Most under-$100 food processors don't impress expert testers very much, but the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth 14 Cup is different. It chops, grates, shreds, slices and purees every bit as well as pricier food processors like the top-rated Cuisinart Prep 11 Plus DLC-2011CHB (*Est. $200) in one major expert test, although the Hamilton Beach is noisier and it doesn't have a dough blade. It does come with a chopping blade and a reversible slicing/shredding disc. Its 14-cup capacity is roomier than most, its wide feed tube is designed to fit whole vegetables, and both experts and owners appreciate the suction-cup feet that keep it steady on the counter. However, its one-year warranty is shorter than the Cuisinart's. It comes in two colors, white (70570) and black (70573).
ConsumerReports.org includes the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth 14 Cup 70573 in its unparalleled, unbiased food processor test. The editors of Good Housekeeping also review this food processor, and so do owners at Amazon.com.
The Hamilton Beach Big Mouth 14 Cup 70573 is one of 32 food processors tested here. Editors rate each processor's ability to grate, puree, chop, shred and slice, plus its noise level, before ranking the models from best to worst.
Review: Food Processors and Choppers, Editors of ConsumerReports.org
2. Good Housekeeping
Editors here list the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth 14-Cup as one of their three favorite food processors, although there is no reference to performance testing. Despite its big capacity, it's not bulky, and editors like its stable suction-cup feet and low price.
Review: Our Favorite Food Processors, Editors of Good Housekeeping, Feb. 2006
Ten owners have posted reviews here for the Hamilton Beach 70573. Seven give it a perfect 5 stars, but three give it just 1 or 2 stars. One owner says the food processor simply quit working, while the other two say it doesn't chop evenly.
Review: Hamilton Beach 70573H Big Mouth Food Processor, Black, Contributors to Amazon.com