The other day I saw a Good Eats in which Alton Brown was using a strange-looking blender with a tachometer. Turns out to be the L'Equip Model 228 R.P.M.: 900 watt motor, 500 to 20,000 RPM, six-year warranty.
Gone are the days of churning homemade butter by hand! In this CHOW Tip, Tracy Kaplan of CHOW.com shows you how to easily crank out your own dairy spread without straining your arm. (And here's another method for making butter at home, courtesy of cookbook author Karen Solomon. Just be prepared to pay in sweat equity!)
How to Avoid Blender Explosions
Daniel Duane offers his advice on avoiding a common kitchen disaster.
Make Your Blender Clean Itself
Do you avoid using your blender because you dread cleaning it? In this quick tip, we'll show you how to make your blender clean itself! It's so simple, you'll wish you'd thought of it sooner.