Is it needy equipment?
The first thought that enters the minds of kitchen workers if the stand mixer is really necessary for their use. Some might conclude that they don’t need this because what a stand mixer is capable to do like chopping, mixing and beating can also be done by other machines like meat grinders and a whisk. But it doesn’t happen all the time. A time comes where you feel like giving up when you have to knead dough and make something cool out of butter cream or simple cream. There is a tip that when appropriate level of mixing is done, then it is certainly possible through stand mixer.
This kind of attachment is one great tip for the users of the stand mixer. Whenever you open the box of the stand mixer and take out the machine, you must never forget the use of paddle because unlike dough hook and whisk it has far more better performance. This is one important tip. When you need to mix to ingredients at a time like sugar and butter, then comes the real hardness of the mixing.
Advancement in attachments
After some time when the stand mixers were invented, some people thought that there shouldn’t be only 3 functions of the stand mixers but as you can see your mixer is best designed to operate one attachment at a time. Multi operations can cause damage to the motor of the stand mixer and it may even burn out. So this is another tip of using your mixer for only one purpose.
Stand mixer has different capacity levels for different quantities of batches of dough or any other thing like butter cubes. One has urge that if he has a big of anything then time span would become so minimized that at the blink of eye your task will be achieved. This is a handy tip. But that’s not all. You should consider some tips while going for a big stand mixer.
1. Does your mixer have enough space to be placed properly on your cabinets?
2. Do you have space to keep the mixer someplace safe?
3. Do you have the power to handle your mixer?
4. Do you really need this much big mixer or are you buying in jealousy?
All things mentioned above should be taken into consideration which are a good thing for a non-user of the stand mixer and will save you money also.
Good for and bad for
When baking cakes, cookies, frostings, whipped cream and dough stand mixer has a high level of support for these things and they can be easily made once proper measurements are applied. But they can be bad for a few things which should be avoided in order to keep your stand mixer safe and those things are mashed potatoes and mayonnaise. This is so because when you go for the mashed potatoes you will often find that just after a couple of minutes of mixing you see glue appearing from the potatoes which weakens the motor and cause break down of the mixer.