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Cleaning a Blender

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There are thorough and quick ways to clean this useful kitchen appliance. This guide is about cleaning a blender.


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May 10, 2017

This is one of the kitchen tools that I hate to clean. It is just hard because I have to dismantle it to be able to properly clean the blades. If I don't remove the body from the base where the blades are attached, I could get a scratch or worst a wound from the blades.

Good thing sometimes I'm too lazy so what I did was put in a drop of dish soap and half a glass of water. Then I put it back on its rack and turned it on. I just let it turn for a minute or two and rinsed it with flowing water. That way I don't have to put my hand inside or destroy my dishwashing foam with its blades.

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November 8, 2010

I used to hate using the blender, it was so hard to clean. One day after making a milkshake, I quickly rinsed it. Next I put some warm water and a squirt of dish washing liquid in it. Turned it on for several seconds, let it suds up, then just needed to rinse it out. It's so easy to get it cleaned that way, I no longer dislike using my blender.

By dwedenoja from New Creek, WV

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November 9, 20100 found this helpful

Good idea. I usually just take my blender apart to wash and make sure all the parts are ultra clean and it's so easy to do. ;-)

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June 1, 2014

Fill your blender halfway with water, then add a drop of dish soap and 1 tablespoon baking soda. Replace the lid and blend.

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July 30, 20040 found this helpful

Washing my blender used to be a dreaded task. Not any longer! Now, I squeeze a little dish soap and warm water in the blender and let it run until it's clean. Then rinse and let dry.

By M. Day, OH

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July 30, 20040 found this helpful

Also, once I was making some bath salts for gifts and you were required to put epsom salts in the blender to make it fine and then you dump into a container and add the essential oils, etc. The salt helps sharpen your blades. You should only put one to two cups in at a time.

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March 25, 20050 found this helpful

How can I get carrot juice stains removed from my white blender lid?


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April 1, 20050 found this helpful

Thank you. I tried the oil, letting it soak for a day. Helped a bit - but then I soaked it in 50/50 bleach water for 2 days and it is almost like new ( which it was).

I think BOTH treatments helped as one hadn't worked without the other.

Again thanks, and this is a wonderful site!

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June 28, 20060 found this helpful

I'm impressed. I just read up on this. Didn't have any vegetable oil though so I tried Sunflower oil and it worked! I'd only used my juicer the once and the carrot stained it - now its clean! Thanks ladies.

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December 30, 20060 found this helpful

did the veg oil thing on our new blender , worked fantastic! thanks .

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November 5, 20070 found this helpful

Thank you!! I thought I had ruined my brother's food processor with carrots, but it came right off with vegetable oil on a paper towel.

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By guest (Guest Post)
December 27, 20070 found this helpful

I used olive oil on a paper towel to get the carrot stains off of my juicer. It works. THANKS!

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By guest (Guest Post)
August 9, 20080 found this helpful

I prepare in advance warm soapy water with bleach in full sink and as soon as am finished immediately dismantle food processor/juicer and soak all immerseable parts--carrot stain is instantly removed--when I waited awhile before soaking even 10-15 minutes, had to scrup vigoriously with old toothbrush to remove stain which was frustrating and time consuming.

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By guest (Guest Post)
December 4, 20080 found this helpful

Tried canola oil and that worked too! Thanx for this great tip.

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By guest (Guest Post)
February 7, 20090 found this helpful

I used veggie oil and the stain was removed INSTANTLY! Thanks

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