Manufacturers brag about speeds and power, but what really makes a good blender? We immersed ourselves in the facts to find out.
What We Learned
We use immersion blenders—also called stick blenders—to puree soups in their pots, eliminating the messy, dicey transfer to and from a blender or food processor. They’re also designed for small blending jobs such as making mayonnaise, salad dressing, pesto, or whipped cream.
The top part of an immersion blender, the handle, houses the controls and motor and trails the electrical ...