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Using The Multipurpose Blade - KitchenAid kfp740 Instructions And Recipes Manual

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USING THE
MULTIPURPOSE
BLADE
To chop fresh fruits or vegetables:
Peel, core, and remove seeds. Cut food
in 1- to 1
-inch (2.5 to 3.75 cm) pieces.
1
2
Process food to desired size, using short
pulses, 1 to 2 seconds each time. Scrape
sides of bowl if necessary.
To puree cooked fruits and
vegetables (except potatoes):
Add
cup (60 mL) liquid from recipe
1
4
per cup (235 mL) of food. Process food
using short pulses until finely chopped.
Then process continuously until desired
texture is achieved. Scrape sides of bowl
if necessary.
To prepare mashed potatoes:
Shred hot cooked potatoes using the
shredding disc. Exchange shredding disc
for multipurpose blade. Add softened
butter, milk, and seasonings. Pulse 3 to
4 times, 2 to 3 seconds each time, until
smooth and milk is absorbed. Do not
over process.
To chop dried (or sticky) fruits:
The food should be cold. Add
(60 mL) flour from recipe per
(120 mL) dried fruit. Process fruit using
short pulses until desired texture is
achieved.
To finely chop citrus peel:
With sharp knife, peel colored portion
(without white membrane) from citrus.
Cut peel in small strips. Process until
finely chopped.
To mince garlic or to chop fresh
herbs or small quantities of
vegetables:
With processor running, add food
through the feed tube. Process until
chopped. For best results, make sure
work bowl and herbs are very dry
before chopping.
Food Processing Tips
cup
1
4
cup
1
2
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To chop nuts or make
nut butters:
Process up to 3 cups (710 mL) of nuts
to desired texture, using short pulses,
1 to 2 seconds each time. For a coarser
texture, process smaller batches, pulsing
1 or 2 times, 1 to 2 seconds each time.
Pulse more often for finer texture. For
nut butters, process continuously until
smooth. Store in refrigerator.
To chop cooked or raw meat,
poultry or seafood:
The food should be very cold. Cut into
1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Process up to
1 pound (455 g) at a time to desired size,
using short pulses, 1 to 2 seconds each
time. Scrape sides of bowl if necessary.
To make bread, cookie,
or cracker crumbs:
Break food into 1
- to 2-inch (3.75 to
1
2
5 cm) pieces. Process until fine. For larger
pieces, pulse 2 to 3 times, 1 to 2 seconds
each time. Then process until fine.
To melt chocolate for a recipe:
Combine chocolate and sugar from
recipe in work bowl. Process until finely
chopped. Heat liquid from recipe. With
processor running, pour hot liquid
through the feed tube. Process
until smooth.
To grate hard cheeses, such as
Parmesan and Romano:
Never attempt to process cheese that
cannot be pierced with the tip of a sharp
knife. You can use the multipurpose
blade to grate hard cheeses. Cut cheese
in 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Place in work
bowl. Process using short pulses until
coarsely chopped. Process continuously
until finely grated. Pieces of cheese can
also be added through the feed tube
while the processor is running.

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