Blenders: Tips, Recipes, Guides & Care

A blender is a must-have for pureeing, whipping and crushing foods. We’ll show you how to use this kitchen workhorse, plus offer recipes, tips and techniques.

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    Minty Pea Soup with Lemon

    This is one of our favorite St. Patrick's Day meals that also tastes great other times of the year. You can add cayenne or lemon pepper for a little kick. —Laura Wilhelm, West Hollywood, California

    Butternut Squash Pasta

    My husband can't eat tomatoes, so this butternut squash pasta is the perfect alternative pasta sauce. This dish is great...


    Strawberry Banana Smoothies

    Sometimes a simple, healthy smoothie is all you need to start your day out right. This strawberry banana smoothie also...


    Frozen Pineapple Smoothies

    This pineapple smoothie with take you to the tropics! It uses frozen pineapple and banana for a refreshingly frosty drink....


    The 6 Best NutriBullets for Smoothies, Baby Food and More Concoctions in 2023

    The best NutriBullet makes your life exponentially easier by blending ingredients into a super-fresh bite.

    Disney’s Dole Whip

    2 reviews

    Your kitchen will be the happiest place on earth when you serve this sweet-sour treat. The recipe comes directly from...


    I Tested the Internet-Famous Beast Blender to See If It’s More Than a Pretty Kitc...

    The Beast Blender has won the internet's heart for its chic aesthetic and unique features, but how does it compare...


    Amazon Is Having a Blowout Ninja Kitchen Sale—Here Are the 10 Best Deals

    Take advantage of this under-the-radar Amazon Ninja Kitchen sale before word gets out to score the Ninja Foodi, Ninja Creami...


    Vegan Cashew Cream of Broccoli Soup

    1 review

    To me, Sundays are a time for rest and spending time with your family. In this crazy busy world, I...


    This $33 Blender Is the Retro Smoothie-Making Appliance of Our Dreams

    Compact and stylish, this retro-looking Frigidaire blender is the smoothie accessory we didn't know we needed.

    Over 17,000 Shoppers Use This Personal Blender Every Morning—and It’s on Deep Dis...

    Delicious, on-the-go smoothies blend well with 30% savings.


    The 6 Best Ninja Blenders of 2022

    We researched and evaluated the best Ninja blenders on the market. Get all the information you need to make an...


    Spicy Roasted Carrot Hummus

    2 reviews

    This is a wonderful appetizer for Easter, Mother’s Day or any spring gathering. The roasted carrots give this hummus a...


    The 6 Best Vitamix Blenders of 2023

    From "best budget blender" to "most luxurious," these are the best Vitamix blenders for every type of home cook. Get...


    Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Cakes

    As a southern girl, black-eyed peas remind me most of home. I love making this smoky pea cake, especially when...

    Avocado-Lime Ranch Dressing

    5 reviews

    This avocado lime ranch dressing is a Chick-fil-A copycat recipe. This version has no sugar added, is half the calories...


    Copycat 57 Sauce

    This is a homemade version of our favorite steak sauce. We use it on steaks, chicken, pork and burgers, or...


    Pressure-Cooker Butternut Rice Pudding

    This tasty rice pudding blends all our favorite flavors of fall into one comforting dessert. The ease of the pressure...


    Instant Pot Puerto Rican Pernil

    Imagine this: You're sitting on the beach, sun shining, waves crashing and a mojito in your hand when the most...


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    The Best Blender Options as Chosen by Our Test Kitchen

    Our team put 12 brands to the test to find the best blender. Find out which models deliver amazing results,...


    The Best Portable Blender Options for Your Smoothie Style

    If you can't live without your morning smoothie, a portable blender may be your new best friend!



    Strawberry Sorbet

    5 reviews

    I actually first made a raspberry sorbet with an abundance of raspberries I had growing, but this simple...


    Blender vs. Immersion Blender: Find the Right Gadget for Your Kitchen

    Want to add a new kitchen appliance to your roster? Immersion blender vs. blender may be the matchup on your...

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    Sopa Ajoblanco

    This white gazpacho was a staple when I was young; I remember slurping it directly from the bowl. It’s made...


    I Tried the NutriBullet Go Cordless Blender​ for Healthy Breakfasts on-the-Go

    The NutriBullet Go cordless blender makes mornings faster, healthier and easier to clean up after. Dump, blend, sip and go!


    Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse

    I love that this sweet potato chocolate mousse is rich and decadent yet is made with simple, healthy, plant-based ingredients!...


    Seared Scallops with Polenta and Avocado Cream

    This is a really impressive dish. It's beautiful but simple and a wonderful dinner party entree. If you can find...


    Spicy Thai-Inspired Noodle Watermelon Salad

    1 review

    Our county is famous for its fabulous Green River melons. While you won’t find this unique and refreshing salad at...


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    The Best Immersion Blender Brands According to Kitchen Pros

    The best immersion blender out there does a lot more than puree. Find out why our Test Kitchen chose this...