I love gadgets of any type. If they make cooking easier I want it! For many years I only use a hand held electric beater.
I desired a stand mixer. I left little hints. Well okay HUGE hints I wanted a stand mixer. My eyes desired a Kitchen Aide Stand Mixer. They looked like they could handle anything I desired to mix up.
I heard they are work horses of the mixers. I grew jealous of those who own a stand mixer.
It seemed my guy's ears where full of wax when my hints became a daily adventure into the virtues of stand mixers.
My birthday came and went. Christmas came and went. Still no Kitchen Aide Mixer.
Then one day out of the blue my mother called. Now Mom retired at 65...but did not like being a home body so went back to work in the retail field for the last 15 years. She loves working - what can I say.
Anyhow the retail store that is a national chain was closing the store that she had worked part time at for the last 15 years. All stock had to go. The prices where unbelievable on many items.
My mother bless her heart got me my dream machine! Thank you so very much MOM!! It arrived in June. Carried by hand from St. Louis to Alaska by my younger sister on her first visit to Alaska.
OMG I now understand why they are the best!
My little beauty:
I have been enjoying my baking all the more! Whip cream is a breeze! My cake batters are amazing. And I have joy in my heart!