So i am still trying to decide on a blender. I am considering the following:
Blendtec HP3A ($400)
Vita-Mix 5200 ($450)
Vita-Mix Vita-Prep 3 ($500)
Vita-Mix Blending Station Advance ($900)
Blendtec Extreme Tom Dickson Edition ($1,000)
I am seeing that they will all do the job when it comes to smoothies. The real test that seems to trip them up is the NUT BUTTER.
Now the way to go for Nut Butter would be the Blendtec Extreme as it has all the power to get it done as well as a container from which it would be easy to scoop out. Problem is that for the money i could get another blender PLUS a MagiMix food processor and still have $$$ left over. Then i could simply make that nut butter in the food processor.
So question is - does it really make any sense to demand from a blender to do a good job on food processor tasks when u can just use a food processor for them ?
Is there something (aside from blending smoothies) a Vita-Mix 5200 can do that a MagiMix 5150 can't ?
Is nut butter better made in a blender or a food processor or using something else altogether ?
thanks in advance for any help !