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Old 01-05-2012, 09:40 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Melzie View Post
I'll probably go with the vitamix. I've heard nothing but good reviews about it except for price. Thanks for all the advise :-D.
You might try to find a second hand Vita-Mix that hasn't been used much. If you looked closely enough you might even find a late model still in the box.

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Old 01-05-2012, 10:33 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Andy M. View Post
I saw the Cuisinart soup maker and blender and my first reaction was negative. This appliance makes no sense to me at all.

Just my opinion.

I agree. No sense at all.

Less is not more. More is more and more is fabulous.
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:47 AM   #13
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Have you considered a Magic Bullet? I bought one recently. I got it at Costco for about $50 and it has a blender container along with all the smaller jars. I like that I can grind spices, etc. with it, but I have only tried grinding coffee with it so far.

When I was researching grinding devices, I came across an Indian cooking forum and a discussion of "mixie" blenders. They are powerful blenders made in India. They can wet or dry grind spices. For examples of mixies: 550 Watts Mixer grinder 110Volt Indian Mixie Butterfly Preethi Sumeet Premier Reviews Best price USA
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:53 AM   #14
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I use an immersion blender for soup, and it has a whisk attachment which is a nice bonus.

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