Kitchen Aid to the rescue

I’m not one to get excited about kitchen appliances, especially for baking. I usually find it too much trouble to bake brownies from a box. But my wife loves to bake, and back in January she found a phenomenal deal on a new KitchenAid mixer — you know, those super-fancy, hyper-expensive electric mixers — on Amazon.com. How good a deal? How about $100 off the standard price, including shipping. So I said, “sure”, and she bought it.

Now a month after it arrived, Stefanie has been a baking fool. She has used it to bake several batches of cookies, and Friday evening she and my stepson used it to make the crust for a homemade chocolate cream pie (which was fan-freaking-tastic, by the way). I even made a batch of chocolate chip cookies for a friend’s Oscar party, and I can say that the mixer is by far the coolest kitchen appliance I have ever used. Now if only the rest of our kitchen were as nice-looking and as functional …

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~ by amarvin on Sunday, March 16, 2008.

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