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"flash gordon, md" <flash@well.com>
Mon, 26 Aug 1996 22:06:24 -0700
>From: philmguy@wwa.com
>Subject: Kitchen Aid advice kneaded
>Date: Sat, 24 Aug 1996 01:52:29 -0700

>I'm happy to be the owner of a new Kitchen Aid mixer, but I'm wondering
>about the length of time dough should be kneaded with the dough hook.
>I've always hand kneaded about 15 minutes and would think something
>approaching that would be reasonable with the Kitchen Aid, too.
>I'd appreciate advice from the Kitchen Aid owners out there.

i usually knead dough for 5 or 6 minutes. best thing is to feel it (after
stopping the mixer) and see if it feels right to you.

it oughta feel like it does after 15 minutes of hand kneading.

Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation 
from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.   -- W. Somerset Maugham 
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