Which Heavy-Duty Food Processor Should I Buy?

published Oct 1, 2015
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Q: My mother’s most-used kitchen appliance is her food processor. She’s a serious home cook and uses the food processor daily for chopping vegetables, making sauces, grating cheese, and just about every other food prep task.

She happily used the same classic Cuisinart food processor for 20 years until it broke two years ago. She replaced it with a new Cuisinart Elite which was great for a few months, but two years later, the bowl and lid need to be replaced, making it frustrating and dangerous to use!

I’d like to buy her a new heavy-duty food processor that will stand up to the workout she puts it through. It would need to cost less than $500, so most commercial options are out of the question. Is there a somewhat economical heavy-duty food processor gem out there?

Sent by Morgan

Editor: Readers, do you have a heavy-duty food processor in this price range to recommend?