Reviews and Problems with Hamilton Beach Chef Prep
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20 January 2015
Excerpt: I really like this food processor, which replaced an aging and wheezy old machine in my kitchen. I'm not sure I would have chosen if for myself, but it was a gift from my daughter. Recent dental work has left me unable to chew, and the machine has been a lifesaver, I've shredded and chopped to my heart's content, resulting in food that I can manage to eat (and not mind the taste and texture of!) Along the way, I've discovered a few of its quirks.
Summary: This Hamilton Beach 70670 Chef Prep 525-Watt Food Processor is a great value - works great and is relatively inexpensive. We have had this for about three years now, and still works well. While this can slice and shred many vegetables such as carrots and potatoes quite well, we use this mostly for blending pastry mixes and cold butter cake icing (as pictured). The motor has ample power and the feed chute is big enough to be used comfortably.
... a Black N Decker processor for 8 years and loved, but it finally stopped working
7 November 2014
Summary: I had a Black N Decker processor for 8 years and loved, but it finally stopped working. I purchased this processor at Walmart cause I needed a quick replacement. I was very disappointed! This is why: 1) The plastic used to make this processor is very cheap (don't think it will last long). 2) I didn't like the spring loaded parts. I have had other items that were spring loaded and the springs broke quickly. 3) Too much work to open and close.
Summary: I LOVE THIS THING. If you're making your baby's food at home, don't mess around with ANYTHING that's overpriced and marketed as a baby food maker. JUST GET THIS. My daughter's almost two now so she's way past purees, but I made all her food at home with a tiny 2 cup thing that was a majorly MESSY pain to do large batches. I recently was gifted Jessica Seinfeld's cookbook that hides purees in recipes so I made a TON of them over the weekend, IN JUST TWO HOURS!
Excerpt: This works really well in my kitchen, and I'm very pleased with the performance. It has a large bowl and is versatile enough for all my cooking and baking needs, while also being very easy to assemble, break down, and clean. I would like to see a better variety of blades included, though that's a minor criticism.PowerIt's not a professional or heavy duty unit, yet works very well for common kitchen tasks. Makes quick work of slicing quantities of vegetables.
Excerpt: I have never owned a food processor before and decided to buy this one because it was not too expensive. I figured I would use this one and see if it was really something I would use on a regular basis and then upgrade if I used it enough. I love this food processor! I am so happy with this food processor. I don't know how I survived without a food processor before. I use this food processor almost daily.
Summary: I loved this food processor from the very beginning. Powerful motor, easy to use and clean, good price. Until one of blades broke after two months. Oh well, sometimes it happen,s I bought another blade for 12$ And kept loving it. But in 4 months 2 more blades broke. The same story with my sister (we bought them at the same time- 2 broken blades). Now I'm at the point where cost of new blades comes to the price of the processor itself and I'm very disappointed.