The Cuisinart 7 cup food processor is a single-speed food processor that offers lots of great features. It has a 7 cup work bowl and an attached extra large feed tube that holds whole fruits and vegetables.
It comes with several different detachable steel slicing discs, a chopping and mixing blade, and a dough blade for bread kneading. It features small and large pushers, a detachable disc stem, a compact flat cover and a spatula.
The instruction book that comes with this food processor includes recipes. It also comes with a five year warranty on the motor and a limited three year warranty on the unit as a whole.
The unit itself weighs just over 15 pounds and can be used to make stir-fries and salads in addition to doing more traditional food processing tasks. The Cuisinart pro is powerful enough to easily knead homemade bread dough, but quiet compared to other food processors.
A good machine, the Cuisinart dlc-10s has many advantages over lower quality food processors. Once set up, the Cuisinart dlc-10s pro classic 7-cup food processor works like a charm and clean-up is easy since all the parts are dishwasher safe.
People like that it is easy to use, and that it looks nice on display in a kitchen. Unlike some food processors that are loud and obnoxious, this one is relatively quiet. The recipe book features recipes that will become new household favorites.
Some manufacturer’s manuals can be difficult to follow, but this product comes with instructions that are clear, detailed and user-friendly, so when any problems arise during assembly or while processing food, they are all easily fixed by carefully following the manufacturer’s directions.
The Cuisinart dlc-10s pro classic 7-cup food processor’s feed tube is large enough to process almost any vegetable without any pre-chopping. The machine does extremely well chopping, shredding and pureeing foods. It handles all the basic food processing functions well, and it even kneads dough like a champ.
There are a few negatives that people have reported, despite being happy overall with their purchase. Some users report having difficulty with initial setup during simple tasks like assembling the blades and locking the lids.
Following the instructions that come with the processor makes assembly much easier, however. Some people are also disappointed that it lacks different speed settings. With only one speed setting, your options are slightly limited, but for the average food processing job one speed is fine.
While the Cuisinart 7 cup food processor does a great job with a number of cheeses, it doesn’t handle mozzarella very well. When cleaning the food processor in the dishwasher, small bits of food can stick between compartments and stay there through a whole dish washing cycle, but these can easily be removed by hand.
The trick to compensating for this problem is to either rinse it by hand before putting the work bowl in the dishwasher, or to check it after its been run through the dishwasher and clean any bits that are left on the plastic by hand.
Overall, the negatives about this product don’t outweigh the benefits.
Overall, the Cuisinart dlc-10s pro classic 7-cup food processor is a good buy. It chops, blends, pulverizes and kneads with ease.
Because it is both quiet and powerful and has a good warranty on its motor , the single speed setting isn’t really a problem and may even extend the life of the product.
The convenience of having a dishwasher safe food processor is a lifesaver when preparing for events and big meals. The extra trouble of making sure the dishwasher cleaned it thoroughly isn’t too big of an inconvenience and you will be sure its ready for the next time.
There are no serious complaints of any kind with this product. Most users find that it is a good buy at a good price and is a hassle-free way to get the job of food processing done quickly.
If having different speed settings really matters to someone, this won’t be the right food processor for them. Otherwise, the Cuisinart 7-cup food processor gets the green light for its versatility, its durability and its ability to knead bread dough.