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Mixers: Ratings of Sources

Total of 10 Sources
1. TheSweetHome.com
Dec. 10, 2013
The Best Stand Mixer
by Lesley Stockton
Our AssessmentIn this thorough review, Lesley Stockton, an experienced cook and researcher, put in more than 30 hours of research and testing of six stand mixers and two hand mixers. She consults experts, looks at roundups and reviews, and tests the mixers herself as well. Ultimately, she chooses the KitchenAid Artisan as the best stand mixer, the Cuisinart HM-90S 9-Speed as the best hand mixer.
2. ConsumerReports.org
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by Editors of ConsumerReports.org
Our AssessmentThe editors of ConsumerReports.org test 15 hand mixers and 25 stand mixers, rating them whipping speed, mixing, convenience and noise. They are then ranked according to performance, and giving a rating out of a possible 100. Recommended mixers and Best Buys are also noted.
3. Cook's Illustrated Magazine
Dec. 1, 2014
Handheld Electric Mixers
by Editors of Cook's Illustrated
Our AssessmentCooks Illustrated editors test seven hand mixers in this thorough review and roundup. One is Highly Recommended, three are Recommended with one being named a Best Buy, one is Recommended with Reservations, and two are Not Recommended.
4. Cook's Illustrated Magazine
Nov. 1, 2013
Stand Mixers (High-End)
by Editors of Cook's Illustrated
Our AssessmentNine professional grade stand mixers are tested in this roundup, with one Highly Recommended, two Recommended (one is also a Best Buy) two Recommended with Reservations, and the rest are Not Recommended. Testing is hands on and very thorough.
5. Good Housekeeping
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Stand Mixer Reviews
by Editors of Good Housekeeping
Our AssessmentReviewers put a dozen stand mixers through a battery of tests in a laboratory setting. They mix cake batter and cookie dough, and, with the mixers that include dough hooks, testers also knead bread dough. The finished baked goods are also evaluated for quality. They also evaluate product manuals and contact customer service departments. The top pick is the KitchenAid Artisan, with the Hamilton Beach Eclectrics 63221 named as a good budget buy.
6. Good Housekeeping
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Hand Mixer Reviews
by Editors of Good Housekeeping
Our AssessmentGood Housekeeping testers compare 15 hand mixers by mixing batter and kneading dough. The key features are outlined for each hand mixer along with any drawbacks. The top pick is the Cuisinart HM-90S 9-Speed Handheld Mixer. Each review is very thorough and includes pros and cons.
7. Amazon.com
As of December 2014
by Contributors to Amazon.com
Our AssessmentThere are thousands of mixers available through Amazon.com, including hand mixers, stand mixers and professional-grade mixers. KitchenAid stand mixers generally receive high ratings, with Cuisinart, Sunbeam and Hamilton Beach also rating well. May reviews are very detailed and some reviewers even go back after months or years to update the review as to the product's long term durability.
8. Walmart.com
As of December 2014
Mixers & Attachments
by Contributors to Walmart.com
Our AssessmentWalmart.com also carries a good selection of stand and hand mixers, and Hamilton Beach rules here, with many Hamilton Beach mixers getting hundreds of reviews, although KitchenAid and Sunbeam mixers also do well. In addition to the standard 5-star rating system, reviewers can say if they would recommend the product to a friend.
9. Macys.com
As of December 2014
Mixers & Accessories
by Contributors to Macys.com
Our AssessmentMacys.com carries fewer mixers than the other retail websites we reviewed. However, most of the mixers are higher-end brands like KitchenAid and Cuisinart, and most get very good ratings. Reviewers can say if they would recommend the mixer, and they also have the option of filing out demographic information, such as their cooking skill level.
10. Viewpoints.com
As of December 2014
The Best Mixers: Mixer Reviews & Ratings
by Contributors to Viewpoints.com
Our AssessmentThere are more than 6,100 reviews of 141 mixers Viewpoints.com. Rather than a 5-star scale, mixers are rated on a scale of 1 to 100. Reviews tend to be very thorough and informative. The top mixer brands are KitchenAid, Bosch, Cuisinart and Hamilton Beach.
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