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 hole?
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.