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Offline Lovemythermo

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Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« on: November 18, 2010, 07:29:09 am »
I've been considering buying a second bowl but would be interested to know what others think who have taken the plunge and bought one. At what times have you found it to be useful?

Judydawn I know you have recently purchased a second bowl is it worth the investment?

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2010, 07:34:33 am »
Only if you can afford it Lovemythermo. It certainly is very handy and I do love having it but I did manage for 2 years without it. It depends on how much cooking, baking you do, how organised you are too I think.  Those with the second bowl obviously would not want to give them back though ;D ;D
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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2010, 07:39:11 am »
I love having 2 bowls but it is not essential. If you can wait, maybe see if they bring out the second bowl offer when hosting a demo etc like they had this year. I am pretty sure it was host a demo and purchase for $100 off or if someone purchases at your demo $200 off the price .   
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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2010, 08:12:07 am »
Lovemythermo,  I love my 2nd. bowl,  because I'm a lazy cook.  You can leave bread to rise while you make soup in the other.  But as Judy says,  you can manage quite well without it.

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2010, 08:26:03 am »
Ditto to the above. Although having said that I don't think I would have bought a second bowl if my first one hadn't been damaged slightly.
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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2010, 12:07:54 pm »
I think my husband would divorce me if I bought a 2nd bowl  :o (Doesn't mean it is ruled out though!)

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2010, 01:22:35 pm »
Out of curiousity how much is a 2nd bowl?

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2010, 01:55:53 pm »
$395 for the bowl,base,blade,lid,seal and MC
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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2010, 05:49:26 pm »
I bought the two bowl pack when I bought my Thermy so I've always had a 2nd bowl.  To be honest I regularly have 2 on the go, but, like achookwoman, I'm a lazy cook.  I also often make sauces with flour in them and find that that sort of thing doesn't clean so well and the bowl needs a good scrub afterwards (or a run through the dishwasher.)  I often have on available for use and one in the dishwasher which works great for me BUT with a little extra effort I could make do with just the one.

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2010, 08:10:46 pm »
I got my second bowl 1/2 price, and do find it very handy, but we managed fine without it. I did have the bright idea of keeping one lid for savory things (as I find curry etc leaves a bit of a smell) but it didn't work out that way, I just use the clean/dry one to hand.

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2010, 08:54:54 pm »
My husband bought me a second bowl for my birthday last month and it is very handy but not essential as there are just to two of us. If I had a family then definitely I would want two bowls. Also you  can keep one MC pristine for show. LOL!

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #11 on: November 18, 2010, 11:16:44 pm »
$395 for the bowl,base,blade,lid,seal and MC
Meagan I got the steaming basket and butterfly in that price as well which surprised me.  Wasn't I supposed to  ??? ???
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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2010, 11:18:18 pm »
I got the 2nd bowl on the deal for half price, it is handy but as the others said not essential, I use it mainly for letting bread rise or when I forget to grind something before I put the wet ingredients in the bowl.  It does tend to allow me to be a bit lazy!

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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2010, 11:28:51 pm »
 Meagan I got the steaming basket and butterfly in that price as well which surprised me.  Wasn't I supposed to  ??? ???
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Re: Second Bowl...to buy or not to buy..
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2010, 12:32:35 am »
$395 for the bowl,base,blade,lid,seal and MC
Meagan I got the steaming basket and butterfly in that price as well which surprised me.  Wasn't I supposed to  ??? ???

 :o I think you got lucky alright Judy!

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