The Best Deals We Can Find

Because we think we can make a small difference by being picky, here are some great deals on solid pieces of gear.

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Recchiuti Confections Black Box Chocolates

Street Price: $60 MSRP: $60 Deal Price: $51 with code BEMINE

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Recchiuti Confections Black Box Chocolates
Use the code BEMINE at checkout to get this rare deal on our favorite boxed chocolates.
Here’s a nice deal on some amazing chocolates just in time for Valentine’s Day. This particular brand rarely goes on sale; this is the first time we’ve posted a deal on this pick. Make sure to use the code BEMINE at checkout to unlock the sale price. All prices includes a mandatory $15 shipping fee for most customers. If your ZIP code starts with 94- or 95-, you’ll pay $11 for shipping.

The Recchiuti Confections Black Box is the top pick in our guide on the best boxed chocolates. Lesley Stockton said, “Unlike many of the boxed chocolates we’ve tried, the Recchiuti offer a full sensory experience, which is part of the reason to give boxed chocolates in the first place. The flavors really set this selection apart from the competition.”

She added, “Classic concoctions, such as Burnt Caramel and Piedmont Hazelnut, offer just the right balance of sweet and bitter, while more adventurous flavors, such as Tarragon Grapefruit and Star Anise & Pink Peppercorn, are never overpowering (a problem we’ve found with most other flavored chocolates).”

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Peugeot Paris u’Select Pepper Mill

Street Price: $45 MSRP: $47 Deal Price: $36

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Peugeot Paris u’Select Pepper Mill
Only two dollars above the best price we've seen on this pepper mill in the past year.
Within $2 of the best price we’ve seen in the past year, this is a solid sale on a great pepper mill. It tends to stick around $45 for a couple months in a row and then it drops down a dollar at a time for a few weeks until it hits a decent price, which is where we’re at now.

The Peugeot Paris u’Select Pepper Mill is our pick for the best pepper mill. Ganda Suthivarakom and Jennifer Fields wrote, “The Peugeot has been a favorite since it was introduced more than a century ago and it’s still the best. The Paris U’Select model ground faster than every other contender and produces an even grind across the spectrum.”

They also wrote that many other experts absolutely swear by it, “It’s beloved by more experts than we can name here. In this video, Martha Stewart says the Peugeot is “still the only pepper mill I use, it’s amazing.” Chef Michael Symon calls it “the BMW of grinders.” In the Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual, Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli say, “Peugeot grinders finely crush the peppercorns rather than mash them like other cheaper mills made with plastic gears will do.” Remodelistanamed the Peugeot Pepper Mill one of their “100 Most Beautiful, Useful Household Objects,” and say, “Its strong-jawed interior was the inspiration for the Peugeot lion.” Food historian Bee Wilson says, “No mill, in my experience, produces a more consistent grind. They are beautiful, too, like noble wooden chess pieces.”

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Snapware Total Storage 34-piece set

Street Price: $32 MSRP: $32 Deal Price: $27

Snapware Total Storage 34-piece set
A good deal at $27, but a much better deal at $20 if you can pick it up in-store.
If you’re a Costco member, you can grab these in-store for $15 instead of $20. If you’re not a member, you’re stuck with a $1.25 non-member fee and $7 shipping for a total of $27. We’re posting it at the $27 price because even if you’re not a member and have these shipped to you, they’re still $5 off their usual price and already more affordable than our primary pick.

The Snapware Total Storage 34-piece set is our runner-up pick for the best food-storage containers. Ganda Suthivarakom said, “These glass containers are also nestable, and oven-, microwave-, and dishwasher-safe. The lids are backed by a lifetime warranty, which is great because they’re just a bit more flimsy and prone to damage than our pick’s lids.”

She wrote some more about their durability and quality, “The rectangular containers tend to be more flat than tall. Their locking flaps open easily but feel secure when shut. The containers tested well across the board, and because they’re Pyrex, the bottoms are oven-safe. Containers of the same size nest beautifully, and the lids even lock together nicely. We were amazed that the container didn’t break after we dropped it at different angles four times. The busy, decorated lids also have a write-on area where you can mark the contents or date using a permanent or dry-erase marker.”

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DeWalt DCBL790H140V MAX Lithium Ion XR Brushless Blower

Street Price: $332 MSRP: $370 Deal Price: $295

DeWalt DCBL790H140V MAX Lithium Ion XR Brushless Blower
This is the lowest price we've ever seen on this cordless leaf blower.
This is a solid deal on a great cordless leaf blower from DeWalt. This is the best price we’ve ever seen on this model, beating the previous low by $12. This is the first time it has dropped blow $320 in almost a year. Shipping is free for Prime members.

The DeWalt is the portable pick in our guide on the best leaf blower. Doug Mahoney said, “It offers power comparable to that of our corded picks, and with a 22-minute run time, it has twice the stamina of the four other cordless models we tested. We also liked its pro-grade durability and beefy design; it feels tougher than the other cordless (and corded) models we tried.”

He added, “At 12 pounds, the DeWalt is about 3 to 4 pounds heavier than our corded pick and the other cordless blowers, but because of the ergonomics of the handle and the design of the blower tube, it causes minimal arm strain.”

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Lodge Color Enamel 6-Quart Dutch Oven

Street Price: $60 MSRP: $118 Deal Price: $48

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Lodge Color Enamel 6-Quart Dutch Oven
A great price on our dutch oven pick!
This matches the best price we’ve seen this year on this dutch oven, though if you could shoot back in time about 2 years, it was briefly about $10 cheaper. It spent most of the year at $60, bouncing up often to $70, with only a couple brief dips down to this $48 mark. This particular price is only available on the Island Spice Red color.

The Lodge Color Enamel 6-Quart Dutch Oven  is our pick for the best dutch oven. Kevin Purdy and Ray Aguilera wrote, “With big handles and a durable design, this Dutch oven aced every test, rivaling models four times the price.”

They had some more to say about the value of this model, ” We really did want to find some major, life-changing, mouth-watering difference between the Lodge and pricier pots, like the Le Creuset and Staub, especially since we’re talking about a difference of $200. In testing, though, we found all of the Dutch ovens performed about equally. They all heated evenly and nicely browned onions. Even after intentionally overcooking the rice, none of the ovens scorched the rice, and the heavy lids retained enough moisture to keep the grains from drying out. For most people, the $75 (or less, depending on color) Lodge cooks just as well.”

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Darn Tough No Shoe Light Cushion Socks

Street Price: $64 MSRP: $64 Deal Price: $48

Darn Tough No Shoe Light Cushion Socks
If you're getting 4, don't use a coupon code. If you're getting 5, use the code STACK.
Update: This deal is now only available in small and medium sizes.

Since Eastern Mountain Sports charges $7 shipping if you’re purchasing less than $48 worth of gear, this is primarily a deal if you’re planning to buy at least 4 pairs of socks. They’re often around $16 when they’re available on Amazon, so $48 saves you a bit of money and gets you prepped for warmer running weather. If you’re planning to buy more than 4 pairs, you can use the code STACK to get an additional $1.50 off of a single pair. However, if you use it on 4 pairs, it’ll drop you below the $48 minimum for free shipping.

The Darn Tough No Shoe Light Cushion Socks are our pick for the best running socks. The SH staff wrote, “After having eight university distance runners help test four of the top running socks, we recommend the Darn Tough Tab No Show Light Cushion (for men and women). These socks were comfortable right out of the bag, with no seams to irritate testers’ feet. They have an unparalleled reputation for durability that makes them a favorite among Pacific Crest Trail backpackers. Made from a blend of merino wool and nylon, which is an ideal running-clothing material, these sweat-wicking socks keep feet warm in the winter and cool in the summer. They also keep feet dry, which is crucial for blister prevention. Merino blends cost a bit more than other fabrics but wick better than cotton and resist odor better than synthetic—both of which are highly desirable traits in a running sock.”

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