Can you put KitchenAid food processor attachments in the dishwasher? This has been the question that most of our readers ask often and the fact that you are reading this article now shows that you have a similar question and you are interested in getting an answer to the question.
If you use your KitchenAid food processor to make or prepare food in the kitchen it is very important that you properly wash the attachment and dry them in preparation for the next use.
This is where the question comes in because if you have a dishwasher at home you’d prefer to use them in washing your KitchenAid food processor attachment.
On whether you can put KitchenAid food processor attachments in the dishwasher, note that bowl, lid and other accessories of the KitchenAid food processor can be cleaned in the dishwasher. However, places like the base of the processor are not to be brought close to any form of liquid. They can only be clean with a warm, slightly-wet cloth.
The part to be washed in the dishwasher is always highlighted by the manufacturer, so, when you buy a KitchenAid food processor the first thing to do is go through the user manual as this will enable you to know the actual parts you can put in a dishwasher and the ones you are not expected to put in the dishwasher.
If you fail to get the right information before using them, you may end up causing damage to either the dishwasher or to the attachments itself.
There are so many things to know and learn before using that KitchenAid food processor and it is very important that you go through the user manual properly.
Let’s get on with some other information on using the Kitchen Aid Food Processor
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What is the KitchenAid Food Processor?
KitchenAid is a brand of food processor that has helped a lot of people in the kitchen to prepare their food in the best available ways and within the shortest time.
This brand of food processor offers you an endless fresh option to quickly chop, mix and puree while you are preparing your meals in the kitchen.
It is ideal for every day use whether you want to eat healthier, be more creative or just save time on meal preparation.
It features amazing parts such as the work bowl, stainless steel blade, precise control and BPA free plastics.
The KitchenAid food processor is easy to clean and store plus it helps you to master tasty dressings and sauces with the drizzle basin to easily incorporate liquid ingredients while processing.
It is also countertop friendly so it is very easy to use in the kitchen.
Kitchen Aid Food Processor Attachment Parts
The KitchenAid food processor attachment parts are parts of the processor that can be attached during the process of use so as to achieve a particular result within some minutes.
There are many attachment parts out there, it now depends on you to make a choice of the particular attachment you want to use and for what purpose you want to use them.
The following are some of the attachments that can be fixed to a KitchenAid food processor to achieve a particular cooking purpose at any point in time.
- Kitchenaid KSMSFTA food processor attachments
- Slicer Shredder attachment for KitchenAid stand mixer
- Food meat grinder for KitchenAid stand
Kitchenaid KSMSFTA food processor attachment
This is a KitchenAid processor attachment that I really enjoyed using over the years.
It was so helpful, to say the least of how beneficial it was to me during the period I used it as an attachment to my food processor.
You can just simply attach the sifter and scale attachment to the power hub of any KitchenAid stand food processor.
This will enable you to experience hands-free sifting as the sifter gradually incorporates ingredients into the mixer bowl.
This hands-free sifting provided by this attachment gives more consistency in mixing and more fluffy baked foods as well as saves you a lot of time during the process.
One of the advantages of using this food processor attachment is that it gives you the chance to measure your ingredients by weight for a greater level of precision which is a very critical aspect of successful baking.
It can also be used separately on the countertop with the included scale plate. You can find out more about the KitchenAid food processor attachment HERE
The model of the food processor attachment comes with a digital scale, ingredient chopper, removable sifter, sifter housing, swivel chute, scale accessory plate.
The slider Shredder attachment for Kitchenaid stand mixer
This is a slider plus shredder attachment that you can attach to your KitchenAid food processor at any time to achieve one goal or the other.
The slider and shredder attachment comes with 3 stainless steel blades.
It is very easy to use and clean and it is designed ideally to slice or shred firm vegetable fruits and nuts to make a delicious and healthy salad, coleslaw, soups, pizza toppings desserts and many more.
It also has the food grinder/sausage stuffer attachments with two grinding plates that is coarse and fine, 2 cutting blades, 2 sausage filler tubes, plus retainer rings which are perfect for grinding meats, fruits, vegetables, hard cheeses, bread crumbs and many more.
You can easily detach all parts of these attachments to ensure easy cleaning.
The recommended type of washing is hand washing with the provided cleaning brush to keep the attachments in a peak condition for longtime use.
You can see that this attachment will be very helpful for use due to the numerous other attachments included and the ease of use plus it is very easy to wash and keep the attachment neat, you can read more about this attachment HERE.
Food meat grinder for KitchenAid stand
It is designed for multiple functions like grinding meat, fruits, vegetables, hard cheeses, making bread crumbs and many more.
It can be easily used to produce the most delicious foods if you simply follow the instructions provided in the manual.
The set comes with 1 grinder body, 2 grinding plates and 2 sizes of sausage stuffing tubes, plus food pusher and cleaning brushes.
It is very easy to clean and dishwasher safe plus all parts are detachable so you can easily clean out all parts properly without any difficulties.
The food mixer attachment should be cleaned warm soapy water and a cleaning brush then rinse them thoroughly after washing.
Read more: Can We Grind Rice In A Food Processor?
How to Clean Kitchen Aid Food Processor
Keeping your KitchenAid food processor clean should come first on your list.
This is because the food processor is a very important aspect of your cooking and any utensil that is used in the kitchen for cooking needs extensive care.
You should not be found asking why you should keep your food processor clean but always ask how you can keep both the food processor and the attachments clean.
Some people hate to wash the KitchenAid food processor as much as they love using them because it appears to be a little stressful to clean.
So a lot of opted to use dishwashers to clean some parts of the food processor.
Remember we said earlier that it is not always advisable to use the dishwasher to wash the food processor except when it is written on the manual that it is safe to wash with a dishwasher.
If you are finding it a bit difficult to get your dishwasher clean then you may want to follow the procedures I will be listed below;
- The food processor is a little difficult to clean so you must be careful while trying to keep your food processor clean this is because even though the discs and the attachments do not look dangerous, they are still seriously sharp and can give you a cut with just the slightest mistake.
- You have to be extremely careful while handling the blades and then wrap them up and put away immediately
- You can use the dishwasher to wash the food processor, but you must look through the manual and make sure that the producer recommended using a dishwasher to wash them. If not then just do manual handwashing which is not too bad so long as you are being very careful with the blades.
- When you are done washing the food processor use a very clean and dry towel to wipe it clean and dry.
I am sure I have answered your question, can you put the KitchenAid food processor in a dishwasher?.
You may probably have more questions regarding washing or keeping your food processor clean. Drop all your questions in the comment section.