I know, I know. The Vita-Mix is fantastic. But it's also expensive. Is there another professional blender that has a lot of the capacities without quite the price tag? Has anyone had any experience with the Healthmaster?
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.
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!)