12 CUP / 2.8 LITRE               FOOD PROCESSOR                INSTRUCTIONS AND RECIPES                 MODEL 4KFPW760 & 4...
Proof of Purchase & Product Registration  Always keep a copy of the sales      packed with the unit. This card willreceipt...
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTIONProduct Registration Card ........................................................Inside Fron...
Table of ContentsFOOD PROCESSING TIPS      Using the Multipurpose Blade .....................................................
Food Processor Safety       Your safety and the safety of others are very important.We have provided many important safety...
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDSWhen using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always befollowed, including the fol...
Electrical RequirementsModel 4KFPM770:                                Model 4KFPW760:Volts: 120 V.A.C. only               ...
Food Processor Features           Medium (4 mm)          Work Bowl           Shredding Disc                             He...
Food Processor FeaturesWork Bowl Cover with                          Disc StemUltra Wide Mouth™ Feed Tube                 ...
Preparing the Food Processor for Use                                             4. Insert the desired accessory into     ...
Preparing the Food Processor for Use         WARNING                                      WARNING                         ...
Preparing the Food Processor for Use          WARNING              Cut Hazard  Handle blades carefully.  Failure to do so ...
Preparing the Food Processor for UseEgg Whip Assembly and Use                       5. Place the work bowl cover on theThe...
Preparing the Food Processor for Use4. The 2-piece cone offers two sizes;             9. Operate the citrus press by   cho...
Using the Food Processor                                             Maximum Liquid Level         WARNING                 ...
Using the Food Processor                                               The 2-Piece Food Pusher         WARNING            ...
Disassembling the Food Processor2. If using a disc, remove it before          4. Turn the work bowl to the left to   remov...
Cleaning the Food Processor                                             4. To prevent damage to the interlock         WARN...
Troubleshooting• If your Food Processor should                 • If you have difficulty removing  fail to operate, check t...
Food Processing Tips            USING THE                          To mince garlic or to chop            MULTIPURPOSE BLAD...
Food Processing TipsTo grate hard cheeses, such as                 To slice or shred fruits orParmesan and Romano:        ...
Food Processing TipsTo slice uncooked meat or                                  USING THE EGG WHIPpoultry, such as stir-fry...
Helpful Hints1. When cutting and packing food                   7. Soft and medium-hard cheese   items in the Ultra Wide M...
Helpful Hints15. After removing the work bowl            17. Your Food Processor is not    cover, place it upside down on ...
APPETIZERS              Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms 1 bakery croissant or       Position mini bowl and mini blade in work bo...
Cheddar Wheat Crackers 2 ounces (55 g)            Position 4 mm shredding disc in work bowl. Add     sharp Cheddar        ...
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  1. 1. 12 CUP / 2.8 LITRE FOOD PROCESSOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RECIPES MODEL 4KFPW760 & 4KFPM770 ROBOT CULINAIRE DE 2,8 LITRES / 12 TASSES GUIDE D’UTILISATION ET RECETTES MODÈLES 4KFPW760 ET 4KFPM770 1-800-461-5681 Call our Consumer Interaction Centre with questions or comments Website: KitchenAid.ca Des questions ? Des commentaires ? Appelez notre Centre d’interaction aux consommateurs. Site Web : KitchenAid.ca ® FOR THE WAY IT’S MADE. 1 ®BIEN PENSÉ. BIEN FABRIQUÉ.®
  2. 2. Proof of Purchase & Product Registration Always keep a copy of the sales packed with the unit. This card willreceipt showing the date of enable us to contact you in thepurchase of your Food Processor. unlikely event of a product safetyProof of purchase will assure you of notification. This card does notin-warranty service. verify your warranty. Before you use your FoodProcessor, please fill out and mail Please complete the following foryour product registration card your personal records:Model Number _______________________________________________________Serial Number ________________________________________________________Date Purchased _______________________________________________________Store Name __________________________________________________________
  3. 3. Table of ContentsINTRODUCTIONProduct Registration Card ........................................................Inside Front CoverFood Processor Safety ........................................................................................3Important Safeguards........................................................................................4Electrical Requirements ......................................................................................5FEATURES AND OPERATIONFood Processor Features ...................................................................................6Preparing the Food Processor for Use Before First Use ...........................................................................................8 Work Bowl Assembly .................................................................................8 Multipurpose Blade & Dough Blade Assembly ............................................9 Slicing & Shredding Disc Assembly .............................................................9 Mini Bowl Assembly..................................................................................10 Chef’s Bowl Assembly ..............................................................................10 Egg Whip Assembly & Use ........................................................................11 Citrus Press Assembly & Use......................................................................11Using the Food Processor Before Use ................................................................................................13 Food Pusher Interlock ...............................................................................13 Maximum Liquid Level .............................................................................13 Turning the Food Processor On and Off ...................................................13 Using the Pulse Control ............................................................................14 2-Piece Food Pusher .................................................................................14Disassembling the Food Processor ..................................................................14CARE AND CLEANINGCleaning the Food Processor............................................................................16Troubleshooting .............................................................................................17 Continued on next page 1
  4. 4. Table of ContentsFOOD PROCESSING TIPS Using the Multipurpose Blade ...................................................................18 Using a Slicing or Shredding Disc..............................................................19 Using the Dough Blade .............................................................................20 Using the Egg Whip..................................................................................20Helpful Hints ...................................................................................................21RECIPESAppetizers ......................................................................................................23Salads and Dressings ......................................................................................28Soups and Sandwiches ....................................................................................32Vegetables and Side Dishes ............................................................................37Main Dishes.....................................................................................................41Breads ............................................................................................................46Desserts...........................................................................................................51WARRANTY AND SERVICE INFORMATIONKitchenAid® Food Processor Warranty ..............................................................57How To Arrange For Warranty Service..............................................................57How To Arrange For Out-Of-Warranty Service ..................................................58Ordering Accessories and Replacement Parts ...................................................59 2
  5. 5. Food Processor Safety Your safety and the safety of others are very important.We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on yourappliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.” These words mean: You can be killed or seriously injured DANGER if you don’t immediately follow instructions. You can be killed or seriously injured WARNING if you don’t follow instructions.All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how toreduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions arenot followed. 3
  6. 6. IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDSWhen using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always befollowed, including the following: 1. Read all instructions. 2. To protect against risk of electrical shock do not put Food Processor in water or other liquid. 3. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children. 4. Unplug from the outlet when not in use, before putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning. 5. Avoid contacting moving parts. 6. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance malfunctions, or is dropped or damaged in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest Authorized Service Facility for examination, repair, or electrical or mechanical adjustment. 7. The use of attachments not recommended or sold by the manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock or injury. 8. Do not use outdoors. 9. Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter.10. Keep hands and utensils away from moving blades or discs while processing food to reduce the risk of severe injury to persons or damage to the Food Processor. A scraper may be used but must be used only when the Food Processor is not running.11. Blades are sharp. Handle carefully.12. To reduce the risk of injury, never place cutting blade or discs on base without first putting bowl properly in place.13. Be certain cover is securely locked in place before operating appliance.14. Never feed food by hand. Always use the food pusher.15. Do not attempt to defeat the cover interlock mechanism.16. This product is designed for household use only. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 4
  7. 7. Electrical RequirementsModel 4KFPM770: Model 4KFPW760:Volts: 120 V.A.C. only Volts: 120 V.A.C. only.Hertz: 60 Hz Hertz: 60 Hz NOTE: Model 4KFPW760 has a WARNING polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the risk of electrical shock, this plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not modify the plug in any way. Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong Do not use an extension cord. If the outlet. power supply cord is too short, have Do not remove ground prong. a qualified electrician or serviceman install an outlet near the appliance. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire or electrical shock.NOTE: Model 4KFPM770 has a 3prong grounded plug. To reduce therisk of electrical shock, this plug willfit in an outlet only one way. If theplug does not fit in the outlet,contact a qualified electrician. Do notmodify the plug in any way.Do not use an extension cord. If thepower supply cord is too short, havea qualified electrician or servicemaninstall an outlet near the appliance. 5
  8. 8. Food Processor Features Medium (4 mm) Work Bowl Shredding Disc Heavy Duty Base Medium (4 mm) Slicing Disc 10-Cup (2.4 l) Disc Stem Chef’s BowlFine (2 mm)Slicing Disc Off On Pulse Citrus Press 2-Piece Cone Egg Whip 4-Cup (945 ml) Mini Bowl andWork Bowl Mini BladeCover with UltraWide Mouth™Feed Tube Spatula/ Cleaning Stainless Steel Tool Multipurpose Blade Dough Blade 2-Piece Food Pusher 6
  9. 9. Food Processor FeaturesWork Bowl Cover with Disc StemUltra Wide Mouth™ Feed Tube Stem fits over the power shaft on theOne of the industry’s largest, the base and into the bottom of a slicingUltra Wide Mouth™ feed tube or shredding disc.accommodates large items – liketomatoes, cucumbers, and potatoes – Stainless Steelwith a minimum of sectioning or Multipurpose Bladeslicing. Versatile blade chops, minces, blends, mixes, and emulsifies in a matter of2-Piece Food Pusher seconds.For smaller items, remove the smallpusher from the central tube in the Dough Bladelarge pusher. The small pusher and The dough blade is specially designedfeed tube make it easy to process for mixing and kneading yeast dough.herbs, nuts, single carrots and celery.The small pusher can also be used as Egg Whipa convenient 4 oz. (120 ml) The egg whip will quickly whip creammeasuring cup. and egg whites for meringues, mousses, soufflés, and desserts.12-Cup (2.8 l) Work BowlThe tough polycarbonate bowl Citrus Pressprovides capacity for large jobs. Press consists of a Strainer Basket,Chef’s Bowl 2-Piece Cone, and LeverPlace the 10-cup (2.4 l) Chef’s Bowl Arm. Use the removableinside the Work Bowl, and slice or outer cone for largershred a food item while keeping the items, such as grapefruit,Work Bowl clean for another and the inner cone foringredient. lemons and limes.Mini Bowl and Mini Blade Heavy-Duty Base4-cup (945 ml) bowl and stainless The base features the off, on, andsteel blade are perfect for small pulse buttons along with the powerchopping and mixing jobs. shaft, which rotates the blades and discs.Fine (2 mm) Slicing DiscDisc produces approximately 1⁄16-inch Spatula/Cleaning Tool(2 mm) slices of most foods, from Special shape facilitates food removaldelicate strawberries to partially from bowls, discs, and blades.frozen meats. Chef’s Accessory CaseMedium (4 mm) Slicing Disc Stylish and durable slim-line caseDisc produces approximately 1⁄8-inch organizes and protects(4 mm) slices of most foods. blades, discs, and accessories.Medium (4 mm) Shredding DiscDisc produces approximately 1⁄8-inch(4 mm) shreds of most firm fruits,vegetables, and cheese. 7
  10. 10. Preparing the Food Processor for Use 4. Insert the desired accessory into WARNING the work bowl. See pages 9–12 for accessory instructions. Cut Hazard 5. Place the work bowl cover on the Handle blades carefully. work bowl with the feed tube just to the left of the work bowl Failure to do so can result in handle. Grasp the feed tube and cuts. turn the cover to the right until it locks into place.Before First UseBefore using your Food Processor forthe first time, wash the work bowl,work bowl cover, chef’s bowl, minibowl, feed tube pusher, discs, andblades either by hand or in thedishwasher (see “Cleaning the FoodProcessor” on page 16).Work Bowl Assembly1. Place the Food Processor base on a dry, level countertop with the NOTE: Do not attach the cover to the controls facing forward. Do not work bowl before the work bowl is plug in the unit until it is locked on the base. Damage to the completely assembled. work bowl may result.2. With the handle just to the left of 6. Fit the 2-piece food pusher into center, place the work bowl on the the feed tube. base, fitting the center opening over the power shaft.3. Grasp the work bowl handle and turn the bowl to the right until it locks into position. Off On Pulse 8
  11. 11. Preparing the Food Processor for Use WARNING WARNING Cut Hazard Handle blades carefully. Failure to do so can result in cuts. Electrical Shock Hazard Multipurpose Blade and Plug into a grounded 3 prong Dough Blade Assembly outlet. Place the blade on the power shaft. Do not remove ground prong. Rotate the blade so it falls into place on the shaft. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire or electrical shock.7. Plug into a proper electrical outlet (see “Electrical Requirements” on page 5).NOTE: Your Food Processor will notoperate unless the work bowl and Slicing and Shredding Discwork bowl cover are properly locked Assemblyon the base, and the pusher isinserted to the maximum fill line on 1. Place the disc stem on the powerthe feed tube. shaft. Do not remove the work bowl fromthe base without first removing thework bowl cover. Damage to thework bowl may result. Continued on next page 9
  12. 12. Preparing the Food Processor for Use WARNING Cut Hazard Handle blades carefully. Failure to do so can result in cuts.2. Fit the disc over the metal pin on the disc stem, then rotate the disc until it falls fully onto the stem. The mini bowl can also be placed in the chef’s bowl in a similar manner. 3. To remove the mini bowl after processing, lift the bowl using the two finger grips located along the top edge of the bowl.Mini Bowl Assembly1. Place the mini bowl inside the work bowl over the power shaft. Rotate the mini bowl until it falls into place. When properly seated in the work bowl, the mini bowl Chef’s Bowl Assembly cannot be rotated. Place the chef’s bowl inside the work bowl over the power shaft. Rotate the chef’s bowl until it falls into place. When properly seated in the work bowl, the chef’s bowl cannot be rotated. The chef’s bowl can only be used with the slicing and shredding discs – the multipurpose blade cannot be used. To remove the chef’s bowl after processing, lift the bowl using the2. Fit the mini blade on the power two finger grips located along the shaft. It may be necessary to top edge of the bowl. rotate the blade until it falls into place. 10
  13. 13. Preparing the Food Processor for UseEgg Whip Assembly and Use 5. Place the work bowl cover on theThe egg whip is designed to whip work bowl with the feed tube justegg whites or heavy cream to create to the left of the handle. Maketoppings or soft meringues. For the sure the center pin of the eggbest results, at least 1 cup (235 ml) of whip fits into the center openingheavy cream or 3 egg whites should of the cover. Grasp the feed tubebe whipped at a time. Whipping and turn the cover to the right tosmaller quantities may not result in lock it into place. Insert the pushermaximum volume. into the feed tube. The egg whip is now ready to operate.To assemble: 6. Press the On Button and whipThe egg whip consists of 4 pieces – ingredients to the desired texturethe egg whip stem, stem cover, whip and volume. Press the Off Buttonpaddle, and cap. when finished. To disassemble: 1. Unplug the base from the Cap electrical outlet. Remove the work bowl cover with a clockwise turn. 2. Lift the egg whip assembly off the Stem power shaft. Remove whipped Cover ingredients from the work bowl. 3. Pull the cap from the egg whip assembly. Push downward on the Whip stem pin to remove stem from the Paddle stem cover. Turn the egg whip paddle to unlock, and slide the paddle from the stem cover. Citrus Press Assembly and Use Stem 1. Position and lock the work bowl on the base. 2. Place the strainer basket in the1. Place the egg-whip stem on the bowl with the locking clip to the power shaft. Slowly turn the stem left of the work bowl handle. until it drops fully onto the shaft. 3. Turn the basket counter-clockwise2. Align the L-shaped notch on the until the clip locks into the handle. whip paddle with the small post on the stem cover, and slide the paddle onto the cover. Turn slightly to lock paddle.3. Fit the stem cover and paddle over the egg whip stem. Push downward to engage the ridges of the stem with the gears of the paddle.4. Fit the egg whip cap over the egg whip stem. Push downward to lock it into place. Continued on next page 11
  14. 14. Preparing the Food Processor for Use4. The 2-piece cone offers two sizes; 9. Operate the citrus press by choose the right size for the fruit pressing the On Button or the you are juicing. Use the outer cone Pulse Button. for grapefruit, oranges and other 10. When juice is fully extracted, Press large fruits. Remove the outer cone the Off Button. to reveal a smaller inner cone that’s NOTE: Do not exceed the maximum perfect for lemons and limes. liquid level line on the work bowl, or5. Open the lid and place the cone juice will leak from the bowl. inside the strainer basket over 11. Unlock the strainer basket by the power shaft. It may be turning it clockwise. Remove necessary to rotate the cone until juiced fruit, cone, and strainer it falls into place. basket from the work bowl. 12. Remove the work bowl from Food Processor and pour juice into desired container. 13. To detach the clip-on lever arm from the strainer basket for thorough cleaning, pull the clip at the bottom of the basket away from the basket side and remove the lever-arm from the basket. 14. When reattaching the lever arm6. Halve the fruit to be juiced. to the strainer basket, make sure7. Place fruit half on cone. the tabs on the clip snap securely8. Close the lid of the strainer basket. into a pair of holes in the bottom Hold the lever arm down firmly of the basket. with an open palm to maintain even pressure. Operate the citrus press only when the lever arm is in the down position, holding the fruit on the cone.NOTE: Use of the citrus presswithout the clip-on lever arm is notrecommended. If you do use itwithout the lever arm, remove thelever arm from the basket (seeStep 13). 12
  15. 15. Using the Food Processor Maximum Liquid Level WARNING This line on the work bowl indicates the maximum level of liquid that can be processed by the Food Processor. Rotating Blade Hazard Always use food pusher. Keep fingers out of openings. Keep away from children. Turning the Food Processor Failure to do so can result in On and Off amputation or cuts. 1. To turn on the Food Processor, press the On Button. The unit willBefore Use run continuously and the indicatorBefore operating the Food Processor, light will glow.be sure the work bowl, blades, andwork bowl cover are properlyassembled on the Food Processorbase (see “Preparing the Food Off On PulseProcessor for Use” starting onpage 8).Food Pusher InterlockThe food pusher is part of the safetyinterlock system. The Food Processorwill not run unless the pusher is 2. To stop the Food Processor, pressinserted to the maximum fill line on the Off Button. The indicator lightthe feed tube. will go out and an automatic brake will stop the action of the blade or disk within seconds. 3. Wait until the blade or disk comes to a complete stop before removing the work bowl cover. Be sure to turn off the Food Processor before removing the work bowl cover, or before unplugging the unit. NOTE: If the unit fails to operate, make sure the work bowl and cover are properly locked on the base, and the food pusher is inserted to the maximum fill line on the feed tube (see “Preparing the Food Processor for Use“ starting on page 8). 13
  16. 16. Using the Food Processor The 2-Piece Food Pusher WARNING To slice or shred small items, insert the 2-piece food pusher into the feed tube, then turn the small center pusher clockwise to unlock and remove. Use the center feed tube and pusher to process small or slender items, or to add liquid while the Food Rotating Blade Hazard Processor is running. When not using the small feed tube, lock the small Always use food pusher. pusher into place by turning it Keep fingers out of openings. counter-clockwise. Keep away from children. Failure to do so can result in amputation or cuts.Using the Pulse ControlThe pulse control allows precisecontrol of the duration and frequencyof processing. It’s great for jobswhich require a light touch. Just pressand hold the Pulse Button to startprocessing, and release it to stop. Theindicator light will glow each time thePulse Button is pressed. Disassembling the Food Processor 1. Turn the work bowl cover to the WARNING left and remove. Cut Hazard Handle blades carefully. Failure to do so can result in cuts.NOTE: If you have difficulty removingthe pusher from the feed tube, it islikely that food particles have becomelodged in the interlock system. To freethe pusher, soak the work bowl coverin warm water or wash it in adishwasher. 14
  17. 17. Disassembling the Food Processor2. If using a disc, remove it before 4. Turn the work bowl to the left to removing the bowl. Place two unlock it from the base. Lift to fingers under each side of the disc remove. and lift it straight up. Remove the disc stem. Off On Pulse3. If using the mini bowl or chef’s bowl, grasp and remove the bowl using the finger grips located along the top edge of the bowl. 5. The multipurpose blade can be removed from the work bowl before the contents are emptied. The blade can also be held in place as you remove food: grasp the work bowl from the bottom and place one finger through the center opening to grip the blade shaft. Then remove food from the bowl and blade with a spatula. 15
  18. 18. Cleaning the Food Processor 4. To prevent damage to the interlock WARNING system, always store the work bowl and work bowl cover in the Cut Hazard unlocked position when not in Handle blades carefully. use. Failure to do so can result in cuts.1. Press the Off Button and unplug the Food Processor before cleaning.2. Wipe the base and cord with a warm, sudsy cloth, and wipe clean with a damp cloth. Dry with a soft cloth. Do not use abrasive cleansers or scouring pads. Off On Pulse3. All the other parts of the Food Processor are dishwasher safe. Be sure to load them away from exposed heating elements in the dishwasher. If washing the Food Processor parts by hand, avoid the 5. Wrap the power cord around the use of abrasive cleansers or work bowl. Secure the plug by scouring pads. They may scratch clipping it to the cord. or cloud the work bowl and cover. 6. Disassembled discs, shafts, and Thoroughly dry all parts after blades should be stored in the washing. provided storage case, and in a location out of the reach of children. 16
  19. 19. Troubleshooting• If your Food Processor should • If you have difficulty removing fail to operate, check the the food pusher from the following: feed tube:– Make sure the work bowl and work – Food particles are probably lodged bowl cover are properly locked on in the interlock system. To free the the base, and the food pusher is pusher, soak the work bowl cover in inserted to the maximum fill line on warm water or wash it in a the feed tube. dishwasher.– See if the power cord is plugged into a proper electrical outlet If the problem cannot be corrected (see “Electrical Requirements” on with the steps in this section, see the page 5). If it is, unplug the Food KitchenAid Warranty and Service Processor, then plug it into the section on pages 57-58. Do not same outlet again. If the Food return the Food Processor to the Processor still does not work, check retailer – they do not provide service. the fuse or circuit breaker on the electrical circuit the Food Processor For assistance throughout Canada call is connected to and make sure the KitchenAid Consumer Interaction circuit is closed. Centre toll-free 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.• If the Food Processor shuts off (EST): 1-800-461-5681 or write to: while it is running: Consumer Relations Centre– The Food Processor may be KitchenAid Canada overheated. If the motor exceeds a 1901 Minnesota Court certain temperature, it will Mississauga, ON L5N 3A7 automatically shut off to prevent damage. This should be an extremely rare occurrence. If it happens, press the Off Button and wait 15 minutes for the Food Processor to cool before resuming. If the Food Processor still refuses to run, wait an additional 15 minutes for the Food Processor to cool. 17
  20. 20. Food Processing Tips USING THE To mince garlic or to chop MULTIPURPOSE BLADE fresh herbs or small quantities of vegetables:To chop fresh fruits or With processor running, add foodvegetables: through the small feed tube. Process until chopped. For best results, makePeel, core, and/or remove seeds. Cut sure work bowl and herbs are veryfood in 1 to 11⁄2-inch (2.5 to 3.75 cm) dry before chopping.pieces. Process food to desired size,using short pulses, 1 to 2 seconds To chop nuts or makeeach time. Scrape sides of bowl, if nut butters:necessary. Process up to 3 cups (710 ml) of nutsTo puree cooked fruits and to desired texture, using short pulses,vegetables (except potatoes): 1 to 2 seconds each time. For a coarser texture, process smallerAdd 1⁄4 cup (60 ml) liquid from recipe batches, pulsing 1 or 2 times, 1 to 2per cup of food. Process food, using seconds each time. Pulse more oftenshort pulses, until finely chopped. for finer texture. For nut butters,Then process continuously until process continuously until smooth.reaching desired texture. Scrape sides Store in refrigerator.of bowl, if necessary. To chop cooked or raw meat,To prepare mashed potatoes: poultry or seafood:Insert chef’s bowl into the work The food should be very cold. Cut inbowl. Using the shredding disc, shred 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Process up tohot, cooked potatoes. Remove the 1 pound (455 g) at a time to desiredchef’s bowl with potatoes. Place size, using short pulses, 1 to 2multipurpose blade in work bowl, seconds each time. Scrape sides ofand add shredded potatoes, softened bowl, if necessary.butter, milk, and seasonings. Pulse 3to 4 times, 2 to 3 seconds each time, To make bread, cookie, oruntil milk is absorbed and texture is cracker crumbs:smooth. Do not overprocess. Break food into 11⁄2 to 2-inch (3.75 toTo chop dried (or sticky) fruits: 5 cm) pieces. Process until fine. For larger pieces, pulse 2 to 3 times, 1 toThe food should be cold. Add 1⁄4 cup 2 seconds each time. Then process(60 ml) flour from recipe per 1⁄2 cup until fine.(120 ml) dried fruit. Process fruit,using short pulses, until reaching To melt chocolate in a recipe:desired texture. Combine chocolate and sugar fromTo finely chop citrus peel: recipe in work bowl. Process until finely chopped. Heat liquid fromWith sharp knife, peel coloured recipe. With processor running, pourportion (without white membrane) hot liquid through the small feedfrom citrus. Cut peel in small strips. tube. Process until smooth.Process until finely chopped. 18
  21. 21. Food Processing TipsTo grate hard cheeses, such as To slice or shred fruits orParmesan and Romano: vegetables that are long andNever attempt to process cheese that relatively small in diameter, suchcannot be pierced with the tip of a as celery, carrots, and bananas:sharp knife. You can use the multi- Cut food to fit feedpurpose blade to grate hard cheeses. tube vertically orCut cheese in 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. horizontally, and packPlace in work bowl. Process, using feed tube securely toshort pulses, until coarsely chopped. keep food positionedProcess continuously until finely properly. Process usinggrated. Pieces of cheese can also be even pressure. Or use the small feedadded through the small feed tube tube in the 2-piece food pusher.while the processor is running. Position food vertically in the tube USING A SLICING OR and use the small food pusher to SHREDDING DISC process food. NOTE: When cutting and To slice or shred fruits and packing food items in the vegetables that are round,Ultra Wide Mouth™ feed tube, do such as onions, apples, andnot exceed the maximum fill line. This green peppers:will permit the pusher to engage the Peel, core, and/or remove seeds. Cutinterlock and the unit to operate. in halves or quarters to fit feed tube.To cut julienne, or match stick, Position in feed tube. Process, usingstrips of vegetables and fruits: even pressure.Cut food to fit feed tube horizontally. To slice or shred fruits andPosition food horizontally in feed vegetables that are small, such astube. Process, using strawberries, mushrooms, andeven pressure to make radishes:plank-like slices. Re-stack Position food vertically or horizontallyslices and position in layers within the feed tube. Fillvertically or horizontally feed tube in order to keep foodin feed tube. Process, positioned properly, but do notusing even pressure. exceed the maximum fill line. Process, using even pressure. Or use the small feed tube in the 2-piece food pusher. Position food vertically in the tube and use the small food pusher to process food. To shred spinach and other leaves: Stack leaves. Roll up and stand up in feed tube. Process, using even pressure. 19
  22. 22. Food Processing TipsTo slice uncooked meat or USING THE EGG WHIPpoultry, such as stir-fry meats: To make soft eggCut or roll food to fit feed tube. Wrap white meringue:and freeze food until hard to thetouch, 30 minutes to 2 hours, Place 3 egg whites and 1⁄4 teaspoondepending on thickness of food. (1 ml) cream of tartar in work bowlCheck to be sure you can still pierce fitted with egg whip. Process untilfood with the tip of a sharp knife. If foamy, about 30 to 45 seconds. Withnot, allow to thaw slightly. Process, processor running, slowly add 1⁄3 cupusing even pressure. (80 ml) sugar through the small feed tube. Process until stiff peaks form,To slice cooked meat or poultry, about 21⁄2 to 3 minutes. Stopincluding salami, pepperoni, etc.: processor as necessary to checkFood should be very cold. Cut in texture of mixture.pieces to fit feed tube. Process food To whip cream:using firm, even pressure. Place heavy cream in work bowl fittedTo shred firm and soft cheeses: with egg whip. Process 30 seconds.Firm cheese should be very cold. For With processor running, add 2best results with soft cheeses, such as tablespoons (30 ml) powdered sugarmozzarella, freeze 10 to 15 minutes through the small feed tube. Processbefore processing. Cut to fit feed just until soft peaks form, about 30tube. Process, using even pressure. to 40 seconds. Stop processor as USING THE necessary to check texture of mixture. DOUGH BLADE With processor running, add 1⁄2 teaspoon (2 ml) vanilla, if desired, The dough blade is through the small feed tube. Processspecially designed for mixing and just until mixed. Do not overprocess.kneading yeast dough quickly andthoroughly. For the best results, donot knead recipes which use morethan 2-3 cups (475-710 ml) of flour. 20
  23. 23. Helpful Hints1. When cutting and packing food 7. Soft and medium-hard cheese items in the Ultra Wide Mouth™ may spread out or roll up on the feed tube, do not exceed the shredding disc. To avoid this, maximum fill line. This will permit shred only well-chilled cheese. the pusher to engage the interlock 8. Sometimes slender and the unit to operate. foods, such as2. Never process any food that is so carrots or celery, hard or firmly frozen that it cannot fall over in the be pierced with the tip of a sharp feed tube, knife. Hard food can cause damage resulting in an to the blade or motor. If a piece of uneven slice. To hard food, such as carrot, becomes minimize this, cut food in several wedged or stuck on the blade, stop pieces and pack the feed tube the processor and remove the with the food. For processing blade. Carefully remove food from small or slender items, the small the blade. feed tube in the 2-piece food3. Do not overfill work bowl or mini pusher will prove especially bowl. For thin mixtures, fill work convenient. bowl up to 1⁄2 to 2⁄3 full. For thicker 9. When preparing a cake or cookie mixtures, fill work bowl up to 3⁄4 batter or quick bread, use the full. For liquids, fill up to the multipurpose blade to cream fat maximum level as described on and sugar first. Add dry page 13. When chopping, the ingredients last. Place nuts and work bowl should be no more fruit on top of flour mixture to than 1⁄3 to 1⁄2 full. Use the mini prevent overchopping. Process bowl for up to 1 cup (235 ml) of nuts and fruits, using short liquid or 1⁄2 cup (120 ml) solids. pulses, until blended with other4. Position slicing discs so the cutting ingredients. Do not overprocess. surface is just to the right of the 10. When shredded or sliced food feed tube. This allows the blade a piles up on one side of the bowl, full rotation before contacting stop the processor and redistribute the food. the food using a spatula.5. To capitalize on the speed of the 11. When food quantity reaches the processor, drop ingredients to be bottom of a slicing or shredding chopped through the small feed disc, remove the food. tube while the processor is running. 12. A few larger pieces of food may6. Different foods require varying remain on top of the disc after degrees of pressure for best slicing or shredding. If desired, cut shredding and slicing results. In these by hand and add to mixture. general, use light pressure for soft, 13. Organize processing tasks to delicate foods (strawberries, minimize bowl cleanup. Process tomatoes, etc.), moderate pressure dry or firm ingredients before for medium foods (zucchini, liquid ingredients. potatoes, etc.), and firmer 14. To clean ingredients from the pressure for harder foods (carrots, multipurpose blade easily, just apples, hard cheeses, partially empty the work bowl, replace the frozen meats, etc.). lid, and pulse 1 to 2 seconds to spin the blade clean. 21
  24. 24. Helpful Hints15. After removing the work bowl 17. Your Food Processor is not cover, place it upside down on designed to perform the the counter. This will help keep following functions: the counter clean. • grind coffee beans, grains, or16. To remove the contents of the hard spices work bowl without removing the • grind bones or other inedible multipurpose blade, grasp the parts of food work bowl from the bottom and • liquefy raw fruits or vegetables place one finger through the • slice hard-cooked eggs or center opening to hold the blade unchilled meats in place. Then remove food from 18. If any plastic parts should the bowl and blade with a discolour due to the types of spatula. food processed, clean them with lemon juice. 22
  25. 25. APPETIZERS Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms 1 bakery croissant or Position mini bowl and mini blade in work bowl. white bread slice, Add croissants. Process until finely crumbled, 10 to torn into pieces 20 seconds. Remove and set aside. 1 shallot, cut into quarters Position mini bowl and mini blade in work bowl. 1 clove garlic Add shallot and garlic. Process until finely chopped,15 large (about 14 oz. 5 to 10 seconds. Remove stems from mushrooms; [395 g]) mushrooms, add 1⁄2 cup (120 ml) stems to shallot mixture in mini cleaned bowl. Pulse 3 to 4 times, about 1 second each time, 6 ounces (170 g) or until chopped. ground sausage In medium skillet over medium heat, cook sausage 1 teaspoon (5 ml) until thoroughly heated and no longer pink. Drain. Worcestershire sauce Add mushroom mixture; cook 2 to 4 minutes, or 1 ⁄2 teaspoon (2 ml) dry mustard until tender, stirring often. 1 ⁄4 teaspoon (1 ml) hot Exchange mini bowl and mini blade for pepper sauce multipurpose blade in work bowl. Add sausage 1 cup (235 ml) mixture, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, shredded Cheddar mustard, pepper sauce, and cheese. Process until cheese mixed, 3 to 5 seconds. 2 tablespoons (30 ml) snipped fresh chives, Arrange mushrooms cap side down in 13 x 9 x 2- if desired inch (33 x 23 x 5 cm) baking pan. Spoon and press sausage mixture into openings, mounding stuffing. Bake at 350°F (177°C) for 15 to 20 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender. Sprinkle with chives, if desired. Yield: 5 servings (3 mushrooms per serving). Tip: Filling may be made up to one day in advance; refrigerate. Warm to room temperature before stuffing mushrooms. Per Serving: About 230 cal, 11 g pro, 10 g carb, 17 g total fat, 8 g sat fat, 45 mg chol, 390 mg sod. 23
  26. 26. Cheddar Wheat Crackers 2 ounces (55 g) Position 4 mm shredding disc in work bowl. Add sharp Cheddar Cheddar and Parmesan cheeses. Process to shred. cheese, chilled Remove and set aside. 1 ounce (30 g) Parmesan cheese, Exchange shredding disc for multipurpose blade in room temperature work bowl. Add oats and nuts. Pulse 3 to 4 times,3 ⁄4 cup (175 ml) about 5 seconds each time, or until finely ground. rolled oats Add all-purpose and whole wheat flours, sugar, salt,1 ⁄ 2 cup (120 ml) (about and baking soda. Process until mixed, 5 to 10 4 oz. [115 g]) seconds. Add shortening and butter. Pulse 4 to 5 walnut pieces times, about 2 seconds each time, or until crumbly. 1 cup (235 ml) Add cheeses. Pulse 2 to 3 times, about 2 seconds all-purpose flour each time, or until mixed. With processor running,2 ⁄3 cup (160 ml) whole add buttermilk through the small feed tube. Process wheat flour until stiff dough forms, 20 to 25 seconds, scraping 2 teaspoons (10 ml) sides of bowl if necessary. sugar3 ⁄4 teaspoon (4 ml) salt In small bowl, combine egg and water. Set aside.1 ⁄ 2 teaspoon (2 ml) Remove dough to lightly floured work surface. Form baking soda into a ball; divide into 2 portions. Cover 1 portion; 2 tablespoons (30 ml) roll 1 portion into a 10 x 10-inch (25 x 25 cm) shortening square. Place in center of large lightly greased 1 tablespoon (15 ml) baking sheet. Roll evenly into a 12 x 12-inch (30.5 x butter or margarine, slightly softened 30.5 cm) square. Brush with egg mixture. Sprinkle1 ⁄ 2 cup (120 ml) with 1⁄ 2 teaspoon (2 ml) coarse salt, 1 tablespoon buttermilk (15 ml) black sesame seeds, and 1 tablespoon (15 1 egg, beaten ml) white sesame seeds. Roll lightly with rolling pin. 1 tablespoon (15 ml) With pastry wheel, pizza cutter, or sharp knife, score water to form 36 squares, or other desired shape. Do not 1 teaspoon (5 ml) separate. Repeat with remaining dough, egg coarse salt, divided mixture, salt, and sesame seeds. 2 tablespoons (30 ml) Bake at 350°F (177°C) for about 25 minutes, or black sesame seeds*, until deep golden brown. Outside crackers may start divided to brown first. Remove them to a cooling rack, and 2 tablespoons (30 ml) continue baking until center crackers are deep white sesame seeds*, divided golden brown. Remove to cooling rack. Yield: 6 dozen (about 6 crackers per serving). *Other cracker toppings might include garlic powder, onion powder, sliced almonds, poppy seeds, or sunflower seeds. Per Serving: About 200 cal, 7 g pro, 20 g carb, 11 g total fat, 3 g sat fat, 30 mg chol, 470 mg sod. 24

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