You can dunk this hand blender up to eight inches deep into pots and pans to puree and whip, and its non-scratch base is safe for nonstick cookware. Choose from 15 speeds to achieve the texture your dish requires. (Gadget multitask alert: Freeze up your immersion-blended recipes in the Souper Cubes listed above.)
“I use it all of the time—to make quick dips like hummus, to blend soups to creamy perfection, to incorporate vegetables into sauces, and it’s perfect for smoothies too!” Karen Akunowicz, chef and owner at Fox & The Knife in Boston, tells SELF. “ An immersion blender gives you fast and easy results with so much less clean up and stress. No lugging out a food processor or blender. It cuts prep time in half and stores so easily.”
Cleanup is a breeze, too—it takes only seconds to clean whether you wash it by hand or pop it in the dishwasher, Akunowicz says.