The Cuisinart DFP-14BCN is part of the food processor & chopper
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, food processor
models like the DFP-14BCN are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Weight of processors, rounded to the nearest pound, includes the base, bowl, lid, and chopping blade.
Claimed capacity (cups):
Capacity of processors is as claimed by the manufacturer.
We judged each model's proficiency at chopping onions, and almonds.
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 DFP-14BCN
Controls Indicates the type of controls the food processor has.
Dishwasher safe Whether the processor can be put into the dishwasher (usually the top rack)
Wattage The wattage of the food processor.
Separate shredding blade Whether the processor has a separate shredding blade that can be reversible or singular.
Separate shredding blade
Separate slicing blade Whether the processor has a separate slicing blade that can be adjustable, reversible or singular.
Separate slicing blade
Reversible Shredding/Slicing Blade Whether the processor has a reversible blade which includes both a shredding and slicing blade.
Reversible Shredding/Slicing Blade
Dough blade Whether the processor has a dough blade for kneading bread.
French Fry/Juilienne blade Whether the food processor has this blade
French Fry/Juilienne blade
Whipping attachment Used to whip eggs or cream.
Minibowl insert Whether the unit has a small bowl with its own blade that fits into the larger bowl of the processor. Useful for chopping up small quantities (e.g., garlic).
Disk carrier/organizer Organizes extra blades and disks into a neat carrier.
Juicer attachment A reamer that juices citrus fruits like lemons, oranges etc.