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    15 Things That You Can Actually Make In A Blender

    You know, other than margaritas.

    1. Whipped Eggs

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    Don’t sprain your wrist trying to whisk everything together. Instead, toss your eggs and milk into the blender and give them a quick blitz. Make this omelette after you whip.

    2. Hollandaise Sauce

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    Your trusty blender is the key to making a silky smooth sauce in no time flat. Here’s the recipe. And here’s a spiced-up eggs Benedict recipe that’ll show off your new Hollandaise-making skills.

    3. Salad Dressing

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    Whip up a quick carrot-ginger dressing that’s free of preservatives, artificial colors, and other general nastiness. Recipe here.

    4. Guacamole

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    Save your energy and make your guac in the blender. Here’s the recipe that made Chipotle famous.

    5. Chocolate Mousse

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    Using just an egg, some heavy cream, chocolate chips, and your handy dandy blender, you’ll have silky and light chocolate mousse in no time. Here’s the recipe.

    6. Nut Butter

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    Take control over what’s going into your peanut butter by making it yourself. Here's the recipe.

    7. Muffin Batter

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    Ain’t nobody got time to make them from scratch. Thankfully, you can use your blender to speed up the batter-making process. Here’s a recipe that takes less than an hour.

    8. Gluten-Free Pancake Batter

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    These 2-ingredient pancakes can be made even faster with some help from your blender. Just dump everything in and blend until smooth. Here’s the recipe.

    9. Vegan Ice Cream

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    10. Cheese Sauce

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    Believe it or not, the blender is the perfect tool for making gloriously smooth cheese sauce. Use it on steamed veggies or mix with some pasta for mac ‘n cheese, and try to resist the urge to bathe in it (or don’t). Here's a mac 'n cheese recipe for your worries.

    11. Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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    For this 5-ingredient recipe, you simply simmer everything together, then blend. Recipe here.

    12. Salsa

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    Here’s a tequila-infused salsa recipe guaranteed to get the party started.

    13. Crêpe Batter

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    While the blender is sometimes too aggressive for pancake batter (read: tough pancakes), it works perfectly for crêpe batter. Simply add in all of the ingredients and blend. Here’s a basic recipe to get you started.

    14. Slushies

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    Skip the trip to 7-Eleven and make a brain freeze-inducing slushie at home. Add some booze to make this grown-up version.

    15. Powdered Sugar

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    If you find yourself out of powdered sugar and too lazy to go to the store, just add a cup of granulated sugar into the blender, and blend until it reaches the consistency of powdered sugar. Use it in this Red Velvet Puppy Chow recipe.

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