INSTRUCTION/ RECIPE BOOKLET Smart Stick Hand Blender CSB-77A For your safety and continued enjoyment of this product, always read the instruction book carefully before using.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using an electrical appliance, basic safety precautions should always be followed including the following: 1. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. 2. To protect against electrical shock, do not put the motor body,cord or electrical plug of this hand blender in water or other liquid. The detachable blending shaft of this appliance has been designed for immersion into water or other liquids. Never submerge any other portion of this unit. If hand blender falls into liquid, remove immediately.
14. The use of attachments or accessories not recommended by Cuisinart may cause fire, electrical shock, or risk of injury. 15. Do not use outdoors, or use for other than intended use. 16. Do not let any cord hang over the edge of the table or counter. Do not let cord contact hot surfaces, including stovetop. 17. Make sure the appliance is off, the motor has stopped completely, and the appliance is unplugged from outlet before putting on or taking off attachments, and before cleaning. 18.
INTRODUCTION This Cuisinart® Smart Stick Hand Blender is designed to handle a variety of basic tasks, like blending, mixing, chopping, grinding, whipping, pureeing – even processing bread crumbs – to give you time for more creative culinary undertakings! Elegant brushed stainless steel houses a powerful motor, and the handy “stick” design lets you blend in a pot, bowl, or pitcher. Operation is easy and cleanup is quick.
7. Chopper/Grinder Attachment: Chop, mince and grind with the Cuisinart® Chopper/Grinder attachment. Chopper/Grinder attaches to the blender motor body in place of the blender shaft or whisk attachment. 8. Mixing Beaker: 2-cup mixing beaker is microwave- and dishwasher safe. Use this container to blend drinks, shakes, salad dressings and more. Designed for easy gripping and drip-free pouring. TIPS AND HINTS 1. Liquid should come within an inch of where the shaft attaches to the motor housing. 2.
motion right in the saucepan. You can quickly change your soup into a thick and creamy blend. 17. If you are making a dip or spread, it is not necessary to process completely into a smooth purée; leave some texture for interest. 18. When making compound butters, remove the butter from the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature before blending the ingredients. 19. The hand blender is perfect for frothing milk for cappuccino or lattes. 20. Use the hand blender to make smooth gravies and pan sauces.
Whisk Attachment Comfort Handle Cord Wrap Detachable Gearbox On/Off Button Motor Body Housing Chopper/ Grinder Cover Chopper/Grinder Attachment Detachable Blending Shaft Blade Guard Stainless Steel Blending Blade 7
ASSEMBLY BLENDING ATTACHMENT 1. Align the motor body with the blending attachment and slide the pieces together until you hear and feel the pieces click together. It may be helpful to press the release button when assembling. CHOPPER/GRINDER ATTACHMENT J A. Chopper/Grinder Prep Bowl H I B E G A C F D B. Cover Slots (3) for Attaching Cover C. Metal Blade Assembly Shaft D. Rubber Feet E. Blade Assembly F. Blade Ring G. Plastic Blade Sheath H. Chopper/Grinder Cover I. Lift Tabs J.
REVERSIBLE BLADE The Cuisinart® Smart Stick Hand Blender chopper/grinder attachment is equipped with a reversible blade. This blade is sharp on one side and blunt on the other. The blade is attached to a plastic ring which slides over the blade assembly shaft, so it can be easily turned over to select the appropriate blade. A guide for proper blade selection follows in the section, Frequent Uses for Chopper/Grinder (page 15.) Before you process any food, assemble the parts. 1.
There are notches (C) on opposite sides of the interior of the hub. These fit over ridges on the sides of the plastic blade sheath. C. NOTCH Pick up the blade ring by its hub holding ribs (grips) and line up the notches in the interior of the blade ring hub with the ridges on the sides of the plastic blade sheath. Let the blade ring slide down to the bottom of the plastic blade sheath. The lower blade should almost touch the bottom of the prep bowl. Lift the prep bowl, holding it firmly from the bottom.
4. 4b. 4a. Inside View of Chopper/Grinder Cover Inside View of Prep Bowl 5. Plug the power cord of the Smart Stick Hand Blender into an electrical outlet. 6. Place one hand on the cover of the chopper/grinder attachment, while gripping the Smart Stick Hand Blender motor body handle with the other. Press the ON/OFF button with your fingers to start the motor and run the chopper/grinder. To turn the unit off, remove your fingers from the ON/OFF button. 7.
OPERATION BLENDING Blending & Mixing The specially designed blade is for mixing and stirring all kinds of foods, including salad dressings, powdered drink products, and sauces. It is ideal for combining dry ingredients, and can be used to emulsify mayonnaise, too. This blade mixes and stirs while adding only a minimum of air to your mixture. A gentle up-and-down motion is all you need to make the most flavourful, full-bodied liquid recipes.
2. Place food in the prep bowl. Be sure the food is cut in small pieces, and the bowl is not overloaded. 3. Place the chopper/grinder cover on top of the prep bowl. Be sure the cover is properly seated. 4. Press the ON/OFF button on the Smart Stick Hand Blender. 5. Do not operate the chopper/grinder attachment for longer than 15 seconds at a time. Note: Due to the powerful motor provided with this unit, Cuisinart recommends using one hand to support the chopper/grinder during operation. 6.
Wipe the underside of the chopper/grinder cover with a sponge or damp cloth to remove any food. Do not submerge the cover in water or place in the dishwasher. Wash the blade carefully. Avoid leaving it in soapy water where it may disappear from sight. If you have a dishwasher, you can wash the prep bowl blade assembly on the upper shelf. Insert the Prep Bowl upside down. Put the blade in the cutlery basket. Unload the dishwasher carefully to avoid contact with the sharp blade.
FREQUENT USES FOR CHOPPER GRINDER Ingredient Comments Baby foods (always consult paediatrician or family physician for appropriate food recommendations) Place small amounts of cooked foods into chopper/grinder bowl. Add small amount of appropriate liquid. Use pulse action to chop, then continuous-hold action to blend. Bread crumbs – fresh or dry (day old) Pulse to chop, then process until desired consistency is reached. Hard Cheese (Asiago, Locatelli, Parmesan, Romano, etc.
SMOOTHIES AND DRINKS BLUEBERRY BANANA ANTI-OXIDANT SMOOTHIE Makes 2 cups 1 1 3 ⁄4 14 1 1–2 cup frozen blueberries small (125g) banana, sliced cup soy milk or fat-free milk grams soy protein powder (or soy protein isolate) teaspoon flaxseed oil teaspoons honey (optional) Place soy milk, protein powder, blueberries, banana, flaxseed oil and honey if using in mixing container. Insert the Cuisinart® Hand Blender, making sure the protective guard is submerged.
FROZEN COFFEE FRAPPÉ Makes one 350ml beverage 13⁄4 1 ⁄2 2 cups coffee ice cream or ice milk cup strong brewed coffee (may use espresso) tablespoons fat-free milk Place ingredients in mixing container. Insert blender, making sure the protective guard is submerged. Blend, using an up-and-down motion until ingredients are well combined, about 20–30 seconds. For a thicker style milkshake: Fill mixing container with coffee ice cream up to the 1-cup mark.
SOUPS, SAUCES, DIPS AND SPREADS ASPARAGUS SOUP Makes 21⁄2 cups 1 1 1 1 1 1 ⁄4 11⁄2 3 ⁄4 1 ⁄4 1 ⁄4 1 ⁄4 50g shallot, peeled tablespoon unsalted butter clove garlic, peeled and crushed 600g fresh asparagus, tough ends removed 90g red potato, peeled, cut in 1.5cm dice cup dry white wine cups fat-free low-sodium chicken broth teaspoon kosher salt teaspoon freshly ground pepper teaspoon dried basil cup heavy cream (optional) Insert the blade assembly in the prep bowl.
CURRIED CAULIFLOWER SOUP Makes 5 cups 1 1 1 1 ⁄4 1 ⁄2 1 1 1 ⁄2 31⁄2 1 tablespoon olive oil 120g leeks, washed and trimmed, dark green parts removed, sliced teaspoon curry powder teaspoon turmeric teaspoon kosher salt head of cauliflower (about 750g) cut into small florets 100g red potato peeled and cut into 15mm cubes cup white wine cups chicken stock or vegetable stock teaspoon lemon or lime juice Place a 4-litre saucepan over medium heat and add olive oil.
⁄4 1 cup chicken stock Heat the olive oil in a 21⁄2-litre saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the onion, garlic, red pepper, salt, and pepper and stir to coat. Reduce heat to low, cover loosely and “sweat” slowly until softened for about 15–20 minutes. Take care that the vegetables do not pick up any color. When vegetables are soft, add wine and increase the temperature so that the wine comes to a boil. Reduce the wine until about 1 tablespoon remains. Add stock and bring to boil.
Insert the blender into the saucepan, making sure the protective guard is submerged. Blend, using an up-and-down motion until ingredients are well combined, about 50–60 seconds. Nutritional information per 1/4 cup serving: Calories 60 (25% from fat) • carb. 9g • pro. 2g • fat 2g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 351mg • calc. 29mg• fibre 3g BASIC VINAIGRETTE Use this basic vinaigrette as a guide and change your vinegar/oil flavours to come up with appropriate combinations to create exciting salads.
Tabasco® or other hot sauce (to taste) Insert the blade assembly in the prep bowl. Place the cheese cubes in the prep bowl. Pulse to chop, 10 times, then process to chop finely, about 15–20 seconds. Add remaining ingredients to prep bowl. Process for about 30–40 seconds, until creamy and totally emulsified. Nutritional analysis per tablespoon: Calories 53 (89% from fat) • carb. 1g • pro. 1g • fat 5g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 4mg • sod. 82mg • calc.
Nutritional information per 1/4 cup serving: Calories 45 (3% from fat) • carb. 12g • pro. 1g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 28mg • calc. 11mg • fibre 1g GUACAMOLE An all-time favourite, serve guacamole with tortilla chips and salsa.
TOMATO AND BASIL TOPPING FOR BRUSCHETTA Makes 1 cup 1 11⁄2 1 3 1 ⁄2 small garlic clove, peeled tablespoon fresh basil leaves 475g grape tomatoes teaspoons extra virgin olive oil teaspoon salt Insert the blade assembly in the prep bowl. Place garlic in the prep bowl and run for 30 seconds. Add basil and pulse 4 times. Add remaining ingredients to prep bowl pulse about 10–15 times to reach desired consistency. Season to taste. Serve as topping for bruschetta.
DESSERTS CHOCOLATE PISTACHIO MACAROONS A change from the traditional almond macaroon. Makes about 30 cookies ⁄4 ⁄2 1 ⁄4 4 1 3 1 cup granulated sugar cup shelled pistachios, unsalted cup Dutch processed cocoa large egg whites cup mini chocolate morsels Preheat oven to 145°C. Line two 38cm x 28cm baking sheets with baking paper. Insert the blade assembly in the prep bowl. Place 1⁄4 cup of the sugar and the pistachios in the prep bowl and process for 30–40 seconds until finely ground.
but be careful to have the whisk just skim the surface of the cream. Blend until the cream gains some body and then move the blender in an upand-down motion throughout the bowl. Whipped cream will reach soft peaks between 50-60 seconds. Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories70 (86% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 0g • fat 7g • sat. fat 4g • chol. 25mg • sod.
WARRANTY Limited Three-Year Warranty This warranty is available to consumers only. You are a consumer if you own a Cuisinart® Smart Stick Hand Blender that was purchased at retail for personal, family or household use. Except as otherwise required under applicable law, this warranty is not available to retailers or other commercial purchaser or owners.
Your Cuisinart® Smart Stick Hand Blender has been manufactured to the strictest specifications and has been designed for use with the authorised accessories and replacement parts. This warranty expressly excludes any defects or damages caused by accessories, replacement parts, or repair service other than those that have been authorised by Cuisinart. This warranty does not cover any damage caused by accident, misuse, shipment or other ordinary household use.
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