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Best Blenders

Top 10 Rated Blenders By Brittany Rowland As we chose our top 10 blenders, we had several considerations in mind, such as: 1. Blending jar capacity and material 2. Sturdiness of construction 3. Ease of use and cleaning 4. Number of controls, preprogrammed settings, and pulse option 5. Noisiness 6. How easily it crushes ices […]

A Blender Brand Comparison: Vitamix Vs. Blendtec

By Brittany Rowland   Two of the biggest brand names when it comes to blenders are Vitamix and Blendtec. The reason these two brands are also the most expensive is because they offer such versatility and performance. Not only can their blenders crush ice and make smoothies, but they are equipped to prepare complicated sauces […]

Getting the Most Out of Your Blender: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

By Brittany Rowland After buying a quality blender, you want to make sure you get the most out of it. Don’t just let it collect dust on the countertop or, worse, lie forgotten in a cabinet. You don’t have to be a master chef to make amazing mixtures with this appliance, and there are several […]

Waring PBB212 Review

Professional Bar Blender  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland An attractively retro professional bar blender in cool green, the Waring PBB212 rests on a circular, sturdy metal base. The design looks sophisticated and eye-catching, and the blending power is strong to match. Smooth-running and easy to operate with just two speeds determined by a simple switch, the […]

Oster BCBG08-C Review

Brushed Nickel Blender  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland An inexpensive blender that nevertheless delivers fine mixing and crushing performance, this Oster model has a powerful motor and sharp stainless steel blades that cut ice as fine as snow. Its sturdy metal construction looks certain to hold up well over the years, and the large glass blending […]

Blendtec HP3A Review

96-Oz. Blender  9/10 By Brittany Rowland Another powerful blender from Blendtec with an astounding 96-ounce pitcher, this model holds up to three quarts of whatever you want to mix in it: soups, dressings, smoothies, milkshakes, etc. Its preprogrammed cycles make it easy to get the best mixing results for whatever you’re blending. Also, the square […]

KitchenAid KSB1575ER Review

5-Speed Blender  8/10 By Brittany Rowland Available in a variety of fun splashy colors, from tangerine orange to watermelon to raspberry ice, this 5-speed blender from KitchenAid blends, purees, grinds, and crushes effectively with its 550-watt motor. The controls are clearly labeled and simple to operate, and the BPA-free plastic jar, shatterproof if it’s dropped, […]

Hamilton Beach 51101B Review

175 Watt Personal Blender  7/10 By Brittany Rowland If you enjoy your daily smoothie or power drink and don’t have the need for a heavy-duty, behemoth blender, then you’ll appreciate this personal blender from Hamilton Beach. The 14-ounce blending jar, big enough to hold a large drink, transforms into a convenient portable cup you can […]

Vitamix 1363 Review

Professional Bar Blender  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland Like many heavy-duty blenders on the market today, this Vitamix model is loud on the highest setting, but it almost doesn’t matter because it thoroughly mixes food in just a minute or two with the 2+ horsepower motor. The jar’s design creates a vortex that pulls food down […]

Waring PBB25 Review

Professional Bar Blender  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland A sleek stainless steel blender like the kind found in bars, this Waring model has a modern, sophisticated appeal and a powerful, effective motor to go with it. Its two speeds handle all your mixing, chopping, and pureeing needs. We were surprised by how quickly it ground up […]

Cuisinart CBT1000 Review

1,000-Watt Blender  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland A rugged die-cast metal base and clear copolymer container make this Cuisinart blender a very attractive countertop piece. More importantly, it effectively mixes, crushes, and pulses food in the powerful vortex that forms inside the capacious 64-ounce jar. The control panel is incredibly simple to use, with just the […]

Blendtec TB-621-20 Review

Professional Series Blender  9/10 By Brittany Rowland With a powerful 3 horsepower direct-drive motor, this Blendtec blender thoroughly blends and crushes food with stainless steel blades moving at 29,000 rpm. One of the most convenient features about this blender is that it automatically shuts off at the end of its preprogrammed cycles so you can […]

Vitamix 1710 Review

Professional Series Blender  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland With a sleek, brushed stainless steel finish that resists fingerprint smudges, this Vitamix blender is handsome enough to sit permanently on the countertop. Its powerful blades and horsepower motor can handle just about any food item you feel like blending, chopping, or pureeing. The durable copolyester container, a […]