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Offline Camaro10

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Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« on: June 21, 2013, 07:25:11 AM »
Need help with my motz, getting tired of shredding it by hand! What are you thoughts of the KA attachment?


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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2013, 07:39:27 AM »
I own one, it's great if you have a large amount of cheese to do, but it's a P.I.A. to get out and put away. A much more user friendly tool (IMHO) is the Presto Salad Shooter. It does a great job of grating cheese for a couple of pies, I've used on for years.

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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2013, 03:22:26 PM »
I use the KA attachment if I have a lot to shred.  No problem with aged cheese but as you are planning to shred fresh cheese remember to keep the cheese very cold to avoid gumminess.

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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2013, 03:25:46 PM »
Camaro10, spray some nonstick food spray on the face of your grater...Much easier to use.
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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2013, 03:53:12 PM »
I use my food processor if I have a fair amount of cheese to grate. Just an idea if you have one and forgot it can do that or if you have been thinking about getting one.

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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2013, 06:37:12 PM »
I just have a loaf of grande and hand shredding sucks... It's not impossible but it is a piece of work.

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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2013, 06:43:00 PM »
I've been thinking about the KA grater attachment.  But, I must say the salad shooter that DMC  mentioned works quite well.  Also, I like the slicing blade which I use when I'm making SDS which requires 1+cup of sliced garlic.  The drawback is that it's noisy as hell.  Not sure about the noise factor on the KA.  But then again, my kids would say, earbuds and music, Mom.

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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2013, 11:26:12 PM »
I have the KA and just quickly cube the cheese into 1-2" pieces and toss them in with the blade attachment. Pulse til you have a coarse chop or to you preference. Takes 7-8 seconds

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Re: Kitchenaid cheese shredder attachment? Good or Bad?
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2013, 10:38:39 AM »
Just get a cheap food processor. I've broke 2 KA shredders over the yrs.