The 5 Best Things to Do With Your Stand Mixer

You saw it and had to have it. It was sleek, shiny and had that beautiful color. You were so excited to get it. Then, it sat on your shelf and gathered dust.

If you have a stand mixer, there really are a lot of ways you can use it. While it may not be able to make industrial batches of things like a ribbon mixer, it can make your life a lot easier once you know how it can help you. Soon, you won’t know how you ever lived without it.

Shredded Chicken

Shredded chicken can be used for everything from chicken salad to pizza topping. No one ever wants to take the time to do it, though. Now, let your stand mixer do it for you.

Homemade Pizza Crust

Speaking of pizza crust, here’s another reason that you will be glad you started using your mixer. No more cardboard, premade pizza crust from the store. Make it fresh and let the kids help add the toppings for their own personalized pizza.

Mashed Potatoes

Who doesn’t love mashed potatoes? Now they are even easier to make, and you can do it in big batches. If you want to get fancy, scoop out the insides, mix it up with cheese, chives, butter and whatever else you love, then put the mixture back in the potato jacket. Heat until the cheese melts and you’ll have delicious twice-baked potatoes.

Butter

European style butter can be expensive. Did you know you can make your own at home? All you need is some cream, buttermilk, your stand mixer and 24 hours.

Angel Food Cake

Angel food cakes are delicious and easy once you’ve spent all the time whipping up the egg whites and folding into the batter. Let your mixer and folding attachment do the work for you. Once your cake is done, whip up some cream, add some berries and you’ve got dessert covered.

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