Most dough recipes don't give you options for kneading. But most dough recipes can be converted from one kneading method to another; it's just a matter of changing a few things: the amount of time you need to knead and the order you add ingredients.
'food processor' on Serious Eats
Our most recent Weekend Cook and Tell was all about the food processor, that darling appliance of the 1970s that can shred, chop, and purée with the best of them. For a challenge that we dubbed Processor Power we wanted to know what all of you were buzzing up with your trusty Cuisinart. Let's take a look at some of our favorite pulverized responses.
In the LA Times, Noelle Carter puts a range of combination blender/food processor machines through their paces: "We split our tests into two rounds, first measuring blender and then processor capabilities for power, capacity, operation and ease of cleaning. Using blender attachments, we crushed ice, emulsified mayonnaise and puréed hot soup. The processor attachments were tested by chopping onions, slicing and grating carrots, processing a pico de gallo recipe and whipping cream." They're no Rosie the Robot from the Jetsons, but here are the two best picks: The affordable: the Cuisinart SmartPower Duet Blender/Food Processor came out "best in show for blender-processors," and is currently $89.95 (30% off) at Amazon. The pricey: the Bosch Universal Series Kitchen Machine costs...