It's a shiny, metallic red, sort of like a race car. This professional-grade kitchen magician will let you puree and smoothie-fy to your heart's content. It features two speeds and a pulse function, six stainless blades (two are serrated), a 48-oz. glass jar with a plastic cover and drip-free spout. Established in Belgium in 1930, Kalorik is one of Europe's first manufacturers of small electric appliances. Its initial product was one of the very first electric toasters -- a well-recognized achievement that fueled a thirst for new invention. Known for a suave retro look and modern performance, Kalorik fuses the best of then and now.