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Mixers & Attachments

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Mixer beaters -- ribbon or wire?

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by BangorDin 10 days ago

My current hand mixer has beaters made of flat ribbons of metal, but I see a lot of newer models with thin wire beaters like whisks-- wouldn't more surface area (the "ribbons") be more efficient ?

Kitchenaid Tilt-Head Mixer Trouble

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by walker 10 days ago

My mixer is about 48 years old (lightly used), and has not been any trouble until recently. I was using the dough hook and suddenly the bowl jumped out of the holder and I had to hurry up and cu...

KitchenAid mixer attachments + dishwasher = ruined?

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by CACook 9 years ago

My wife put all the attachments in the dishwasher, now they are all grey and I think they are ruined. I want to cry! We only used the mixer a few times and we didn't have a dishwasher back the...

KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker issues

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by pastrymonster 8 years ago

Just wondering if anyone else has had this problem......I just bought the Kitchenaid Ice cream maker 2 days ago, followed the instructions, made a batch of vanilla ice cream and poured it in the bo...

Help me decide: Ankarsrum or Bosch Universal?

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by maestra 5 years ago

I have decided to purchase a countertop mixer, and after much research have narrowed it down to these two possibilities: http://www.pleasanthillgrain.com/electrolux_magic_mill_dlx_mixer.aspx and ...

Older/Vintage Kitchenaid Mixer Users - Get a Solid State Version or Not?

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by dz5003 4 years ago

Ok, so I'm looking to find a vintage Kitchenaid and I read someone calling the K5-A as the "holy grail" of kitchenaid mixers. However, I learned that the K5-A was replaced by a "Solid State" Versio...

Oster Planetary Stand Mixer Is Horrible

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by Traveler1946 3 months ago

8 months ago I purchased an Oster stand mixer. It died just when I needed it most. I had been asked to do all of the baking, including the breads, for a special party. As I was creaming butter, fo...

Anyone else have trouble creaming butter and sugar in a kitchenaid?

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by loukoumades 8 years ago

Recipes always say to beat softened butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. I can never get this in my kitchenaid. Butter and sugar form a thick paste that coats the walls of the bowl where the bea...

Storage Cart for Kitchen Aid Mixer

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by Chowser2 4 months ago

Old question: I am re-organizing the kitchen. Have small kitchen and counter space is premium. Old thread had ideas of storing on rolling cart. Need something really sturdy; did buy one from po...

Locating an old mixer

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by whatsername85 4 months ago

I've been wanting a hobart era kitchenaid k5ss for a while, I recently moved into my own place and am finally ready for one. My mom wants to get me one for christmas but I don't have the first clue...

Celebrate KitchenAid 100 Year Anniversary

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by ReeseLee 6 months ago

One of the many revolutionary kitchen essentials discovered by Chuck Williams. Check out the limited edition stand mixer with the hobnail ceramic bowl. Pretty isn't it!

Stand mixer: Bowl lift or tilt head?

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by wheresthelove16 5 years ago

I've only had experience with my friend's bowl lift model Kitchenaid stand mixer. I was wondering if there are any specific benefits of the tilt head model? Which do you prefer, and why?

Pasta machine: Kitchenaid or Imperia?

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by damiano 12 months ago

I want to start making home made pasta, and I am considering 3 options. Option 1 - Kitchenaid pasta roller EUR 65 (https://www.amazon.com/KitchenAid-KSMPSA-Pasta-Roller-Attachment/dp/B01ENK4W9M...

Kitchenaid Pro or Kitchenaid Artisan Mixer?

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by healaeats 8 years ago

Hi there--so my husband's birthday is coming up, and since he's our devoted home chef, I thought I'd get him a refurbished kitchenaid (he's also really into style and design, so it's a great little...

They don't make things like they used to....

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by Libranflight 1 year ago

......and there are actual flaws engineered into products, so that they are guaranteed to fail. What a sad state of commerce! Hey, does anyone think it would be possible to use a 3-D printer to...

KA attachments with 100% whole wheat flour

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by Hiracer 1 year ago

I started milling my own flour about five months ago. Kind of seriously hooked on this. Mainly use Kamut, spelt, and rye berries. Older genetics. I experiment with different proportions. I st...

Vintage Sunbeam Mixmaster Repair

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by cfhartzell 5 years ago

I have a vintage 1950's era Mixmaster. I can use it as a hand mixer but the mechanism that makes the bowl turn will not work. Any suggestions for repair? I tried the Sunbeam site but they could ...

KA standmixer

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by Hiracer 1 year ago

Is this a good price? $350 for KitchenAid 6 qt mixer, 590 Watts?

Stand mixer - worth having?

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by lizmari 4 years ago

The impulsive "love all kitchen tools" side of my brain really wants a stand mixer, but the voice of reason keeps asking "why?". I'm not much of a baker, though if it were easier I might be. I d...

ISO Oster Kitchen Center fans

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by Kaymoz 3 years ago

I am looking for fans of the Oster Kitchen Center. This is a "vintage" appliance that combined many functions into one countertop footprint product -- stand mixer, blender, food processor, and mor...