Amazon has the Mercer Culinary Renaissance 6-Piece Forged Knife Block Set (Tempered Glass Block, M23500) for $90 with free shipping. List price: $149. Features triple-riveted, ergonomically designed delrin handle, high carbon, no-stain German X50 Cr Mo V15 cutlery steel resists rust, corrosion, and discoloration.
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Amazon has the 8" Mercer Culinary Genesis Forged Short Bolster Forged Chef's Knife (M21078) for $23 with free shipping on $25+ or with Prime. List price: $29. It features ergonomic santoprene handle, high-carbon, no-stain German cutlery steel resists rust, corrosion, and discoloration. Has excellent Amazon Reviews.
Amazon has the Vitamix Venturist V1200 64-Oz. Blender ((V1200) refurbished for $290 with free shipping. List price: $450. It features motor base automatically adjusts maximum blending times for the container size chosen, built-in digital timer, 20-oz. self-detecting cup, variable speed control.
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