Top Kitchen Sales Reviewed by Save Bubble

Save on air fryer, toaster oven, grill, smoker, blender & espresso machine deals at the Prime Day sale, featuring KitchenAid, Keurig, Nespresso, Vitamix, Ninja & Instant Pot kitchen appliance deals

Compare the latest kitchen appliance deals for Prime Day, together with savings on Instant Pot and Ninja air fryers, KitchenAid and Vitamix blenders, Keurig and Nespresso coffee makers, refrigerators, microwave and toaster ovens, grills and smokers. Links to the best deals are listed below.

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Best Vitamix & blender deals:

  • Save up to $175 on blenders from Ninja, Vitamix, Nutribullet & more top-rated kitchen appliance brands – at the Amazon Prime Day sale

  • Save $175 on the Vitamix A3500 Brushed Stainless Blender at Amazon – with 5 program settings for making smoothies, dips, spreads, hot soups & frozen desserts

  • Save $100 on the Vitamix A2300 Ascent Series Smart Blender at Amazon – professional-grade blender with wireless connectivity & built-in digital timer

  • Save $129 on the Vitamix Variable Speed Blender at Amazon – includes accelerator tool, 2 polycarbonate containers, blade assembly, and lid

  • Save 23% on the Ninja Mega Kitchen System Blender/Food Processor at Amazon – includes an XL crushing pitcher, 2 Nutri Ninja cups & a food processor bowl

  • Save $63 on the Vitamix 5200 Blender at Amazon – 64 oz self-cleaning professional-grade blender with variable speed control

  • Save 24% on the All-Clad Cordless Hand Blender at Amazon – 5-speed, rechargeable stainless steel immersion multi-functional hand blender

  • Save 20% on the Nutri Ninja Personal Blender at Amazon – with an Auto-IQ base perfect for making juices, shakes & smoothies

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Best grill & smoker deals:

  • Save up to 38% on a wide range of grills and smokers from brands like Weber, George Foreman, Cuisinart, Traeger & Masterbuilt – check the latest deals on outdoor grills, charcoal grills, propane gas grills, pellet grills & smokers

  • Save 33% on the Hamilton Beach Electric Indoor Searing Grill at Amazon – stainless steel indoor grill with easy-to-clean nonstick plate

  • Save $101 on the Weber Spirit II E-210 Liquid Propane Grill at Amazon – 2-burner grill with long-lasting cast-iron cooking grates & porcelain-enameled lid

  • Save $71 on the Weber Smokey Mountain Charcoal Smoker at Amazon – available in 14-inch, 18-inch & 22-inch models

  • Save $42 on the Dyna-Glo Vertical Offset Charcoal Smoker at Amazon – equipped with six height-adjustable cooking grates & built-in thermometer

  • Save $40 on the 5-in-1 Ninja Foodi Indoor Grill at Amazon – 4 Qt 5-in-1: electric grill, air fryer, roast, bake & dehydrate

  • Save 38% on the Cuisinart Portable Charcoal Grill at Amazon – features a 150 sq in cooking grate & dual-venting system

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Interested in more deals on cookers, ovens, blenders, espresso machines, grills and more kitchen appliances? Click here to access the full range of deals on Amazon’s Prime Day sale page.

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Best Kitchen Shears of 2020 Tested and Reviewed

Don’t call these bad boys scissors: a serious pair of kitchen shears can—and should—be used for so much more than trimming construction paper or cutting bangs. I reach for mine every time I need to prep a sheet of parchment paper, open a bag of frozen peas, snip a bundle of herbs, trim pie dough, break down a chicken, slice up a pizza, and so much more. And I think you should too. But when it comes to stocking your arsenal, which cutters should make the cut? I test-drove seven of the most well-reviewed and popular kitchen shears on the market to find the absolute best—here’s what I found out:

Best Overall: Oxo Good Grips Kitchen & Herb Scissors

Inexpensive but always effective, these kitchen shears from Oxo distinguished themselves during testing with their simple dependability and the sort of understated user-friendly design that has become a hallmark of the brand. The generously proportioned handles fit comfortably into both big and small hands, and though the grips are not lavishly cushioned, they never left us feeling cramped or pinched. Also, while the Oxo shears were lighter weight than some of the other models I tried, they still felt well-balanced and quality-built.

Combining one conventional blade with one micro-serrated blade that’s designed for tackling really slippery stuff (read: chicken skin), the Oxo shears made quick, clean work of every challenge I threw at them, from trimming parchment paper for baking pans to snipping fine herbs or breaking down a whole chicken.

Of course, if one of the jobs you’re asking your shears to do involves raw poultry, you’re going to want to make sure they’re easy to clean—and on that point, again, the Oxo model passed with flying colors. Sporting a central hinge that opens and unlocks smoothly to easily separate the high-carbon stainless steel blades, these shears are a cinch to dissemble for washing and just as simple to put back together again.

Finally, while our testing extended over only a few days of regular kitchen work, with more than 500 5-star reviews on Amazon, I was encouraged by the wealth of customer testimonials attesting to the Oxos long-term reliability. Not to mention, in the unlikely case that something should go wrong, Oxo’s generous satisfaction guarantee ensures you can always request a replacement pair at no extra cost.

What else can I say—isn’t it time you started snipping?

An Upgrade With Some Extras: Shun Kitchen Shears (Formerly Sold as the Kershaw Taskmaster Shears)

The Oxo multipurpose kitchen shears are a great all-around choice for daily use and an excellent value, but if you’re a serious cook for whom budget isn’t really a concern—or are just the type who gets off on gadgety stuff—you might consider the Shun Kitchen Shears as an upgrade pick.

Here’s why: The Shun kitchen shears excel at all the same tests the Oxos aced—but offer a few more bells and whistles that those more basic shears do not. Namely: a bottle opener, a nutcracker, a jar

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Ex-NSC official who reviewed Bolton book claims political intervention by WH

Washington — A former National Security Council (NSC) official who led the prepublication review of former national security adviser John Bolton’s book for classified information detailed in a new court filing “unprecedented” involvement by political appointees in the White House who “commandeered” what is supposed to be an apolitical process.

A lawyer for Ellen Knight, the former Senior Director for Records Access and Information Security Management at the National Security Council (NSC), made the revelations in a new filing with the federal district court in the District of Columbia, which is considering a legal battle filed by the Trump administration against Bolton over publication of his book, “The Room Where It Happened.” The book was published by Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS.

In a letter to Bolton’s legal team and the Justice Department, attorney Kenneth Wainstein said Knight raised concerns about the actions of White House and Justice Department lawyers after her review of Bolton’s manuscript had been completed but while the Trump administration considered litigation to block publication, contending it still contained classified information. Bolton’s attorney filed the letter in court on Wednesday.

Knight, Wainstein wrote, warned that a “designedly apolitical process had been commandeered by political appointees for a seemingly political purpose.” She also speculated to Justice Department and White House lawyers that litigation against Bolton was occurring “because the most powerful man in the world said that it needed to happen,'” an assertion some did not dispute, according to Wainstein.

Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec defended the White House and Justice Department in a statement.

“Ms. Knight’s letter confirms that Mr. Bolton did not receive the appropriate and required written, pre-publication approval, and it is undisputed that the process was not completed at the time Mr. Bolton’s book was released,” she said. “The publication of a memoir by a former National Security Adviser, right after his departure, is an unprecedented action, and it is not surprising that National Security Council staff would pay close attention to ensure that the book does not contain the release of classified information.” 

In the letter, Knight’s attorney detailed the chain of events that began December 30, when prepublication review of Bolton’s manuscript began, through the end of her detail with the NSC, which ended August 20. 

According to Knight, Bolton’s manuscript initially contained “voluminous amounts of classified information and that it would take a significant effort to put it into publishable shape.”

Former White House Nat'l Security Adviser John Bolton Speaks At Duke University Forum
Former national security adviser John Bolton speaks at Duke University on February 17, 2020, in Durham, North Carolina.

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After working closely and speaking extensively with Bolton and his lawyer, Charles Cooper, the prepublication review process concluded on April 27, when it was determined that “all classification concerns had been addressed and that publication of the manuscript, as heavily revised, would disclose no information that would cause harm to our national security.”

Knight told Bolton she had no more suggested changes, but said the process was still ongoing. In late April, Wainstein said Knight contacted lawyers

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