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30-Second Whipped Cream
Pour chilled cream into a deep bowl and blend for 30 seconds, moving the immersion blender up and down for even blending. To sweeten cream, add 1 teaspoon sugar per 1/2 cup cream before blending.
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Cook a soup pot full of nutritious veggies in stock, and use your immersion blender to turn them into a creamy, healthy meal in no time! Root vegetables like carrots, parsnips, and potatoes work especially well alone or combined with one another for a flavorful meal.
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- 1 hr 20 mins
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Make a showstopping meringue for your next pie by using your immersion blender in an up-and-down motion on high speed to whip egg whites to fluffy perfection.
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Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Turn cooked potatoes, butter, and a splash of cream into a quick and easy, satisfying side dish in seconds with your immersion blender. The best part? Whip the potatoes right in the pot you cook them in!
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Place a small amount (up to 1/2 cup) of nuts in a tall, narrow vessel that fits your immersion blender, and pulse several times until nuts are the desired size. This is the perfect way to chop nuts for recipes or topping desserts!
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Forget making a mess with the blender. Simply add smoothie ingredients to a tall, durable glass jar, blend with the immersion blender in an up-and-down motion until smooth, and you're on your way with a healthy sipper. This is a fun way to help kids (of all ages) get an extra fruit or veggie serving, too!
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Forget gloppy, starchy gravies and sauces! Use this recipe to make an intensely flavored gravy from vegetables, and instead of using your food processor or blender, simply blend the mixture right in the pot you cook it in for easier cleanup.
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- 2 hrs 55 mins
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