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Blending Tips And Techniques - Black & Decker iBLEND BLP5600GM Use And Care Book Manual

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• Cut food into pieces no larger than _-inch for use in the blender.
• When ingredients splatter onto the sides of the jar or the
mixture is very thick, press the OFF/PULSE button to
turn appliance off. Remove the lid and use a rubber
spatula to scrape down the sides of the jar and to
redistribute the food pushing food toward the blades.
Replace the lid and continue blending.
• Appliance should always have cover in place when in
• Do not place blender jar on base when motor is
• The lid cap holds 1/3 cup liquid and can be used when
adding ingredients such as juices, milk, cream and
liquor (E).
• When making bread crumbs, chopping nuts or grinding coffee beans make
sure blender jar is completely dry.
• When using a PULSE function use short bursts. Allow the blades to stop
rotating between pulses. Do not use pulse for more than 2 minutes.
• Use the PULSE button when preparing beverages that include ice cubes; this
helps to produce a smoother texture.
• It is helpful to begin the blending process on the lowest speed and then
increase to a higher speed, if necessary.
• When blending hot ingredients always open
• DO NOT place any of the following in the blender:
Large pieces of frozen foods
Tough foods such as raw turnips, sweet potatoes
and potatoes
Hard salami, pepperoni
Boiling liquids (cool for 5 minutes before placing
in blender jar.)
• Tasks not recommended for the blender:
Whipping cream
Beating egg whites
Mixing dough
Mashing potatoes
Grinding meats
Extracting juice from fruits and vegetables
the lid cap and replace it ajar with the opened
side away from you (F). Cover lid with a cloth
to avoid splattering and only use speed 1. Do
not blend more than 2
to 3 cups at a time.
Stir "1"
Reconstituting frozen juices and drink mixes
Preparing salad dressings
Pureeing hot liquids
Blend "2"
Blending pancake and waffle batter or mixes
Beating eggs for omelets and custards
Making cookie and bread crumbs
Chop "3"
Coarse to fine chopping of nuts
Grinding hard cheeses
Grinding coffee beans
Puree "4"
Baby foods - fruits and vegetables
Protein drinks
Frozen drinks; smoothies
Grinding spices
Ice Crush
For greater control this function operates
As a PULSE function


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