Starting in June 2012, KitchenAid will have more optional replacement bowls for their iconic tilt-head stand mixers. The company hasn’t released photos of the new bowls yet, but they are promising attractive hammered glass and frosted glass replacement bowls.
KitchenAid currently offers a clear glass replacement bowl for their popular stand mixers. The new, more attractive bowls will have the same 5-quart capacity and rubber cover as the previous model, and are expected to be near the same price.
“Because a second bowl eliminates the need to stop and wash the bowl when making multiple dishes or mixing separate components of a single recipe, it’s a stand mixer accessory that’s at the top of the list for many cooks,” notes Beth Robinson. “Both practical and beautiful, these unique glass bowls are sure to be a welcome addition, and great gift idea, for those who already own a tilt-head model.”
Features on the new hammered and frosted glass bowls, which will fit on virtually all KitchenAid tilt-head mixers, include a comfort handle, a pour spout and an included lid for easy ingredient storage. The frosted glass bowl features etched glass with measurement markings for effortless measurement precision.
Available in June 2012, the new bowls will carry suggested retail prices of $79.99.
I especially like the idea of a pour spout and comfort handle on the new models. I’m still using the metal bowl that came with my KA Classic. A handle and spout would make it much easier to use. If there’s condensation on the bowl, or grease on my hands, my current mixer bowl is almost impossible to hold on to.
I’m really curious to see pictures of the new mixer bowl models. It would be really nice to have a second bowl when I’m making a chiffon cake that requires meringue. Currently I move the meringue over to another bowl, so I can continue to use the mixer for the batter.
The following statistics come from the same article. I was surprised by how much money has been raised to help find a cure for breast cancer through KitchenAid’s sales of the pink special edition Susan B. Komen stand mixer.
Since the introduction of its legendary stand mixer in 1919 and first dishwasher in 1949, KitchenAid has built on the legacy of these icons to create a complete line of products designed for cooks. Today, the KitchenAid brand offers virtually every essential for the well-equipped kitchen with a collection that includes everything from countertop appliances to cookware, ranges to refrigerators, and whisks to wine cellars. Cook for the Cure®, the brand’s partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, is now in its eleventh year and has raised over $8 million to help find a cure for breast cancer. To learn why chefs choose KitchenAid for their homes more than any other brand*, visit www.KitchenAid.com or join us at http://facebook.com/KitchenAid and http://twitter.com/KitchenAidUSA.
* Based on a 2010 survey, KitchenAid was found to be the home kitchen appliance brand chosen most often by members of the International Association of Culinary Professionals.
Speaking of Culinary Professionals, I am always impressed by how many KitchenAid mixers I see on Food Network! Check out the following video of Iron Chef Mark Forgione using the mixer with the glass replacement bowl to make quick and easy recipes for the 4th of July.