KitchenAid Cheese Grater Attachment ????

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  1. surfcast

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  2. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    I have not used this attachment but it is cheap enough at $36.00 you could try it. Are you looking to grate a large volume of cheese for a professional setting or home?
     
  3. surfcast

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    At home I grate1/2 lb at a time
     
  4. brianshaw

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    I don't like the texture of cheese when using a Cusiinart grater disk and doubt that the KitchenAid attachment would be much better.  For half pound I'd continue to continue to use a hand grater or microplane.  8 oz really doesn't take long to shred.
     
  5. duckfat

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    I never had an issue with texture on a FP I just hate cleaning more than I need to and that's not very much cheese. If you really want to go the mechanized route I'd stick with the Cuisinart but a good old fashioned box grater will eat through that much Cheese toot sweet!
     
  6. foodpump

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    For small amounts the KA is quite adequate. Depending on the FP, you might have to empty the bowl when it gets full, and they are a bit or complicated to take apart and wash compard to the KA.
     
  7. duckfat

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    If the OP is after fine ribbons like the KA will make another option is a Zyliss. It will go through that much cheese faster than I get the KA or FP out and set it up. Cost effective and not much to clean either.