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I really wanted to love this but I think it’s faulty
The size and shape of the bowl in addition to its ability to fry food was what had me super excited about this purchase. I really wanted to love it.
I purchased this as a back up to my tm5 but am so disappointed.
Upon unboxing it the paint on one side was flaking. It looks as though when they were painting the top coat they missed a spot. Wouldn’t normally bother me but it’s visible and given the appliance heats up I wouldn’t trust it not to spread over time. I tried over two days to contact KitchenAid and can’t get through. Again, pretty disap...
Purchased in June 2020.
DEMAND A RECALL
I bought this machine when it was first released. I have used it only a handful of times. I ended up having to return the first one i got because it had a mind of its own and pulsed on me with hot soup inside. Gunk was also getting stuck under the lid so it was a food poisoning death trap. I was only offered a replacement i wish i could have got a refund because the next machine i got i havnt really used and unlike other similar appliances there is no second hand market. I paid full price for this machine and even kitchenaid are selling them fo...r half the original price. A reflection of their lack of confidence in the product. This was a huge expense for me and to know i cant even give it away is so upsetting. I have a stand mixer and the coffee machine, both brilliant, the KACP is no where the quality you would expect from such a brand. As i was unable to get a refund and have just had to put the thing away in a cupboard for two years i will never buy another kitchenaid product again. This is a shame as i would have gotten another stand mixer in a heartbeat when mine eventually fails. The fact the thing nearly burnt me was enough to warrant a refund/recall i think. Kitchenaid just wont admit to it. Since this incident i have heard of another few incidences where the lid has failed and hot soup has been sprayed out causing burns! This item needs to be recalled for health and safety!
Purchased for $2,000.00.
Love it, so does my husband
Quick preparation of meals, options to change blades so no mushy food. Allows me to prep, set and walk away - come back and dinner ready to serve, or it will keep warm for 40 plus minutes.
Husband makes poached eggs, mashed potato and steams vegetables with ease.
Havent had a bad meal yet, heats evenly and lots of great recipes to get started on facebook, websites and have modified my own recipes with ease
Purchased in November 2017 at The Chefs Toolbox for $1,299.00.
A second set of hands in the kitchen
I was tossing up between the Cook Processor and a Thermomix for months. A great sale swayed me to the CP.
I have no regrets. I have two toddlers, so meal time can be chaotic.
This appliance has the biggest bowl I've seen for all the thermal cookers on the market (perfect for bulk cooking) , a high temperature of 140c which actually browns meat for improved flavour and texture, intermittent stirring so mince doesn't turn to liquid mush, and a dough blade to make bread and other carbs (yet to try this one tho).
Last night I steamed fish in asian...
Purchased in July 2019 at Kitchenaid Website.
Very versatile equipment!
One piece of equipment that I’m using at least 4 times a week, often more as I’m learning new recipes & uses. Cooks quickly when short on time. Fantastic knowing I can process raw products & know exactly what is in our food. Large capacity to cater for big eaters!
Purchased in November 2017.
Be careful unless you like trendy food and following recipes
I wanted something to cook mince and onion meals without burning them. Wrong.
Ibought mine second hand off eBay for and regret it. I would not buy one again without the back up of a consultant. It is so hard to learn to use without a demonstration and back up. Thanks to this group I have learned to use it. I have only successfully made jam, lemon butter and last week, cheesecake. I have had no success browning mince and onions, which is why I bought it really. It chops well but is an expensive grater.
The app is useless. This group is your best support if you buy a second hand one, but I wouldn’t again unless it was half new price.
Great addition to the kitchen!
I bought this as I love KitchenAid products.
It has been a great addition to the kitchen, it is versatile and makes cooking quick and easy.
It has been excellent to make baby food for my son & I use it daily.
I highly recommend it.
Kitchen Aid upgraded the lid at no extra cost which is easier to clean
Use it every day! Take it on holidays with me!
I cannot rate this product highly enough! After owning another Thermal cooker for over 10years I was very skeptical the Cook Processor could live up to my expectations, but I was quietly surprised. It’s easy to use, I love the Stir Assist paddle which actually helps to brown and sauté the food without turning it all to mush! It’s also much quieter which my husband loves! I got the Food Processor bowl as well so I’m loving being able to do all the different grating and slicing of my veggies and cheeses. I also love it’s dishwasher safe but I usu...ally just rinse it out quickly and use it again. I use it so much I had to take it on holidays with me, with a family of 7 buying takeout every day is not an option and I can replicate most takeaway recipes in the Cook Processor anyway. Pizza dough, Indian curries, salads, dips and desserts. Just Amazing.
I really love my machine, and wish I used it much more than I do. I really struggle with recipes that are Australian and cant find many. I have the app but it is not really to my families liking. I also have the old lid and really HATE cleaning it. I love the food I can cook (have converted a fair few TMX recipes). I have no issues with the noise. I believe mine is pretty quite compared to hearing a TMX going.
I have asked KA about purchasing the new lid, so hopefully I will be using my big girl much more. It is a perfect partner to my beautiful KA stand mixer.
Do yourself a favour and get one of these bad girls!
Good product but trouble with lid and customer service - please see below for update
The cook processor is easy to use and great for leaving meals to cook without worrying about burning. I would have given it 4 or even 5 stars but mine came with an old version lid which is difficult to clean and traps food, which is then impossible to remove, making it unhygienic. Also the liquid shute has cracked. I have sent multiple emails to customer service (no reply) and rung, only to be told to ring again at the end of May as they are out of new lids. Surely there must be a system where my details will be recorded and the lid sent to me ...once they are in stock. I have multiple KitchenAid appliances and have been disappointed with the customer service on this occasion but hope that someone will contact me to rectify this. Update on 22/05/18. I have been contacted by customer service and have been sent a new lid. Much better design. I am now one happy camper! Very happy with my cook processor. The only thing it doesn’t have is inbuilt scales but that’s not a big issue.
5⭐️ If not for the squeal.
Cooks fantastically, a larger pot would be fabulous. Cleaning is not clean cut, but not enough to stop me using it.
Upon Stirring however, there emits a god awful squealing. I find only when not stirring is there peace.
A really good addition would be a fluid catcher for when you open the lid with cooking, I get a substantial puddle around the cord after opening lid when cooking’s finished.
I Just love it
I used to be a Thermomix consultant and thought I would never part with my Thermie but after owning this for a week my TM5 went on Gumtree. This is amazing with the manual locking lid, no more food stuck if there is a blackout or your TM breaks down. The size of the bowl is great 4.5lt as opposed to the 2.25lt I previously had, the Steamer on top is so much better designed than my TM5 one, it has a much larger steaming capacity.
Good but lack of recipes
Im extremely happy with my machine although I still have the old lid which does trap food that can't be removed...
Love the ease of use but due to lack of recipes, I'm struggling with what I can cook in it. Yes i can use the online recipes but most are american and contain ingredients and measurements that just don't work for me. I love casseroles, stews and old fashioned curries. Overall its definitely pretty fantastic :)
We have just purchased from harvey Norman and our machine has old style lid, will this be replaced? We were told if we request online this would be provided. Otherwise love my Cook processor. A major drawcard was the extra safety lock, a big factor for me though as have a child with special needs. It would be great if we could receive a new lid asap. Thankyou
machine does good things, but the noise
the machine has a great and responsive temp control. the stirring attachment is non stick and easy to just rinse clean. id be really happy with this machine but, it makes a horrible squealing noise whenever you put the processor or stirring on. its highpitched and unbearable. iuse it in my back room instead of the kitchen so i dont have to deal with the noise, but its annoying not being able to have it going in the kitchen
Questions & Answers
I inherited my CP and only have a multi blade and dough blade. I have tried everywhere but cannot acquire a stir assist blade. Can anyone help? Thank you.
Contact kitchenaid directly by telephone, they are fantastic and should be able to assist.
Failing that try one of the Facebook kitchenaid groups
Still getting error 1even when there is nothing, but a small amount of chopped onion and the stir assist attachment is in. Blitz function still works fine.
I would turn off machine at power point and on machine, take out ingredients.
Put blade in that you wish to use then I would turn the machine on at the PowerPoint and on the machine and I would do a pulse and then do a manual stir probably to speed 5, open lid add your ingredients and then try again.
Generally error one is that the machine can't get enough moementum because the ingredients are stuck in one spot.
I have just purchased a cook processor but the bread I've tried 3 times has been an absolute disaster. Any suggestions?
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- 6 automatic cooking modes
- Guided step-by-step recipe instructions
- Manual mode allows more flexibility and control over the cooking process, and helps you make cold preparations
- Large 4.5 litre bowl capacity, which is a much more generous size than for most all-in-one kitchen appliance bowl capacities
- Temperature range of 40-140 degrees Celsius
- Dishwasher-safe Cook Processor cooking bowl and attachments
- Can purchase an optional food processor attachment that lets you slice, shred, chop, cut and grate
- Available in 6 colours; Candy Apple Red, Medallion Silver, Frosted Pearl, Empire Red, Almond Cream and Onyx Black.
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