Conair Cuisinart DLC-2ABC

OVERALL RATING

  • AFFORDABILITY 91%
  • EASE OF USE 92%
  • APPEARANCE 98%

PROS

– Simple and intuitive to use

– Easy to move, store and clean

– Dishwasher safe

– Two straightforward options: cut or grind

CONS

– Extra preparation is required

– Harder and bigger ingredients may not chop that easily

Having a helping hand which allows you to cut down on the time you spend preparing meals is essential, especially when you don’t want to meddle with manually mashing different ingredients.

Mini food processors are indispensable cooking devices when it comes to making burgers, cake bases, or other cooking creations. Because of their size, mini food processors are ideal for small households which struggle with space, or for those who are looking to prepare small meals for one or two people only.

The Conair Cuisinart DLC-2ABC is a great addition to any enthusiast or seasoned cook when you consider the overall functionality and performance of the device. When put together, the features make this product one of the best performance-to-price ratio food processors currently available on the market.

The Specifications


  • DIMENSIONS: 5.6 inches x 9.8 inches x 8.2 inches

  • WEIGHT: 3 pounds

Take this into consideration before your purchase

This small and lightweight device may require extra preparation before adding any ingredients. Even though the performance is both top-notch and reliable, you will still need to cut larger food items into small pieces in order to not block the processor. If this is done, great results can be expected, time after time.

A disadvantage of this product is the fact that, in some circumstances, food gets stuck to the sides and you will need to scrape it from around the edges. Especially when it comes to foods which have a gooier consistency, this process may prove harder than usual.

It’s also important to bear in mind that harder or heavier ingredients may be difficult to process and so it’s recommended to always read the instructions before using the product. You can always look up a list of foods which are not recommended for this mini food processor and this will make the process a lot easier.

The Features


Convenient design and portability due to the compact size of this food processor (5.6 inches x 9.8 inches x 8.2 inches) means that the Conair Cuisinart DLC-2ABC makes an easy affair when it comes to storage efficiency. It can easily be put away in either a cupboard or countertop, allowing for a seamlessly clean and organized kitchen.

The brand advertises the Conair Cuisinart DLC-2ABC as a smart chromebrushed mini food processor which can fit into any modern kitchen without any doubt. Although constructed out of plastic, the product is extremely durable and reliable and it may even last for years to come.

Featuring hidden cord storage which adds value to the aforementioned compact design, it will guarantee that there will be no cord lying on the countertop. The storage is underneath the unit and this feature will furthermore ensure that the mini processor won’t inconvenience you or any other appliances around.

Powerful performance can be guaranteed by the 250-watt motor which makes cutting ingredients efficient and fast. Ranging from herbs to cheeses or even bread crumbs, the Conair Cuisinart DLC-2ABC can cut, chop or puree a variety of foods. It’s important to remember that this is a small device and that’s why we advise cutting down ingredients to around bite-size, or ideally ½ inches.

Versatile functionality is displayed by the fact that the food processor uses a 3-cup or 24-ounce bowl that is ideal for daily usage. There is an ergonomic handle attached to the bowl which allows for ease of movement during food preparation. In addition to the convenience factor, the size of the bowl limits food wastage or over preparation of ingredients.

Many conventional and mini food processors don’t make use of dishwasher safe components. In the case of the Conair Cuisinart DLC-2ABC, the stainless steel blade, the bowl and lid are able to be washed in the dishwasher, saving you time while cleaning up.

Moreover, since the possibility of food sticking to the bowl is a reality even the brand acknowledges, the unit comes with a complementary spatula to help you remove any excess food from the bowl.

There is little need for products which over complicate what should be simple tasks. This mini processor is easy to use as it has a mere two yet powerful processing options: chop and grind. On the one hand, the chopping option will puree, cut, or mix foods. On the other hand, the grinding function will grind harder and heavier ingredients. You can use the two intermittently, depending on your cooking preferences.

Comes with limited assembly needs which require only a few straightforward steps. You will initially need to fit the base into the work bowl using a flat and even tabletop surface. Then you simply turn the bowl counterclockwise. This secures the mini processor as the two are now locked to each other.

Once that is done and dusted, you will simply need to fit the blade into the center stem which is located inside the bowl. Once locked in place, the device can be plugged in and the chopping, cutting, or mixing can begin. If along the process you feel that you require extra support, the package comes with clear and concise instructions and helpful illustrations.

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PROS

  • Simple and intuitive to use
  • Compact design which fits in virtually any household
  • Powerful 250-watt motor which cuts, purees, mixes, or grinds ingredients
  • Sleek chrome look which complements most homes
  • Easy to move, store and clean
  • Uncomplicated instructions (less than five steps)
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Auto-reversing SmartPower stainless steel blade
  • Two straightforward options: cut or grind
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CONS

  • Extra preparation is required
  • Harder and bigger ingredients may not chop that easily
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The Conclusion


The compact design and powerful performance are the true highlights of the Conair Cuisinart DLC-2ABC. Although there are a few shortcomings when it comes to the product, nothing we’ve seen comes close to being considered a real deal breaker.

Food might get stuck around the bowl but Conair offers a convenient dishwasher safe spatula which is able to remove any pesky leftovers. If you aren’t fazed by this potentially inconvenient feature, then this model is a good and reliable choice.