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Stick to manufacturing sandwich makers please!!

Advantages: Nice design and colour
Disadvantages: The first one stopped working and the second didn't work at all!!

I was given this hand blender last Christmas by my aunt, she gives good presents and is very good at giving her choice of gifts some thought to match the present to the recipient as perfectly as possible. She's brilliant because you don't even have to dr ...

alliewallie 22.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Breville VHB112

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Chop Chop

Advantages: Tri-blade system, includes a chopper and a beaker, great price, ergonomic
Disadvantages: None for me

When my trusty old hand blender died on me a few months ago in the middle of cooking I was in a bit of a flap, with a large family meal to prepare for the same evening my organisation had luckily granted me a few hours to pop to the local large supermark ...

carlz2001 19.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Kenwood HB681

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Diamond review  Smoothies and soup in minutes!

Advantages: Easy,quick and mess free. Great for smoothies or soup. Easy to clean. Appearance. Sale price.
Disadvantages: A little bit noisy. Full price. Instructions are not very clear in parts. Not the smallest machine

Kenwood Smoothie Maker (silver) SB266 I bought this smoothie maker in the Debenhams sale last year (May 2012); I also had a code so it was only £18! I have had this product for a while and I have used it for smoothies but recently I have been using it to ...

labellavita1992 16.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Kenwood SB266

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Two Out of Three Ain't Bad

Advantages: Blender and chopper are efficient, easy to store
Disadvantages: Only two speeds, whisk isn't very good, size - this isn't any suitable for a large family

I must admit I have come to a lot of small kitchen appliances late in life. Although I learned how to bake from my grandma as a child and continued to learn about cookery at school I never used gadgets to help the process along. So if I wanted whipped cre ...

rosebud2001 08.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Breville VHB014 Handblender/Black

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Get on with dinner - chop chop!

Advantages: chops as well as blends, the way the cable is held out the way, comfy to hold and press the button
Disadvantages: I'd personally prefer some sort of lid while blending in the beaker.

I make a lot of home made soup, and I managed to burn out my last stick blender after a couple of years use when a plastic part perished and some liquid worked up into the bit where the stick connects to the motor. I had grown used to my stick blender, so ...

cha97michelle 17.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Kenwood HB 645

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