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How is Vitamix different from other blenders?

How is Vitamix different from other blenders?

Vitamix works by allowing users to manually control blending speeds, up to a whopping 2 horsepower, to give users the freedom to mix just about anything: cold cocktails, chip dips, cake batter, soups of all kinds… if it blends, the Vitamix can make it. Furthermore, Vitamix can make something hot in a matter of minutes.

Can I use my Vitamix like a food processor?

Can I use my Vitamix as a Food Processor? Yes, you can use your Vitamix to do some food processor tasks. You can do some chopping and mixing, but cannot do any slicing.

Do you have to use liquid in Vitamix?

Just fill it halfway with warm water and a drop or two of dish soap. Then run it on high for 30 seconds. If you have a cleaning cycling on your machine, you can press that button as well. Over time, you may notice that your Vitamix container has become cloudy.

Can a Vitamix shred carrots?

Vitamix blenders are powerful enough to quickly break down large chunks of fruit and veggies, so you don’t have to chop anything smaller than a quarter of an apple. Plus, long, skinny ingredients like carrots and celery can be added whole through the lid while the blender is running.

How do you make mashed potatoes in a Vitamix?

Place the warm milk mixture then the potatoes into the Vitamix container and secure the lid. Select Variable 3 and begin to pulse. Remove the lid plug and insert the tamper, using it to push ingredients down into the blades. Pulse 18-20 times, or until the mixture is smooth (be careful not to over mix, or the potatoes will get gummy and starchy.

How do you peel potatoes in a Vitamix?

Once potatoes are fork tender, strain and peel using a dry kitchen towel or a paring knife. Break the potatoes into small pieces, about 1 inch (2.5cm). In the Vitamix container, add the milk mixture first followed by the potatoes.

What happened to the Vitamix 5000?

Now, as you might remember from the introduction – the Vitamix 5000 is pretty tough to find on the internet. Not only has Vitamix itself stopped producing the blender, other sellers also have switched to selling newer blenders. This really is a shame,since the Vitamix 5000 was one of the best blenders from the early 2000 era.

How do you pulse mashed potatoes in a GE 5200?

To pulse on a 5200 machine, select Variable 3, use the on/off switch to quickly start the machine and shut it off. A simple trick to hold mashed potatoes is to place them in cling wrap and seal them tightly, holding them in a warm place until ready to serve.