From simple to spectacular, recipes created for the stand mixer. Sales of the stand mixer are consistently on the rise -- understandably, since it's perhaps the most integral piece of culinary equipment one can own. No other machine can knead dough, grind meat, slice vegetables, whip egg whites and make ice cream. This new edition features 40 brand new recipes and 16 pages of all-new color photography. The outstanding collection of delicious recipes will inspire everything from appetizers and soups to homemade pasta dishes and sausages, from divine desserts to special snack treats. Some of the delicious recipes include: Parmesan cheese straws; minestrone; falafel pitas; deep-dish chicken and sausage pie with biscuit crust Potato latkes; Hungarian sausage; garlic kielbasa; basic egg pasta; lemon black pepper pasta Banana walnut bread; sour cherry scones with orange glaze; the ultimate chocolate chip cookie Cranberry maple squares; banana cream pie; chocolate amaretto cake; French vanilla ice cream. A special section on understanding the equipment answers questions about stand mixers and their attachments and gives detailed information on their uses. Also included are dozens of valuable tips and techniques from expert chefs.