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Grinding Meat in KA Stand Mixer

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While we were grinding pounds and pounds of pork, I noticed metal filings coming of into the meat. I loosened the screws. any advice?

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  1. I can't get mine to grind anything!

    1. I've never had a problem with mine, never saw any filings either. The only problem I have with it is the plastic housing is cracked.

      A neat trick I learned from the Bouchon cookbook with grinding meat was that as you put the last of the meat into the hopper add a piece of plastic wrap folded into a square. It pushes the last of the meat out but won't be ground. Then just takes stuff apart and throw wrap away.