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Using The Multipurpose Blade - KitchenAid 5KFP0925BCU0 Instructions Manual

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Cut Hazard
Handle
blades
carefully,
Failure
to do so can result
in cuts.
Using the Multipurpose
Blade
To chop fresh fruits
or
vegetables:
Peel, core, and/or remove seeds.
Cut food in I to I 72-inch
(2.5-4 cm) pieces. Process
food to desired size, using short pulses,
I to 2 seconds each time. Scrape sides of
bowl, if necessary.
To puree cooked
fruits
and vegetables
(except
potatoes):
Add I/4 cup (60 ml) liquid from recipe per
cup (235 ml) of food. Process food, using
short pulses, until finely chopped. Then
process continuously
until reaching desired
texture.
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 I/4 cup
(60 ml) flour from recipe per I/2 cup
(120 ml) dried fruit. Process fruit, using
short pulses, until reaching desired texture.
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
smMI 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.
To chop nuts or mal{e
nut butters:
Process up to 3 cups (710 ml) of nuts to
desired texture,
using short pulses, I to 2
seconds each time. For a coarser texture,
process smaller batches, pulsing I or 2
times, I to 2 seconds each time. Pulse more
often for finer texture.
For nut butters,
process continuously
until smooth. Store in
refrigerator.
NOTE_
Processing nuts and other hard
foods may scratch the surface finish On
the inside of the bowl.
To chop cooked
or raw meat,
poultry
or seafood:
The food should be very cold. Cut in
I-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Process up to
I pound (455 g) at a time to desired size,
using short pulses, I to 2 seconds each time.
Scrape sides of bowl, if necessary.
To make bread,
cookie, or
cracker crumbs=
Break food into 1=/2 to 2-inch (3.5-5 cm)
pieces. Process until fine. For larger pieces,
pulse 2 to 3 times, I to 2 seconds each time.
Then process until fine.
To melt chocolate
in 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 multi-purpose
blade
to grate hard cheeses. Cut cheese in I-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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