Why Do So Many Calphalon, Vitamix, And Frigidaire Blenders Have Defective Blades?

Why Do So Many Calphalon, Vitamix, And Frigidaire Blenders Have Defective Blades?

Consumerist readers regale us with tales of Calphalon’s above-and-beyond customer service for their pots and pans, but the company is relatively new to the field of small appliances. How are they doing with that? The company has joined Vitamix and Frigidaire in having its blenders recalled because the blades sort of, um, blend themselves. [More]

Just in time for Easter!

You Need An Automatic Egg Tube On A Stick Maker

If there’s anything that I need in my life, it’s eggs cooked in a flexible tube like a sausage without casing. Here I am, cooking my eggs in a frying pan like a sucker. Then I learned about the Rollie. [More]

No Yonana.

I Want To Buy A Sorbet Maker, Sears Keeps Hanging Up On Me

We have a hypothesis here at Consumerist. The Sears Holdings Corporation is no longer a retailer, but is only an anti-capitalist prank on a global scale. How else can you explain a company that has a global retail presence, yet seems determined not to sell anything? The latest chapter in this saga comes from Kelly, who wanted to buy a small kitchen appliance that turns frozen fruit into delicious sorbets. Sears, perhaps with a hangover and in desperate need of some personal space after spending the holidays with its more crass cousin Kmart, keeps hanging up on Kelly every time she calls to see whether the item is in stock. She’s taking the hint now. [More]