When I think about baking prior to owning a stand mixer, I remember it as being incredibly stressful. The stand mixer has made me a more adventurous baker, willing to tackle recipes I didn't think I could attempt, and even more importantly, it has helped me to become a more competent chef by cutting back on the time spent on whisking, beating, chopping and grating. Since recipe prep time takes less effort I cook more frequently, which has made me feel accomplished and healthier.
Any baker will tell you that investing in a stand mixer is a game-changer. Without the strength or patience involved in stirring, folding or whisking, baking becomes incredibly effortless. With the appropriate additions, however, stand mixers can replace nearly any item in the kitchen, from the cheese grater to the ice cream maker. Investing in this appliance will save you trips to the store for various kitchen appliances by taking care of nearly every possible need. Plus you won't spend as much time cleaning up after each recipe!
Check out the slideshow above to learn the ways that a stand mixer can save you money on so many kitchen appliances.
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