Blender FAQ

Blender FAQ or frequently asked questions gives insight into blenders, that have been reviewed elsewhere on this site. Also, use the blender buyers guide to find the best.

Q. What to look for in a blender?

A. Some things to consider when buying a blender include, the amount of blended foods you plan to make, the available speeds, the blender's power, its size, ease of cleaning, pre-programmed buttons, different types of jars it comes with, cost, 

Q. What can the blender be used for?

A. Most of all, blenders can be used for things like grinding coffee, making homemade butter, jams, jellies, peanut butter, party dips, whipped cream, fluffy eggs, and so on.

Q. What blender power do I need?

A. First, 500 watts and lower blenders are used for thoroughly chopping and blending most foods.

Second, blenders rated at 500 to 600 watts are great for making smoothies, milkshakes, and soup.

Third, if you plan to use the blender for grinding coffee, nuts, and ice look for a blender with at least 700 watts of power.

Q. What's the difference between a juicer and a blender?

A. Now, a juicer only creates juice from fruits and veggies. However, whatever is left is thrown away. On the other hand, with a blender, you get the juice and the smashed up fruits and veggies for a thicker juice.

Q. What are the different types of blenders?

A. First, there are the handheld blender and then there are the countertop blenders. The handheld blenders are typically 100 to 230 watts. On the other hand, countertop blenders are typically more than 500 watts.

Q. What's a countertop blender?

A. A countertop blender comes with several assortments for different needs. Also, they come with separate jars and in different sizes. This might be handy when you have large amounts of things to grind.

Q. What's a handheld blender?

A. A handheld blender is a compact blender offering basic blending needs. Also, a handheld blender is easy to use. Most of all, a handheld blender is great for blending small quantities. Lastly, it is lightweight and easy to clean.