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10-speed slide control ranges from a very fast whip to a very slow stir
Includes flat beater, dough hook and wire whip
Power hub for additional attachments
Unique mixing action
Assembled with pride in Greenville, Ohio
325-watt mixer with 10 speeds; 5-quart stainless steel bowl
Tilt-back head for easy access to mixture, 60 Hz. 120 V. 3 Prong
Choose from over 20 different colors of the KitchenAid Artisan Series Tilt-Head Stand Mixer for the one that perfectly matches your kitchen design or personality. Easily make your favorite cakes and multiple batches of cookie dough with the 5-quart stainless steel mixing bowl with comfortable handle. With 10 speeds, the standmixer will quickly become your kitchenâs culinary center as you mix, knead and whip ingredients with ease. And for even more versatility, the power hub fits optional attachments from food grinders to pasta makers and more.
Seller Warranty Description
1 Year Hassle Free Replacement Warranty
|Product Dimensions||14.3 x 9.3 x 14 inches|
|Item Weight||26 pounds|
|Shipping Weight||26 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)|
|California residents||Click here for Proposition 65 warning|
|Item model number||KSM150PSMC|
8,805 customer reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars
|Best Sellers Rank||
#147 in Kitchen & Dining (See Top 100 in Kitchen & Dining)
|Date first listed on Amazon||December 7, 2003|
PROS: Built To Last, BEAUTIFUL color, Easy On/Off Attachments, Does Not Slow Down When Dealing With Thick/Difficult Foods (i.e. Honey, Doughs, etc.), Great Size, Good Investment Piece (I bought this two years ago and the price hasn’t fallen).
CONS: No Cushion For Mixer Head When Lifting up/Down To Prevent Hard Slam, Spatula Mixer Attachment Not Included Requiring You to Scrape Down The Bowl Pretty Often, Expensive (but again, it’s not bad for an investment piece-I can’t see this thing breaking any time soon or ever maybe)
TIPS: TJ Maxx and Marshalls have attachment for these mixers on sale regularly for 60% off the selling price so if you have one nearby go and check for that spatula attachment or even a pasta maker or meat grinder I’ve seen them all there!, If you are working with dough (or especially if a young one is learning) watch out for it coiling up your dough hook and into the gears-it can happen quickly if you’re not careful. Last, I’ve found that a metal blemish extractor (bought and dedicated for mixer cleaning) is the best tool to get into the attachment holder and metal pieces in the head of the mixer in case they get dirty (or gunked up with aforementioned dough… ). It is sturdier than a toothpick which runs the risk of breaking and getting caught in the gears.
***Did you find my review helpful? I hope so! Let me know if you have questions by using the comments section below ***
March 6, 2016
I purchased this model KitchenAid (Aqua Sky) in the past week (in March 2016) and had the problem many have reported of grey residue around the bowl. It ruined my very first recipe, a batch of lovingly prepared yeast waffle dough, when I started mixing. At first I thought it was grease that had dripped from the motor into the food, then I realized the contamination was coming from the bowl, which I had washed once before use. (The imprint on the bottom of the bowl indicates it is made in India.) After throwing away my ingredients, I re-washed twice with a Scotch-Brite scrubby sponge and hot water and detergent, and then twice more scrubbing extremely vigorously with Comet cleanser, then rinsing thoroughly. But still wiping the inside of the bowl with a white kitchen towel left a grey residue!
After further research I found a page on the KitchenAid site that describes this problem. You can find it if you Google ‘KitchenAid remove residue from stainless bowls’. The article says the residue is from polishing in the factory and cannot be removed in the dishwasher or by ordinary hand washing. It recommends 1) Bar Keeper’s Friend, or 2) a mixture of lemon juice and salt, or 3) baking soda paste.
I purchased the Bar Keeper’s Friend, but I wanted to try the other steps first, in case it can help anyone else reading this who would prefer not to make a special trip for Bar Keeper’s Friend. After a thorough scrubbing with lemon juice and salt, there was still a slight residue coming off on a towel. After the baking soda scrubbing there was no longer any residue and I did not have to use the Bar Keeper’s Friend. Then I successfully redid my recipe and had no problems with residue.
ICE BLUE is a very light, bright, airy (and did I say bright?) blue with a touch of green. Gorgeous. and AQUA SKY is a turquoise a few shades darker. More like the color of the stones you would see in Native American jewelry. Compared to Ice Blue I’d say it’s more of a country blue/green. Like a Ball jar. (for reference I have included a picture of it beside an actual Ball jar lol). In the other photo I have placed a baby blue cup and a light mint green plate, so you can see how the shade of Aqua Sky kind of falls in between the two. One pic with flash and one without.
I hope this helps anyone else out there who is struggling to figure out what the shades actually look like and which is best for their kitchen.