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Old 03-28-2016, 09:44 PM   #31
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Yep. Why mess with multiple vessels when one will do?

But how is it easier not to pre-measure ingredients before adding them to the bowl?


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Old 03-28-2016, 10:05 PM   #32
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Place a bowl on the scale then turn it on. The reading will be zero. Add the first ingredient to the bowl until the exact amount for the recipe is reached. Press the tare/zero button so the scale reads zero. Add the next ingredient to the same bowl to the right amount then press zero. Keep doing this until all the ingredients are measured into the one bowl. Then you have all the weighed ingredients ready to go in one bowl.

If you prefer, you can choose to pre-measure each of the ingredients separately then combine them in one bowl. Most people think that's more work.
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Old 03-28-2016, 10:13 PM   #33
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If you prefer, you can choose to pre-measure each of the ingredients separately then combine them in one bowl. Most people think that's more work.

Thanks Andy. I thought it would be less work to pre-measure because of the risk of overadding ingredients. Like if you add too much salt to a mix it's hard to take some out!



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Old 03-28-2016, 10:41 PM   #34
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I'm with Andy and RPCookin on this. I have a 5kg/11lb scale. When I put my 2 quart Pyrex mixing/measuring bowl on the scale it is already at 1,375 gm. I find it easier for lots of stuff to just weigh into the bowl. And, as someone said, you never know when you will want to weigh a parcel or something else heavier than 5 lbs. I love that pull out display. I'll probably go for that when this one eventually wears out.

Edit: I just remembered something else I use the scale for: weighing roasts. When CWS and I bought that half a baby bull, some packages weren't labelled for weight. When I buy a whole pork loin at Costco, I cut it into smaller pieces. I might want a roast that's bigger than 5 lbs.
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Old 03-29-2016, 07:42 AM   #35
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I brought this one a few years ago and still works great,
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Old 03-30-2016, 07:51 AM   #36
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We don't have a digital "kitchen scale" per se, but the scale we used to weigh out emerald tree boas when we were big into breeding. It cost $99.00 when purchased.
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Old 03-30-2016, 05:46 PM   #37
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I just bought the Oxo 5 lb at Bed Bath and had it shipped (for free) because they didn't have it in stock. I was tempted to buy the Sharper Image 11 lb scale because it was available in-store. But after looking at both of them, I decided that I liked the Oxo better because it was more compact and had no glass parts. It's always an important consideration with two very active cats in my apartment! I hope I made a good decision.


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Old 03-30-2016, 07:03 PM   #38
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I've been happy with mine. I'm sure you will be, too
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Old 03-30-2016, 07:35 PM   #39
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I've been happy with mine. I'm sure you will be, too

I'm looking forward to trying it out. Hope it arrives soon. My Salter scale is on its last leg lol!


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Old 03-31-2016, 12:00 AM   #40
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I have a Chefs Circle (they sent it to me to use in a video) that works good and I am happy with.
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