food processor


Definition of food processor

: an electric kitchen appliance with a set of interchangeable blades revolving inside a container

Examples of food processor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The difference is that the restaurant’s carrots acquire their wrinkles from a food processor in-house. Washington Post, 16 July 2021 The Smart Power duet combines Cuisinart’s top-of-the-line 7-speed electronic blender with the legendary Cuisinart food processor. Mark Heim |, al, 2 July 2021 In the bowl of a food processor (or a large mixing bowl if not using a processor), combine flour and salt and pulse once or twice, or stir with a fork. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 2 July 2021 Make the rub: In a small food processor, blend garlic and ginger to form a paste. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, 23 June 2021 Meanwhile, in a mini food processor, puree feta and yogurt until smooth. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 15 June 2021 The topping is buttery buttermilk biscuit dough, a cinch to make in the food processor, which is shaped into disks to cover the top of the fruit., 27 Apr. 2021 For the muhammara: In a blender (for a smoother consistency) or food processor (for a chunkier consistency), combine the peppers, walnuts and garlic and process until well mixed. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Apr. 2021 The majority of masticating juicers can also act as a grinder and food processor. Megan Oster,, 10 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of food processor

1973, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of food processor was in 1973

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19 Jul 2021

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“Food processor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of food processor

: an electric kitchen device that is used for cutting and mixing food

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