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Spiralizer Tips


Tips for Best Spiralizing Results

Preparing your food:

  • Cut the ends off food items to ensure that the food will properly fit on the Spiralizer, 
    • This creates a flat surface for best spiralizing, slicing, and coring results.
  • Food diameter:   should be be 1.5 - 3.75 inches (3.81 - 9.5 cm )
  • Food length:   no longer than 5.5 inches (14 cm). (cut large vegetables to fit)
    • This step also ensures proper placement onto the fruit and vegetable skewer.

TIP:  Some people find it easier to insert the skewer into the vegetable before attaching the spiralizer.  This is personal preference.

Spiralizer carriage not moving:

  • Be sure to keep the bar that says KitchenAid and the black piece that slides over it very clean.
  • A drop or two of vegetable oil on the bar can also ensure it slides easily.

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Speeds and Blade:

When beginning to cut, start at the “Stir” speed, then adjust to the recommended speed for your blade listed in the chart below

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  • The accessories are dishwasher safe, top rack only.
  • The main body should be cleaned with a warm, damp cloth.

Attachment is making a hole in the fruit or vegetable:

  • Make sure that you use only fresh, hard and firm fruits and vegetables for best results. 
  • Make sure that the fruit or vegetable is firmly on the skewer before turning on the mixer.  
  • Turning the mixer on first, and allowing the blade to engage with a fruit or vegetable that is already turning can cause the food to stop turning, and allow it to "bore" a hole in the food item.

Broke Peeler/Peeler Will No Longer Lock into Place: