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Blender

A blender is one of the most versatile kitchen tools in my arsenal. I use my high speed blender, immersion blender, and food processor to to make everything from smoothies and soups to hummus, nut butters, and pie dough. You can’t beat the smooth texture that a high speed blender will give to soups and homemade sauces.

  • basil pesto recipe, in a glass jar

    Basil Pesto Recipe

    My basil pesto recipe is classic, fool proof, and mouthwateringly delicious. I show you how to make authentic pesto Genovese at home, step by step.…

  • bright green pesto in a food processor

    How to Keep Pesto Green!

    Everybody loves pesto, but nobody loves brown pesto! I’ll show you how to keep your pesto vibrant green, with one simple ingredient (no fussy blanching needed!)…

  • making homemade aioli

    30-Second Aioli Recipe

    My homemade aioli is thick, rich, and super garlicky ~ and you can make it in 30 seconds! (Seriously, your friends will think you went to culinary school.)…

  • How to Make Vegan Mayonnaise

    Make thick and creamy plant based vegan mayonnaise in seconds with an immersion blender and just 5 common ingredients!…

  • sipping a lemon ginger smoothie

    Lemon Ginger Smoothie

    My lemon ginger smoothie enlists the powerful properties of fresh lemon, ginger, yogurt, and honey for a healthy breakfast that helps fight anything winter can throw at you, from dry skin…

  • pouring creamy lemonade over ice

    Creamy Lemonade ~ better than TikTok’s!

    Creamy lemonade is an epic refresher made with zingy lemons and a touch of sweet cream whipped up right in your blender (no sweetened condensed milk in my uber fresh recipe)…

  • Bloody Mary Gazpacho with lime wedges and garnishes

    Bloody Mary Gazpacho

    My Bloody Mary Gazpacho recipe is a is a clever mash-up of your favorite brunch cocktail and a refreshing chilled tomato soup ~ now you can sip a zesty Bloody Mary out of…

  • Authentic Caesar Dressing in 30 Seconds --- this creamy, rich salad dressing comes together almost instantly using your immersion blender...it's a real game changer!

    30 Second Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

    30 Second Caesar Salad Dressing comes together almost instantly…it’s a real game changer! The creamy dressing can be used on salads, as a sandwich or burger spread, or as a dip…

  • Lightly steamed asapragus with 30-second Hollandaise sauce

    30 Second Hollandaise Sauce

    This 30 Second Hollandaise Sauce recipe is made quick and creamy with your immersion blender — no cutting corners, either, this is the authentic stuff! Slather it on Eggs Benedict, asparagus,…

  • blackberry Moscato slushies in mason jars with frozen berries

    Blackberry Moscato Slushies

    Blackberry Moscato Slushies ~ I couldn’t let summer slink away without one for the road, and this easy frozen wine cocktail is just the thing for an end of season toast.…

  • Tso glasses of Frozen Mint Lemonade (Limonana)

    Frozen Mint Lemonade (Limonana)

    Frozen Mint Lemonade (Limonana) ~ a slushy, minty, Middle Eastern version of lemonade that is honestly the most refreshing drink I have ever had in my life.…

  • A bowl of Spanish Chilled Almond Soup with droplets of olive oil, toasted almonds, and fresh mint leaves

    Spanish Almond Soup “ajo blanco”

    Spanish Almond Soup ~ aka ajo blanco, or white gazpacho, is a cool and creamy chilled soup without a speck of dairy ~ it’s wonderfully refreshing and unexpectedly delicious!…

  • Fresh Asparagus Blender Soup

    I make this Fresh Asparagus Soup so easily in the blender. There’s no long cooking involved so this healthy soup stays bright and flavorful (all the vitamins remain right in the…

  • Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

    Today I’m making Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho ~ I look forward to making this chilled raw soup from Spain every summer, and this year I’ve changed it up with some gorgeous multi-colored…

  • Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lime

    Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lime

    Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lime ~ this simple soup is like a burst of sunshine, with a bright flavor and a cheering color ~ that extra dose of beta carotene…

  • fresh tomato gazpacho in small glasses

    Easy Tomato Gazpacho Recipe

    Easy Tomato Gazpacho Recipe ~ everybody needs to know how to make themselves a classic cooling gazpacho when the temperatures soar. This simple chilled Spanish soup is the ultimate refresher.…

  • The Dirty Mojito Slushie

    The Dirty Mojito Slushie ~ A fun frozen cocktail made with fresh lime juice, a touch of sugar, fresh mint, and earthy dark rum.…

  • The Hummer Cocktail

    The Hummer Cocktail is a mid-century ice cream cocktail made with coffee ice cream, rum, and Kahlua…you’ll either love me or hate me for this irresistible concoction, it’s a seriously delicious adult…

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