Shop for Appliances at The Home Depot. What do you call a hand blender that blends purees, chops, grinds and whips creams and meringues. A Cuisinart Smart Stick. The 2-speed control plus chopper/grinder and chef s whisk attachments let this hand blender perform the tasks of 3 food prep appliances. One-touch operation and the ability to blend right in a pot, pitcher or bowl make it an all-time favorite of home cooks.