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Post  camprn on 9/9/2011, 8:39 pm


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Post  boffer on 9/9/2011, 9:27 pm

Oh bummers, the jars don't fit my blender. Darn, I liked the idea.
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Post  Goosegirl on 9/9/2011, 10:05 pm

That is such a cool tip - mine fits the small mouth jars!

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Post  milaneyjane on 9/10/2011, 5:20 pm

Oooh! I will have to try it! I just broke my small coffee/spice grinder this past week.
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Post  squaredeal on 9/10/2011, 10:51 pm

I have a Waring blender and standard size jars don't fit (my blender is too big). Nor the Magic Bullet. Darn!
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Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 9/10/2011, 11:16 pm

Also, some immersion blenders have an accessory jar and blade for chopping things like herbs or a handful of garlic cloves. I use mine (a Kitchenaid KHB) a lot when making pesto and such. Oh, and BTW, here's how I peel garlic cloves quickly and easily: http://www.thekitchn.com/thekitchn/tips-techniques/how-to-peel-garlic-quickly-and-easily-044659 Nonna

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Post  pattipan on 9/10/2011, 11:30 pm

Been doing this for years!

I have a 30+ year old Sears CounterCraft blender. It's really a Hamilton Beach in a Sears package. The only thing I've had to replace is the gaskets, although I did buy a second blade as well just to have on hand. I can still buy the parts.

This CounterCraft blender came with two different size plastic jars with lids and I discovered one day that I could use canning lids on them...so I just thought I would try blending some salad dressing in a pint jar once and it worked fine. Nothing in the instruction booklet about it at all, just decided to try it. And yes, I still have the instruction booklet too!

One word of caution about using closed containers. Make sure you never fill it more than 1/2 to 2/3 full, especially if you are blending something that expands or is hot.

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Post  boog1 on 4/30/2012, 12:53 am

It's 10 minutes till 1in the morning I have restrain myself from tryin this fer fear of wakin wifee up she's got a vita mix Rolling Eyes
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Post  givvmistamps on 4/30/2012, 1:17 am

@boog1 wrote:It's 10 minutes till 1in the morning I have restrain myself from tryin this fer fear of wakin wifee up she's got a vita mix Rolling Eyes

lol! If I had a blender I'd be having to restrain myself, too! Now I know I'll have to take a jar with me when I shop for a blender just so I'll be able to buy one that will work.
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Post  Pepper on 4/30/2012, 8:17 am

Camprn thanks this is super neet It works with my blender



Thanks also to givvmistamps andboog1 for 'refreshing' this post
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Post  walshevak on 4/30/2012, 9:47 am

@pattipan wrote:Been doing this for years!

I have a 30+ year old Sears CounterCraft blender. It's really a Hamilton Beach in a Sears package. The only thing I've had to replace is the gaskets, although I did buy a second blade as well just to have on hand. I can still buy the parts.

This CounterCraft blender came with two different size plastic jars with lids and I discovered one day that I could use canning lids on them...so I just thought I would try blending some salad dressing in a pint jar once and it worked fine. Nothing in the instruction booklet about it at all, just decided to try it. And yes, I still have the instruction booklet too!

One word of caution about using closed containers. Make sure you never fill it more than 1/2 to 2/3 full, especially if you are blending something that expands or is hot.

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I have the Hamilton Beach model and have used it for blending salad dressings for years.

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Post  GWN on 4/30/2012, 10:57 am

If I had a blender I'd be having to restrain myself, too! Now I know I'll have to take a jar with me when I shop for a blender just so I'll be able to buy one that will work.
ME TOO.
I was just thinking the same thing when I saw this thread....
I have lately been in the market for a blender.
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Post  walshevak on 4/30/2012, 12:22 pm

All you new parents out there, think baby food in 1/2 pint jars.

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Post  boog1 on 5/1/2012, 11:01 am

Scrap the vita mix idea the. Blades don't detach from the bottom of the plastic thing. Bummer Sad Sad
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Post  rebeccalizzie on 5/1/2012, 12:09 pm

A wide mouthed pint jar fits my Kitchenaid blender but the blades just touch the edge of the jar, they can't spin without scratching the jar. I guess I need to buy a dozen quart sized large mouth jars just so I can do this...I wish they sold canning jars individually!
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Post  quiltbea on 5/1/2012, 12:17 pm

Love the idea. Too bad I don't have any canning jars to try it.
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Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 5/1/2012, 12:48 pm

QuiltBea and Rebecca: Look at a local thrift shop, like Goodwill. They usually have canning jars, even old ones, which you can buy one at a time, or a whole box full. My track record with Ball jars is bettern than with the kerrs, but YMMV. Good luck.

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