CHOOSING A FOOD PROCESSOR
A go-to for every part of prep—from blending to grating to shredding to chopping—the best food processors take on tasks that often demand a lot of your time and energy. Before you buy, consider:
What are you making?
What are your favorite foods?
How much room do you have?
What speeds and settings does it have?
Is it dishwasher safe?
TYPES OF FOOD PROCESSORS
With at least a 9-cup capacity, this smart assistant is ready to take on a range of tasks.
• Precision settings and smart accessories, like a dough hook, make it possible for you to give the more manual and labor-intensive tasks over to your food processor.
• Large bowl sizes let you prep family-sized helpings all in one place. You'll be amazed by what your food processor can make from appetizers to soups to juices and more.
• Whether you're grating, julienning or shredding, these accessory discs let you expertly prepare and present everything from veggies to cheese.
• Wattage gives an idea of how powerful a processor is, but other features, like blade construction and speed settings, will also contribute.
• Larger feed tubes mean you can add larger ingredients straight into the food processor.
The perfect fit for tight squeezes, this compact tool usually has a 3- to 5-cup capacity and is a great go-to for every step of prep.
• This streamlined design quickly dishes out smaller servings, like appetizers, dips and sides.
• Quick to get out, set up and use, the mini chopper is perfect for everyday kitchen tasks.
• From chopping nuts and herbs to mincing garlic to slicing veggies, the mini chopper's smaller capacity and size mean your kitchen tasks will be more specialized.
Dual Food Processor & Blender
A 2-in-1 design brings effortless convenience to your countertop and cuts down on counter clutter with two tools in one.
• With interchangeable carafes for blending and processing, this smart essential packs power and precision for everything from pureeing to crushing ice to shredding to slicing.
• With the attachments, accessories and discs of both a blender and food processor, this gadget will wow you with how much it gets done.