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?
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!)