There are so many different types - how do I even begin to pick? I will be using it to make green smoothies in the morning, and also to make soup, and just as a blender to cut food up vegetables/meat etc.
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!)