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There are so many kitchen appliances on the market today; microwaves, blenders, pressure cookers, instant cookers, slow cookers, toasters, coffee makers, etc. Each one of these small appliances is designed to help bring ease to the cooking world. Some of them are very useful while others take up space in your kitchen collecting dust.

The Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender is a compact appliance that was designed with the consumer in mind. This is an immersion blender that reaches into pots, cups, and bowls to blend substances ranging from ice-cold smoothies to piping hot sauces or soups. Don’t worry about burns or making messes while pouring the liquid in and out of a blender anymore! Expect your clean up time to be cut in half when using this hand blender instead of a stand blender. With this product, you only have to clean the stainless steel shaft as opposed to a stand blender which requires you to clean at least 4 different items. The best part about that? It takes up less space in the dishwasher which means you can fit more dishes in to be cleaned! On top of being a very compact appliance, the fact that it comes in all different colors means that it can match any kitchen decor.

What can this product do?

Use this product to make a wide array of dishes.

  • Tomato sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Mayonnaise
  • Soup
  • Milkshakes and smoothies
  • Pesto
  • Baby food
  • Salsa
  • Hollandaise sauce
  • Salad dressings
  • Lattes
  • You can also use this hand blender to mix pancake, crepe or cake mix.

How versatile is that?

Safety Features

This hand blender is equipped with a blade guard and safety mechanism. In order to operate this product, the safety mechanism and the high/low button must be engaged at the same time. Typically, this requires two hands to be on the hand-grip in order to activate the blades. This makes sure that your fingers won’t get blended!

Other Features

The plastic housing on this blender comes in a variety of colors; brushed chrome, metallic charcoal, metallic red, pink, red, silver, and white. Inside the housing is a quiet 200-watt, 2-speed motor that is, strong enough to accommodate all of your blending needs. The shaft and blades are made of stainless steel, they easily detach from the housing and are dishwasher safe for easy cleanup. The blade guard doesn’t have a smooth bottom, it is fashioned with a “wavy” design, just above it are long, narrow holes. This design creates a steady flow of liquid making blending quick.


Comes in multiple colors, strong motor with a high and low blending option, lightweight, dishwasher safe, portable, various safety features, quiet, stainless steel shaft, affordable.


Must use two hands to operate, not cordless.

Overall Verdict

If you’re looking for an affordable way to blend your hot soups without having to worry about messes or burns, then you should invest in an immersion blender. This portable appliance is easy to use, won’t take up a lot of space in your kitchen cabinet, and is designed with safety in mind.