Cuisinart FP-12BK Elite Collection 12-Cup Food Processor, Black
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- 1000-watt food processor with 12-cup work bowl and nesting 4-cup work bowl
- On/off/pulse touchpad controls; wide-mouth feed tube; blade-locking system
- Stainless-steel slicing disc, shredding disc, chopping/mixing blades, and dough blade
- Dishwasher-safe parts; spatula, "how-to" DVD, and recipe/instruction book included
- Product Built to North American Electrical Standards
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First of all, be forewarned, this baby is BIG. I have a small appliance garage on my counter. My old one fit in there facing front-to-back, with the work bowl attached and the cover inverted. This one is so large I can't face it forward -- the door won't close. So it's in sideways, with the bowls attached, but the cover sits on its side next to it, because with the large feed tube you can't just turn the lid upside down. Other appliances (hand mixer, stick blender with attachments) had to find other homes. If space is a premium for you, think hard about this one. A measurement they don't give you and which might be useful: height with bowls, but without the lid is about 12.5 inches.
One of the main reasons I wanted a new processor was power. I make an English muffin bread that has an extremely soft dough -- you might say more of a stiff batter. It doesn't do well in my large stand mixer - the dough crawls up the dough hook, so I tried using my old food processor. It bogged down and just stopped - I think the internal override must have tripped, because in a while it worked again.Read more ›
When I buy a new kitchen or household item with lots of competitors I do loads of comparison/contrasting and research first if it's over a hundred bucks...Knowing it was time for a new food processor, I began comparing models. However, I found it a tad difficult to do with all the different blades, codes, etc.
Therefore, once I had completed my own shopping and comparisons, I thought it might be helpful for anyone else in the same situation if I posted my own comparisons here.
I'll start by saying, after all the testing I decided to order the CUISINART LIMITED EDITION Metal (NOT THE ELITE) 14 cup food processor on Amazon. I found it to be the best value for my own needs and it was cheaper here than anywhere else I looked as of the time of my review. I chose Cuisinart because it's known to be the best but what made me decide on the limited edition may not be what you would want...this way you can compare and decide.
I chose a 14 cup because I love soups and big batches of dough.
I only looked at stainless because I only have 2 electronics on my countertops....this will be one. And it best matches the appliances.
So...that said...here we go: (these are all by Cuisinart)
I compared The Custom 14 food processor DFP 14BCN.
I will call this "C from now on.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I'm guessing that most of these customer reviews were written shortly after purchasing this appliance. I always wait until I've had something for a while before I review it. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Sharkmom
I have had this for a little over 3 yrs and never liked it. When I tried to dice it was inconsistent, meaning some (for example: onion) was pureed and some was chunks, slicing... Read morePublished 21 days ago by ATA Mom
Just bought this to replace my 35+ year old unit. Pulse button works fine. The ON button took five minutes of trying to properly press it to get the darn thing started. Read morePublished 29 days ago by John L. Byrnes
Been loving this processor for a while, but until recently, I never used it for liquid processes. I made homemade almond milk the other day and the seals did not do their job. Read morePublished 1 month ago by GirlOfPeace
After almost 2 years, I can say that this food processor works just fine as far as chopping goes (the motor and blade) however it gets 3 stars because there is mold growing in the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by DesertMonsoonBloom
Great food processor. We do not use it a ton, but it is still going after 6 years. What more can you ask for but a product that will last.Published 2 months ago by Skot
Everything works fine except the shredding disc it leaves big pieces of whatever you are shredding in the bowl, I had to sue my old one for shredding. Read morePublished 2 months ago by IkeyB
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