I just picked up a vitamix for a steal. I've had my eye on one for a while but I've been waiting for the right price to pull the trigger. I'm excited of course for smoothies and I anticipate making lots of salsa, enchilada sauce, and marinades that require blending dried peppers. I'm curious though, how do you use yours? Does anyone grind any grains with theirs how does it work? Tell me how you use your fancy blender.