Kitchen Essentials

Thorough and unbiased reviews of, and recommendations for, kitchen essentials such as cookware, juicers, blenders, utensils and much more.

The Pulse Button on a Blender Demystified

Pulse blender button

You may have come across the word pulse in a recipe or in an instructions guidebook for a blender or food processor. While it’s a completely legitimate word, many don’t actually know what the meaning of a pulse button is.

In all honesty, I had never heard of this word either before I became a green smoothie fan several years ago.

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Best High End Blenders (Powerful Machines That Can Blend All Foods)

Powerful high end blenders

Blenders have become common household kitchen essentials in recent years, as blending fruits and vegetables is an easy and simple way to get vital nutrients in without having to spend hours in the kitchen. Drinking nutritious green smoothies on a regular basis can have a big positive impact on your overall health and well-being.

Investing in a blender may be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make in regards to your health. This article looks into the best high end blenders available on the market today. Professional, powerful blenders that can turn all kinds of foods into creamy smoothies, nut butters and delicious soups.

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How to Clean Your Vitamix Container

How to clean Vitamix container

Have you had a Vitamix blender for a while now and you start seeing that cloudy film in your container that just won’t go away? Then this guide into cleaning a Vitamix container will hopefully help you in making it look like brand new again.

Or perhaps you have only recently bought a Vitamix blender and you want to make sure the container stays clean? Make a habit of regularly cleaning it the right way so that nasty stains won’t ever appear.

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Vitamix Containers Explained – Which One Should You Choose?

Vitamix containers explained: dry, wet, classic and low profile

Vitamix containers come in different sizes and styles, so how do you decide which one is right for you? If choosing a blender isn’t challenging enough already, picking the right jar can also be quite confusing!

They range in size from 32 oz to 64 oz. Then there’s also dry and wet containers, not to mention low profile and classic Vitamix containers.

Let’s go through all of these different types of jars and their pros and cons, so you know which one is most suitable for your personal blending adventures.

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Best Blenders for Making Delicious Green Smoothies (2017 Blender Buying Guide)

Best blenders for green smoothies

Blending vegetables and fruits is the perfect way to get your vital nutrients in and improve your overall health. I have been making and drinking green smoothies consistently for many years now and I can honestly say that this lifestyle change has had a massive impact on my health and well-being.

Are you looking to invest in a new quality blender but not sure which one to choose? Read on as I share with you my recommendations for best blenders for green smoothies, based on price/value, durability, performance and ease-of-use.

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Best Ceramic Non-Stick Cookware Sets – Should You Make the Switch?

Best ceramic non stick cookware sets

Ceramic non-stick cookware sets have become more popular in recent years and there are no signs of slowing down with technology evolving at a fast pace.

If you enjoy cooking as much as I do, it’s important to have quality cookware that not only does a good job at preparing food, but should also be safe and easy to clean. While the popularity of ceramic non-stick cookware has been on the rise in recent years, Teflon nonstick cookware has had to deal with a few blows due to health and safety concerns.

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Best Juicers on the Market (2017 Juicer Buying Guide)

Best juicers on the market - a juicer buying guide

Juicing is an easy and fun way to enjoy the many nutrients hidden in fruits and vegetables. Luckily, there are quite a lot of (semi) professional juicers on the market today so we don’t always have to go to a juice shop in town to get our juice fix.

I have created a helpful guide to the best juicers on the market today. Learn more about the differences between centrifugal, masticating and triturating juicers and decide which one is the best juicer for you.

With so many different types of juicers to choose from, hopefully this juicer buying guide will help you in making an informed decision and find a juicer that is not only of decent quality, but is also still within your personal budget.

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