All-Clad Prep & CookWe respect your privacy. All email addresses you provide will be used just for sending this story. These appliances, best described as food choppers that also cook, are marketed as a way to make preparing a meal from scratch easier than ever. They can whip up soups, stews, and chocolate mousse—but at prices like these, we half expected them to also clean up and walk the dog. We decided to see whether they measure up to the hype. CR's findings: Both appliances have digital displays, are intuitive to use, and are sold with the promise—among other things—to whip up risotto with the push of a few buttons and without any supervision.
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The Bellini Kitchen Master vs. the Thermomix vs. the All-Clad Prep and Cook
Similar all-in-one machines with a zillion functions are fairly new to the United States market, though the Thermomix has been found in Europe and elsewhere for decades. Your blender can blend and maybe make soup. Your food processor chops and maybe also makes nut butter. Your slow-cooker slowly cooks. An all-in-one — known as a multi-cooker — is supposed to do all of these functions in one device. According to the manufacturers specs, these devices do these things:. Bellini: Blends, chops, cooks, crushes ice, fries, kneads, minces, stirs, steams, and whips.
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It combines the properties of a food processor, blender, mixer, stovetop, and bread machine. It chops, cooks, slow cooks, steams, mixes, stir fries, kneads, whips, crushes ice, chops nuts, and much more. The machine has six automatic cooking programs: sauce, soup, simmer, steam, pastry, and dessert. Cleaning the system is just as easy as making the food. The removable stainless steel bowl, accompanying tools, basket steamer, and each part of the lid are all dishwasher safe. The digital push-button control panel at the front of the machine is waterproof, assuring convenient cleanup. There is a 2.