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How to Use KitchenAid Mixers?

hi I’m des de Wilson and I’m going to
show you how to use Kitchen Aid mixers
specifically I’m going to introduce you
to the five quart this is my favorite to
use in the kitchen I find that the five
quart are the most versatile they do
have larger and smaller stand mixers but
the five quart are the most popular and
for good reason they’re just a general
workhorse now you can see that I have
two here and while this one looks larger
the Bulls are actually both five quart
I’m going to show you the differences
between the two this is considered the
tilt head model and that’s because the
top tilts back it gives you easy access
for putting on attachments you can get
into the bowl easily to scrape it while
you’re working and so if you’re looking
for models and they’re called the tilt
head this is what they look like now
this one is called a bowl lift and what
happens here is you put on your
attachments and using this lift lever it
brings the bowl up so that the
attachments are in contact so let’s go
over the attachments a little bit every
KitchenAid mixer is going to come with
three particular attachments it’s going
to come with a dough hook and this is
used for yeast breads you’re making
pizza baguettes sourdoughs and in kind
of a yeast dough and you’re gonna reach
for this dough hook probably the
attachment that’s used most commonly is
this one right here which is sometimes
referred to as a flat beater sometimes
it’s called a flat paddle now you’ll see
that I have three different ones and I’m
going to explain this to you in a moment
the mixers typically come with this one
this is a plastic-coated
flat beater and it’s perfectly
serviceable but I actually liked a
special order the all-metal
it’s just heavier duty I do a lot of
baking I use this attachment more
any of them so I put it through its
paces I like I think it’s worth getting
the extra metal one this one is a new
one on the scene this is the same flat
beater but you can see that it has this
flexible rubber edge and what this is
going to help do is scrape the inside of
your bowl as it’s going around
eliminating having to stop the machine
so frequently to scrape down so this is
something you’d have to order extra
again if you do a lot of baking I think
it’s well worth it
the third attachment that comes with all
of the mixers is this the balloon whip
and this is looks like a whisk right
very similar and it’s used for the same
purpose it’s used for incorporating air
so if your whipping cream if your
whipping egg whites anything where you
want to create volume and add air to
your mixture you’re gonna use the
balloon whip attachment so to use any of
the attachments you would just make sure
that this is unlocked I’m gonna first
show you on the Tilted model bring this
back and they’re just going there’s it
it’s very easy I mean you don’t have to
read instruction manuals it’s going to
be very obvious how this goes on turns
and now it’s locked so you’ll have your
ingredients in your bowl this particular
tilt head this artisan mixer comes with
the glass bowl which is not only kind of
retro looking and really attractive just
sitting out on your counter but the
other benefit is that you can really see
what you’re doing so then you would have
your ingredients in your bowl the tilt
head comes down always make sure to lock
the tilt head into place and then the
speed mechanism the lever for the speeds
is over on this side so you always want
to start out on the lowest and then you
can increase from there and that’s
because if you have flour in particular
in the bowl you don’t want it to go
flying out so you would start it slowly
and you can see Kitchen Aid mixers are
known for a planetary
I mean basically it’s going around like
this there’s like little circles within
the big circle and that’s why they mix
so effectively
now unlock comes up to remove it you’re
just doing the same thing you did in
Reverse and obviously the other
attachments attach the very same way now
this glass bowl as I mentioned is really
wonderful it’s only been out for a few
years some of you might be more used to
seeing tilt ed mixers in your stores or
in catalogs with a metal bowl and this
metal bowl would also fit on here you
could have both I have several bowls
actually if you do a lot of baking I
think it’s really handy to order an
extra bowl and also an extra flat paddle
that way you can keep baking especially
around the holidays if you’re doing
large batches of things and you have to
do things sequentially so the metal bowl
would attach to here as well this is the
tilt head that I’m showing you first and
the one other thing I wanted to show you
is this here in the front so there’s a
little screw right here over on the side
and what this is for is attachments that
don’t come with the mixer but that are
available so you have everything from
meat grinder flour mill paws all kinds
of pasta attachments juicers and they
would attach here now I want to show you
the 5 quart Bowl lift this is a 5 quart
Bowl just like this one you can see it’s
a slightly different shape it’s a little
more rounded I actually love this model
it’s the older model and it’s still an
amazing an amazing machine to work with
now you can see that when this bowl
comes up it’s free-floating it’s not
attached to the machine on the bottom
like this one is so I’m going to show
you how we get the bowl in and out of of
this machine so basically there’s an
attachment here and there’s two
attachments here you can see that there
are these this is going to go to the
back
the mixer these are on the side and so
you come in like this line these up and
then it presses into place and obviously
you know it’s in because it’s made that
really solid sound so with this one I’m
going to show you how to put the flat
beater on so this one it’s the same
thing the attachments always look like
this this comes in comes up twists I
know that it’s in place and now the bowl
comes up and then you would be ready to
turn on and just like with any of the
Kitchen Aid mixers start out slow then
when you’re done the bowl comes down
your attachment comes off and the bowl
comes off and that’s it

KitchenAid Mixer Buyers’ Guide

What you can make with KitchenAid mixer?

You can use any recipe that requires mixing with this mixer, including cinnamon rolls, croissants, and cookies. There are also non-pastry uses to this mixer, such as preparing pulled pork, coleslaw, fresh spaghetti, and even shredded cheese. You can use recipes that come with the manual in the mixer. These recipes include the mixing instructions, and these can guide you to convert your recipes for the KitchenAid stand mixer. For example, the “quick mix” option is ideal to use on simple cakes as a dough mixes best when the dry ingredients are combined with all the liquids in one single step.

How to use a KitchenAid mixer?

Start with the assembly. Make sure the speed dial is turned to “off,” and the mixer is unplugged from the socket. Put the lift handle of the bowl in a down position and place the bowel over the designated pins. Push back down onto the back part of the bowl until it securely locks into place. You will hear it “snap” into place. Raise the bowl up before you start mixing. To attach the flat beater, wire whip, or dough hook, slip the attachment onto the beater shaft. Use your hand to turn the shaft to the right, and this will hook the attachment over the shaft pin. Once everything is attached, you can pour your ingredients into the bowl and plug the device in. Use the speed control knob to adjust the mixing speed until you reach your desired consistency.

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Author: Emily Howard

I have about 300 different recipes in my collection, and I try to look for new tastes every week. I love to learn dishes from around the world and pamper my big family with a signature Italian cheese pie and my favorite Ukrainian borsch.