for rooms up to a precise 1,942 square feet.
Instant HEPA Quiet Air Purifier, From the Makers of Instant Pot with Plasma Ion Technology for Rooms up to 1,940ft2, removes 99% of Dust, Smoke, Odors, Pollen & Pet Hair, for Bedrooms, Offices, Pearl
This electric 6-quart dutch oven is a good choice for those who want to precisely control the time and temperature, but still get the delicious taste that only comes from slow braising. The pot itself is a cast iron with a self-braising lid, which is also dishwasher safe and stove safe.
Instant Dutch Oven
What you need to know for Black Friday
When is Black Friday?
Traditionally, Black Friday deals kick off at midnight following Thanksgiving, with eager shoppers lining up outside department stores after their turkey feasts, ready to snag the top deals. Yet, times have changed. Now, these sales start as early as November 1st and often extend through "Cyber Monday," the Monday after Thanksgiving. Black Friday for 2023 will be observed on Friday November 24th through the weekend to Monday November 27th.
What deals should I expect on Instant Pots?
You’ll find hefty discounts on Black Friday for Instant Pot pressure cookers, bringing the price between $60-150, depending on the model you’re looking at. The Instant brand site is offering 40% off purchases of $149 or more, which may make it cheaper than the Black Friday-specific deals you’ll find elsewhere. You may even luck out and find closeout deals on top of Black Friday discounts.
What kind of Instant Pot deals did they have last year?
You’ll also almost always see the size and amount of features of the Instant Pot mentioned as part of the deal. For instance, you’ll see deals such as “9-in1 Instant Pot for 60% off” or “8 quart Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer Combo, only $50.” Keep in mind that the brand Instant offers other products besides pressure cookers, but the term “Instant Pot” has been colloquially adopted as a catch all for pressure cooker multi purpose tools.
How to get a good deal on Instant Pots on Black Friday?
You can usually find Instant Pot deals side by side with air fryers, blenders, food processors, toasters, and other countertop appliances. Just keep in mind that even if you find an amazing deal on one of those items, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the Instant Pot deal is the best you can find. Consider any extras you may get—for example, if you buy an Instant Pot or Instant appliance at Kohl’s, you’ll get $10 Kohl’s cash for every $50 you spend.
How to choose the best Instant Pot for you?
The first thing to realize is that Instant Pot is a brand name popularized by a multi-purpose appliance, the main purpose of which is a pressure cooker. Outside of the brand Instant Pot, you’ll find comparable products called “pressure cooker combo” or “pressure cooker X-in-1.” The main points you’ll want to look out for are size (6 quarts is usually sufficient for most households and individual use), features (pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, and saute are my bottom line must-haves), and the type of lid and locking mechanism (I’m a big of fan of the easy locking lid that twists in and out). Stick to the following questions to make the best choice. What do I plan on cooking? How many people am I typically cooking for? How much space do I have? This should be a good primer to help narrow your search down. For instance, a 3 quart Instant Pot might not cut it if you’re regularly cooking for 6 or more people.
Where to find Instant Pot Black Friday deals
The stores that offer Black Friday electronics deals and Black Friday air fryer deals are usually the same places that offer good Instant Pot deals: Walmart, Kohl’s, Best Buy, JCPenney, and Amazon. Also check the Instant (the brand behind Instant Pot) website to compare prices as well.
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