Dinner, done! Cookware by Ninja, Lodge and more is on sale at Amazon, from $12

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Red popcorn popper, Ninja air fryer, and blue Lodge Dutch oven
Whether you're craving a snack or planning a big spred, these kitchen tools will get the job done right. (Photos: Amazon)

While dinnertime can sometimes feel like a chore, having the right tools on hand makes it so much smoother. Make your mealtime fuss-free with these handy gadgets. Best of all, Amazon just slashed the prices on some fan favorites. In fact, you can score indoor grills, air fryers and more on sale right now.

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Keep scrolling for the best cookware deals on the ‘net.

Ninja Air Fryer

Ninja airfyer shown from the front in black with silver handle and digital temperature screen
Your brood's fave foods, just a button away. (Photo: Amazon)

Whether your family is big on buffalo wings, crispy Brussels sprouts or mozzarella sticks, they’ll absolutely love an air fryer. It makes all your favorite fried foods, minus the oil (and minus the guilt). It can also roast, reheat and dehydrate, making it the perfect tool for all your family's favorite foods. Plus, it can fit up to four quarts of fries, veggies or meat, so you’ll have enough to feed the whole crew — and still have leftovers.

“Oh my goodness I want to use this for everything,” one shopper shared. “I like to think of this as a personal sized convection oven on steroids. Veggie burgers are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Roasted vegetables, fish sticks, chicken, burgers, fries, fish all with about 30 to 40 percent shorter cook times than the oven and only a three minute preheat time (vs 6 to 10 oven minutes).”

$100 $130 at Amazon

Ninja AG301 Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill

Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 with digital temperature display on the front panel
The Foodi 5-in-1 does it all — including burgers and fries! (Photo: Amazon)

The Ninja AG301 Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill is now $170 (was $230), and it has so many tricks up its sleeve. Grill, roast, air fry, bake and dehydrate to your heart's content with this all-in-one beast!

It's already got a whopping 18,600-plus five-star fans. "Exceeds expectations," raved one. "This thing is better than advertised. It cooks at 500 degrees, which makes steaks like butter. It is truly smokeless. I used avocado oil and wonderful results with New York strip steaks and Brussel sprouts...My wife didn’t even complain about having a new kitchen appliance after eating the steak. She even suggested making counter space for it."

$180 $230 at Amazon

Lodge 6 Quart Enameled Cast Iron

Blue enamel dutch oven with lid
The ultimate kitchen workhorse. (Photo: Amazon)

If you still haven’t invested in a cast-iron Dutch oven — now is the time. This No. 1 bestseller from iconic 125-year old brand Lodge is available in a pretty blue, and it’s designed to beautifully bake, broil, roast or braise. You can even use it as a deep fryer. It’s versatile, and it’s built to last you decades.

One shopper shared: “I've had this pot close to a year now and I use it at least three times a week. My husband has remarked several times that we are 'getting our money's worth' with it. It is perfect for roasting chicken, making jambalaya, frying anything, making soups, braising beef, roasting garlic...everything. It goes from stovetop to oven and the lid fits tight and keeps your meats juicy and tender.”

$80 $115 at Amazon

The Original Popco Silicone Microwave Popcorn Popper with Handles

Red Silicone popcorn popper filled with popcorn
Serve up this pop-ular treat in a flash! (Photo: Amazon)

Don't get stuck in the kitchen. Feed busy mouths fast with a little help from the Original Popco Silicone Microwave Popcorn Popper. This BPA-free bowl pops up to 15 cups at a time, and you can serve it fresh out of the microwave. It's dishwasher safe for quick clean up and collapsible for easy storage! Plus this gem is available in fifteen colors.

Nearly 17,000 fans have given the Popco popper a perfect rating. Writes one: "Holy smokes this thing is awesome! Fill up your desired amount, pop that sucker in the microwave and get ready for little white puffed goodness! Using this is as easy as breathing!"

$14 $20 at Amazon

Kizen Digital Meat Thermometer

Safely enjoy your favorite steaks and burgers. (Photo: Amazon)
Safely enjoy your favorite steaks and burgers. (Photo: Amazon)

Even if you’re a true grill master, it pays to be safe — and if your family and friends have a variety of preferences for meat doneness, you want to be sure you hit it out of the park, every time. This digital thermometer isn’t just half off, but it has over 44,600 five-star reviews! It accurately reads the temp of poultry, meats and seafood, so that everyone has a safe (and delicious) experience.

"I am very happy with this meat thermometer," one shopper shared. "It easily inserts into any meat, allowing you to get it into the perfect depth for measuring the heat therefore getting an accurate reading. The format on the front helps in choosing rare, well-done etc.. The unit fits comfortably into my hand. I was thrilled that I could also use this grilling steak and chops on my Weber grill."

$15 (with on-page coupon) $30 at Amazon

Crownful Mini Fridge

Mini black refrigerator with
Store your cans in here. (Photo: Amazon)

Nothing hurts more than having to schlep back to the fridge for a refill, only to miss a major play on game day. Why not bring the fridge to you? This mini version can house up to six cans, plus it comes with a removable shelf and a convenient carry handle. You can also use it for snacks or even to store skincare. And it easily packs up for road trips.

One shopper shared: “We ordered this fridge for my husband to take to work. Now, he can keep his lunch cool without having to carry icepacks. It has a small shelf to help keep items organized and a tiny pocket on the inside of the door. Great purchase!”

$43 with on-page coupon $60 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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