KitchenAid FGA Food Grinder Attachment for Stand Mixers
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- Grinder attachment greatly expands a stand mixer's flexiblity
- Ideal for grinding meats, grating cheese, making bread crumbs and combining dips, salsas, spreads
- Includes fine and coarse grinding plates, tips, and recipes
- Most parts dishwasher safe for easy clean-up
- Grinder can be used with any KitchenAid stand mixer
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Size: Single | Color: White
From the Manufacturer
KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment
Transform your KitchenAid Stand Mixer into a versatile food grinder that uses the power of the motor to help you tackle a variety of tasks
Attaches to Power Hub
On your stand mixer and uses the power of the motor to operate the attachment. Compatible with Any KitchenAid Stand Mixer.
Food Grinder Includes
Includes Housing, Auger, Knife, Fine Grinding Plate, Course Grinding Plate, Securing Ring, and Stomper/Wrench.
Food Tray (sold separately)
Attaches to the food grinder to give you more surface area for additional ingredients, so you can quickly grind items in larger batches.
Sausage Stuffer (sold separately)
Works with the food grinder to help you make all kinds of sausages using either the narrow tube for small breakfast links or the large tube for bratwurst or homemade venison sausage.
|Food Grinder||Sausage Stuffer Kit||Food Tray||Food Grinder & Fruit/Vegetable Strainer||Fruit/Vegetable Strainer Parts||Attachment Pack 3 - Food Grinder/Citrus Juicer/Sausage Stuffer|
|Compatibility||Compatible with Any KitchenAid Stand Mixer||Compatible with Any KitchenAid Stand Mixer||Compatible with Any KitchenAid Stand Mixer||Compatible with Any KitchenAid Stand Mixer||Compatible with Any KitchenAid Stand Mixer||Compatible with Any KitchenAid Stand Mixer|
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|Warranty||1 Year Replacement Warranty||1 Year Replacement Warranty||1 Year Replacement Warranty||1 Year Replacement Warranty||1 Year Replacement Warranty||1 Year Replacement Warranty|
Tangy barbecue sauce
Yield: 2 cups
- 11⁄4 cups brown sugar
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1 tablespoon dry mustard
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- 1 cup strong coffee
- 1⁄2 cup finely chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
Combine all ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Mix well and cook over medium heat
10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Cool sauce
and store covered in refrigerator until needed.
Meatball hors D’oeuvres
Yield: 30 meatballs
Grind 1 pound of beef
2 egg yolks
1⁄3 cup dry bread crumbs
1⁄3 cup Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
3⁄4 teaspoon garlic salt
1⁄2 teaspoon oregano / 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped stuffed olives / 1⁄4 cup olive oil
Place ground beef, egg yolks, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic salt, oregano, pepper, and olives in mixer bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater to mixer.
Turn to Speed 2 and mix for 1 minute. Form mixture into 30 (1-inch) balls and fry in olive oil until well browned. Drain on paper towels. Warm Tangy Barbecue Sauce and pour over meatballs. Serve warm from chafing dish.
Top Customer Reviews
Assembly is easy and cleanup is easy (put a slice of bread through after the meat to make it even easier, or grind up an onion if you're making meatloaf anyway). The knife and both plates store inside the screw cap, so I don't worry about losing them (though KitchenAid sells replacements, as does goodmans-dot-net). The grinder even comes with a handy wrench-thingy to help take it apart if it tightens up.
The knife and plates are not stainless (which wouldn't hold an edge), so you do have to dry them off right after washing, but I put everything, including the wooden stomper, right in the dishwasher, and after more than a year nothing has had a problem.
[...] - this isn't an industrial tool! You can't set the mixer speed above three or four when grinding (less if the meat is gristly), and you've got to cut up the meat small enough to fit in the feed tube (the instructions say one-inch cubes, but long strips work too). Treat this right and it will return the favor.
About the only thing that would make this more perfect is a cylindrical brush to clean out the horizontal and vertical shafts, since the dishwasher spray can't really completely reach both, and the horizontal shaft has a screw thread that tends to catch crud (Right now I'm using a folded sponge, and the abovementioned bread slice).
The blade is junk. It doesn't cut the meat at all, and is more prone than ever to getting silver skin and grizzle wrapped around it, forcing you to stop and clean it regularly throughout the proccess. More so than most other grinders.
Stomper: They call this a stomper? Are you serious??? I have the new model that does not come with a wooden stomper, but instead has a plastic contraption that acts both as a wrench and a stomper. It's not solid in design, and is quite smaller than the hole so it tends to pull more meat up when you pull it out than it pushes down to begin with.
Since there is no gasket that comes with this and everything is plastic, the seals aren't real tight, and meat tends to squirt out around the plate quite often. This isn't a real big deal unless you're looking for a specific texture, as for sausage.
Horrible grind. Based on all the other faults with this machine, you'll never reach that beautiful solid grind that you see with commercially ground meat. It's more of a squishy mess, even with the large dye plate.
Good luck stuffing sausage. I spent thirty minutes fighting this machine to get ground meat into the casing with very little luck. I managed one link in that amount of time, gave up, and immediately ordered a Grizzly sausage stuffer (which is absolutely amazing, but that's another review).
I am very happy with the ease of clean up.Read more ›
Some things to make the grinding go easier:
1) Chill the meat cubes in the freezer for 30 minutes or so. If the meat is completely defrosted, it can gum-up the inside a bit (easily resolved). Having the meat cubes a little "stiffer" lets it grind easier.
2) Don't power your mixer up to "10". This is a slower process. I use the max speed or "stir" or maybe as high as a 1 or 2. This keeps the grind even and you won't overheat your mixer.
Cleaning can be a bit of a pain. I unfold a paper clip and use the wire to dig out some of the meat, rinse and then let the dishwasher do the rest.
I am absoultely stunned at how easy it is to put together and how simple it is to get wonderfully ground items out of it. I've had no trouble grinding any cut of meat (marbled or lean), type of meat (venison, beef, pork, chicken), or state of meat (cooked or raw). Things like chickpeas also get ground just the way I like them. The two, differently sized grinding plates give you just what you need in texture. My biggest pleasure in using this attachment is during hunting season when my husband brings home more than one deer. Venison burger meat and sausage processing never went faster. No more late nights with a hand-crank grinder!
When you're done, there's nothing simpler in the cleanup. Nothing seems to stick to the plastic (plus, it's dishwasher safe!) and the metal pieces wash up quickly by hand. Even the little wooden stomper cleans well (and I've felt lost without it when I couldn't find it during sausage making). I think this attachment is the easiest to use of all of the ones I've tried.
I'll never regret the purchase of this attachment.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Works great , clean up is a snap. I bought it to grind pork and shrimp to make my dumplings which I though would make this only an occasionally used kitchen tool . Read morePublished 2 days ago by Cookin with Veggies (Cape Cod, MA USA
Excellent price for a great product! Our old one finally gave out, after using it heavily to process venison at home. Read morePublished 3 days ago by guysrose
I ordered this attachment. I bought him a new KitchenAid last year for Christmas. I have been using mine for over 30 years I'm sure he will get the same enjoyment out of is as I... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Pat OBryan