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Old 04-06-2009, 09:32 AM   #11
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Re: Food Processors... What do you use yours for???

I use it to chop up veggies to hide in pasta sauce (carrots, celery, broccoli, onion, garlic, whatever needs to be used). It basically is a thick paste and I use about 1.5-2 cups of it to a jar of sauce and a pound of meat. I do the same for meatballs and meatloaf, and it makes them so juicy and flavorful.

I'm totally gonna use the trick for hiding veggies in smoothies! DS is not a fan of the veggies...

Its good for chopping nuts too, just do a couple quick pulses to get to the desired size.

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Re: Food Processors... What do you use yours for???

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My husband brought one home from his dad's house that is probably 20 years old but had never been out of the box I plan to use it mostly for shredding cheese, veggies etc. I just learned how to make hummus and have been using the blender, so this will work much better. I want to try making olive oil mayo too...



I make my own laundry soap too and have been shredding it by hand. You don't notice the soap leaving any residual scent in the plastic bowl? I would love to be able to use mine for shredding soap!
Not that I notice. Ii figure I'd use soap to wash it so what's the difference.
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Old 04-06-2009, 09:51 AM   #13
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OMGosh, I use my fp all the time. I chop veggies, make pesto, chop crackers if I need cracker crumbs, and 100 other things that I can't think of right now. I got mine from my dh's grandma and I never thought I'd use it, but it comes in so handy.
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