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Inexpensive Blenders

Our winning midpriced and high-end blenders are excellent—but expensive. Could we get great performance while paying less?

What We Learned

If you have a great blender, it’s easy to whip up smoothies, milkshakes, frozen drinks, sauces, dips, and dressings, and you can even grind nut butters from scratch. You toss in the ingredients, push a button or two, and it’s done—at least in theory. While we’ve found excellent midpriced and high-end blenders, which cost about $200 or more, we wanted to find out if we could match th...

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