Cuisinart 14-cup Custom Food Processor (DFP-14)


Excellent Blade and Dough Performance for under $200

At A Glance

Features & Ease of Use: 3.5/5

Performance; Discs: 4/5

Performance; Blades: 5/5

Build & Warranty: 4.5/5

Value: 4/5

Overall: Recommended

The Cuisinart Custom aced blade-related tasks like chopping and pureeing, and excelled at making doughs in its capacious 14-cup work bowl.  It is somewhat of a bare-bones system, however, lacking the mini-bowls that most other units include, and only comes with 2 discs (with no storage).  We also disliked its feed tube design.  For the right user, however, this model offers great value for around $175.

Model Notes & Purchasing

The Cuisinart DFP-14 is referred to as the “14-cup Custom” or the “14-cup Classic” and is usually found in an attractive stainless on black color scheme; white and red models are available at certain sites.  While the model has a MSRP of $199, it can usually had for approximately $175.

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Page 2: Features & Ease of Use, Part I

Page 3: Features & Ease of Use, Part II

Page 4: Performance; Shredding/Grating

Page 5: Performance; Slicing

Page 6: Performance; Chopping

Page 7: Performance; Blending/Pureeing

Page 8: Performance; Dough

Page 9: Conclusion

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