Stamford, CT Food for Thought:
Convenience is King in the Kitchen
“The concept of catering to convenience-oriented needs is by no means new to the housewares industry. However, with the advent of advanced technology, consumers’ expectations of what products should offer have become more demanding, bringing convenience to the forefront of the marketplace,” according to the Summer 2005 issue of Housewares MarketWatch, a trend report from the International Housewares Association in conjunction with NPD Research.
What to Look for When Purchasing a Hand Blender:
Hand blenders (or immersion blenders) continue to meet the growing consumer demand for flexibility in the kitchen. Due to their linear design, hand blenders can easily access deep pots and tall pitchers, extending blending options for the home chef. In addition, they can be conveniently transported to the work station. The Cuisinart Smart Stick® Hand Blender (model no. CSB-76) packs 200 watts of power into one compact unit and can purèe potatoes for a creamy vichyssoise or blend berries for a fresh fruit smoothie. The hand blender also makes a variety of other recipes quicker and simpler to prepare.
The Cuisinart Smart Stick® Hand Blender has an easy-to-use push button control for either continuous or pulse action. It also offers consumers an ergonomically designed grip handle for ease of use, and convenient single-handed operation for more control while blending.
The Cuisinart Smart Stick® Hand Blender comes with a 16-ounce measuring beaker for accurate recipe preparation. The stainless steel shaft is detachable and dishwasher safe. It is available in white (model no. CSB-76), brushed chrome (model no. CSB-76BC) and red (model no. CSB-76R).
Just the Facts:
Suggested Retail Price: $55
Warranty: Limited three-year
Cuisinart, universally known for introducing the food processor in America, is a leader in culinary appliances, professional quality cookware and kitchen accessories. The company’s cutting edge reputation can be seen on numerous fronts, from industry-first products and design awards to sponsorships of culinary events and TV cooking shows. Cuisinart manufactures a full range of products under the tagline, “Savor the Good Life®.” These products include cookware, countertop cooking appliances, hand blenders, hand mixers and coffeemakers, as well as food processors, toasters and toaster ovens, ice cream makers and waffle makers. Cuisinart’s website is www.cuisinart.com.