blend·​er | \ ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio) \

Definition of blender

: one that blends especially : an electric appliance for grinding or mixing a food blender

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Add all sauce ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "5 Delicious Recipes to Try This Week That Don't Require a Stove," 4 June 2019 One quick buzz in the blender later, and McConnell’s masterpiece was complete. Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics, "This Mad Science Experiment Is the Key to the Perfect Mint Julep," 3 May 2019 Add four cups water and one cup oats (and any other ingredients you like, like dates or vanilla extract) to a blender. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "Here's How to Make Oat Milk," 27 Aug. 2018 Senior Blue Curaçao 11⁄2 oz. pineapple juice 11⁄2 oz. Coco Lopez 11⁄2 oz. coconut water 11⁄2 cups ice Grated nutmeg and pineapple wedge for garnish Directions: Add first 6 ingredients to a blender and blend on high until smooth. Priya Krishna, Marie Claire, "6 Boozy Frozen Drinks You Can Make at Home," 24 May 2017 Kumquat Simple Syrup: Combine 1/3 cup sugar, 1/3 cup hot water, and 3 kumquats, sliced and seeded in a blender. Puree until smooth, then strain through a fine mesh strainer. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Leslie Kirchhoff, Ice Cube Artist, Shares 3 Spring Cocktail Recipes," 14 May 2019 For the dressing, place wine, vinegar, dijon & shallot in a blender; blend until combined; slowly add olive oil, salt & pepper – reserve. Krystyna Chávez, Marie Claire, "9 Easy Kentucky Derby Recipe Ideas You Can Whip Up In No Time," 3 May 2019 These ingredients, along with garlic, are browned in oil, brightened with apple cider vinegar, then pureed in a blender. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Chester Gerl’s versatile, crunchy salsa macha is so much more than a chip dip," 2 Jan. 2019 Working in batches, puree soup in a blender until smooth. Anna Helm Baxter, Country Living, "Savory Pumpkin Soup with Spice Shake," 30 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of blender

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of blender

: an electric kitchen machine that is used to cut food and ice into very small pieces and to make soft foods (such as fruits) into a liquid


blend·​er | \ ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio) \

Kids Definition of blender

: an appliance used to chop, mix, blend, and liquefy

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