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Old 02-02-2018, 08:45 AM   #1
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Food processor advice.

Hello.

My family and I are making a huge effort to drop processed foods and I am hoping that a food processor is going to help.

I would be really grateful for some advice on what to buy.

No more than £100.00 would be nice, but I don't mind going a bit above that if absolutely necessary.

I already have a good blender, so I don't need a processor with a blender attachment.

One In addition to making my own pasta sauces, coleslaw etc, I am also going to have a go at making my own mince as well - not sure if that is going to relevant or not but thought I should just mention it.

An ability to make chips/wedges would also be a major plus point.

Any advice/recommendations would be much appreciated.

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Old 02-02-2018, 09:23 AM   #2
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Old 02-02-2018, 10:16 AM   #3
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Food processors don't have "blender" attachments but they work very much like a blender when the blade is being used.

Look for refurbished Kitchenaid or Cusineart FP. They are cheaper than new and just as good. I'd recommend an 11 quart size.

Im not sure how anyone cooks at home without a food processor ..
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Old 02-02-2018, 10:43 AM   #4
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For mince, you need a meat grinder and with those you can a sausage horn and then you can also start making your own sausage. Also you can grind beans for falafel.

Yes you can pulse meat in the food processor but the texture will be very different.
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Old 02-02-2018, 10:47 AM   #5
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Old 02-02-2018, 11:05 AM   #6
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I meant 11 cup
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Old 02-02-2018, 11:06 AM   #7
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I'd recommend an 11 quart size.
I think you mean cup, not quart. At least for home use.
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I think you mean cup, not quart. At least for home use.

Yeah, I did. Thanks for pointing that out.

I was just now thinking in my head how big an 11 quart one would be
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Yeah, I did. Thanks for pointing that out.

I was just now thinking in my head how big an 11 quart one would be
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I did find a 11 quart blender, it for food industries.... little bit too big for a home...
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