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Chef Bill’s Top 5 Kitchen Gadgets

Wondering what Chef Bill’s top 5 kitchen must-haves are? In this video he shows you his top tools for preparing and presenting great meals.


Kitchen Gadget Haul 5.3.13 – Laura’s Topics Starring Laura Vitale

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New Kitchen Gadgets from the 2010 Chicago Home and Housewares Show

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Vanilla Cake Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com

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Proctor Silex 72500RY 1-1/2-Cup Food Chopper

Reduce prep time in the kitchen with this convenient 1-1/2-cup-capacity food chopper. The small but powerful unit works great for chopping or mincing vegetables, fruits, herbs, cheese, nuts, chocolate, and more. It basically accomplishes the same functions as a full-size food processor, but without having to haul out the big machine. The unit’s pulse function sets the blade spinning and offers exceptional control over consistency, and its stainless-steel processing blade can be removed for thorough cleaning. Other highlights include a transparent work bowl, a stable base, and a modern look that nicely complements any kitchen decor. Ideal for a one- to two-person household, the compact food chopper measures approximately 8 by 5 by 4 inches.

Product Features

  • Compact food chopper reduces prep time in the kitchen
  • 1-1/2-cup-capacity transparent work bowl; stable base
  • Pulse function offers exceptional control over consistency
  • Stainless-steel processing blade; removable, dishwasher safe parts allow for easy cleaning
  • Product Built to North American Electrical Standards


Black & Decker Food Processor, 8-Cup

This Black and Decker 8-cup food processor has a consistent feed and stainless steel blades. The on, off, and pulse functions allow for a variety of uses. The non-skid feet, safety interlock system, and cord-storage features add safety to the product.

Product Features

  • Continuous flow chute with pusher
  • Reversible, stainless steel slice and shredder disk
  • Safety interlock system
  • On, off and pulse functions
  • Stainless steel chopping blade


Cuisinart FP-12DC Elite Collection 12-Cup Food Processor, Die Cast

Equipped with a 1000-watt peak-power motor, this convenient food processor quickly and easily slices, dices, chops, and purees, helping to reduce prep time in the kitchen. It supplies a 12-cup work bowl, plus a 4-cup work bowl that nests inside the bigger bowl–a versatile two-in-one design that can handle small and large batches alike. Both bowls feature durable polycarbonate construction, measurement marks up the side, and drip-free pour spouts. An exclusive SealTight Advantage System seals the bowls and locks the blades for clean, safe processing and pouring. In addition, the unit’s wide-mouth feed tube accommodates larger ingredients, which reduces the need for cutting food into smaller pieces first, and its electronic touchpad control panel offers three selections for on, off, and pulse. Use the machine to quickly blend up individual or family-size batches of pesto, chop onions and green peppers for a veggie pizza, or shred cheese for omelets on a Sunday morning. Accessories include a stainless-steel adjustable slicing disc (1 to 6 mm), a stainless-steel reversible shredding disc (fine/medium), a large and small stainless-steel chopping/mixing blade, and a dough blade. Thoughtfully designed, the food-prep appliance also provides blue LED indicator lights, a simple on/off locking system with push-button release, and dishwasher-safe removable parts for quick cleanup. A spatula, “how-to” DVD, and a recipe/instruction book come included. The food processor measures 7 by 10-1/2 by 15-1/5 inches and carries a three-year limited warranty with a 10-year warranty on the motor.

From the Manufacturer

Cuisinart extended the potential of every kitchen, with the introduction of the food processor in 1973. Now with the innovative Elite Collection, Cuisinart continues the pioneering tradition. Loaded with 1000 watts of peak power and innovative options, this ground breaking collection utilizes the exclusive SealTight Advantage system and a revolutionary nested bowl design to usher in the next generation of food processing. With two nested bowls, a reversible shredding disc and adjustable slicing disc (8 different options with 2 discs), a dough blade, and a versatile chopping/mixing blade, there is no limit to what you can do. The SealTight lid and blade assembly lets you utilize the maximum of each bowl’s processing capacity without spills or leaks, and ensures easy cleaning and convenient handling. The motor housing base is extra-durable with a streamline design that provides a solid foundation for the demands of food processing. It’s versatile, powerful, and user-friendly food processor–something consumers always expect from Cuisinart.

Product Features

  • 1000-watt food processor with 12-cup work bowl and nesting 4-cup work bowl
  • On/off/pulse touchpad controls; wide-mouth feed tube; blade-locking system
  • Stainless-steel slicing disc, shredding disc, chopping/mixing blades, and dough blade
  • Dishwasher-safe parts; spatula, “how-to” DVD, and recipe/instruction book included
  • Product Built to North American Electrical Standards


Breville BFP800XL Sous Chef Food Processor

Breville BFP800XL Sous Chef Accessories All accessories included with the Breville Sous Chef are housed in a convenient plastic container. It can be stored flat or on its side to take up less counter space.

Why the Breville Sous Chef Food Processor?

Every Breville product begins with a simple moment of brilliance. The Breville Sous Chef began with the observation that the food comes in many different shapes and sizes, making it difficult for one machine to consistently cut all ingredients into the optimal size pieces. So how do you make sure that you get the perfect size for what you’re cooking?

The Breville Sous Chef solves this problem with its unique design. Its wide feed chute makes it possible to slice vegetables of all shapes and sizes, while numerous disc and blade options makes it easy to get perfect results, any way you slice it.

Combining Convenience and Versatility: the greatest sliced thing since bread

Food processors are supposed to make food prep easier, not more frustrating. The Breville Sous Chef has a 5.5” Super Wide Feed Chute that reduces the need to pre-cut most fruits & veggies, saving you time.

The Breville Sous Chef comes with a set of 8 discs and blades for numerous prep options, all housed in a convenient accessory storage. The discs include a variable slicing disc that can be set to 24 different slicing settings so you can customize the thickness of your slices from a paper thin 0.3mm all the way up to a thick 8.0mm. Other discs in the set include a julienne disc, a French fry cutting disc, a whisking disc, and a reversible shredding disc, while the blades include a micro-serrated universal S blade, a dough blade for kneading and combining ingredients, and a mini blade for use with mini-bowl.

The Breville Sous Chef includes two bowls, a large 16 cup processing bowl and a 2.5 cup mini processing bowl, for convenient processing no matter what size portions you’re chopping. The 16-cup option allows you to blend up large servings of soup or dough, while the mini processing bowl is perfect for processing small amounts of sauces or nuts.

Combining slicing options and two size choices with the convenience of the wide mouth chute, it is no wonder that the Breville Sous Chef was rated the best food processor in 2012 by a leading American reviewer of products.

Product Features

Small Food Pusher: for improved processing control of smaller ingredients. It also doubles as a measuring cup for adding/measuring ingredients. The food processor will run continually whether the small pusher is in or out Large Food Pusher for pushing food down the feed chute. The food processor will not start unless the large pusher is in place correctly. Feed Chute Safety System: prevents the motor from operating unless the bowl, lid and large food pusher are correctly locked in position. Super Wide Feed Chute so large ingredients don’t have to be chopped before being fed into the food processor Silicone Seal: reduces the chance of leakage while processing large volumes of liquid ingredients. Processing Bowl: 16 cup bowl for dry ingredients and 12 cups for liquid (wet ingredients). The processing bowl locks onto the motor base. LCD Display with Count-Up & Count-Down Timer: used to set desired time required for processing. Can count up or down, stopping the processor once the time is reached in count down mode. Solid Die-Cast Metal Base Direct Drive Motor: with safety braking system. Non-Skid Rubber Feet: for added safety and stability. All parts that come in contact with food are BPA free.

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Product Features

  • Comes with 5 multi-function discs and 3 blades out of the box
  • 5.5 inch super-wide feed chute reduces the need to pre-cut most fruits and vegetables
  • BPA-free processing bowls; 16 cup large bowl and 2.5 cup mini processing bowl
  • LCD display displays count-up and count-down auto timer
  • Accessory storage box can be stored horizontally or vertically based on storage space


Cuisinart FP-14DC Elite Collection 14-Cup Food Processor, Die Cast

Equipped with a 1000-watt peak-power induction motor, this convenient food processor quickly and easily slices, dices, chops, and purees, helping to reduce prep time in the kitchen. It supplies a 4-1/2-cup small work bowl and an 11-cup medium work bowl that nest inside a 14-cup large work bowl–a versatile three-in-one design that can handle multiple-size batches. All the bowls feature durable polycarbonate construction, measurement marks up the side, and drip-free pour spouts. An exclusive SealTight Advantage System seals the bowls and locks the blades for clean, safe processing and pouring. In addition, the unit’s wide-mouth feed tube accommodates larger ingredients, which reduces the need for cutting food into smaller pieces first, and its electronic touchpad control panel offers four selections for on, off, dough, and pulse. Use the machine to quickly blend up individual or family-size batches of pesto, chop onions and green peppers for a veggie pizza, or shred cheese for omelets on a Sunday morning.

Accessories include a stainless-steel adjustable slicing disc (1 to 6 mm), a stainless-steel reversible shredding disc (fine/medium), a large and small stainless-steel chopping/mixing blade, and a dough blade. Thoughtfully designed, the food-prep appliance also provides blue LED indicator lights, a simple on/off locking system with push-button release, a retractable cord, and dishwasher-safe removable parts for quick cleanup. A lockable accessory storage case, spatula, “how-to” DVD, and recipe/instruction book come included. The food processor measures 7-4/5 by 10-1/5 by 17 inches and carries a three-year limited warranty with a 10-year warranty on the motor.

Cuisinart extended the potential of every kitchen, with the introduction of the food processor in 1973. Now with the innovative Elite Collection, Cuisinart continues the pioneering tradition. Loaded with 1000 watts of peak power and innovative options, this ground breaking collection utilizes the exclusive SealTight Advantage system and a revolutionary nested bowl design to usher in the next generation of food processing. With three nested bowls, a reversible shredding disc and adjustable slicing disc (8 different options with 2 discs), a dough blade, and a versatile chopping/mixing blade, there is no limit to what you can do. The SealTight lid and blade assembly lets you utilize the maximum of each bowl’s processing capacity without spills or leaks, and ensures easy cleaning and convenient handling. The motor housing base is extra-durable with a streamline design that provides a solid foundation for the demands of food processing. It’s versatile, powerful, and user-friendly food processor–something consumers always expect from Cuisinart.

Features, Benefits, and Operations

Housing Base and Motor: With a vertically projecting shaft, this powerful base has 1000 watts of peak power. Touchpad Control Panel: These easy to clean, electronically controlled buttons, On, Off, Dough, and Pulse, cover most food processing functions. The contemporary, blue LED light indicates when the unit is powered on. Work Bowls: These nested bowls feature SealTight technology, which maximizes each bowl’s processing capacity, ensures safe handling, and keeps all the ingredients contained in the bowl you’re using! The bowls include a locking feature to prevent them from coming out of position when pouring, and finger recesses for user-friendliness. Three nested work bowls (14, 11, and 4-1/2 cup) made of durable polycarbonate material with convenient measurements marking and pour spouts are provided. The Supreme Wide-Mouth Feed Tube: Accommodates larger ingredients and saves precutting time. Pusher Assembly: Secured with a snap-fit, the small pusher inside the larger pusher allows you to accommodate ingredients of all sizes. Small Chopping/Mixing Blade: This small stainless steel blade chops or mixes anything in your small work bowl and also features the BladeLock system, designed to keep the blade in place during processing, pouring, lifting, and handling tasks–but not permanently attached. Large Chopping/Mixing Blade: Stainless steel in construction, this heavy-duty blade processes a variety of food in the large or medium work bowl. The BladeLock system enables the blade to stay in place to prevent leaking, while providing optimal pouring. Dough Blade: Designed for superb results this blade kneads all types of dough. The dough blade can be used only in the large bowl. Adjustable Slicing Disc: The versatile 6-in-1 disc allows for thin to thick slices with 1 to 6mm indicators. Reversible Shredding Disc: Provides the option of either fine or medium shredding for optimal results. Stem Adapter: This user friendly tool easily attaches to either disc or small chopping/mixing blade to engage the motor shaft. Cord Storage Case: This convenient storage case with safety lock holds all of the blades and discs that are included with your new food processor. Retractable Cord: The retractable cord system allows you to pull as much cord as needed and then store it back in the housing when not in use. The end of the cord is wrapped with red tape to prevent over-pulling.

Cleaning and Storage

All parts except the housing base are dishwasher safe, and recommend washing on the top rack only. The housing base may be wiped clean with a soapy, non-abrasive material and dry after cleaning. If you wash the blades and discs by hand, do it carefully as their cutting edges are very sharp. For your safety remember when handling, use the plastic hubs on the blades and finger holes for the discs.

Bringing the Good Life Home

Cuisinart products are designed to make life delicious all day long, offering today’s consumers a variety of menu options, and fun and easy new ways to entertain family and friends. Cuisinart first came into home kitchens over 30 years ago when it introduced the now legendary food processor. People discovered that routines could be broken and creative cooking quickly became part of the new lifestyle. Preparing fresh ingredients with products that offered easy and interesting new techniques meant healthier meals and more free time.

Today Cuisinart develops products to make every meal memorable. From breakfast toast and coffee to elegant five-course dinners, the preparation and cooking have become a pleasurable part of the total experience. Today’s relaxed lifestyles and the convenience of Cuisinart products make it easier than ever to Savor the Good Life, right at home with family and friends.

Product Features

  • 1000-watt food processor with 14-cup work bowl and nesting 4-1/2- and 11-cup work bowls
  • On/off/dough/pulse touchpad controls; wide-mouth feed tube; blade-locking system
  • Stainless-steel slicing disc, shredding disc, chopping/mixing blades, and dough blade
  • Dishwasher-safe parts; accessory storage case, spatula, “how-to” DVD, and recipe/instruction book included
  • Product Built to North American Electrical Standards


Norpro Cut-N-Slice Flexible Cutting Boards, Set of 3

Three colors with different food icons. Protect against cross contamination by using green for vegtables and fruits, yellow for seafood or poultry, pink for meats. FDA approved and dishwasher safe.

Product Features

  • This handy set of three flexible cutting boards helps protect against cross contamination
  • Offered in 3 colors and feature 3 food icons; use green for veggies and fruits, yellow for seafood or poultry, and pink for meats
  • Each board measures 14 by 9-1/2 inches (35-1/2 by 24 cm) for ample surface cutting area
  • Can be bent or funneled to help unload chopped ingredients into waiting pots and pans
  • Made in the USA; FDA-approved and won’t retain odors or dull knives; dishwasher safe