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Offline Chaze215

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How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« on: November 23, 2012, 08:37:28 AM »
Right now Im using a Cuisinart to combine ingredients and then some kneading. I dont make large amounts of dough and I see Kitchenaids on sale. I would use it for other things as well, so it wouldnt just be for dough. Please let me know your experience and if its worth getting. Thanks!
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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2012, 10:49:59 AM »
Chaze,

I do like my Kitchen Aid Professional HD, because it is versatile in making more things other than pizza doughs. I purchased mine on eBay for a decent price with three attachments. 

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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2012, 01:19:27 PM »
Thanks for your insight Norma. I have been reading that the Bosch Compact is very good and some like it better than Kitchenaid. Do you have any experience with a Bosch?
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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2012, 05:25:22 PM »
Chaze:

A number of us (including me) use the Bosch Compact for smaller batches of dough (I generally only make enough for 2 16" pizzas). I think it is a great machine.

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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2012, 05:55:11 PM »
Chaze ,
the Bosch Universal is a great Mixer many threads on that I owned 1 before the fork mixer make a beautiful dough!
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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2012, 05:58:50 PM »
I have a 20+ year old Kitchenaid. It's OK for dough, but I would not buy a new one. Too many stories about them literally falling apart.
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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2012, 07:15:38 PM »
I have a 20+ year old Kitchenaid. It's OK for dough, but I would not buy a new one. Too many stories about them literally falling apart.

Craig, I thought you had the K5 made by Hobart.?
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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2012, 09:49:54 PM »
Thanks for your insight Norma. I have been reading that the Bosch Compact is very good and some like it better than Kitchenaid. Do you have any experience with a Bosch?

Chaze,

I have also read about Bosch mixers.  I have seen Steveís Bosch in action and it works very well.  I donít have any experiences with a Bosch myself though.

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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2012, 09:56:10 PM »
Chaze:

A number of us (including me) use the Bosch Compact for smaller batches of dough (I generally only make enough for 2 16" pizzas). I think it is a great machine.

Barry

I dont plan on making any more than this (for now) too.
If I was to make a lot of dough, I would look into getting a Mancuso from John.  :D
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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2012, 10:07:36 PM »
Craig, I thought you had the K5 made by Hobart.?

I do.
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Re: How are the Kitchenaid mixers for making dough?
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2012, 12:25:20 PM »
I own a Kitchen Aid HD (325 W) for about the last 12 years. No complains so far.