Do not operate the stick blender continuously for more than 1 minute. Allow the motor to rest for 1 minute between each use. This is especially important when mixing dry, thick or heavy mixtures. Never mix for more than 15 seconds. Stop operation and stir the ingredients before continuing.

bsb510xl_066Milkshakes, smoothies, cocktails, fruit frappesUse chilled milk. Blend until desired consistency is achieved. Use mid to maximum speed for 30 seconds.
Soups, dips, baby foodBlend until smooth. Use mid to maximum speed for 30 seconds
bsb510xl_073Cheese
(maximum weight ½lb/200g, pre-cut into ¾-inch/2cm cubes)
Use maximum speed for 20-30 seconds.
Carrot
(maximum weight ½lb/200g, pre-cut into ¾-inch/2cm cubes)
Use maximum speed for 20-30 seconds.
Onion
(maximum weight 1oz/30g)
Use mid speed for 20 seconds.
Nuts
(maximum weight 5oz/150g)
Use mid to maximum speed for 20-30 seconds.
Red meat, chicken fillets, fish fillets
(maximum weight ½lb/200g, pre-cut into ¾-inch/2cm cubes)
Use mid to maximum speed for 20-30 seconds.
IceUse maximum speed for 20-30 seconds.
bsb510xl_067Cream (1½ cup/400ml maximum)
Egg whites (4 eggs maximum)
Light batters
Use mid to maximum speed for 20-30 seconds.