Making Better Use of a Kitchen Essential

Thinking about investing in a pasta or ice cream maker? How about a meat grinder or citrus juicer? Then consider this bit of space-saving, and quite possibly, money-saving advice.

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If yours is among the tens of millions of American kitchens equipped with a stand mixer, simply adding an attachment can turn one of these mixing workhorses into a multi-purpose, food preparation powerhouse. Best of all, using these attachments to process foods the old fashioned way (minus much of the hard work), can significantly decrease the use of modern-day processed foods.

Leading the pack in versatility is the original, top-rated KitchenAid Stand Mixer, still the best-selling model after 90 years. A covered power hub, located front and center on the upper part of the mixer's metal housing, can accommodate more than a dozen optional attachments. By tapping the mixer's powerful motor the attachments make short work of everything from slicing vegetables and grinding grains to transforming balls of dough into fresh pasta and churning a few simple ingredients into homemade ice cream.

Manufacturer's suggested retail prices range from $13.99 for a sausage stuffer kit to $169.99 for an all-metal, three-piece pasta roller and cutter set. The attachments are available at kitchen equipment retailers nationwide and

Since the introduction of its legendary stand mixer in 1919 and first dishwasher in 1949, KitchenAid has built on the legacy of these icons to create a complete line of products designed for cooks. Over 90 years later, the KitchenAid brand now offers virtually every essential for the well-equipped kitchen with a collection that includes everything from countertop appliances to cookware, ranges to refrigerators, and whisks to wine cellars. To learn why chefs choose KitchenAid for their homes more than any other brand* visit

*Based on a September 2010 survey, KitchenAid was found to be the home kitchen appliance brand chosen most often by members of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the American Culinary Federation when asked about refrigerators, ovens, cooktops, ranges, dishwashers, microwave ovens, electric mixers, blenders, food processors, kitchen gadgets and toasters.

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