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Old 06-08-2008, 04:01 PM   #1
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In the market for a new blender. Any preferences ?

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Old 06-08-2008, 04:05 PM   #2
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From experience, I would recommend Osterizer. I'm still using the one I bought in 1968. Looks and performs just like new.
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Old 06-08-2008, 04:10 PM   #3
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I would not recommend the Cuisinart blender/mini food chopper. The blender just doesn't have enough power to circulate things in the container. I wasted $95.00.

I find I just use my food processor and leave it at that!
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Old 06-08-2008, 04:14 PM   #4
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I'm going to have to buy a new blender when I get home and I'm looking at the Kitchenaid.
KitchenAid® 5-Speed Blender - Blenders Electrics - Kitchen - Macy's

I would love a Vitamix but can't afford one!
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Old 06-08-2008, 04:40 PM   #5
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Check out this thread.
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Old 06-08-2008, 04:59 PM   #6
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Oooops - the one Caine likes I don't.
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Old 06-09-2008, 04:23 PM   #7
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LC, I just took a look at the Cooks Illustrated site and they rated the Braun Powermix the highest (only $49.99) and Oster classic beehive next. I love my Oster - had it for many years and I use it alot now that I'm learning to cook Mexican dishes. Can't cook here without a blender to puree the soaked dried chiles for sauces. Even the little corner tiendas sell blender parts! CI did say to be sure and get a glass blending jar, not plastic. Have fun shopping.
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Old 06-09-2008, 04:50 PM   #8
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Thank you everyone for your input.
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Old 06-09-2008, 05:42 PM   #9
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We have the Braun. It only gets light use here, but has been great to work with.
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Old 06-10-2008, 01:29 PM   #10
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Vita Mix, Vita Mix, Vita Mix!!!!!

Either new or used, it is the best blender on the planet!!!

You won't regret the purchase.
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