BUYING GUIDE The best personal and traditional blenders for smoothies, ice, protein shakes, baby food, and more.
BUYING GUIDE These are the best stand mixers from top brands like KitchenAid, Cuisinart, and Hamilton Beach with paddle attachments, dough hooks, and more.
BUYING GUIDE These are the best food processors from top brands like Ninja, Cuisinart, and Hamilton Beach, reviewed for grating, pureeing, and slicing.
REVIEW The Ninja BL610 Professional Blender is a powerful blender for crushed ice, smoothies, and more, all for an impressively low price.
REVIEW The KitchenAid 5-Speed Diamond Blender features Intelli-Speed motor control and a sturdy design, but it's not the most versatile model we reviewed.
REVIEW The Oster Planetary stand mixer is one of the smaller units we reviewed, but it still stood out for its powerful kneading and 12-speed control.
REVIEW The Cuisinart Precision Master 5.5-Quart Stand Mixer is a kitchen workhorse that can blend, whip and knead with the best mixers on the market.
REVIEW The KitchenAid Classic Plus mixer performs as well, if not better, than mixers with more powerful motors, larger bowls and more features.
REVIEW The NutriBullet 600 is a classic for a reason. This is a great compact blender for personal use, but will struggle with larger tasks.
REVIEW The Cuisinart Hurricane is remarkably easy to use, with preset buttons for smoothies and soups, 10 speed settings and a 64-ounce jar.
The KitchenAid Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer gives you everything you want in a mixer – a powerful motor, big stainless-steel bowl and solid results.
REVIEW The Nutri Ninja Blendmax Duo crushes ice to blended drink perfection and makes really smooth smoothies.
REVIEW The Cuisinart Elite 14-Cup FP-14DCN is a high-performance food processor designed to handle a wide range of foods.
REVIEW The Cuisinart Custom food processor's simple design and adjustable blades allow you to achieve varying levels of thickness or fineness when processing food.
REVIEW The Ninja Precision Processor NN310 can create spiral-shape noodles for vegan or vegetarian dishes, and it chops veggies well.
REVIEW The KitchenAid 14-Cup KFP1466ER is a durable food processor that slices and shreds beautifully, and comes with useful accessories in a storage case.
REVIEW The Breville Sous Chef BFP800XL is among the most powerful of the food processors we reviewed. It was fully capable of reducing every type of food we tested it on.
REVIEW The Hamilton Beach 8-Cup 70740 food processor packs a powerful punch, whipping through food preparation tasks quickly.
REVIEW The Sunbeam Mixmaster, which is decidedly less expensive than the other stand mixers we reviewed, but it's not up to heavy-duty kitchen tasks.
REVIEW The modestly priced Hamilton Beach 6-Speed Stand Mixer is a good general use electric mixer that can handle most kitchen tasks.