Best Food Processor and Blender In The Market 2016/2017 – Reviews and Comparisons

structure of great food processor

If you are looking for a kitchen appliance that will make preparing all kinds of meals more enjoyable and easy, one type of appliances you should consider getting is some of the Best Food Processors 2017 that can prove to be a great help for all the tasks in the kitchen.

There are different benefits that users can enjoy from having these kitchen appliances. For instance, it can provide help in many of the repetitive activities such as dicing, slicing, and chopping, among others. This will give you more time to concentrate on the meal being cooked, rather than the preparation.

Because of the popularity of food processors, different models have been made available in the market. This makes it hard for people to choose which one to buy. In this article, the best rated kitchen processors will be identified, including how they can prove to be a good option.

Best Food Processor Under 100

Many people are skeptic on buying a kitchen processor because of the belief that it is an expensive piece of equipment. However, that is not exactly the case. There are kitchen processors that can be bought at less than a hundred dollars, including those from Cuisinart, Hamilton Beach, and Black & Decker.

The good thing about these kitchen processors is that they are equipped with powerful motor to ensure superior performance in helping you in the kitchen. Even in spite of its cheap price, quality, especially in terms of performance, is not being sacrificed.

If you are looking for appliance with basic functions, and with the lack of complicated requirements for operations, the models under this category would prove to be the best possible option. With these, preparation will be easier, just like how it would be with the use of more expensive models.

  • Ninja Master Prep Professional Blender
  • Hamilton Beach Brands 70740
  • Cuisinart DLC-2007N 7C

Best Food Processors Under 50 and 300

We are now working on reviews about two other popular ranges of processors – best food processors under $50 and under $300. Stay tuned!

Best Blender and Food Processor Combo

This is one of the most sought after type of processors, so we decided that it deserves deeper research. We will tell you more soon.

Cuisinart Food Processors

Cuisinart Elite 14 Cup Food Processor ReviewCuisinart has long been recognized as one of the most prominent names in the market for innovative and highly functional kitchen equipment. The market for product processing tools is no exception, as they have various models in this product category that will not surely disappoint is users.

With the processors from Cuisinart, you can decide to go cheap or go for their elite models. If you have the money, the elite models will surely prove to be a good choice. It is equipped not just with a powerful performance, but also an extensive list of features.

The wide mouth feed tube that is incorporated in the design of various kitchen processors from Cuisinart will surely prove to be beneficial. With this, there is no need to cut large fruits and vegetables into smaller pieces before having them processed.

KitchenAid Food Processors

KitchenAid KFP0711ExactSlice is one of the technologies incorporated in the kitchen tools manufactured by KitchenAid. With this feature, there is no more need to worry about how the products will be chopped. Whether you want it thick or thin, this machine will do the job right for you, all the time.

In addition, the presence of a slicing disk is also a good thing. You simply need to select Slicing Thickness Control, and you can expect the right slice without the need to turn the machine off or remove the cover. More so, it ensures precision in slicing capability of their processors.

Many users have commended its ability to deliver superior and precise performance. They have liked the fact that it can be used in preparation of many different meals and dishes, such as coleslaw and hummus. Many have also noted that it is very easy to clean and maintain, making it last longer.

Hamilton Beach Food Processors

Hamilton Beach 70740There are cheap models of processors that can be bought from Hamilton. Nonetheless, in spite of the price, it offers quick and precise performance. It has motor and parts that are guaranteed to perform highly, although not as commendable of models form higher end brands.

Many of the people who have used kitchen appliances from Hamilton have noted that aside from its fast speed, it is also very easy to use. This is perhaps one of the advantages of the models from the lower end of the market – they are less complicated in terms of use and operations.

Furthermore, its users have also lauded the fact that it has a quick pulse, which, as one customer has noted, has even allowed him to liquefy onions. It is important to note, however, that this kitchen appliance will perform at its best at small loads.

  • Hamilton Beach 70730 Bowl Scraper
  • Hamilton Beach 70670 Chef Prep 525-Watt
  • Hamilton Beach 10 Cup Processor with Compact Storage

Black & Decker Food Processors

Black & Decker FP1600BThe customers who have bought kitchen processors from Black & Decker have ranked price as the most important benefit of buying such product from this manufacturer. Many of them have expressed the willingness to accept its limitations in terms of performance, just because it is very affordable.

Some of features that have been praised in many reviews about its kitchen tools include the presence of a safety interlock system, having a suction cup that is heavy-duty, and being safe for dish washing.

The interior of the processors from Black & Decker, although sleek, is sturdy. In addition, it is also equipped with more than enough power to process different sizes of fruits and vegetables, making it very easy for you to prepare whatever food you want.

  • Black & Decker FP1600B
  • Black & Decker FP2500B PowerPro Wide-Mouth
  • Black & Decker Processor & Blender with Wide Mouth Combo

 

Processor vs Blender – the Comparison

Best Blenders

Immersion Hand Blenders

Cuisinart CSB-76BC SmartStick 200-Watt Immersion Hand BlenderIn looking for these handy and easy-to-use blenders, one of the most popular brands within the product category is Cuisinart. Equipped with a motor that has 200-watts of power, you can depend on the functionality of these blenders, regardless of your needs. Their blenders within this product category are also seen to be excellent by many users because they are light and have ergonomic design for easy grip and use.

Juiceman is another brand that can be considered when you are on the lookout for blenders within this category. Their immersion hand blender is perhaps one of the most popular within the product category because of its 550-watt motor. Aside from the variable speeds that can be anticipated from the blender, it also has a power boost feature for extreme blending needs.

Another choice is the Waring immersion blender. According to many of the customer reports that have been published in the past, one of the best features of this blender is having a contoured grip, which makes it easy to handle. The stainless steel blade has also been commended because of its power and durability, and hence, extending the functional life of the product.

Countertop Blenders

VitaMix-5200-1If you are looking for a product within this category, you will be confronted with several brands that can be taken into account. Among the most popular would include Magic Bullet, Kitchen Aid, Black & Decker, Oster, and Ninja. Regardless of the brand that is chosen, you should make sure that it has undergone careful evaluation to be provided with an assurance that you will end up with a decision that you will not regret making.

The good thing about countertop blenders is that they are easy to use. You just leave it on the top of a flat surface, enter the function that is desired, and you just have to wait for a short time before the output can be finally made. To add, it also serves as a decorative item in the kitchen, especially if you opt for a model that is aesthetically-pleasing.

In looking for countertop blenders, you should look for the capacity of the product and make sure that it is enough for your needs to prevent blending several times. In addition, you also have to make sure that the pitchers are durable and that the blades are powerful in order to deliver the performance that is required.

3 popular models of this type (and I have reviewed them!) are Vitamix 5200 and Vitamix 5300, Ninja Ultima,  and Blendtec Total Blender.

Personal and Single Serve Blenders

BELLA 13586 12-Piece Rocket BlenderThese blenders are recommended if you want one that can be used for personal purposes. This will allow you to save a lot, since you are supposed to make only what is good for your own consumption. Use this blender if you live alone or if you always make blended drink for your own.

Because these blenders are designed for professional use, it is a good choice if you have a limited space in the kitchen or to anywhere you plan to use this product. It has a compact size. In fact, there are many people who decide to bring it with then during their travels and use it in the hotel in order to prepare their favorite drinks, such as smoothies and shakes.

The designs of the blenders within this group are also commendable. For instance, there are some at which the blending jar also already serves as the drinking cup. Because of such, after blending your drink, you can drink it right away by simply taking it off from the blending unit.

We have also reviewed the Margaritaville DM1000 Margarita Machine which in fact can be considered a blender.

 

 

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