Kitchen tips : These 8 things you should never put in a blender

We often use blender in versatile kitchen tasks from preparing smoothies, curry paste, purees, etc. blending spices many more.You should use this electrical appliance with proper care and precaution otherwise accident may occur any time.Here list of important kitchen tips on these 8 things you should never put in a blender.8 things you should never put in a blender

 

These 8 things you should never put in a blender

Before using blender in future must remember these 8 things you should never put in a blender.

 

Your fingers

Never,ever put your fingers inside a blender while it is plugged in because it is a disaster. If unfortunately blender starts rotating you may loose your finger.never put finger inside blender
 
 
Though most blenders have an automatic safety function which prevents blending while lid open, but there’s always risk of lock malfunction or electronic failure, so don’t take the risk.
 
 
 

Thick & gooey foods

Never put thick and gooey foods such as potatoes , dough in your blender because foods that are too thick will cause the blender to work harder and overheat. This will just burn out the device, may increase the risk of a fire or electrical hazards.

never put thick and gooey food in blender

If you are thinking to get mashed potatoes by blending instead, you’ll end up with a starchy potato paste.

Same way you can’t mix dough properly and creates problem for baking or whatever you’re trying to make.

Instead of using a blender you should use stand or hand mixer.

 

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Frozen foods

If you love fruit smoothie? then blender is the best appliance to prepare it within a minute.Here is a thing you have to cautious about , never use extremely hard frozen foods in blender,

frozen fruits may break blender blade

because it can break the blender container, sometimes blades may crack or break also the smoothie is not thoroughly blended a few random chunks of fruits present in your smoothie.

To be in safe side just thaw the frozen fruits for some time, before blending them into a smoothie.

 

 

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Dried Fruit

 

If you want to use dried fruits on your dish then don’t add them directly in the blender, because it’s leathery exterior and sticky insides, it can easily get stuck to the blades and render them useless . 

never put dried fruits in blender

To get the best result just mince the dried fruits by hand or soak them in warm water to soften before blending.

 

 

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Ice cubes

 

Ice cubes just like rock solid frozen foods are very difficult to break for a normal blender. If you go ahead blending ice cubes without following any instructions you may end up breaking the blades or breaking the pitcher.

never put ice cubes inside blender

Before using it you must read the manual instructions to be sure of whether your blender is suitable to crush or chop ice.

 
 
 

Bones

 

You should never put bones into a blender because some larger bones including chicken, goat and pork may dull or break the blade and sometimes it may damages the container but for smaller bones, like those of fish, may cause the blender jam.

never put bones inside blender

If you still want to blend fish safely, just remove the larger bones and make sure there is plenty of liquid in blender to keep moving blending blades.

 
 
 

To reduce odor from these strong smelling foods either you can cook these foods before blending or blend them in small amounts along with other foods.

 

Hot liquids

 

If want to use hot liquids in your dish then never put in a blender directly because steam from the hot liquids can build up inside the blender, potentially it creates enough pressure to blow the lid off the top and may burn anyone nearby.

never put extremely hot liquide in blender

Whenever you’re working with extremely hot liquids, you should always exercise quite a bit of precaution. If possible, allow hot liquids to cool down before you start blending. You can always reheat it after you’re done.

 

Kitchen tips : These 8 things you should never put in a blender

things you should never put in a blender

If you are using blender as your cooking appliance, then you have to remember these 8 things you should never put in a blender.

Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost 200

Materials

  • Gooey Foods
  • Frozen foods
  • Dried fruits
  • Ice cubes
  • Strong smelling foods
  • Hot liquids
  • Fish or chicken bones

Tools

  • Blender

Instructions

These 8 things you should never put in a blender

  1. Never ever put your fingers inside a blender when it is plugged in, If unfortunately blender starts rotating you may loose your finger.
  2. Never put thick and gooey foods such as potatoes , dough in your blender this will cause the blender to work harder and overheat.
  3. This will just burn out the device, may increase the risk of a fire or electrical hazards.
  4. Never use extremely hard frozen foods in a blender without thaw them first for sometimes, because it can break the blender container, and blades sometimes a few random chunks of fruits present in your smoothie.
  5. If you want to use dried fruits on your dish then don't add them directly in the blender, because it's leathery exterior and sticky insides, it can easily get stuck to the blades and render them useless . 
  6. If you go ahead blending rock solid ice cubes without following any instructions you may end up breaking the blades or breaking the pitcher.
  7. You should not put any bones from chicken, goat and pork or fish inside a blender because this may dull or break the blade , jam the blender and sometimes it damages the container.
  8. You should not use any strong smelling or spicy foods like garlic, ginger and dried red chili, peppers alone inside blender, because it leaves consistent odor and spice behind it, which easily transfer to next blending thing.
  9. Don't put extremely hot liquid inside the blender before cool down for sometimes because steam from the hot liquids creates enough pressure to blow the lid off the top and may burn anyone nearby.

Notes

Blender Using Note

  • Always read instructructions throughly before using any appliances, to know about what are they capable of or what are not.

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