Cuisinart Pro Custom 11 11 Cups Food Processor Reviews
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Cuisinart Pro Custom 11 11 Cups Food Processor

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  • certainly not impossible to kill. it dies by itself!

    Sep 8, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: clear lexan bowl is easy to see through
    Cons: motor does not have thermal overload protection

    Summary: We have had this machine for 6 years, during which time it was lightly used. We had given our old Sunbeam to a daughter after 20 plus years of good usage; i wish the Cuisinart was half as good or one-quarter as easy to operate. Cuisinart claims ... read more

  • Impossible to Kill

    Dec 10, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It chops anything. And will never fail. It's the best there is.
    Cons: They are expensive. And it tends to leak around the edges.

    Summary: After having murdered many, many a cheap little kitchen appliance, I recieved my Cuisinart from a fellow culinary student who had one and was out of money for drugs. Yeah, cooks are crazy. I have owned it for six years now and I can't even slow it down. ... read more

  • Cuisinart is THE food processor

    May 5, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: powerful, nice looking, came with two work bowls and pizza pan and pizza cutter
    Cons: Food pusher tube contraption is a little fiddly

    Summary: Let me start by saying I have ALWAYS wanted a Cuisinart. Always. I consider myself a serious, but frugal cook. I am short on space so if I put an appliance in my kitchen, it has to be a serious, multipurpose deal. I have my kitchenaid stand mixer, which ... read more

  • The original all-in-one kitchen powerhouse

    Mar 17, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, clear instructions, included blades offer versatility, and decent selection of included recipes
    Cons: Plastic parts are fragile and expensive to replace

    Summary: Growing up, we had a Cuisinart DLC-8S 11 Cup Pro Custom Food Processor in the kitchen for over two decades, and I recently purchased my own from Macy’s. I do a lot of cooking that requires slicing, pureeing, blending large amounts of liquid ingredients, ... read more

  • It Slices! It Dices! It Rolls On Its Belly Like A Reptile!

    Jul 17, 2002 by pogomom is a Lead on Epinions in Home and Garden
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful motor; heavy non-slip base; stainless steel blades; 5 year motor warranty
    Cons: Poorly designed dual-purpose feed tube

    Summary: As a cook with decades of experience under her painfully cinched belt, my brand new Cuisinart® Pro Custom 11 appeared to challenge my hard earned title, “Kitchen Kween ~ Dark Mistress of Her Domain”. This bulky apparatus, with its seemingly simple pair ... read more

  • Why slice when you can push a button?

    Jul 15, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, easy to clean, and it gets the job done QUICKLY!
    Cons: Storage can be dicey.

    Summary: My husband got the Cuisinart Procustom 11 food processor for me two Christmases ago. It has not left its honored space on my counter since, in spite of a severe lack of counter space. Along with my mixer, I consider it an absolute necessity in my ... read more

  • Quality can be had at a good price

    Sep 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Heavy suction, 2 lids for different processing, quick and easy preparation. Many attachments
    Cons: would benefit with organizing rack for blades and acessories-feeding tube/ hard to clean

    Summary: I have been in search of a Cuisinart ever since I was introduced to my mothers way back in the early 1970s'-Moving into to my first apartment, I inherited her first food processor which was an old Sunbeam. Talk about an Edsol-I have had that ... read more

  • Be Careful with all that Power

    Apr 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very Powerful - great for bread dough
    Cons: Easy to over process some foods, made in China, Serrated blade is very sharp

    Summary: Cuisinart is the original manufacturer of food processors. They make an excellent machine. Food processors can be useful for a wide variety of cooking tasks. However, keep in mind that it is sometimes quicker to chop vegetables using a ... read more

  • My favorite kitchen appliance

    Apr 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful tool that saves you time and effort
    Cons: None

    Summary: I grew up using a Cuisinart, therefore my opinion of its invaluable worth may be biased. However, this is my all-time favorite kitchen appliance for several reasons. First, it takes the place of grating anything by hand. I choose to grate ... read more

  • Process THIS!

    Mar 30, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Perfect size, durable, powerful
    Cons: None

    Summary: If you cook at all, you need a processor. Period. It makes the mundane tasks associated with food preparation easy and fun. Why is this important? Well, dinner is one of the few times of day that we can be with our loved ones, and arguing over whose ... read more

  • Best Kept Secret-Buy the DLC-5 & Save Money

    Jan 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent food processor; quiet;versatile
    Cons: Overpriced; larger than necessary

    Summary: This food processor is an excellent appliance for any kitchen, but unless you are preparing foods for a very large family, you would probably be better off with the DLC-5 which is a 7-cup model that is almost identical in all other respects to the DLC-8. ... read more

  • WOW -what a machine!

    Dec 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: powerful, large volume capacity, versatile
    Cons: blades can be very dangerous to handle

    Summary: This is no ordinary Food Processor! I had spent years using a less than adequate model wishing I had a larger and more powerful one. After doing a lot of comparison shopping, I decided on this model. I couldn't be happier. It is very, very ... read more

  • Awesome Product

    Nov 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Does what it says, strong motor, sharp blades
    Cons: none

    Summary: I was looking for the food processor that I would only have to buy once. I've had it with trying to save a few dollars and then settling for something that doesn't work well. I had talked to a few friends who had Cuisinart food processors and they ... read more

  • Very good! Too bad it cannot grow...

    Oct 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: powerful motor, blade assortment, safety feature, reliability, heavy steady basement
    Cons: relatively small loading hole, which makes pre-cutting necessary, sometimes I wish we had a 14 cup model; round blades are sometimes hard to clean in the corners

    Summary: My wife wanted a food processor and when we got an electric grill as a Christmas gift, we returned it to Sears and bought Cuisinart Pro Custom 11. It has five blades: plastic dough blade, metal dicing knives, thin and thick slicing blades and a shredder. ... read more

  • The Cuisinart Pro--If You're Serious About Food

    Oct 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great features, long-lasting
    Cons: a bit expensive

    Summary: The Cuisinart Pro Custom food processor is for those people who are serious about quick and easy food preparation. Your "level of seriousness" is tested immediately when you look at the price tag. At $199, the unit is certainly not cheap but I think ... read more

  • Powerful Enough Even For A Man

    Oct 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: to many things to list here
    Cons: the food tube is hard to clean, but if you soak it is not to bad.

    Summary: I bought myself this food processor for my birthday three years ago. I am one of those odd women who actually love getting kitchen gadgets as gifts. I was looking for an easy way to make salsa, pesto, and puree'd fruits in large quantities. I make large ... read more

  • worth every penny!

    Jun 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: shreds very quickly, easy to use, safety features
    Cons: somewhat heavy

    Summary: Having grown up watching Julia Child and her Cuisinart, I couldn't wait until the day that I could have one of my own. I purchased mine a few years ago for $199. After 3 years, it still runs like new. I use my Cuisinart to make hash browns, cole slaw, ... read more

  • It All Started With The Peanut Butter

    Jun 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful, easy to use, large capacity, capable of a wide variety of functions
    Cons: large (you need counter space), somewhat expensive, may challenge your anti-yuppie snobbery

    Summary: It all started with the peanut butter. I loathe store-brand peanut butter and won't feed my kids the goop made with sugar, salt, and enough preservatives to embalm a small dog. So I buy the expensive health food store brands, where the only ... read more

  • Why did I wait to buy this!!

    May 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Large 11 cup capacity, simple to use
    Cons: Cost

    Summary: Okay, I must admit, after drewling over the Cuisinart many times I always walked away because of the price tag that came with it...but I finally did it, I bought it and kick myself for not buying it earlier! In case you are wondering, these are ... read more

  • Finally got the real McCoy

    May 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: the range of jobs it can tackle
    Cons: it is big and heavy

    Summary: I wanted a Cuisinart for years but every time I got close to having enough to buy it, something always seemed to come up. I did have an Oskar for years, which wasn't bad but I hated how small the bowl was. When I did buy my Cuisinart, it was ... read more

  • No matter if you love cooking or hate it, you will LOVE this

    Apr 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: quiet, powerful, fast
    Cons: storing the blades

    Summary: I love my cuisinart! It does anything I ask of it without that nasty burnt motor smell of a cheaper model. I even find the movie that came with it entertaining. I have yet to find a problem with its performance. My boyfriend even built me a center island ... read more

  • I thought I just needed it for Hummus!

    Feb 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, powerful
    Cons: hard to handwash,

    Summary: My mom had gotten a Cuisinart Food Processor while I was growing up. She didn't use it that much (but still pretty often) and I started using it when I started making hummus. I got married, hubby loved hummus and really missed having a food processor! ... read more

  • Speed and Power to Spare

    Feb 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Power, capacity
    Cons: Cleanup

    Summary: My mother has had a Cuisinart for nearly twenty years. It never occurred to me to have a kitchen without one. It still doesn't -- my Cuisinart is essential to our frequent cooking lifestyle. First of all, this thing has power. Nothing stops ... read more

  • It slices, it dices, but wait, there's more!

    Dec 9, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: versatile, durable, efficient
    Cons: blades can be dangerous

    Summary: By all accounts, I'm a pretty horrendous cook, but I would be much worse without my Cuisinart Custom 11. Not only does slicing, dicing and julliening by hand take a long time, it's hard to do them well without practice, and quite frankly, I don't have ... read more

  • Don't Hide this in the Cupboard!

    Nov 29, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: quality construction, great deal for a really nice machine
    Cons: Big!!(good if you want it big!!)

    Summary: This is a gizmo that I have wanted for a few years, and have been putting it off. Now, I wonder how I ever did without one!! I keep this on my counter and use it at least once a day. This model has a 11 cup capacity lexan bowl ... read more

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  • Great product

    Dec 6, 2013 by
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    Pros: plenty of power, easy clean-up
    Cons: no cons  yet.

    Summary: I bought this 2 months ago and I love it.  Found it at a great price and shipping was free.  Love the 3 slicing discs that come with it and the DVD tutorial.  I've never wanted to make my own pie crust before, but this makes them so easy ... read more

  • Hate this cuisinart

    Nov 18, 2007 by
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    Pros: OK power
    Cons: bad feeder tube, harder to clean, hard to use

    Summary: This is my second cuisinart, my first, the DLC 5 was small, but easy. the Custom 11 is a lemon. The feeder tube must lock into place (hard to lock/unlock) or the thing won't run. So you have to pre-cut the length or diameter of carrots, etc. so you ... read more

  • Never again, Cuisinart!

    Sep 25, 2007 by
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    Pros: the blade is very sharp and I like the larger capacity bowl
    Cons: Cuisinart Quality not present in the work bowl design/materials

    Summary: This is my second Cuisinart processor. The first one lasted over 10 years with constant use. Cuisinart was like Kleenex. I never thought I owned a food processor - I owned a Cuisinart. (And I blow my nose with Kleenex) My PC11 feed tube insert ... read more

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