Top 10: Blenders

Oster's Beehive Chrome Blender looks like your grandmother's, but performs like a pro. If you're looking for an affordable option that can live on your countertop, this one's for you. $60, 
dh-top-10-blenders-market-06 The Ninja Master Prep Blender does so many things with precise efficiency--mincing, chopping, crushing, and, of course, blending--that you might find yourself asking it to instruct you in the dark arts and do your taxes too (no promises). $60, 
True to its name, the Vitamix Professional Series Blender is about as restaurant-quality and powerful as it gets. Plus, the compact wonder is endorsed by no less than Gwyneth Paltrow. $600, 
From the company that introduced America's first blender in the 1930s comes the Waring 75th Anniversary Blender: a modern classic replete with a BPA-free carafe, forceful 1.75-horsepower motor, and die-cast base constructed in the brand's trademark waterfall design. $300,
The Hamilton Beach Tempest guarantees a smooth and thoroughly mixed drink with a wave-action system that guides contents into its stainless steel blades. And to help you avoid any slapstick blender explosion moments, it also comes with Sure Grip feet. $520,
For the sleek minimalist, blending a smoothie in L'Equip Professional Blender (which transitions through nine speed settings between 500 to 30,000 RPM at the twirl of a knob) is akin to the appliance version of driving a Tesla Roadster. $380,
Oster's Core Blender is the most wallet-friendly of the bunch, and comes with a large capacity five-cup glass jar, 16 speeds and 450 watts, and even ?has a food processor attachment. $40,
dh-top-10-blenders-market-03 Perfect for those on-the-go, Cusinart's Compact Portable Blending System comes with four 16-ounce cups with lids, and includes a 32-ounce canister for larger batches--ironic daiquiris anyone? $70, 
Equipped with multiple blades at varied heights to ensure a consistent blend, Ninja's Professional Blender packs bang for your buck, and features a removable center blade unit for easy cleaning. $140,
Love your lemonade but can't live without your almond milk, kale, and banana smoothie? Breville's Juice and Blend Blazer meets both needs and features Hemisphere Blade and Bowl technology that eliminates any food trap issues. $590,