Nowadays, meat grinders become very popular as a convenient piece of equipment. They are commonly used in butcher shops, delis, and grocery stores as well. Moreover, restaurants have found that meat grinders can help to reduce their food costs.
Today, we will be discussing how to assemble meat grinders, how to use it, and important tips and tricks so that you take good care of your appliance.
And it’s necessary to have the right meat grinder too. If you want to grind the bones as well then you must look for that feature in your chosen meat grinder because not every meat grinder – grind bones too.
[8 Steps] How To Assemble A Meat Grinder
First of all, make sure that all of the components are secured tightly while assembling your desired meat grinder. Again, depending on your specific brand, there could be little different configurations in the meat grinder.
But these are general orders to assemble the meat grinders that most of the grinders will follow.
1. Rinse, Wash & Sanitize
You need to wash, rinse, and sanitize all the parts of your meat grinder first before start to you assemble it. Now, dry them with air after washing.
2. Disconnect Power Cord
Now make sure that you have disconnected the power cord before assemble your grinder.
Let’s watch a video review on “How to use a meat grinder“
3. Place T Link
On the front of your grinder – place the T link into the enclosure. Use the locking screw into that place to tighten the T link.
4. Insert Screw
Now into T link – Place the screw pushing bar by rotating it. You must ensure that it’s all the way into the back.
5. Add Blade
Before you add the four-leaf blade onto the screw pushing bar make sure that the flat side is facing out of the grinder.
6. Place Round Knife
On the end of the screw pushing bar – place the round knife on there. Now, it’s necessary that the edges of the screw pushing bar are flush with the edges of the knife.
7. Attach Four-leaf Handle
Now, to the T link – attach the four-leaf handle cap and make sure that you have tightened it.
8. Attach Square Plate
To the top of the T link – add the stainless-steel square food pan or plate. And here you are ready to grind your desired meat with your favorite meat grinder. Let’s start, shall we?
[7 Steps] How To Use A Meat Grinder
Well, once you have done the assembly of your meat grinder, you are ready to go next and grind your meat with just in these 7 easy steps. Let’s check it out:
1. Prepare Meat
First of all, you need to remove the skin, bones as well as silver skin from your desired meat. Now cut your meat into smaller chunks so that they fit into the feeding hole of your grinder.
2. Feed Meat
Now place your prepared meat into the feeding bar of your meat grinder.
3. Place Bowl
Now, you need to fit a pan or bowl under the grinder so that it can hold the ground meat when falling out from the blade.
4. Disconnect Power Cord
Once you have done grinding your meat, make sure that you have disconnected the power cord.
5. Rinse, Wash & Sanitize (Again After Using It)
After you did use your meat grinder and have finished your work, you should again wash, rinse and sanitize all of the components that the machine has. Let the components air dry.
6. Clean Machine Body
Use a damp cleaning and sanitizing cloth to clean the machine thoroughly after you use it.
7. Lubricate Oil Seal
Now through the screw hole – it’s necessary to lubricate the oil seal of the gearbox, right? And it would be great that you do lubricate your loving meat grinder in every six months or more. This is great for the health of your machine and make your machine last long. It’s simple, if you take a good care of your meat grinder then it will work better and stay longer.
Well, now you have a better idea on how to use a meat grinder, how to assemble it and the tips and tricks as well. Nowadays, it has become very popular in several shops like the butcher shops, grocery stores as well as in the restaurants. As restaurants felt like meat grinders cut off their food cost and it’s very helpful as well. Meat grinder saves their time and effort too.
But if you want to grind bones as well with your meat grinder then make sure you have chosen the right meat grinder that has the quality to grind bones, right?
Picking the right meat grinding is very important depending on your needs. So that’s why before you make any decision purchasing meat grinder, ask yourself that why do you need the meat grinder or what’s the purpose of your grinder or something like that.
Even you should ask yourself questions like do you need an electric meat grinder or manual meat grinder.
Though both of them have positive and negative sides, so that why you need to decide and pick your desired meat grinder depending on what’s the reason for buying one, right?
Hope you understand, and if you don’t you can ask about any of your problems, suggestions or opinions as well.
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