Do you really need a 9-in-1 kitchen appliance? If you aren't planning to make massive quantities of nut butter (or other relatively obscure things) regularly, you might actually prefer something less intense.
The Blendtec is a master of mixing. Its powerful motor can handle pretty much anything you throw its way.
Is the Blendtec really as "wild" as it claims?
Whether you're a casual home cook, a smoothie fanatic, or the next Gordon Ramsay, we've got the perfect blender for you.
As tempting as that freakishly powerful motor is, it's difficult to justify the $529 Vitamix over some of the more affordable competitors available.
If you're looking for a blender that can replace a lot of your small appliances without breaking the bank, you can't go wrong with the reasonably priced Ninja Ultima.
This blender is a great budget option that will make smoothies and other simple snacks without complaint. Just don't expect anything extraordinary from it and you won't be disappointed.
Web video of a piece boron steel, from a 2011 Ford Fiesta, in a blender.
If you want a high-end blender that can multitask for you, the Breville may be worth the cost. If you're looking for a basic blender, there are solid options out there for less money.
For simple, travel-size smoothie making, look to the affordable Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Blender, but you'll have to spend more for hard-core food processing.