I had previously owned KA bowl lift mixer back in 2008. It was a black Friday purchase and was a "deal". That was a mistake, it only came with one beater and wasn't even coated. I found it difficult to remove beater, scrape the bowl and add ingredients. I ended up selling it because I really didn't enjoy using it. I decided to buy this one because I know they are good mixers ( from using my mothers). I love my mixer! I definitely prefer the tilt head to the bowl lift, it makes it a lot less of a hassle to scrape the bowl, add ingredients and remove beater. I have used the beater and whisk and haven't had any problems with taking them on and off. Unless you are doing professional baking/cooking the 5 quart bowl is plenty of room, the mixer also has plenty of power!
I bake a lot of cookies. I have always mixed my from-scratch batches by hand, since the other-brand mixer I had for years did not do the mixing as well as I could do it by hand. When that mixer died from old age, I did not even bother to replace it. Then my daughter bought a KitchenAid mixer and began singing its praises. That encouraged me to go ahead and order one of my own. I honestly do not know why I waited so long! With my KitchenAid mixer, I can bake a batch of eight to nine dozen cookies from start to finish in under an hour. And though I had to wait a short time for color I wanted to be in stock, it was well worth the wait. I am exceptionally pleased!
For 9 years I have been doing everything by hand. I usually find things like handheld mixers and kitchen gadgets more trouble than they were worth. With no dishwasher most of those things became just one more thing to wash and one more cord getting caught up on everything. But making most of my families bread by hand was getting old so I started looking into this product. Glad I did because I am in love. What used to take me 30 minutes to do now takes 7 minutes. I've made dog treats, bread, pizza dough, cookies, mushroom and onion pastry cups and chocolate cake with buttercream frosting since I got it a few days ago. It is like having an assistant instead of a nuisance. The pistachio color was exactly what I hoped it would be and has a retro look but is not overwhelmingly so. I have a small kitchen and with it's weight it was something I had to make room for on the counter. I would not want to lug this thing around every time I needed it. It is beautiful though so getting rid of something to make room was no problem. Really happy with the quality of this product. It's just awesome.
I LOVE MY KITCHENAID MIXER!!! It makes it soo easy to bake. And the stainless steel mixing bowl is so easy to clean.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? PURFECT!
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Amazing
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? very
I love my new mixer and have already used it to make an orange budin cake. It makes baking fun and easy. Also, I love the pistachio color since it gives the mixer a 1960's retro style. This was definitely a good buy.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? True to color
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Incredible
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very Accurate