With a bounty of fresh ingredients spread across your countertop, the one thing that stands between you and a delicious meal is the preparation. Whether you're chopping vegetables for soup, grating cheese to sprinkle on top of pasta or pureeing organic baby food, you'll find there are many ways a food processor can reduce prep time in the kitchen. A blender does well with liquids, and a food chopper dices like a pro, but no other kitchen appliance offers the versatility of a food processor.
Pick the Perfect Processor
Consider something like this Cuisinart or a KitchenAid food processor if you're looking for a piece of equipment that offers numerous attachments. Sizes range from 14-cup industrial machines - ideal for large families and people who entertain regularly - to the Cuisinart mini food processor, which takes up little space but packs a punch.
Which Attachments Do You Need?
Food processors come with many features and attachments that can help meet your specific meal-prep needs:
Some models function as a food processor and blender combo. Whether you seek a baby-food processor or a pasta maker, you can find the specific processor to meet your needs.