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Tired of chewing on your smoothies and settling for chunky homemade soups that aren’t supposed to be? Traditionally, you’d have to plunk down some serious cash for the kind of professional-quality blender that can completely pulverize the starchiest vegetables, the seediest berries, and the toughest of nuts.
Well, don't look now, but QVC has slashed 29 percent from the price of a top-shelf Vitamix Explorian 48-oz Variable Speed Blender that smashes the competition, according to enthusiastic reviewers. This powerhouse has ten variable speeds that let you prepare anything from an lightly combined salsa to a thoroughly creamy purée with restaurant-level precision. And it’s $142 off! (Okay, actually: look now.)
The speed isn't the only thing that's variable on the Explorian. It takes on the work of 16 other appliances, too: We're looking at you, juicer, food processor, stick blender, hand mixer, ice cream maker, ice crusher, meat grinder, chopper, cheese grater, peanut butter maker, fondue maker, hot soup and sauce maker.
Oh, you want accessories? We got accessories! It includes a 48-oz wet container, 32-oz dry container, tamper (you know, that thing you use to safely push your ingredients down toward the blending blades), and the ‘Whole Grains’ and ‘First Blends’ cookbooks.
Want a creamy smoothie every morning? Want to make big batches of velvety-smooth soup for the winter? Trying your hand at homemade baby food or DIY ice cream? Using a Vitamix means you don’t even have to think about the quality of your results. Just toss in all your ingredients, and this kitchen icon delivers with no fuss and very little muss.
Shoppers who’ve made the switch to Vitamix say there’s no way they’ll ever go back to other brands.
“On first blend, I knew I had a new love in my life,” one fan wrote. “This Vitamix literally does it all. When you turn up the dial to higher speeds you begin to sense the real power this thing has. And it doesn't get louder, just stronger! Smoothies come out SMOOTH.”
“This machine is a workhorse in my kitchen!,” wrote another enthusiastic customer. “Nothing else compares to a Vitamix and that’s the bottom line! I’ve made ice cream, nut butters, smoothies and more!”
The Vitamix Explorian even convinced to consign their mighty Ninja to history. “With my Ninja, I always had fruit/veggie particles that settled to the bottom after making smoothies. This does not happen with my Vitamix. I always get a well blended smoothie right down to the very last gulp! I couldn't be happier!,” they wrote. “I really see the Vitamix difference.”
Not a smoothie lover? It's okay; we forgive you. You’ll still find plenty of reasons to fall in love with the Vitamix. Fans have gushed about making dips, spreads, pancake batter, sauces, and, well, your imagination's the limit.
On the rare day when you’re not using the Vitamix, it fits neatly inside your cabinet waiting for its next blending challenge. But, available in four fetching color accents (Lemon Cream, Very Berry, Pistachio, and Willow Blue), it's pretty enough to serve as eye candy for your kitchen. Still not convinced? Let the folks at QVC drive the point home in their tres-informative demonstration video.
Simply put, the Vitamix Explorian 48-oz Variable Speed Blender is a low-maintenance, high-performance appliance that lives up to its legendary name and will quickly become the most trusted, reliable character in your kitchen — and right now, it’s yours for a steal!
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