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How do I process raw vegetables?

Process in small batches.
Cut food into small pieces and drop in container
Cover with cool water
Use the High speed and pulse? shake or stir often
Drain

What is the container made of?

Styrene or glass

Are there recipes available?

Yes.

Can I change the motor clutch?

No. Internal parts (for your safety) are not available. Please contact Customer Service for further assistance.

Why does the container carry an odor?

Depending on the type of ingredient‚ an odor may linger within the container; simply store the container without the lid. Helpful Hint: Rinse the container with a little diluted bleach and water solution.

What would make the motor smoke?

A smoking motor is usually caused from a binding between the cutting unit clutch and the clutch on the top housing‚ which connects to the motor. The unit should be allowed to cool down first. Then check the cutting unit to see if the blades on the c

What are the different options or speeds for?

The speeds give flexibility in the amount of power allowed from the motor to satisfy a variety of blending applications.
Helpful Hint:
Our Home Economist says that she uses High and Pulse for almost everything.
Replacement parts can be purc

Can I chop dry ingredients in my blender?

Yes. Always process in small batches and Pulse on and off (limiting run time) until mixture is at its desired texture.
Helpful Hint: Stop and shake or stir container often.

Are containers and cutting units dishwasher safe?

The glass jar is top rack dishwasher safe. Dishwasher use may‚ however‚ cause the plastic container to cloud. This is normal.
Helpful Hint: While the container is dishwasher safe‚ for best long-term use and care you should hand wash

What are the different options or speeds for?

The different options or speeds give flexibility in the amount of power allowed from the motor to satisfy a variety of blending applications.
Helpful Hint: Our Home Economist says that she uses High and Pulse for almost everything.

Can't understand instruction manual?

If you find the instructions in the manual confusing our Customer Service Representatives will be more than glad to help you. Call 1-800-267-2826. Make sure you have your model number.

Are containers and cutting units dishwasher safe?

The glass jar is top rack dishwasher safe. Dishwasher use may‚ however‚ cause the plastic container to cloud. This is normal.

Can I crush ice in my blender‚ even if I don't have the ice crush feature?

Yes. Always cover ice with a liquid and process in small batches‚ using the highest speed available‚ and pulse until satisfied with texture.

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