Wusthof Wusthof Gourmet 12-Piece Block Set

The Wusthof Gourmet line features a precision-stamped blade of high-carbon stainless-steel that sharpens easily and holds its edge. The compression rivets securely attach the high-impact handles to the full tang for superior balance and man...euverability. The come-apart kitchen shears feature bevel- and serrated-edge blades of high-carbon stainless-steel to cut apart chicken, snip herbs and cut parchment paper. Using the adjustable gripper teeth below the handles, this tool also opens jar lids and bottle caps. The handles on these shears pull apart to clean and sharpen blades. 13-slot hardwood block. Lifetime manufacturer warranty on cutlery. Since 1814, knives bearing the Wusthof name and the Trident logo have been crafted in the world's "Cutlery Capital" of Solingen, Germany. Today, in a state-of-the-art facility, that tradition of quality is ensured as old-world craftsmanship meets 21st century production methods. Product Features? Precision-stamped blades of high-carbon stainless-steel ensures long-lasting sharpness ? Stainless-steel blades resist rust and stains ? Ergonomically designed knife handles offer a smooth, comfortable grip ? ABS polymer handles are resistant to high heat and high impact ? Handles are triple-riveted to a stainless-steel full tang for better balance and maneuverability 12-Piece Set Includes: ? 2 1/2" flat parer ? 3" parer ? 4 1/2" utility knife ? 8" chef's knife ? 8" bread knife ? 4, 4 1/2" steak knives ? 9" sharpening steel ? come-apart kitchen shears ? 13-slot hardwood block read more

Wusthof
$369.95 $695.00
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The Classic Ikon series builds on the Wüsthof fine cutlery tradition with thinner blades, refined ergonomic handles, and recessed ...bolsters that allow full sharpening to the heel. Precision forged knives feature tempered and hardened high-carbon steel blades with a long-lasting V-ground edge that's easy to sharpen. Perfectly balanced, triple-riveted synthetic handles are more sanitary than wood. Acacia block has a great countertop presence. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Wüsthof® Classic Ikon 7-Piece Acacia Knife Block Set: 3.5" paring knife, 6" utility knife, 8" cook's knife, 8" bread knife, kitchen shears, sharpening steel and acacia knife block. Forged of high-carbon steel Blades have a 14 degree edge angle Triple-riveted polypropylene handle Hand wash Made in Germany 17 Slot Acacia Knife BlockWidth: 4.5" Depth: 11" Height: 8.5" Warranty AvailableView the manufacturer's warranty (PDF) read more

Wusthof
$149.95 $190.00
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The Ikon series builds on the Wüsthof fine cutlery tradition with new thinner blades, refined ergonomic handles, and recessed bols...ters that allow full sharpening to the heel. Precision forged knives feature tempered and hardened high-carbon steel blades with a long-lasting V-ground edge that's easy to sharpen. Perfectly balanced, triple-riveted synthetic handles are more sanitary than wood. Substantial chopper has a pointed tip to pierce tough skins and scalloped serrations to wedge lettuce, cut paper-thin salad ingredients, and chop, mince, slice, dice and julienne produce of all kinds. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Wüsthof® Classic Ikon Serrated Chopper. 6" 11"D Forged of high-carbon steel Blade has a 14 degree edge angle Sharp scalloped edge Triple-riveted polypropylene handle High-carbon, no-stain blade Hand wash Made in Germany Overall DimensionsDepth: 11" ShankDepth: 6" read more

Wusthof
$59.95 $75.00
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From one of the top names in cutlery, these shears will complete your cutlery collection. Poultry shears feature a durable, functi...onal design with spring-loaded, chrome-plated handles for ease of use. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Wüsthof® Poultry Shears. 10"H Constructed of tempered and hardened steel Each blade is designed to hold its edge and maintain its shape Hand washing recommended Made in Germany Overall DimensionsHeight: 10" read more

Wusthof
$19.95 $25.00
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Precision sharpening for European-style Wüsthof® knives hones both fine angled and serrated blades. Easy-operation sharpener is pr...e-set to a 14-degree angle to restore the originally factory edge with a coarse carbide slot for sharpening and a fine ceramic slot for honing. Use of this sharpener with other brand knives is not recommended and could cause damage.Wüsthof® 2 Stage Knife Sharpener. 8"Wx1.75"Dx3.5"H Plastic, carbide and ceramic For use with Wüsthof® knives only Hand wash Made in China Overall DimensionsWidth: 8" Depth: 1.75" Height: 3.5" read more

Wusthof
$19.95 $25.00
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Add to your cutlery collection with this steak knife. Stamped blade is tempered and hardened steel with a long-lasting, V-ground e...dge. Full tang adds weight and balance. Synthetic handle is triple-riveted. High-carbon, no-stain blade is easy to sharpen. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Wüsthof® Gourmet Steak Knife. 4.5" Tempered and hardened steel Long-lasting, V-ground edge Blade has a 14 degree edge angle Full tang Triple-riveted synthetic handle High-carbon, no-stain laser-cut stamped blade Easy to sharpen Hand wash Made in Germany read more

Wusthof
$24.95 $30.00
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Low-profile beechwood block takes cutlery off the counter and stows it neatly in a drawer. Seven slots accommodate three larger kn...ives (up to 10" blades) and four smaller knives. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Wüsthof® In Drawer 7 Slot Knife Block. 4"Wx17"Dx2"H 4"Wx17"Dx3.5"H Beechwood Hand wash Made in China Overall DimensionsWidth: 4" Depth: 17" Height: 3.5" Warranty AvailableView the manufacturer's warranty (PDF) read more

Wusthof
$79.95 $139.95
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The Classic Ikon series builds on the Wüsthof fine cutlery tradition with new thinner blades, refined ergonomic handles, and reces...sed bolsters that allow full sharpening to the heel. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Wüsthof® Classic Ikon Hollow Ground Santoku Knife. 5" 5"D Forged of high-carbon steel Blade has a 10 degree edge angle Triple-riveted polypropylene handle Hand wash Made in Germany BladeDepth: 5" read more

Wusthof
$49.95 $59.95
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The Classic Ikon series builds on the Wüsthof fine cutlery tradition with new thinner blades, refined ergonomic handles, and reces...sed bolsters that allow full sharpening to the heel. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Wüsthof® Classic Ikon Paring Knife. 3.5" Forged of high-carbon steel Blade has a 14 degree edge angle Triple-riveted polypropylene handle Hand wash Made in Germany read more

Wusthof
$299.95 $500.00
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The Classic Ikon series builds on the Wüsthof fine cutlery tradition with new thinner blades, refined ergonomic handles, and reces...sed bolsters that allow full sharpening to the heel. Steak knife combines a sharp curved blade and great grip. Includes walnut storage case. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Set of four Wüsthof® Classic Ikon steak knives. 4.5" 4.5"D Forged of high-carbon steel Triple-riveted polypropylene handles Walnut storage case Hand wash Made in Germany 4 4.5" Steak KnivesDepth: 4.5" BoxWidth: 10" Depth: 4.625" Height: 1.5" read more

Wusthof
$79.95 $120.00
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The sleekest steak knives combine the renowned quality and craftsmanship of Wüsthof with a contemporary stainless design that's th...e ultimate in utility. Eight knives with linear, polished handles and laser-cut, high-carbon stainless steel serrated blades nestle in a handsome wood presentation box with rosewood finish. More Wüsthof® available via special order. Please contact your local store.Set of eight Wüsthof® steak knives. 4.5" High-carbon stainless steel Laser-cut serrated blades Rosewood-colored chest Hand wash Made in Germany ShankHeight: 4.5" read more

Breville
$69.95 $110.00
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Ribbed top plate gives the authentic toasted-grilled texture that makes an ordinary sandwich taste extraordinaire. Powerful 1,500-...watt unit with large cooking surface heats up quickly and maintains a consistent temperature to cook several panini in minutes. Smooth bottom plate with Quantanium-coated surface provides easy cleanup of melted ingredients and adds the versatility of cooking eggs, sausages or French toast without the use of butter. With Breville's four adjustable height settings, you can toast thick sandwiches without sacrificing ingredients or easily open fry/grill. By adjusting the height, you can reduce the weight of the top plate to prevent toppings from being pressed out of sandwiches. Features power-on and ready lights. Brushed stainless-steel exterior. Wipe clean. Product Features? Four adjustable height settings accommodate thick sandwiches and let you toast or open fry/grill ? By adjusting the height, you can reduce the weight of the top plate ? Ribbed top plate gives the authentic toasted-grilled texture for easily serving restaurant-style meals at home ? Smooth bottom plate with Quantanium-coated surface provides easy cleanup of melted ingredients and fries eggs, sausages or French toast without the use of butter ? Powerful 1,500-watt unit with large cooking surface heats up fast to cook a dozen panini in minutes ? Features power-on and and ready lights read more

Kitchenaid
$99.95 $130.00
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Unlike blenders operating on alternating current (AC) this KitchenAid hand blender is equipped with a powerful, quiet direct curre...nt (DC) motor for long-lasting, controlled blending. Performs beyond regular immersion blenders with 5 speeds, 8" removable arm and 3 interchangeable bell blades for task-specific precision. Includes "S" blade to puree, blend, shred or crush ice for drinks or smoothies. Multipurpose blade quickly chops or minces dense foods. Beater blade blends pancake batter, whips cream or froths. With the extra-long arm, this hand immersion blender reaches to the bottom of stockpots, blending hot or cold ingredients, and twist locks for sturdy, steadfast operation. Removable pan guard for blade attachments preserves side walls of mixing bowls or cookware. This immersion blender is the perfect combination of torque and handheld efficiency to simplify prep. The 2 1/2-cup chopper bowl chops onions and peppers for salsa or dip, chops meats, cheeses or vegetables for hors d'oeuvres, soups or casseroles, chops nuts for desserts. Premium 5-speed hand blender also includes stainless-steel whisk attachment to whip sauces, dressings or aerate batters. Soft-grip, nonslip ergonomic handle with one-touch control provides superior comfort for easy single-handed operation. Sturdy 2 1/2" Dia. arm for firm control. BPA-free chopper cup and pitcher. Extra-long 60"L cord. Removable parts are dishwasher-safe. Includes:? 8" removable arm ? 1-qt. blending pitcher with lid ? 2 1/2-cup chopper cup ? Whisk attachment ? Interchangeable pan guard ? Storage case Since the first stand mixer was introduced in the early 1900s, the KitchenAid brand has been acclaimed internationally for performance. Inventors of timesaving kitchen appliances, KitchenAid products are the result of extensive testing and research. Upholding their long-standing tradition for excellence, these technologically-advanced appliances are sophisticated in design for the home chef. Product Features ? Commercially-engineered DC motor is powerful and quiet to efficiently perform multiple prep tasks ? 5 speeds to puree, blend, crush, chop, froth or beat ? 3 interchangeable bell blades: "S" blade to puree, blend, shred or crush ice for drinks or smoothies Multipurpose blade chops or minces dense foods Beater blade blends pancake batter, whips cream or froths ? Whisk attachment whips sauces, dressings or aerates batters ? Extra-long arm reaches the bottom of stockpots, blending hot or cold ingredients ? Twist-lock ensures smooth, steadfast operation ? Removable pan guard for attachments ? 2 1/2-cup chopper bowl with measures quickly chops vegetables or nuts ? 1-qt. blending pitcher with measures and easy-grip handle includes no-splash lid ? Chopper bowl and blending pitcher are BPA-free ? Ergonomic soft-grip handle with one-touch control provides a comfortable nonslip grip ? Sturdy 2 1/2" Dia. arm allows firm control ? KitchenAid is acclaimed internationally for high performance appliances read more

All-Clad

The efficient 1,800-watt All-Clad electric griddle easily handles pancakes and eggs for the whole family or a party's worth of san...dwiches or steak fajitas. Extra large 20" x 13" nonstick cooking surface of bonded metal over a pure aluminum core ensures even heating and superior heat conductivity. Side-by-side cooking surfaces operate with two independent thermostat controls with settings from keep warm to sear or fry (180 F to 480 F). Electric griddle features stainless-steel removable anti-splatter guard and sloped cooking plates that channel fats and juices to a central draining slot. Large drip tray removes for easy cleaning. Signature cast stainless-steel handles with stainless rivets for easy and secure handling. Ready to cook indicator lets you know when griddle has reached selected cooking temperature. Handsome polished stainless-steel exterior accents any kitchen decor. Wipes clean and drip tray and splatter guard are dishwasher-safe. 20 3/4"W x 16"D x 7"H (1 1/2"L handles). Product Features? Powerful 1,800-watt heating for optimum cooking performance ? Extra large 20" x 13" nonstick cooking surface ? Griddle's bonded metal construction with a pure aluminum core ensures superior heat conductivity ? Griddle maintains even heat distribution that prevents "hot spots" when cooking ? Side-by-side cooking surfaces operate with two independent thermostat controls ? Dual thermostats with settings from keep warm to sear or fry (180 F to 480 F) ? Handsome polished stainless-steel exterior accents any kitchen decor ? Stainless-steel removable anti-splatter guard fits securely around grill ? Sloped cooking plates channel fats and juices to a central draining slot ? Removable drip tray for easy cleaning ? Signature cast stainless-steel handles with stainless rivets for easy and secure handling ? Ready to cook indicator lets you know when griddle has reached selected cooking temperature ? Power indicator light for added convenience ? Wipe clean; drip tray and splatter guard are dishwasher-safe ? Limited 1-year warranty Includes: ? Instruction booklet and full-color recipe booklet with 5 hearty meal and snack recipes ? Cleaning spatula read more

Breville

Making a simple soup with a traditional immersion blender can be hard work for your hands. Fingers held in awkward positions and t...he suctioning of the immersion blender to the pot are the main causes for this discomfort. Breville's Control Grip has an ergonomic trigger switch operation, a soft touch grip to prevent slipping, and an anti-suction blending action ... all helping to ensure that comfort food is comfortable to make. And to assist you even further with your food preparation, the included chopper bowl stores snuggly into the blending jug for compact storage or for use with the jug's ergonomic handle. The dual jug/chopper storage lid also doubles as a non-slip base. read more

Cuisinart
$149.00 $270.00
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With 700-watts of power, Turbo-Edge blade and enhanced vortex action, Cuisinart has advanced the kitchen blender to perform 7 prep...rogrammed functions: smoothie, ice crush, soups, sauces, puree, plus high and low. Professional-quality stainless-steel blades crush ice with ease to whip up smoothies, yogurt shakes or blended drinks for 7 guests in just 30 seconds. Blends sauces and marinades, purees ingredients for perfectly-smooth soups and finely minces nuts or herbs for all-in-one blender operation. Features an easy-view backlit count-up timer to ensure precise blending: beeps to alert when time is up and features auto-stop safety feature after 3 minutes of blending time. LED indicator light indicates power "on" function. The 56-ounce glass jar with sure-fitting lid is smartly designed with drip-proof front spout and side spouts for pouring conveniently from any angle. Die-cast metal housing wipes clean. Removable parts are dishwasher-safe. 3-year manufacturer warranty. Product Features? The ideal combination of power and performance features 7 preprogrammed functions: smoothie, ice crush, soups, sauces, puree, plus high and low ? 700-watts of power, Turbo-Edge blade and enhanced vortex action crush ice with ease to whip up smoothies, yogurt shakes and blended drinks in 30 seconds ? Performs virtually every food prep task: blends sauces, purees ingredients for creamy soups and minces fresh herbs ? Backlit count-up timer will beep to alert you and features auto-stop safety feature after 3 minutes of blending time ? Features LED flashing light to indicate power "on" function ? The 56-ounce glass jar with sure-fitting lid features drip-proof front spout and side spouts for pouring conveniently from any angle ? Die-cast metal base ? Instruction booklet includes recipes read more

Waring
$99.95 $190.00
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Waring Pro's best-selling, commercially-rated professional food and beverage blender creates a vortex action for faster, thorough ...blending in less time. With a heavy-duty 550-watt motor and user-friendly, two-speed, toggle-switch operation, blending is quick, efficient and effortless. Professional-quality stainless-steel blades crush ice instantly to prepare smoothies, yogurt shakes or blended beverages. Mix sauces or marinades, puree ingredients for perfectly-smooth soups or whip up desserts and toppings with this top-rated blender. Waring Pro's 40-ounce glass carafe with easy-grip handle features English and metric graduations to measure and mix, and hot-fill indicator line to eliminate guesswork. The trademark cloverleaf design makes it easy to pour from any angle. The classic waterfall base distinguishes this Waring Pro blender as the preferred choice of professional chefs for commercial use. Instructions with recipes. Made in the USA. Wipe clean base. Removable parts are dishwasher-safe. 5-year manufacturer warranty. Recognized and respected around the world for durability and high performance, Waring Pro is a leading innovator of professional, commercial and home kitchen appliances for more than 60 years. Product Features? Waring Pro's best-selling, commercially-rated blender creates a vortex action for faster, thorough blending ? Heavy-duty 550-watt motor features professional-quality, self-cleaning stainless-steel blade assembly ? Blend smoothies, sauces, puree or whip up desserts and toppings ? User-friendly two-speed, toggle-switch operation for quick, efficient operation ? The 40-ounce glass jar with sure-fitting lid features trademark cloverleaf design to pour from any angle ? Classic waterfall base is the signature design of Waring Pro's high-performance blenders ? Instruction booklet with recipes ? Waring Pro is renown as an innovator in professional-quality kitchen appliances for more than 60 years read more

Cuisinart
$149.00 $365.00
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Innovative Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender cooks, simmers and even boils homemade soup ingredients and, with a touch of a button,... speedily blends the hot soup to a smooth, delectable consistency. The powerful 900-watt soup maker also whips up amazing smoothies, frozen cocktails, sauces and desserts. Thermal shock-resistant glass, wide-mouth blender jar holds up to 48 oz. of hot liquids and 56 oz. of cold liquids. You'll save time with the ability to blend and cook, crush ice and chop fresh herbs and spices in this all-around Cuisinart soup maker that doubles as a workhorse blender. Simply saute garlic, onions and herbs on the jar's nonstick heating plate, add liquid and other favorite soup ingredients before you blend and keep soup at the perfect serving temperature. Or, combine ice and iced drink fixings and select from four blending speeds, plus pulse and stir. Tight-fit press-on lid offers a removable 3-oz. measuring cup for adding ingredients at any time. For fast and simple cleanup, just add water, a drop of dishwasher liquid and blend, or place on top rack of the dishwasher. The Cuisinart name is synonymous with leading-edge kitchenware for both professional and home chefs. Julia Child and James Beard were among the first renowned chefs to applaud the Cuisinart revolutionary food processor introduced to America in 1973. Today Cuisinart offers an impressive line of countertop and hand-held appliances, cookware, bakeware and specialty products. Discover the performance and convenience of the Cuisinart soup maker and blender for your kitchen. Product Features ? Cuisinart Soup Maker's nonstick heating plate sautes ingredients, plus heats soup from simmer to a boil ? 900-watt soup maker also whips up delectable icy drinks, smoothies, sauces and more ? Thermal shock-resistant borosilicate glass blender jar handles sudden temperature changes with ease ? Blender jar holds up to 48 oz. of hot liquids and 56 oz. of cold liquids ? Internal heater ensures soups and sauces are kept at optimum temperature ? Electronic touchpad controls offer four blending speeds, pluse and stir ? Stir function allows adding ingredients at low speeds any time during the cooking cycle or in standby mode ? High, medium and low heat settings adjust to activate heating ? Razor-sharp blades quickly chop or mince foods ? Blender jar offers a wide-mouth design with hot and cold markings ? Tight-fit press-on lid with opening allows steam to escape when heating ? Lid offers a removable 3-oz. measuring cup for adding ingredients any time ? LED 30-minute countdown timer is easy to read ? Integrated easy-clean heating plate and easy-clean nonstick interior ? Slip-proof feet steady the soup maker during use and protect countertops ? All parts that come in contact with food are BPA-free ? Top-rack dishwasher safe ? Limited 3-year warranty Includes ? Heavy-duty cleaning brush ? Instruction manual with 54 recipes for dressings and sauces, beverages, breakfast and brunch, soups, starters and desserts read more

Breville
$199.95 $300.00
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For ultra-creamy smoothies, cocktails, soups and more evenly blended favorites, the Breville Hemisphere Control Blender offers 8 t...ask controls to crush, chop, whip and aerate with consistent results every time. The patented Hemisphere smoothie blender bowl/blade system's serrated central blades draw down top ingredients and wide, sweeping blades hug the jar's base to eliminate food traps and lumps left around blades in ordinary blenders. The jar's unique dual "ribs" continually pass ingredients onto the blades for superior blending. The incredibly sharp surgical-grade stainless-steel blades resist corrosion and are uniquely angled and permanently attached to the jar for stability and easy cleanup. The Breville Hemisphere Control Blender powerful 750-watt high torque motor quietly and quickly blends under varying loads. Illuminated buttons include auto pulse and 5 speed settings for mix, chop, blend, liquefy and puree. Pre-programmed ice crush and smoothie functions automatically alter speeds for optimum blending. The 48-oz. contoured Eastman Tritan copolyester jar is BPA-free and resists impact, stains and odors. LCD display timer counts up on speed settings and down for pre-programmed settings giving you complete blending control. Durable die-cast stainless-steel base stylishly fits in any kitchen decor. The premium Breville blender offers a pour spout, easy-grip handle and a tight-fitting lid with an inner measuring lid and ring pull design for easy removal. Blender jar is dishwasher-safe. Product Features? Breville Hemisphere Control Blender delivers professional performance and long-lasting durability ? Patented Hemisphere bowl/blade system's serrated central blades draw down top ingredients and wide, sweeping blades hug the jar's base to prevent food traps and lumps ? Jar's dual "ribs" continually pass ingredients onto the blades for superior blending ? Auto pulse and 5 speed settings for mix, chop, blend, liquefy and puree ? Pre-programmed ice crush and smoothie functions automatically alter speeds for optimum blending ? 48-oz. BPA-free Eastman Tritan copolyester jar resists stains and odors ? Contoured copolyester jar is impact- and shatter-resistant and stays sparkling clear ? Quiet 750-watt motor maintains RPM speed and extends the motor life ? LCD display timer counts up on speed settings and down for pre-programmed settings ? Surgical-grade stainless-steel blades are uniquely angled and permanently attached to jar for stability and easy cleanup ? Corrosion-resistant blades crush ice, nuts and tough foods with ultra-sharp precision ? Durable die-cast stainless-steel base offers backlit buttons for smooth motor control ? Easy-to-read graduated cup and liter measurements on jar ? Inner measuring lid allows for adding ingredients or checking ingredient texture while blending ? Blender jar features pour spout and an Assist Lid ring pull design for simple removal ? Breville Assist Plug finger-hole design ensures easy, safe removal from outlet ? All parts that come into contact with food/liquid are BPA-free ? UL approved ? Wrap-around cord storage adjusts for preferred cord length ? Smoothie blender jar is dishwasher-safe ? 1-year limited warranty Includes: ? English/French instruction booklet with recipes for soups, smoothies, dips, dressings, sauces, desserts, iced drinks and more read more

Vitamix
$529.00 $629.00
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Quite possibly the most versatile appliance you'll ever own, the Vitamix Professional Series 300 Blender prepares restaurant-quali...ty appetizers and frozen drinks to entrees and desserts easier and faster with gourmet results. With the speed and precision of a professional chef, you'll explore new levels of flavor and nutrition every time you use the Vitamix professional series blender with its ultra-responsive controls and improved elegant design. Equipped with vibration dampening and improved airflow to reduce noise by 40%, the commercial blender's 2.0-peak horsepower motor is powerful yet remarkably quiet. The blade tip speed, up to 240 mph, blends even the toughest ingredients including ice and frozen fruits. The variable 10-speed dial and pulse feature allow you to prepare recipes such as hot soups and fondues to your exact specifications. An illuminated control panel with soft-grip controls adds extra convenience to the low-profile Vitamix blender that stylishly fits under most kitchen cabinets. Laser-cut, stainless-steel blades ensure your preferred consistency, smoothie after smoothie, batter after batter, every time. The 64-oz. BPA-free copolyester carafe with easy-grip handle includes a spill-proof vented lid with removable lid plug for safely adding ingredients and checking texture during processing. Without removing the blades, the Vitamix professional series blender self-cleans in less than 60 seconds with a drop of dish liquid and warm water. Built for outstanding performance and unsurpassed durability, the commercial blender offers the industry's best 7-year full warranty. Vitamix blender includes hardbound Create cookbook with more than 200 signature recipes, instructional DVD featuring Chef Michael Voltaggio and a patented tamper. Made in the USA. With more than 80 years in the appliance business, Vitamix is trusted by more professional chefs than any other blender to create fresh, flavorful dishes from whole-food ingredients. With commercial quality and unsurpassed engineering, you can buy a Vitamix once and have it for life. ? Blend smooth textures ? Chop course for fine textures ? Juice fresh fruits and vegetables ? Whip fresh cream and egg whites ? Churn fresh butters ? Emulsify dressings and mayonnaise ? Grind spreads and nut butters ? Heat hot soups from scratch ? Frappe hot coffee and frozen drinks ? Mix batter and dough ? Create delicious frozen desserts ? Crush ice in seconds ? Puree toppings and sauces ? Powder sugars for baking Product Features ? Elegant, new design features illuminated control panel, soft-grip controls and easy-grip, ergonomic handle ? Powerful yet quiet 2.0-peak horsepower motor maintains consistent speed ? Vibration dampening and enhanced airflow reduces motor noise by 40% ? Blade tip speed, up to 240 mph, blends even the toughest ingredients ? Laser-cut, stainless-steel 4"-Dia. hammermill and cutting blades ensure a consistent blend every time ? Corrosion-resistant blades efficiently crush ice, nuts and tough foods in seconds ? Full variable 10-speed control allows for flexibility and creativity in one easy dial turn ? Pulse function starts and stops on command to refresh recipes and create a variety of textures ? Low-profile 64-oz. BPA-free Eastman Tritan copolyester carafe resists stains and odors ? Spill-proof vented lid with removable lid plug allows for safely adding ingredients and checking texture during processing ? Patented tamper, with collar to prevent hitting the blades, allows for the continuous processing of thick, dense ingredients ? Radial cooling fan, plus automatic overload protection turns machine off if it senses the motor could overheat ? Easy-to-read graduated cup and liter measurements on carafe ? Low-profile Vitamix professional series blender stores conveniently under most countertops ? 6-ft. cord wraps underneath base for handy storage ? UL approved; household use only ? Quick and easy self-cleaning or hand wash carafe and lid ? 7-year full warranty -- i read more

Kitchenaid
$149.95 $180.00
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With die-cast metal base and robust 0.9 horsepower motor, this KitchenAid 5-speed blender has the endurance of restaurant blenders... for home kitchen performance. Combination of patented, Sabatier sharp stainless-steel blades with vortex action and diamond-shape pitcher pulls down ingredients for quick efficient blending. Soft Start technology also pulls ingredients into blades, ensuring splatter-free thorough mixing. This large KitchenAid blender with automatic "start and stop" crush ice mode pulses at staggered intervals to blend smoothies, frozen drinks or crush a pitcher of ice in seconds. Clean Touch control panel features 5 speed settings: stir, chop, mix, puree and liquefy. Puree ingredients for sauce, salad dressing or soup. Chop vegetables for salsa, dip, salads or casseroles. Use the blender ingredient cup with stir, chop or mix speeds to measure and add ingredients. With 1 to 5 speeds for pulse function, this die-cast blender processes chunky fruits or vegetables, allowing progression to higher speeds, for a smoother consistency in less time. With Intelli-Speed electronic sensor motor control, the KitchenAid 5-speed blender automatically adjusts blade speed to blend all densities of food, at peak power, even when ingredient denseness changes. White easy-view LED lights on control panel allow user-friendly operation. Heavy-duty, die-cast metal base on this large KitchenAid blender ensures stable, quiet operation. Four rubber feet provide nonslip, nonmarring grip on countertop or stainless-steel surface. With the 12 interlocking teeth on the durable, steel-reinforced coupler, power transfers directly from motor to blades for maximum operating efficiency. The 60-oz. polycarbonate pitcher is strong, lightweight and resistant to extreme temperatures, scratches and stains. Comfortable, nonslip grip handle and teardrop spout for dripless pouring. 2-oz. ingredient cup. Convenient under-base cord wrap. Pitcher and lid are BPA-free and dishwasher-safe. Assembled in the USA. Since the first stand mixer was introduced in the early 1900s, the KitchenAid brand has been acclaimed internationally for performance. Inventors of efficient kitchen appliances, KitchenAid products are the result of extensive testing and research. Upholding their long-standing tradition for excellence, these technologically-advanced appliances are sophisticated in design for the home chef. Product Features ? With die-cast metal base, robust 0.9 horsepower motor and vortex action, this 5-speed blender is the ultimate in blending performance ? Restaurant durability for home use, with Sabatier sharp stainless-steel blades ? Combination of vortex-action blades and diamond-shape pitcher efficiently pulls ingredients down to blades ? Soft Start technology also pulls ingredients to blades, ensuring splatter-free thorough mixing ? Clean Touch control pad features 5 speed settings: stir, chop, mix, puree and liquefy, plus pulse and crush ice functions ? Crush ice function with automatic "start and stop" prepares creamy smoothies and frozen drinks ? Crushes a pitcher of ice in seconds ? Pulse speed quickly processes thick vegetables or lumpy batters into smooth consistency ? Intelli-Speed, electronic sensor monitoring, automatically adjusts power to blend thicker mixtures ? Die-cast metal base with 4 nonslip feet ensures stable, quiet operation ? Durable steel-reinforced coupler with 12 interlocking teeth transfers power directly from motor to blades to maximize operating efficiency ? Lid with center 2-oz. cap to add or measure ingredients ? 60-oz. polycarbonate pitcher is resistant to extreme temperatures, scratches and stains ? Comfortable-grip handle and dripless pour spout ? Under-base cord wrap for convenient storage ? KitchenAid is acclaimed internationally for high-performance appliances read more

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