This versatile tool attaches right to your KitchenAid® Stand Mixer and uses the power of its motor to strain and puree fruits and vegetables with total ease. The fruit and vegetable strainer uses the help of the food grinder to break down ingredients, while the strainer cone removes any peels, leaving you with finely pureed fruitsor vegetables.
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Compatible with Any KitchenAid® Stand Mixer
Transform your stand mixer into a versatile kitchen appliance that can help you tackle even more culinary tasks.
Attaches to Power Hub
On your stand mixer and uses the power of the motor to operate the attachment.
Offers the utmost versatility, with coarse and fine grinding plates to help you make dishes like salsa, fresh ground meat for burgers, bread crumbs and more quickly and easily.
Works with the food grinder to help you quickly and easily grind and strain the peels from fresh fruits and vegetables for tomato sauce, fruit butters, baby food and more.
Rated 5 out of 5 by 1
Rated 5 out of 5 by rparrny A must for canners!
If you are an avid canner this is a must have! Your prep time for tomato sauce, apple sauce and jams will be cut in half. Some hints to maximize your produce outcome: Plum tomatoes will go through no problem but you will be cooking your sauce for days to get it thick enough. I cut my tomatoes in half, sprinkle with a little salt and roast in a 375 oven for about an hour with some basil. A lot of the juice will separate in the pan, use a slotted spoon to transfer the tomatoes to the food strainer. I save the leftover juice, mix it with a little of the pureed tomato and can for tomato juice. The roasted tomato flavor is outstanding and your cook time will be cut in half.
Peaches were a challenge for my jam until I cut them in half like the tomatoes and roasted them until soft. Firm fruits and veggies don't do well in this unit and I cook everything first..same with apples for applesauce,..just quarter them and cook in a pot until soft...DON'T add sugar at this point or it will burn. Once softened, put through the strainer, no need to peel or core, the strainer will do it for you if the fruit is soft (of course with peaches you will need to remove the pit). I find that putting my fruit through this strainer gives me a much nicer consistency to my jams and unlike when I just chop the fruit... the strained fruit remains constant and cohesive...the chopped fruit tend to float to the top and looks cheap and unappealing and must be mixed before using. I DO add the remaining juice from the fruit that I roast to my bowl with the processed fruit as without it I think the jam would be too dense. With apples, it depends...if I want apple sauce I add it, apple butter I don't add it but I do filter it and freeze it for homemade apple juice...just add water! Sometimes I notice the discarded waste seems moist and I run it through a second time...but I'm looking for every drop I can get...lol. I have had my stainer for over ten years...I use it every year from spring to fall and have never had an issue with it and it still looks and works like brand new. I like the removable window cover on top to monitor and to scrap off remaining fruit off the cone once finished.
December 17, 2013
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