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Top 10 Ergonomic KitchenAid Mixer Attachments

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The KitchenAid stand mixer is a staple in any well equipped kitchen, whether home or professional. But did you know you can make the workhorse of the kitchen work even better. There are a variety of attachments and tools that can make certain tasks much more ergonomic for you to perform.

1. KitchenAid Pour Shield

The KitchenAid stand mixer is a fantastic mixer. But it has one drawback. The motor and eccentric mixing action takes up a lot of space. So there isn't much room between the motor and the side of the bowel to add ingredients. That's where the pour shield comes in.

This plastic shield attaches to the top of the mixing bowel and has an offset chute to slide your ingredients down. The shield also closes up the bowel (except where the chute is). This keeps dry powders from flying out and liquids from splashing you.

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2. KitchenAid Spatulas

The Silicone Series Mixer Spatula. This spatula is uniquely designed to reach deep into the KitchenAid stand mixer's bowl. Reach for this tool everything you read, "Scrape down the side of the bowl" in a recipe.

The Silicone Series Spoon Spatula. The Spoon Spatula stirs and scoops easily with just about any batter. Reach for this tool when wrestling with thick cookie dough.

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3. KitchenAid Mixer Bowl Covers

Store your batter in the refrigerator without having to transfer to another bowl or wrestle with plastic wraps. These covers make short work of complicated recipes.
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4. KitchenAid Ice Cream Bowel

This is the best think to come around since, well, ice cream. This is one of those new frozen bowls that chill the cream without the need for salt or ice. Keep the bowl in the freezer so you can turn out your favorite sherbet, ice cream or frozen yogurt in an instant. And the best part is you don't need another machine that takes up valuable cupboard or counter space.
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5. KitchenAid Spiral Dough Hook

This hook has a special design that replicates hand-kneading saving your hands from the repetitive stress and turning out fantastic bread doughs.
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6. Kitchen Aid Citrus Juicer

The Kitchen Aid has a powerful motor. You might as well use it. The Citrus Juicer uses that motor to make your daily squeeze a breeze. This attachment is simple to use and will save your wrist when making key lime pies, lemon bars or a tall glass of orange juice.
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7. Kitchen Aid Roto Slicer with Shredder

Save your fingers and your wrist when chopping vegetables, nut, and hard cheeses. It also saves the space of a food processor.
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8. Kitchen Aid Pasta Roller

There is nothing quite like homemade pasta. This is the basic attachment that makes very nice sheets of pasta dough for shaping or cutting. This once laborious task becomes as easy as feeding the dough through until you reach the right thickness.
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9. Kitchen Aid Fettuccine Cutter

This attachment is the perfect companion to the Pasta Roller attachment. Take your sheets of dough and slice them up for spaghetti or fettuccine in an instant.
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10. Kitchen Aid Ravioli Maker

This is for advanced pasta makers who want to create their own fillings. Homemade Ravioli rolled out and pressed by hand is an all day job. This attachment takes the work out and leaves the fun in.
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