70-watt food chopper for chopping, mincing, dicing, and more Stay-sharp bi-level curved blade ensures precision cutting Durable 1-1/2-cup bowl; large one-touch button with pulse control Safety-lock lid for secure operation; dishwasher-safe bowl, blade, and lid Measures 12-1/4 by 9 by 9-3/5 inches You'll use this handy 1-1/2 cup, 70 watt chopper to quickly chop onions without shedding a tear, as well as for chopping many other recipe ingredients. With one speed and pulse and a safety lock, the bi-level stainless steel blade makes quick work of each task. The parts are dishwasher safe for easy clean-up. Below are instructions for powering on the device: To Assemble: 1.On a counter or other flat surface, place the Bowl onto the Base, lining up the Bowl Locking Tabs to the Base Locking Slots. Turn clockwise until the Bowl locks (A). 2.Slide the Blade down over the shaft. Be careful not to touch the Blade as it is extremely sharp. 3.Place the Lid on the Bowl, with the Extended Tab on the same side as the Safety-lock Slot. Turn the Lid into the Safety Lock Slot as far as it will go so that the DOT on the Lid lines up with the DOT on the Base (B). Note: For your protection, this unit has a Lid Locking System. The unit will not operate unless the Lid and Base DOTS align. Do not attempt to operate the unit without locking the Lid in place. For Chopping or Mincing 1.To use, remove the Lid and place dry food in the bowl. (See “Chopping Guide”). 2.Place the Lid on the Bowl and turn to lock into place. 3.Depress and hold the Pulse/On Button to process. Note: This product has a “pulse action” feature. Avoid running the motor continuously in this mode for periods over 1 minute. The longer the continuous pulse, the finer the texture. For coarsely chopped foods, use short pulses. 4.Be sure the Blade stops turning completely before removing the Lid. Unplug the unit. Remove the lid and grasp the plastic blade hub. Carefully pull the Blade straight up. Remove the Bowl and empty the processed food. Do not use Bowl for storing food.
This is my second little chopper from Black and Decker. The first one chopped away for years doing everything from coffee beans to onions to nuts without a murmur of complaint. It was only after donkey years that I noticed one day that poor thing had become a merry-go-round for food, and concluded that no matter how much the food was enjoying the ride, its time had come, to go. Even so I kept it in the top closet of the kitchen for awhile just out of respect. I got..