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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    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, according to our culinary experts.

    The 6 Best Vitamix Blenders

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


    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

    1 review

    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...


    Sopa Ajoblanco

    This white gazpacho was a staple growing up; I remember slurping it directly from the bowl. It's made from stale...


    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!


    Festive Pumpkin Falafel

    My pumpkin falafels are a healthy twist on the classic. Pumpkin adds a light sweetness to the vegan falafel while...


    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 seared scallops with polenta is a really impressive dish. It's beautiful but simple and a wonderful dinner party entree....


    NutriBullet Just Launched a Smart Touch Blender and We Couldn’t Be More Excited

    New product alert! The NutriBullet Smart Touch blender whips up soups, purees and frozen margaritas with the touch of one...


    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...


    Mint Chutney

    This versatile mint chutney recipe pairs well with samosas, sandwiches and salads! Its herby, bright flavor dresses up any dish....

    Mean Green Smoothie Bowls

    This delicious bright green smoothie bowl recipe contains powerful antioxidants. Top with cucumber slices and fresh parsley sprigs for a...


    Vegan Pumpkin Pie

    1 review

    Rich, creamy and wonderfully spiced for the holidays, this vegan pumpkin pie recipe is perfect for all your guests. —Justin...


    How to Clean a Blender in 30 Seconds, According to This Viral Video

    No need to stick your fingers near those sharp blades!


    When to Use a Blender vs. a Food Processor

    Don’t pass up a great recipe because you’re missing an appliance. Our Test Kitchen pros explain how to make the...


    Best Hummus

    2 reviews

    Hummus is my go-to appetizer when I need something quick, easy and impressive. Over the years I've picked up a...


    Perfect Caesar Salad Dressing

    1 review

    Everyone raves about Caesar salad, but few realize it is so simple to make at home. Add this Caesar dressing...


    How to Choose an Immersion Blender That’s Right for You

    Learn how to choose an immersion blender before you start shopping. This simple immersion blender buying guide will help you...


    Our Essential Blender Buying Guide

    From chopping and crushing to mixing and puréeing, blenders can do it all. Use our blender buying guide to choose...

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    Nectarine Smoothies

    3 reviews

    This nectarine smoothie recipe tastes great on a warm summer day. Enjoy it on your patio or at a picnic!...


    Tropical Smoothie Bowl

    1 review

    This wake-me-up smoothie bowl with fruit, oats and cinnamon helps me start the day feeling satisfied. Sometimes I top it...


    Peanutty Strawberry Banana Smoothies

    1 review

    I like that this strawberry banana smoothie recipe is fairly light, but the peanut butter gives it some protein to...


    Tropical Berry Smoothies

    This fruity, healthy smoothie is a big hit with kids and adults alike because it tastes like a treat and...


    Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana Pops

    5 reviews

    These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You'll love the hint...


    Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

    6 reviews

    I have rheumatoid arthritis and I follow a special diet to help manage the symptoms. This pudding is simple to...