Ever since I graduated high school and thus no longer dreaded the end of summer break, autumn has been my favorite season. Cooler weather, brilliant foliage, and the anticipation of Halloween are just some of the joys.
Stick blenders are great, especially when using the larger food
processor is unwarranted. Planning to emulsify a small number of dried peppers
with tomato sauce, however, I pictured red splatter staining everything within
radius. I looked around the kitchen for a potential cover.
What could I possibly use when the blender’s wand needs a
Eyeing a stack of paper plates gave me an idea. I grabbed the
kitchen shears and made this:
As you can see, it worked well. I only used a second plate for the
photo’s visual contrast, so our bulk supply should last a long time.
Do you have any tips for preventing a seeming inevitable
mess? I’d appreciate reading them in the comments.