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Truly, Lawfully, Evilly Yours

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Kitchen Organization Pt. I

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lawfulevil

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I'm trying to decide which kitchen appliances should go and which should stay- this month I'm evaluating the Kitchenaid. I used it a lot right after I got it (almost 10 years ago now) but not much for years now. It's easier than I remembered, maybe just from more practice in the kitchen in general.  So, pizza dough.

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I've... I've ordered worse? That's not really a high bar, though- most of the veg pizza in town is a solid "meh".

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MarblesMom

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I call my KitchenAid mixer my "kitchen tractor" since I can add on other implements.  It lives in precious counter space and I use it at least once a week.

Pizzas look great!  When we have the FJCon you are on pizza duty :)

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December

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I use my standing mixer at least 5x a month. I love making homemade whipped cream with it, as well as various doughs. But they do take up a lot of counter space, so it's definitely worth evaluating.

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lawfulevil

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I used to make bread/pasta/muffins/cookies/etc all the time but I stopped when my husband was diagnosed with type II diabetes. It's been nice to re-evaluate- I got a spiralizer-plus as a holiday gift, and I have some other attachments, but I always felt like its main use was carbs, and I don't feel that way now. It's just useful.

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Maggie Mae

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Have you tried cooking your pizza on a pizza stone instead of on the baking sheets? I've also had good luck with a cast iron pan. 

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