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Meat grinder

burr_baby33burr_baby33 Posts: 503
edited July 2012 in EggHead Forum
Thinking about grinding my own meat. I have a kitchen aid mixer. Is their grinder attachment worth it or should I just buy a grinder?
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  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,380
    funny you should ask my wife has the kitchenaid and yesterday we ground up chuck roast for burgers for the very first time ever using the grinder attachment . we set the motor on 4 cut the roast up and it worked great the motor never once bogged down . after grinding the first time we mixed spices in and reground it burgers were awesome 
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  • LitLit Posts: 3,274
    Kitchen aid is good.
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,353
    Agree with bigphil - Kitchenaid grinder attachment works great.  Used it to grind and stuff kielbasi a few months ago.  
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  • AleBrewerAleBrewer Posts: 555
    Lots of people use the KA grinder. I almost bought one as well. After a fair amount of research, I decided to go with a stand alone grinder that has metal gears, and a standard #12 plate size.  The KA grinder does not use a standard size plate, so you are limited to whatever plates they offer. I wanted a really coarse grind to use with chili and other dishes, and was able to buy plates with 1/2" and 3/4" holes.

     

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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,103
    Use the KA, just quick freeze the meat to make it easier, 10-15 min in the freezer then grind.
    Seattle, WA
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