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It’s about to be prime baking season. And prime soup season. And prime … French fries season. (Well, that’s all the time, but still.)

To support your cold-weather kitchen endeavors, there are tons of kitchen items on sale for Prime Day, including Instant Pots, Le Creuset pans, air fryers, and more. The deals aren’t just at Amazon, either — Walmart and other retailers are also getting in on the action. 

Here are the best Prime Day kitchen deals.

This little guy has enough features to make it “great for control freaks,” according to Mashable’s Instant Pot guide.

Snag tons of Prime Day kitchen deals on Instant Pot, Le Creuset, and more

“The Ninja 4-in-1 air fryer has a wide range of cooking temperatures — from 105 degrees Fahrenheit to 400 degrees Fahrenheit — so you can remove moisture low and slow, or crisp up quickly.” writes Mashable shopping fellow Jae Thomas. It can also make up to two pounds of French fries — a respectable amount!

Snag tons of Prime Day kitchen deals on Instant Pot, Le Creuset, and more

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This eight-quart Instant Pot Aura Pro is not a pressure cooker, but rather Instant Pot’s take on a slow cooker. It does have tons of functions, though, including sauté, bake, slow cook, steam, stew, sous vide, roast, rice, and more. It can even make yogurt.

Snag tons of Prime Day kitchen deals on Instant Pot, Le Creuset, and more

This pressure cooker/air fryer combo gives the Ninja Foodi a run for its money — and its lid has a steam valve for safety. If you’re looking for a versatile piece of kitchen tech, this is it.

Snag tons of Prime Day kitchen deals on Instant Pot, Le Creuset, and more

The “Breezy Blossoms” version of this cheerful Instant Pot is sold out, but we like the “Vintage Floral” print

White House Rolls Out Tons More COVID Tests to Juice Reopening

President Donald Trump announced Monday that his administration would hand out 100 million coronavirus tests to states across the country, free of charge, for community distribution but stressed state leaders should use the additional resources to reopen schools.

The administration plans to ship the Abbott BinaxNOW point of care tests in batches and will distribute them on a per capita basis, according to officials working with the White House coronavirus task force. It’s unclear which states will receive the tests first

In a private call on Monday morning, Vice President Mike Pence pleaded with governors directly, saying that while they are free to use the tests as they see fit, the administration is distributing the tests with the “hope” that state leaders use them to reopening of schools.

The testing rollout comes as scientists, including those working with Trump’s own coronavirus task force, warn that Americans could face a significant risk in the upcoming months if governors continue to allow their residents to socialize in crowded indoor settings, including bars and restaurants, and if they do not adequately control the spread of the virus on college campuses. Even Pence, the leader of the task force, said Americans should expect the situation to worsen in the coming weeks. “Cases will rise in the days ahead,” he told reporters Monday in the Rose Garden.

Despite those warnings, Trump and his advisers in the White House continue to downplay fears of another COVID19 wave by overpromising the reach of the new infusion of testing supplies. Trump has repeatedly told the American people that a vaccine is just around a corner even as top officials say the public will not have access to the remedy until well into next year. On Monday, Trump deployed a similar tactic, saying his administration would send 100