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Ina Garten’s Favorite Kitchen Tool Is on Sale At Costco Today

Not taking part in the now-popular activity known as quarantine baking? You soon will be once you take advantage of Costco’s KitchenAid mixer sale — happening now through May 10. While most other retailers have it priced at $329, the KitchenAid Professional Series 6 mixer is currently on sale at Costco for $249.99. Compare this sale with last year’s KitchenAid Black Friday deals, which were, on average about $60 off, and you know it’s a good deal. The best part? Shipping’s free.

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The KitchenAid Professional Series mixer at Costco comes with a 6-quart stainless steel bowl with a comfort grip handle and is available in three colors — silver, black, and red. It also boasts great reviews (it has more than 2,700 reviews and an overall 4.6 rating), as well as a 590-watt, 10-speed motor; meaning, you can do some serious baking with this essential kitchen equipment.

But which recipes should you start with? To answer that, we turn to none other than Barefoot Contessa host, Ina Garten, who loves herself a KitchenAid mixer. “With half sheet pans, good knives and a KitchenAid mixer, you can make a lot of things,” Garten told HuffPost in October 2016.

Here are the five Garten recipes we recommend you bake first using your brand-new KitchenAid mixer.

Lemon cake

Image: Anastasia Voskresenskaya/Shutterstock.

Get the recipe from Food Network.

Beatty’s chocolate cake

Image: Suzanne Itzko/Shutterstock.

Get the recipe from Barefoot Contessa.

Fresh peach cake

Get the recipe from Bunny’s Warm Oven.

Banana crunch muffins

Get the recipe from Simply Sissom.

Cranberry orange scones

Get the recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen.

Before you go, check out our slideshow below:

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