KitchenAid Blenders combine outstanding performance, durability and an easy to clean design to perform everyday kitchen tasks from making smoothies to pureeing vegetables for soup, to crushing ice and making pesto. This blender features a 56 oz shatter-resistant blend & serve pitcher. Its soft grip handle is comfortable and the jar's lighter weight allows for anyone to use, including kids. One piece dishwasher safe pitcher with Stainless Steel one-piece blade eliminates food traps and any need to disassemble. Clean Touch control pad wipes clean in an instant. Unique pitcher design and patented blade system combine with .9 HP motor and Intelli-Speed electronic controls for fast, consistent blending.