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Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus DLC-2A food chopper

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$30.59 - $42.99
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Summary: This Cuisinart chopper has
• Touchbutton control
• 2 speed motor
• Bowl handle.
• 3 cup capacity
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About - Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus DLC-2A

The Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus DLC-2A is part of the food processor & chopper test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, food chopper models like the Mini Prep Plus DLC-2A are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Claimed capacity (cups):
Capacity of choppers is as claimed by the manufacturer.

We judged each model's proficiency at chopping onions, and almonds.

We judged each model¿s proficiency at puréeing peas and carrots.
About This Brand


This is a mid-range to premium brand that offers models with capacity ranging from 4 to 20 cups. Some models also function as blenders. The brand is sold in department, specialty, and appliance stores, and online. Prices range from about $30 to $800.

Features & Specs - Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus DLC-2A
info Controls Touchbutton
info Bowl handle Yes
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User Reviews - Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus DLC-2A
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I Wish I Could Give This Product ZERO stars
Easy to clean
Nice size
Hold Cover When Using
Leaks like a sieve
Moves When Grinding
Best Uses
Dry Ingredients Only
Small amounts
This processor had such good ratings, but it did not work for me. I do a lot of indian cooking, which requires blending ingredients for sauces. You can only fill half way if you are blending wet ingredients and it may still leak. You must hold onto the cover or liquids will come out through the edge of the cover. And you really need to have a good hold on the device while chopping. I am very disappointed in this product. It's going in the trash. I've had it a while, but haven't really used it much until recently (unfortunately!)! When are these manufacturers going to get people who actually cook to design their products!?
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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Best Uses
I bought this chopper three weeks ago, and have used it daily to chop onions, dice herbs and prepare vinaigrette. For all three jobs, it has been amazingly good. I'm particularly impressed by how finely it dices herbs.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Does what I purchased it for
Easy to clean
Best Uses
I got it to chop leftovers up for the compost bin, does a great job.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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