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Old 09-05-2006, 04:06 AM   #21
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manual pro chopper from QVC

there is a Manual Pro Chopper you can get on QVC-go to the website. I haven't gotten one yet, but i saw my aunt use one and i loved it! i have had many problems with electric choppers, where i got incosistency in the chopped pieces where some of it is mush and other parts of it are not chopped well at all...even if i were to pulse it. but with that chopper, there is not that problem. after tax and shipping and handling i think it comes out to less than $30.
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Old 09-05-2006, 07:31 AM   #22
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I think a food processor changes the onion in such a way that it isn't good for some types of recipes. I used to have a manual chopper that was good. A very sharp knife really helps in chopping onions.
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Old 09-05-2006, 08:34 AM   #23
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Here's yet another item!

It's called Chop Wizard. It's advertised on the Food Network.

Visit http://www.chopwizard.com for more details.


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I have one and it works fast. Great when chopping large quantities too.
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Old 09-05-2006, 08:52 AM   #24
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the mini cuisinarts do a decent job. personally, unless I am really pressed for time and/or I'm making what will eventually be pureed, I chop everything by hand. 1) I like it...relaxes me 2) keeps my knife skills sharp 3) I can chop my veggies faster tha I can clean and dry a food processor. (which I do use btw for things like dough, hummus, etc where they are indispensible.) But I do like my knife. Really good ventilation (outside not recycled) will eliminate onion fumes etc.
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:32 AM   #25
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onion chopper

There are 2 types i have had
1. u put the onions in and push a thing on the top up and down.
The onions get chopped into shreds
2. u put the onions in and turn a handle around and around.
The onions get chopped into very small chunk type pieces.
I have owned and mislayed both of these. I prefer number 2.

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Old 09-24-2006, 01:29 PM   #26
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Smile

I really don't have any suggestions regarding onions but I am sure one of chefs or cooks will come up with an answer for you.

Have a great Sunday.

Jill And Jolie
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Old 09-24-2006, 06:46 PM   #27
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I guess I'm odd then. I find onions to be the easiest to chop vegetable that there is. You never actually have to "chop" them. A few slicing cuts and voila... chopped onion. I chopped half of a red onion today for a condiment to go with the brats I was grilling.... took all of about 30 seconds, and I'm not a professional knife handler. Chopping onions is all about technique... making the right cuts in the correct order

I Googled for "chopping onions" and got several hits... this one at Better Homes and Gardens has some good photos showing the process: http://www.bhg.com/bhg/story.jhtml?s...data/16395.xml
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Old 09-24-2006, 06:59 PM   #28
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on qvc there is a manual 'pro chopper' that i saw on tv and my aunt has one...it is great. i have tried many of the electric choppers and processors, but i look forward to getting the manual pro chopper. maybe it is just what you need.
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Old 09-24-2006, 07:00 PM   #29
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Here's yet another item!

It's called Chop Wizard. It's advertised on the Food Network.

Visit http://www.chopwizard.com for more details.


~Corey123.
That's the one I've had my eye on - on ebay.
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Old 09-24-2006, 07:08 PM   #30
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this is hilarious... i just noticed that i have posted a response to this before, and i said the same thing!
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