"Judy Haffner" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> I'm not talking about the usual bigger appliances that are found in a
> kitchen, such as dish washer, microwave, refrigerator , stove, etc., but
> ones such as a electric can opener (for instance). Do you have some
> appliances that you use often and would be lost without?
> I learned to cook with an electric skillet and mostly always have two on
> hand, which I use daily. I would VERY much miss my Kitchen Aid mixer, as
> I do a lot of baking, and would be lost without it too. I also have a
> hand portable mixer, which is handy for a quick mix and smaller
> quantities. My Cuisinart food processor is a Godsend. Also love our Bunn
> coffeemaker. I have other appliances I use periodically, such as a mini
> processor (for small jobs) and the can opener, deep fryer, waffle iron,
> and blender, which I would miss, but not to the same degree as other
I can live without any small kitchen appliances. I rarely use them at all.
Was given an electric can opener and eventually threw it away after never
being able to figure out how to use it.
I have a bread maker. It's in the garage. Never use it. Same for my
Can't remember the last time I used my stand mixer or the hand mixer or even
my stick blender. Have a regular blender I haven't used since I moved in.
And I did buy a Magic Bullet to replace the broken one but never took it out
of the box.
I do have a food processor. I will be using it when I make meatloaf and
that will be fairly soon. But really? I can easily do without these things
and I did for many years.