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There’s no countertop appliance that elevates your kitchen quotient quite like the iconic KitchenAid stand mixer. Over the years, this candy-colored queen has seen you through countless rounds of holiday pies, dinner party desserts, and school bake sales.
If your old, trusty KitchenAid has seen better days, though, Amazon’s Cyber Monday KitchenAid sale is the perfect opportunity to pick up a new and improved version that boasts a handy food grinder attachment and comes in majestic metallic finishes we love just as much as classic red and robin’s egg blue. These babies aren’t cheap, so when you can score a KitchenAid for 50 percent off—we’re talking a savings of $300—you jump on it.
This upgraded KitchenAid also makes the perfect, no-fail holiday gift for newlyweds, new homeowners, your entire immediate and extended family—you know, basically anyone. Get one for your daughter or son in endearing Empire Red. Pick one up for your parents in the opulent, bronze-like Toffee Delight. And keep the Contour Silver version all for yourself.
This is probably the lowest price you’ll see all year on this legendary stand mixer, so if you’ve never owned one but have always longed for it—or you’ve indulged in one too many episodes of “The Great British Bake Off”—this is the deal you’ve been waiting for. It’s not every day that true-blue KitchenAids are less than $250.
If it could suddenly turn this Amazon shopper into pro-level baker at age 60, think about what it could do for you. “I have a lifelong (almost 60 years) history of being utterly incapable of baking the most simple of things,” this reviewer wrote. “Baking is a science and a mystery that I've never solved…now that [the KitchenAid] has arrived and I've had a chance to play for a few weeks, I am enthralled with it! It is a BEAST of a professional grade machine that takes all the hard work out of blending, mixing, creaming, whipping, kneading... and a breeze to clean up, once all the whirring and blurring is done.”
Another reviewer correctly dubbed the KitchenAid “a kitchen necessity” and reported that it amped up their kitchen both aesthetically and functionally. “I have brushed steel appliances in my kitchen, and the Contour Silver matches everything beautifully. I've only had it for a couple weeks...and have already used this to make two batches of cookies and one batch of pizza dough. The cookies mixed together like a dream. The dough was perfectly kneaded and yielded a stretchy, chewy, pizzeria style crust.”
Others are thoroughly enjoying this upgraded KitchenAid’s food grinder. “I am excited to food grinder to start making some sausage at home and even some ground beef,” wrote one happy customer. “The different attachments that are available for this product is amazing. From making your pasta to cutting down vegetables, it's simply amazing.
Another has found it to be a miracle for a family member with special dietary needs. “We've been using the food grinder a lot to prepare meals for a family member with a need for easy-to-swallow food,” they wrote. “It's all metal, so we can cook whatever food everyone is having and run some of it through the grinder while still hot.” This reviewer gave the attachment bonus points for being so simple to clean up, too.
This KitchenAid’s food grinder attachment actually comes with two grinding plates—the finer one can grate things like hard cheeses and make breadcrumbs, while the more coarse plate is the one that’s perfect for grinding up meat to make burgers, meatloaf, and sausages. You can buy up to 10 separate attachments to make the most of your mixer—it’s no longer just for desserts. And with 10 speeds, it’s ready to take on any challenge you present in the kitchen.
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