Whether you’re cooking for one or cooking for ten, having to stand around repetitively chopping onions can make you feel like crying, plus taking the time to painstakingly prep all your ingredients can suck all the joy and spontaneity out of cooking.

If you’re like us, you just want to skip ahead to the cooking part – and more importantly the eating part. That’s where the Cuisinart Custom 14 comes in handy. This 14-cup food processor can chop, slice, shred and cut your prep time in half.

With a 720-watt motor, the Custom 14 has the power to chop through whole fruits and veggies, emulsify ingredients to make smooth sauces or dressings and even knead dough.

A separate disk can be used for slicing lettuce and garnishes to make salads or shredding cheese. As its name implies, the Custom 14’s work bowl can hold 14 cups of ingredients, enabling it to tackle both small and large jobs.

$299.99, bedbathandbeyond.ca, cuisinart.ca