Equipment Review: Best Blenders

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We wanted crushed ice and smooth puree. Was that too much to ask? To find out, we corralled 9 blenders—everything from an affordable appliance to our lux…

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16 Responses

  1. Thelma MaraisNovember 15, 2013 at 5:11 amReply

    It’s not clear which blenders were tested in your experiment …

  2. eftipef2November 15, 2013 at 5:23 amReply

    but the vitamix is narrow and becomes even more narrow at the bottom, which
    is what you say traps food in the not so great blenders.

  3. amitelsNovember 15, 2013 at 5:56 amReply

    I don’t think the Ninja performs well at all. the smoothies were not
    smooth. That’s just my experience.

  4. Healthy Gifts in a BasketNovember 15, 2013 at 6:00 amReply

    Thanks for testing these blenders and giving us an informed review. It’s
    great to know there is cheaper alternative to the vita-mix.

  5. NexisFilmsNovember 15, 2013 at 6:59 amReply

    Is there a 220V version of the Vitamix that I can use in Europe ? Thanks ..

  6. foxybiroxyNovember 15, 2013 at 7:06 amReply

    What’s the difference between a blender and food processor? Do we need
    both? which is better for milling flour?

  7. NexisFilmsNovember 15, 2013 at 7:41 amReply

    THIS is what I call a professional review ! Thanks !

  8. rgion29247616November 15, 2013 at 7:43 amReply

    Hi, I saw in your video the Shark Ninja blender. How did it perform in your
    tests? The infomercial usually looks wonderful. I see this blender at
    Wal-Mart and am wondering just how good is this highly advertised Ninja
    multi-blade performed under your tests? Thanks, excellent video!!!!

  9. Irene ShaverNovember 15, 2013 at 7:54 amReply

    wow thank you SO much for posting, it was very helpful

  10. amillionyawnNovember 15, 2013 at 8:02 amReply

    Hope you guys can do some juicer testing

  11. Phin CuddyNovember 15, 2013 at 8:25 amReply

    are any of these an OmniBlend?

  12. lamberto fierroNovember 15, 2013 at 9:18 amReply

    Have you tried the Ninja?

  13. DeathShouldTakeMeNowNovember 15, 2013 at 9:32 amReply

    Just bought one, thanks for the heads up!

  14. Clifton TillmanNovember 15, 2013 at 10:28 amReply

    Yes. However, unfortunately, one must subscribe to see the breakdown.

  15. Clifton TillmanNovember 15, 2013 at 10:38 amReply

    Ninja BL660 is on sale at Macy’s today, FYI.

  16. PBD11203November 15, 2013 at 11:18 amReply

    I wish they’d offer a wider range of recommendations for price ranges,
    Also, next time I’d like to see the new Tribest Dynablend Horsepower Plus
    Blender included in the mix.

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