Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender, SBC-1000 : Innovative Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender cooks, simmers and even boils homemade soup ingredients and, with a touch of a button, speedily blends the hot soup to a smooth, delectable consistency. The powerful 900-watt soup maker also whips up amazing smoothies, frozen cocktails, sauces and desserts. Thermal shock-resistant glass, wide-mouth blender jar holds up to 48 oz. of hot liquids and 56 oz. of cold liquids. You'll save time with the ability to blend and cook, crush ice and chop fresh herbs and spices in this all-around Cuisinart soup maker that doubles as a workhorse blender. Simply saute garlic, onions and herbs on the jar's nonstick heating plate, add liquid and other favorite soup ingredients before you blend and keep soup at the perfect serving temperature. Or, combine ice and iced drink fixings and select from four blending speeds, plus pulse and stir. Tight-fit press-on lid offers a removable 3-oz. measuring cup for adding ingredients at any time. For fast and simple cleanup, just add water, a drop of dishwasher liquid and blend, or place on top rack of the dishwasher. The Cuisinart name is synonymous with leading-edge kitchenware for both professional and home chefs. Julia Child and James Beard were among the first renowned chefs to applaud the Cuisinart revolutionary food processor introduced to America in 1973. Today Cuisinart offers an impressive line of countertop and hand-held appliances, cookware, bakeware and specialty products. Discover the performance and convenience of the Cuisinart soup maker and blender for your kitchen. Product Features Cuisinart Soup Maker's nonstick heating plate sautes ingredients, plus heats soup from simmer to a boil 900-watt soup maker also whips up delectable icy drinks, smoothies, sauces and more Thermal shock-resistant borosilicate glass blender jar handles sudden temperature changes with ease Blender jar holds up to 48 oz. of hot liquids and 56 oz. of cold liquids Internal heater ensures soups and sauces are kept at optimum temperature Electronic touchpad controls offer four blending speeds, pluse and stir Stir function allows adding ingredients at low speeds any time during the cooking cycle or in standby mode High, medium and low heat settings adjust to activate heating Razor-sharp blades quickly chop or mince foods Blender jar offers a wide-mouth design with hot and cold markings Tight-fit press-on lid with opening allows steam to escape when heating Lid offers a removable 3-oz. measuring cup for adding ingredients any time LED 30-minute countdown timer is easy to read Integrated easy-clean heating plate and easy-clean nonstick interior Slip-proof feet steady the soup maker during use and protect countertops All parts that come in contact with food are BPA-free Top-rack dishwasher safe Limited 3-year warranty Includes Heavy-duty cleaning brush Instruction manual with 54 recipes for dressings and sauces, beverages, breakfast and brunch, soups, starters and desserts
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
I had been looking for a soup/blender for more than 3-years and just could never decide on one. Well, I hit the jackpot with the cuisinart soup maker and blender. It is everything they said it would be and more. It makes great soup, it's easy to clean, and i use it for smoothies everyday. I love it so much that I told my sister about it and she will be purchasing one. It make life easy in the kitchen! I was really surprised by the mini cookbook that came with my purchase. I have tried some of the recipies and they are super easy, and good! I would recommend this to anyone. For anyone looking to eat healtheir, this is a dream made in heaven!!
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Review 2 for Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender, SBC-1000
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Self-proclaimed Gourmet
My companion brought the Health Master a two years ago and was very unhappy with it. She gave it to me, and shortly thereafter the motor burned out "$250.00+ S&H gone. She order the Cuisinart we made a vegetarian soup that was fabulous and I immediately ordered one for myself. We bought have begun making "GREEN DRINKS" and feel so much better. The price was unbelievable for such a powerful machine. THANKS
My Favorite Brandlemon, lime, celery, carrots, greens, ginger, garkic
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Review 3 for Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender, SBC-1000
I am elated. The Cuisinart Soup Maker has arrived in the USA. Thank you Chef's catalog. For 2 years I have envied the European cooks who had this superb piece of equipment. Now I have mine. I have tried 2 of the book recipes now I am off using my own favourites. Easy fresh soup with minimum of effort. Every coook should have one!
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Review 4 for Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender, SBC-1000
This is a wonderful product. It heats rapidly for quick cooking and has a powerful blender. There are recipes included, but I just made potato soup from an on-line recipe that tasted great. I can now make soup after work during the week which I never had time for previously. You do need to slice the vegetables, but that's all the work involved. No more messy pots to clean, just add water, heat, add a few drops of dish-washing liquid, blend and rinse.
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Review 5 for Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender, SBC-1000
This is the easiest appliance to use. It's great when you don't want to make soup for a crowd, it's just enough for 4 with some left over. It comes with a recipe book, but with some adjustments you can use your own recipe. It comes out pefect every time. I waited for Chefs to carry this for a while and I am so glad I bought it. Just wouldn't be without it. Two of my neighbors loved it so much, they purchased one for their family! It's a very cool item, you won't be sorry, it's a keeper!
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Review 6 for Cuisinart Soup Maker and Blender, SBC-1000
PostedAugust 1, 2011
fromLopez Island, WA
I needed a replacement for my old blender and thought the idea of a blender/soupmaker would do the job of two appliances. I never got to use the soupmaker function before I returned it, but it doesn't work well as a blender. The glass jar is heavy and the base is quite wide. It was a challenge getting the base screwed on. The shape of the jar was not good for blending-unblended food remained around the bottom and wasn't pushed up in the jar. A little brush was provided for cleaning around the blades, but the piece can't be submerged in water due to the additional soupmaker parts. After two weeks of use, my husband noticed a crack had developed in the plastic base. I returned the soupmaker and ordered a Vitamix blender instead. IIt's made in the USA, has a one-piece polycarbonate jar, and is backed by a 7 yr warranty. You definately get what you pay for!