I recently received an immersion blender as a gift and I love it! Now I'm wondering if I still need the cuisinart that I was lusting for, or if the immersion blender will cover any chopping needs I may have. What say the boards?
One method results in golden brown onions, the other results in translucent onions.
Make Butter in Your Blender
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!)
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.
Using Vanilla Extract Versus Vanilla Beans
Your candy will be great either way.
How to Avoid Blender Explosions
Daniel Duane offers his advice on avoiding a common kitchen disaster.