If kitchens were equipped with unlimited counter space, we would have every appliance we could dream of -- from panini presses to yogurt makers. But the sad fact is that free counter space is lacking in more kitchens than not. So when it comes to kitchen appliances, we have to be choosy.
A good place to start is with two appliances that seem to do the same thing: the blender and the food processor. They both have quick-moving blades and lighten our work in the kitchen, but do you really need both? As similar as they seem, these two appliances perform rather specific jobs. Find out what they are below.