Discounts on these must-buy home and kitchen essentials range up to 50 percent off. Plus, they make great holiday gifts!

By Zee Krstic
Updated December 01, 2019
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After many retailers welcomed thousands of eager shoppers on Black Friday, Amazon kicked off it's annual Cyber Monday event this weekend, bringing many of the seasons' best sales online. You'll be able to track all of Amazon's flash deals on their holiday homepage, but it's important to note that many of the company's electronic devices—from Kindles to Alexa-enabled Echos—are deeply discounted this year. If you're wondering what you can expect to find while browsing the online mega-retailer's site, Amazon officials have shared that nearly every category will see steep sales, including kitchen items, electronics, home and furniture items, beauty essentials, jewelry, and a fair share of fitness goods, to name a few. 

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High-tech lovers will be happy to hear that gadgets like iRobot's Roomba will be discounted by upwards of 30 percent, and you can look forward to 30 percent savings on headphones from Sony, JBL, and other brands. Computers and video game systems are also discounted by 40 percent, as well as supercharged home gadgets like smart thermostats, lighting systems, and security features. Other shoppers might be interested to know that Amazon is slashing prices on big-ticket home items—from rugs to mattresses and home office chairs—by 30 percent and more. And home cooks will want to keep an eye out for discounts on Instant Pots, Nespresso coffee machines, Ninja blenders, and Breville appliances

You'll be able to follow along as the retailer unveils new Cyber Monday flash deals every few hours or so today. We're sharing our editors picks' for the most exciting sales on Amazon for areas around your home, from the kitchen to the bedroom and in the family room, too. 

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Anova WiFi-Enabled Sous Vide Precision Cooker

Sous vide cooking is easy with this adjustable model that clamps onto any of your pots or pans, and it's made even easier when you're able to automatically adjust the water's temperature from your phone. Whether you prefer fish, beef, vegetables, lamb, or pork, simply seal your meal and gently warm it to perfection every time right in your home kitchen. For Cyber Monday, Amazon has discounted this wildly popular model by 25 percent. 

Shop Now: Anova WiFi-Enabled Sous Vide Precision Cooker, $127,

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Roku Express Streaming Media Player

There are so many shows you can watch on demand with a Roku gadget in your family room—including Martha herself! Download the VH1 app onto this handy streaming tool, and use the voice-controlled remote to ask Roku to play all seasons of Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party at your leisure. You can snag this highly portable electronic must-have for half off today. 

Shop Now: Roku Streaming Stick Plus Box Set, $29,

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Ring Video Doorbell with Echo Show 5 Bundle

Of all the Alexa-enabled gadgets to shop from, this Cyber Monday bundle might be best for homeowners who are welcoming lots of guests over the holiday. The Ring doorbell allows you to continuously monitor your entranceway via your phone, computer, or tablet, and when paired with Alexa, you can speak to your guests from inside your home without having to even approach the door. Normally priced at $300, these two handy home gadgets are discounted by 50 percent for Cyber Monday. 

Shop Now: Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Show 5, $139,

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Casper Sleep Supima Cotton Sheet Set

This bedmaker might be known for its foamy mattress, but Casper also makes equally snug and comfortable bed sheets that can be used on any mattress. Amazon has slashed prices on all of Casper's sheet sets by 50 percent; you can grab a set for any sized mattress in six different muted tones that'll pair perfectly with any comforter or quilt this season. 

Shop Now: Casper Sleep Soft and Durable Supima Cotton Sheet Set in "Sky," starting at $45,

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Zwilling J.A. Henckles Professional Knife Set, 18-Piece

Any well-versed home cook will tell you that a proper chef's knife will make hectic prep work a breeze, which can make putting dinner on the table that much easier. This encompassing set will make for a great holiday gift for any home cook, regardless of experience; there are 18 pieces included, with a chef's knife, a peeling knife, a pairing knife, a sanotoku hollow edge knife, a bread knife, and eight steak knives that you can use when guests dine in your home. For Cyber Monday, Amazon has slashed the price of this impressive set by nearly 50 percent, making this pricey essential more enticing than ever.

Shop Now: Zwiling J.A. Henckles 18-Piece Professional S Knife Block Set, $600,


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