food processor


Definition of food processor 

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

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Alternatively, puree soup in batches in a blender or food processor. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Silky Sweet Corn Soup with Indian Coconut-Cilantro Chutney," 11 July 2018 In a blender or food processor, combine yogurt, almonds, onions, ginger, chiles, peppercorns, coriander, turmeric and stock. Puree until smooth. 2. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "A Glorious Chicken Korma Anyone Can Pull Off," 5 July 2018 In a blender or food processor, combine oil, basil, garlic and salt to taste; purée until smooth. Melissa Clark, charlotteobserver, "Chicken Milanese has its moment," 19 June 2018 Reserve 1/2 cup kernels and add rest to food processor with ricotta, feta, mint, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper and puree until smooth. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Grilled Corn and Ricotta Dip," 21 June 2018 Pulse the food processor with on/off turns until the mixture resembles small bits. Jeanmarie Brownson, charlotteobserver, "Warm cheese meets fresh herbs in a happy springtime marriage," 19 June 2018 Blitz the cheese and yogurt in a food processor with mint, garlic, parsley, and lemon juice until speckled and green, then transfer to a bowl and season with salt. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appetit, "This Charred Cabbage with Goat Cheese Recipe Is Vegetarian Grilling at Its Best," 4 June 2018 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

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First Known Use of food processor

1973, in the meaning defined above

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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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