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Dec 9, 2006 01:11 AM

no immersion blender- help!

i have soup on the stove, but no immersion blender - I can use my regular blender right? it's a glass jar so it should be able to handle the hot soup...

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  1. I've done it in the blender. Just be careful with the lid because it could pop off with the heat. My FIL has done it in the pot with a handmixer, too.

    1. Before I had an immersion blender I would just take the solids out of the soup with a slotted spoon and put in the blender with a tiny bit of liquid then stir back into soup. Made it less of a hassle than trying to blend everything, but i guess it depends on what you are making.

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      1. re: King of Northern Blvd

        The blender worked - it was a tomato soup (someone posted a link on chowhoud to foodtv...) with carrots and onions and celery...

        Turned out great, but it wouldn't have worked if i had doubled the batch like i had planned. just added the hand blender to my registry :)