Magimix 16-CupThe Magimix is a large food processor with a variety of features that are not easy to find in similar machines. Unlike other processors that have a 14-cup capacity, this machine can handle upto 16 cups. Plus, it has three different sized bowls allowing you to work with both small and large quantities of food. What's more, it is easy to operate thanks to the three control buttons that include stop, auto and pulsing. The cutting blades are of high-quality and the motor regulates the power for thicker items. Something else worth mentioning is the Magimix app that gives you a variety of recipes.
Breville Sous ChefThe Breville Sous Chef is the perfect example of a versatile food processor since it has the ability to prepare virtually all your cooking ingredients. It has an extremely powerful motor and a variety of feeding tubes with one that is big enough for things like tomatoes and cheese blocks. This silver machine has a variety of features with amazing functionality. These features include a dough blade, 24 adjustable cut settings, a small serrated S-blade, a reversible shredder among others. Nothing beats the Breville Sous Chef when it comes to performance.
Cuisinart DLC-10SY ProCuisinart is a well known brand and a household name. It was the first food processor to be sold in the US. The Cuisinart DLC-10SY Pro has been defined as a true workhorse. It gets the job done despite not having a lot of fancy frills. All you need to get the machine to perform all of its functions is the two big buttons; one for off or pulse, and the other one for on. It is big enough for family cooking with a 14-cup work bowl. The feed tube is extra large so it eliminates the need to cut foods such as potatoes to make them fit.
KitchenAid KFP1466ERWith a footprint of 11 x 11 inches, the KitchenAid KFP1466ER will take up quite a considerable amount of space in your kitchen. It is 17 inches tall and is a bit too high to fit under a cabinet. It chops, grinds and minces but not as finely as other food processors of similar size and price. The slicing disc is adjustable and can be adjusted from the front of the processor. You do not have to stop to change the blade when you need thin strips of one vegetable and thicker slices of another. It is easy to use since the chute does not lock into the lid. When running the motor is not noisy.
Cuisinart – DLC-2ACuisinart is a well known brand and a household name. It was the first food processor to be sold in the US. The Cuisinart-DLC-2A is a mini food processor mainly used as a chopper for herbs and vegetables. It is a wonderful kitchen tool that can be utilized for preparing single servings. Or even simply for grinding a few nuts or chopping an onion without having to reach under the cabinet for the big food processor. It has a capacity of 3-cups and is designed for small jobs like chopping or mincing herbs and vegetables in small batches.
Hamilton BeachThe Hamilton Beach is a budget food processor that will not only fit your kitchen but also your budget. You can easily prep family dinners in the 10-cup bowl. Emptying the bowl is also pretty easy if you need to shred multiple batches of food. The Hamilton Beach comes with tow speeds and a pulse option as well. So you can decide whether to have your food smooth like in the case of salsa or chunky. The bowl scraper can be used whether the processor is running or is off meaning you can efficiently clean the bowl's sides without removing the lid.
Aicok – 12-CupAicok is very moderately priced and is ideal for small jobs. It may appear to be cheaply made but it is quite a decent performer. The base is plastic and lightweight. It has four slightly embossed, gray buttons. The work bowl fits perfectly into a notch on the base and has no locking device. The food processor grips the counter-top effectively because of the small but strong suction feet at the base. It has a reversible slicing/grating disc and an S-blade as well. The slicing disc will efficiently slice potatoes but will make a mush of tomatoes.
Black & Decker FP4200BBlack & Decker FP4200B's performance is outstanding especially after considering its rock bottom price. Its ability to slice, mince and chop wowed many users. Large tomatoes have to be cut into quarters to be able to fit in the feed tube but the end result is perfect, uniform slices. It is one of the few food processors that was able to cut a complete pepperoni stick into perfect even rounds. A downside is the FP4200B's inability to knead dough. The bowl positions easily on the base. You only get a single attachment other than the chopping blade; a shredding and slicing reversible disc.
Oster Designed for Life 14-Cup The first thing you will love about the Oster Designed For Life is the manual which is the most thorough of all. You will need to find a place to keep the 5-cup bowl that converts it into a mini chopper and the reversible shredding and slicing disc. It excels when it comes to basic food processing tasks such as mincing herbs, chopping vegetables and grinding nuts. It actually performs as well as much pricier models. The downside is when it comes to slicing, the yielded results are not uniform and unprocessed chunks were left sitting on top of the slicing disc.
Cuisinart DFP-14BCNYCuisinart is a well known brand and a household name. It was the first food processor to be sold in the US. The best of this brand in the market is the Cuisinart DFP-14BCNY. It is perfect for almost all tasks. It can knead pizza dough into a smooth elastic board, it chops onions, slices tomatoes and can also work as well as a razor sharp chef's knife. One function it fails at is shredding as it does not shred evenly. it is almost 16 inches tall and 17 pounds in weight. It can easily be moved around and can fit under most cabinets.