Koenic food processor

The Koenic food processor, the KCH200 has an output of 200 watts and 5 removable stainless steel inserts, offering the versatile solution for freshly prepared meals and saving your time in the kitchen.

Delivering grated, shredded, cut or sliced fresh food ingredients directly into the bowl, the Koenic food processor does all the work. Large loading aperture allows you to process sizable fruit and vegetable pieces. Comes with the feed attachment and blade cover for safe handling. Easy to clean. Price is approximately € 35. Koenic.

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5 small appliances that make food prep a snap

5 small appliances that make food prep a snap

When Consumer Reports surveyed 3,435 of its subscribers about their experiences cooking weeknight meals, almost half said they wished the task took less time. So the experts in our labs got to work testing kitchen equipment with time-saving features. They found products (Speed cookers) and strategies (Save time in the kitchen) to help make meal prep less laborious. And they discovered five top-rated small appliances that can be big time-savers.

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Rommelsbacher deep fryer

You can use this versatile Rommelsbacher deep fryer with one large or two small frying baskets, frying to perfection incredibly tasty and crispy sea food, meats and vegetables. The 3.5 liter deep fryer cooks enough for the whole family in the adjustable up to 190°C temperature range.

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Elegant White Porcelain Bowls for Your Tabletop

White bowls are like that little black dress – they go with absolutely everything. The purpose of white in the foodie world is really as a stage, to show off the food. But these gorgeous porcelain bowls from Gompf and Kehrer are refined enough to stand on their own. Made in Germany (isn’t the best porcelain always?) – the indented design gives depth to the pieces. But being white, nothing is busy enough to distract from the glory of the food. See how fantastic the berries look … (read more)

5 ways to keep food fresher

5 ways to keep food fresher

Manufacturers tout lots of freshness technologies, including Viking’s “Plasmacluster Ion Air Purifier,” which is claimed to generate ions to eliminate airborne bacteria and mold spores. And Whirlpool says its “Producer Preserver” absorbs the ethylene gas that accelerates ripening. But you don’t need such fancy features to guarantee freshness. Here are some simple tips to help make food last in any refrigerator.

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The 7 gadgets you need for holiday food prep

The 7 gadgets you need for holiday food prep

The cooking season is here and with it comes hours of slicing and dicing to prepare meals for the holidays and other large gatherings. To help you speed through your food prep, Consumer Reports found some great gadgets and countertop appliances that did well in our tests. Use them to do some of your chopping ahead of time. Depending how far you work in advance, you can freeze or refrigerate certain ingredients until you’re ready to assemble your dishes (check … (read more)

Cuisinart food processor is still a champ at 40

Cuisinart food processor is still a champ at 40

Few kitchen appliances are as iconic as the Cuisinart food processor, which was introduced 40 years ago at the National Housewares Show in Chicago. The curious contraption was the  brainchild of Carl Sontheimer, a retired engineer with a passion for French cooking, who modified a commercial version for home use. Today it’s hard to find a home cook without one. Four of the five food processors recommended by Consumer Reports are Cuisinarts, although the top spot is held by Breville.

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Kenwood Multipro Sense compact food processor

The agile Multipro Sense FPM800 compact food processor from Kenwood features a robust solid metal die cast body, a BPA free, shatterproof Tritan plastic bowl, a heat resistant ThermoResist glass blender, a stable base and a range of attachments and accessories, delivering broad functionality and outstanding food processing performance. Its 8-speed + Pulse option, 1.0 kW variable motor, Kenwood patented Multipro dual drive system and intelligent auto function offer flexible control. In addition, the Multipro Sense compact food processor automatically switches to Eco mode, if left idle for 30 minutes.

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