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Cuisinart FP-12DC Elite Die-cast 12-cup Food Processor
Significantly speed up food preparation time with this die-cast metal food processor from Cuisinart. Theres a 12-cup capacity with this processor, allowing you to prepare for large dishes quickly, with a cutting consistency that helps food cook evenly.
ITEM#: 12714382Combining the Cuisinart tradition of culinary excellence with innovation, the Elite Collection 12-cup food processor sets the bar for kitchen appliances. This food processor is equipped with 1000 watts of peak power and a variety of accessories.
- Available in die-cast metal
- 1000-watt food processor
- Features 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
- Includes spatula, how-to DVD and recipe/instruction book
- Food processor measures 15.5 inches high x 10.5 inches deep x 7 inches wide
- Model number FP-12DC
|Number of Overall Speed||12|
|Speed Control Type||Button|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year Limited Manufacturer|
|Materials||METAL, PLASTIC, ELECTRONIC|
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I purchased this processor just before Thanksgiving to help me with prep work. It really came in handy with slicing the vegetables for the stuffing, especially the onions. The adjustable slicing disc was very convenient and handy when time is limited. I also used the processor to make appetizers with the mixing blade. I found the machine very helpful and cut my time in the kitchen down tremendously.Read More
I would recommend this to anyone looking for a great food processor. I just can't say enough about what you can do with is processor. Now I need to order holder for the blades.Read More
After 24 years with a Cuisinart mini, it was time to replace and upgrade. The hubby wanted to get me the biggest, baddest Cuisinart he could find. But there are times the smaller size of the mini was just right. Enter the Cuisinart Elite with TWO bowls. Brilliant! This is a hefty horsepower model with a sleek stainless housing that goes perfectly with modern stainless kitchen appliances. The DVD that comes with the unit helps explain everything and offers some tasty recipes. Being able to dial in the correct thickness on the slicing disc is genius, as are the two sizes of shred on the shredding disc. The only drawback I've found is that pieces that are very small fall around the side of the slicing and shredding disc into the bowl. Example: don't try shredding baby carrots for coleslaw, you'll end up with half shredded chunks in the bowl mixed in with brilliantly shredded carrots and spend five minutes digging chunks out. Otherwise, this is a great unit at a wonderful price.Read More
Cuisinart is one of my favorite brands and this food processor only solidifies my good feelings. It is powerful and compact and comes with a How-To DVD for those of us who tend to overlook the instruction booklet. I love that it has both a 4-cup work bowl and a 12-cup work bowl for smaller and larger jobs. It is extremely heavy, though, so taking it in and out of your cupboard is a bit of a workout.Read More
Questions & Answers
Hi artistwantobe2, unfortunately this item does not include a carrying case. We apologize for the inconvenience.
What is the advantage of die-cast metal in this processor over the alternative FP-12 Elite White 12-cup processor?
Stainless steel adjustable slicing disc 1 to 6mm Stainless steel reversible shredding disc (fine/medium) Large and small stainless steel chopping/mixing blades Spatula
Is this BPA Free? I know all Cuisinart Elite 12 Cup food processors that are manufactured in 2012 are BPA free. Please confirm.
Yes this is BPA free.
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