food processor


Definition of food processor 

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

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After one hour, when the mixture is setting around the edges, take the ice cream out and churn it, using an electric hand mixer or by putting the mixture in a food processor. Nik Sharma,, "No-cook strawberry ice cream is a game-changer for summer," 26 June 2018 Few drops distilled white vinegar Steps — Combine the flour, salt and sugar in a food processor; process until well blended. Rebecca Powers,, "A German baker has taken pie art to a mesmerizing new level," 19 June 2018 Pulsing small pieces of salmon a few times in a food processor helps the burgers stay together. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Salmon Burgers and Five-Spice Sweet Potato Fries," 11 June 2018 Then puree everything in a food processor until smooth. Polly Campbell,, "Chef and a Recipe: Justin Uchtman of Sartre does spring vegetables," 4 June 2018 Cool slightly then process in a food processor until smooth. Leilani Marie Labong, San Francisco Chronicle, "Recipe: Make-Ahead Fermented Hot Green Chile Sauce," 11 May 2018 While pasta is cooking, pulse 1 cup peas in food processor to roughly chop. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Pea Pesto Pappardelle," 24 Apr. 2018 Place the mint and parsley leaves, walnut or pine nuts, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Perfect rack of lamb in the oven: Here's what to know," 30 Mar. 2018 All that's required is tossing the dressing ingredients into a food processor and chopping a whole bunch of fresh vegetables and some peanuts. Maya Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, "This Thai peanut salad is fresh and colorful, with a satisfying crunch," 10 May 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of food processor

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

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