The Cuisinart SBC1000 Blend and Cook Soupmaker is a multitasking machine from Cuisinart that saut s, cooks and blends your favorite homemade soups. It s also a high-performance blender - crushing ice or whipping up cocktails and smoothies. Versatile machine makes hot soup, whips up smoothies, crushes ice and does much more. For soups, simply add pre-cut ingredients and the machine sautes, blends and keeps the soup warm until serving. Razor-sharp blades quickly chop or mince foods; push-button digital controls make it easy to set cooking time and temperature. Three temperature settings- bringing soup from a gentle simmer to a boil; t.