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.
The pulses that you can eat are the edible, dried seeds of plants in the legume family, such as peas, lentils, edible beans and chickpeas.
But that’s not the type of pulse I am referring to in this article. We are going to have a closer look at the pulse function on blenders and food processors. It turns out, pulsing is actually quite a handy feature to have!
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