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Old Tue, May-17-05, 15:27
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Default potato ricer?

Would a potato ricer work to make Cauli-flied Rice or would the steamed cauliflower just be reduced to mush?

I'm thinking about buying one but want other opinions first.

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Old Tue, May-17-05, 17:00
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Mush.

A ricer is wonderful for squeezing out the excess water from the cauliflower for fauxtatoes, though. It works perfectly for that. But no, it won't rice it.
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I bet it drains spinach real well too!
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I bet it drains spinach real well too!
It does Kassie, as well as the water from shredded zucchini, cooked spaghetti squash, etc.

If you're looking for a grater, this one is fantastic! Most good kitchenware stores have them

http://www.cutleryandmore.com/details.asp?SKU=6586

Don't put it in the dishwasher though. It dull the cutting surfaces.

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Karen, would you recommend that grater over a Cuisinart or a Kitchenaid attachment? I'll admit, there are times when it's a pain to drag out a big piece of equipment just so I can grate a vegetable.
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I'll admit, there are times when it's a pain to drag out a big piece of equipment just so I can grate a vegetable.
Yes!

I only drag out the attachments when I have a lot to grate. For one cauliflower or a piece of cheese, the grater works fine.

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How would those hand crank graters work?

http://shop.store.yahoo.com/wonderf...lstarrotgr.html

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For small amounts of cheese or nuts, yes. They have a small capacity so you would have to reload constantly if you were grating cauliflower.

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I have a rotary grater and I hate it. It takes twice as much effort to squeeze the #$%!!ing thing shut as it would to just use an old fashioned grater. I wake up with DOMS in my hands the next day.

If you're thinking of getting something more helpful than a regular grater, consider a small food processor. I got a little wee Black and Decker one yesterday for fifteen bucks. It's perfect. The pieces go right in the dishwasher.

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Old Sun, May-22-05, 09:33
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Funny, I used it yesterday and it worked well. I was only doing a single size portion for anything bigger I would use my little food processor.

I only grated up about 4-5 oz worth.

By the way. Oh my yummy! I made it with garlic pork strips. Oh I know I will make it again. Next time a family size. How well does it keep?

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