Food Processors - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-26-2011, 12:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
SundayCrepes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 4,725
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)

I'm considering getting a food processor. So many recipes say to use one and I never have. I've been doing some research and I see that the Hamilton Beach brand is BPA free. (I assume all models are.) I've always had great customer service with HB, so that's a plus. Now to decide which model to get. 

 

Having no experience with a food processor, I can't figure out which model is best. I'm thinking the most important quality is to chop and blend. I can slice with a knife. Does anyone have any experiences to share? Are there any other affordable processors that are BPA free? (The only stainless steel bowls I can find are multiple hundred dollar commercial processors.)

 

Here's a link to the Hamilton Beach family of food processors: http://www.hamiltonbeach.com/products/kitchen-appliances-food-processors.html?sort=1

 

Thanks


Created an instant family (7/89 and 5/91) in 1997. Made a baby boy 12/05 adopted a baby girl 8/08. Ask me about tandem adoptive nursing. Now living as gluten, dairy, cane sugar, and tomato free vegetarians. Homeschooling and loving it.

SundayCrepes is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-27-2011, 09:38 AM
 
Comtessa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 1,138
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

We have a "mini-food-processor" from Cuisinart that I think does a great job.  I rarely need anything bigger, and when I do, I just do a couple of batches in our little one.  The bigger, fancier ones are a little too complicated for my tastes, and when I've used them, I've always been a bit irritated by how difficult they are to wash.  I use mine a LOT for all sorts of things -- in the last 24 hours, I've used it to make a batch of salsa, a batch of hummus, and to chop onions/garlic/parsley for tabouli.  Having a food processor of some kind is TOTALLY worth it, IMO. 


I'm traveling the world with my kids without ever leaving home and blogging about it -- watch, taste, and share our adventures at TheGlobalStayCation.com!
Comtessa is offline  
Old 08-03-2011, 11:23 PM
 
michealleo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

well i've got Robot Coupe R2 . It's a commercial machine that can be purchased from restaurant supply distributors, many of whom sell to the general public . well this mahine working fine for me . hopefully u will get one soon . Best of luck

michealleo is offline  
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off