TIPS FOR gREAT RESULTS
Using the Multipurpose blade
-inch (2.5-4 cm) pieces. Process food
to desired size, using short pulses, 1 to
2 seconds each time. Scrape sides of bowl,
To puree cooked fruits and vegetables
Add 1/4 cup (60 ml) liquid from recipe per
1 cup (235 ml) of food. Process food, using
short pulses, until finely chopped. Then
process continuously until reaching desired
texture. Scrape sides of bowl, if necessary.
To prepare mashed potatoes:
Shred hot cooked potatoes using the
shredding disc. Exchange shredding disc
for multipurpose blade. Add softened butter,
milk, and seasonings. Pulse 3 to 4 times,
2 to 3 seconds each time, until smooth and
milk is absorbed. Do not over process.
To chop dried (or sticky) fruits:
The food should be cold. Add 1/4 cup
(60 ml) flour from recipe per 1/2 cup
(120 ml) dried fruit. Process fruit, using
short pulses, until reaching desired texture.
To chop fresh fruits
Peel, core, and/or remove
seeds. Cut food in 1 to
To finely chop citrus peel:
With sharp knife, peel colored portion
(without white membrane) from citrus.
Cut peel in small strips. Process until
To mince garlic or to chop fresh herbs
or small quantities of vegetables:
With processor running, add food through
the feed tube. Process until chopped. For
best results, make sure work bowl and
herbs are very dry before chopping.
To chop nuts or make nut butters:
Process up to 3 cups (710 ml) of nuts to
desired texture, using short pulses, 1 to 2
seconds each time. For a coarser texture,
process smaller batches, pulsing 1 or 2
times, 1 to 2 seconds each time. Pulse more
often for finer texture. For nut butters,
process continuously until smooth. Store in
To chop cooked or raw meat,
poultry or seafood:
The food should be very cold. Cut in
1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Process up to
1 pound (455 g) at a time to desired size,
using short pulses, 1 to 2 seconds each time.
Scrape sides of bowl, if necessary.
To make bread, cookie,
or cracker crumbs:
Break food into 1
to 2-inch (3.5-5 cm)
pieces. Process until fine. For larger pieces,
pulse 2 to 3 times, 1 to 2 seconds each time.
Then process until fine.
To melt chocolate in a recipe:
Combine chocolate and sugar from recipe
in work bowl. Process until finely chopped.
Heat liquid from recipe. With processor
running, pour hot liquid through the feed
tube. Process until smooth.
To grate hard cheeses,
such as Parmesan and Romano:
Never attempt to process cheese that
cannot be pierced with the tip of a sharp
knife. You can use the multi-purpose blade
to grate hard cheeses. Cut cheese in 1 inch
(2.5 cm) pieces. Place in work bowl. Process,
using short pulses, until coarsely chopped.
Process continuously until finely grated. Pieces
of cheese can also be added through the feed
tube while the processor is running.
NOTE: Processing nuts and other hard
foods may scratch the surface finish on
the inside of the bowl.