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Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 
7-Speed Hand Mixer  Review

The Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer is the most practical tool you could have in your kitchen. Use it to mix puddings, cake mixes and cookie dough; this powerful 220-watt mixer can handle both wet and dry ingredients. The mixer includes a number of useful features, including a long swivel cord, extra-long beaters and seven mixing speeds. Itís easy to maintain as well; the base wipes clean and the beaters are dishwasher safe. With advanced features, such as the SmoothStart feature, Automatic Feedback and One-Touch Speed Control, you can operate this mixer by barely lifting a finger. This makes for easy, enjoyable and clean cooking any day of the week.†

Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer Specifications:†
Average Price: $45.99
Product Dimensions: 8 x 3-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches
Motor: 220-watts
Warranty: 3-years-limited
Color: Stainless and white
Features: Swivel cord, extra-long beaters, beater-eject lever, automatic feedback motor, seven speed options
Includes: Instruction book, recipe book, spatula, chefís whisk
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Whatís So Great About the Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer ?

User-Friendly: When you have appliances that are easy and effortless to operate, youíll use them all the time. Thatís just the way the Cuisinart Power Advantage mixer operates; it has plenty of features that make it fun to use. This powerful mixer can whip up fluffy cream or dense chocolate chip cookie dough for your favorite recipes. It has a 220-watt motor, long swivel cord and extra-long beaters that can be tossed in the dishwasher. With seven speed options Ė three of which are low speeds Ė itís easy to match the speed to the foods youíre mixing. Youíll also enjoy the recipe and instruction book that will make navigating the mixer easier.

Ergonomic: You will definitely be in comfort when using the Cuisinart Power Advantage mixer. It almost seems as if the mixer was designed specifically by chefs. The mixer is balanced so that it does most of the work for you, and this balanced design comes from the shape of the mixer. If you need to set the mixer down, there is a heel rest so that the mixer sits squarely on the countertop, and the stress-free grips keep the mixer comfortable to hold. Also, the electronic feedback mechanism detects when extra power is needed and instantly delivers this boost thanks to the automatic feedback feature.†

High-Tech Features: In addition to the Cuisinart Power Advantage being user-friendly and ergonomic, you can also enjoy a combination of useful features. The SmoothStart feature makes the beaters move slowly in the beginning when first turning on the mixer to prevent ingredients from splashing all over the kitchen. The one-touch speed control enables you to change speeds using one simple button while you are mixing. There is also a handy LED speed display that allows you to read the speed settings with ease. When youíre done, there is a simple off switch, and everything wipes clean.

Whatís Not So Great About the Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer ?

Start Up: Even though the mixer boasts a smooth start thanks to the exclusive SmoothStart feature, many reviewers have complained about the start up being too powerful. There is a burst of power that comes through the mixer when itís first turned on, and this causes the ingredients to splatter all over. Like any mixer, youíll want to make sure the mixer is securely placed in the mixing bowl before turning it on, even though this design has the SmoothStart feature. Or, you can start mixing the beaters before the ingredients are added.

Noisy: Reviewers have also complained about the Cuisinart Power Advantage being too noisy. Generally, mixers are very noisy, but some newer models on the market boast a quieter design that makes the mixers more enjoyable to use. The Cuisinart Power Advantage, however, is very loud and vibrates a lot too. In fact, users have been surprised to see how much the mixer vibrates even on low settings. It is also heavy for some users, but many of these factors are based on preference and are made by comparing the Cuisinart to other models, some of which may be more expensive.†

Is the Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer a Great Purchase?

The Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer is a smart, practical purchase for all cooks. Itís very easy to use, so you wonít find yourself bogged down by various buttons and controls. The Cuisinart is affordable and super easy to clean as the base wipes down and the beaters are dishwasher safe. What makes the mixer even more of a value is that it includes a recipe and instruction booklet and limited 3-year warranty. Better yet, the Cuisinart Power Advantage mixer is a great looking appliance since it has a stainless and white exterior as opposed to the traditional white. Overall, this mixer is a great tool at a great value.†


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