Food mills

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Happy Chooks, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I want to get one, but I want a good one. I have a Kitchen Aid mixer, anyone have their food strainer/grinder? How well does it work.

    I will primarily be using it for blackberries.
     
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    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Reviews on the Kitchen Aid attachment says it clogs on blackberries - so that's out.

    Best reviews so far is the OXO food mill.
     
  3. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I have one but it is difficult to use on blackberries. It does work, though. If that was my primary use, I'd probably get the victtorio (spelling?) with the changable screens. I love my kitchen aid for apple sauce, tomato sauce, raspberry jam, small batches of blackberries. But, if I were doing tons of blackberries, maybe not.
    It's not supposed to work on grapes, either. I havent tried that yet. My complaint is that it only has one screen and it's rather fine. It would be nice to have a coarser screen for larger seeded work, to help prevent clogging issues.
    I've thought about looking for a cheap hand mill but I don't need it often enough to justify it. I do use the kitchen aid for big batches of stuff fairly often.
    I also love the meat grinder you can get in the same package.
    Make sure you buy the larger tray separately.
     
  4. I have been using a Squeezo for over 30 years and love it, I have 3 screens, one for fruit, one for berries and one for pumpkin/squash. The only thing I found I can't run thru it is grapes. I believe Lehmann's is carrying it again; for years I hadn't seen it on the market. Good luck!
     

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