KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer KSM150PS : The tilt-head feature and generous 5-quart capacity make the KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer the ultimate in user-friendly design. Features 10 speeds and KitchenAid's unique planetary mixing action, driven by a powerful 325-watt motor. Rugged all-metal construction ensures long life and quiet operation, and rubber feet anchor it securely while in use. The Artisan has a 5-quart stainless steel bowl, with ergonomic handle and clear plastic pouring shield, but it can also accommodate the 3- and 4.5-quart bowls. Model: KSM150PS. Product Features Tilt-head mixer style for clear access to the beater and bowl All-metal construction ensures long-life Direct drive transmission for durability Pouring shield minimizes ingredient splash-out and flour-puff 10-speed slide control ranges from a very fast whip to a very slow stir High-performance, 67 point planetary mixing action insures ingredients are thoroughly mixed without frequent scraping or rotating bowl 9-cup flour power 5-quart mixing bowl capacity with contoured bowl handle Multi-purpose attachment hub Assembled in the USA 1yr free of charge warranty Includes Professional wire whip White flat beater 'C' dough hook kneads yeast dough for bread and pizza recipes Clear pouring shield with enlarged chute for easy addition of ingredients 5-quart stainless-steel bowl with contoured handle Instruction book and 26 full-color recipes
I got one of these for a wedding gift from my mom. It has never given me trouble! It is easy to clean (all the beaters and bowls go right in the dishwasher) and there isn't a job it can't handle. It takes up a lot of space on my counter and is very heavy- but it can withstand a lot of abuse!
Paula Deen's My First Cookbook : In her first cookbook for children, bestselling author and Food Network star Deen introduces the basics of cooking to children, with easy-to-follow recipes, safety tips, a few lessons in good manners, and a whole lot of fun. Spiral-bound. Full color.
I found this book to have recipes that were both appealing to children and easy enough for them to really be involved in most of the work. This book wouldn't work if you want your child/grandchild to make an entire meal, but it really is great for side dishes, drinks and snacks for when they have guests over.
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Le Creuset Oval French Oven, 6 3/4-Quart
Le Creuset Oval French Oven, 6 3/4-Quart :
With its ability to withstand oven temperatures up to
500 degrees F, it's hard to beat the function or
form of this oven. It's shape makes it perfect for
roasts and poultry, evenly absorbing heat and infusing
it into the food so that the natural flavors blend to
their fullest potential. Product Features Molded of
cast-iron with an expertly enameled glossy porcelain
coating All-in-one French oven beautifully goes from
freezer or fridge straight to cooking device to table,
then back to freezer or fridge for storage of leftovers
Versatile for stovetop, oven and broiler •i;
Highest quality porcelain enamel coating is impermeable
to odors and stains Foods will not react with the
enameled finish Easy-clean enamel surfaces are
scratch-resistant Superior conduction of heat promotes
faster cooking times Even distribution and retention
of heat ensures cookware stays hot longer Heavy,
tight-fitting lid seals in moisture and flavors - food
self-bastes 18/10 stainless-steel knob is ovenproof to
500 degrees F Suited for all heat sources including
electric, gas, ceramic, induction and halogen top
Dishwasher-safe Made in France
PostedOctober 30, 2009
The only negative things I can think to say about this pan is that it is really expensive and really heavy. Having said that- you get what you pay for. This dutch oven is extremely well made and will last you your whole life (and longer)! It cooks evenly and cleans up easily. It's worth the expense!