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Kelp Noodle Recipes?

I have my first bag of noodles (rinsed and drained) drying on a towel. The lady at the health food store told me that it is important to dry after rinsing to make sure that the noodles absorb whatever liquid (marinade / flavor) they are prepared in.

Hope this helps! I'll find out soon if I am able to make them edible ;-)

Jul 17, 2012
agapemom in Home Cooking

Do you think I should exchange my Vitamix Professional Series 500 for a Vitamix Series Professional Series 750 blender?

IMO it was very confusing for some people who could not understand that the number on the variable speed control knob was irrelevant when the switch was on high. Many people did not grasp the concept of variable 1-10 and then high. Additionally, the fan does not kick on with the 5200 series until high, so it is easier to over heat the motor if you try a thick concoction (like hummus) on a lower variable speed (and if you have someone who doesn't "get" that variable 10 is not high, this can happen. The fan is always on with the new motor. I suspect that the reason they kept the pulse feature is: 1) because they would have less expense if they could use the old design (paddles on both sides), OR they figured that people would not "get" it if you tried to get them to pulse by flipping the on/off button. Just a guess. I am a Vitamix demonstrator and can't wait to get my hands on this new model to see how it works. I'm waiting for the version we will sell (but it's all I can do to keep from going to buy a Pro 300) I don't want the Pro 750 - I don't want or need pre-sets.

Jun 10, 2012
agapemom in Cookware

Do you think I should exchange my Vitamix Professional Series 500 for a Vitamix Series Professional Series 750 blender?

Ooops - guess I should have read further below before answering the question above - my bad ;-)

Jun 10, 2012
agapemom in Cookware

Do you think I should exchange my Vitamix Professional Series 500 for a Vitamix Series Professional Series 750 blender?

All of the containers (64 oz wet - tall, 32 oz. wet, 32 oz. dry, 48 oz. wet) that fit the 5200 series will fit the new base/motor. The new, squat 64 oz. container will fit the 5200 series motors, but will cause additional drag on it, therefore speeding up the day when your 5200 series motor "meets its maker" ;-)

I got this info. from my boss (the Vitamix South East Regional Sales Manager). Will be at the Vitamix home office in Cleveland June 18-20 and plan to get all of my questions asked if I can get ahold of an engineer while I am there. I've called Customer Service and can't get the answers I'm looking for... I especially want to know what the RPMs are at variable speed 1. Now I want to know how the motor is more powerful with less watts (it IS supposed to be slightly more powerful than 2HP) 2.2-peak HP (1300 Watts) motor vs. 2-peak HP (1380 Watts) motor (these figures came off of the Vitamix site with a Creation's Elite motor vs. the Pro 500 motor.)

Jun 10, 2012
agapemom in Cookware

in search of the perfect blender

Did you get one gabby29?

Jan 27, 2011
agapemom in Cookware

in search of the perfect blender

That used to be true, but they've just recently switched over to "The Quiet One" by Vitamix...

Jan 27, 2011
agapemom in Cookware

Emerald Ecstasy (Green Smoothie)

Nov 01, 2008
agapemom in Recipes