Family Grain Mill Combos
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Family Grain Mill Combos
The Family Grain Mill offers multi-grain milling and exceptional versatility. Its grind is infinitely adjustable, from fine for bread flour, to medium for "Cream Of Wheat" style cereals, or coarse for steel cut or cracked grain. It will also mill some chopped, dry, non-oily herbs and spices. The Family Grain Mill grinds cool to preserve nutrients, and has a large five cup hopper capacity.
The German-built Family Grain Mill is a modular system, giving you drive choices of electric power or available hand crank option. Any combo can be ordered from the drop-down menu at the top of this page, and the combo table (on this page, below) shows which components each combo includes. The hand crank base can also be purchased lower on this page.
In addition to the grain milling head, several other components expand the abilities of the FGM system. The Food Processor slices and shreds vegetables, nuts, fruits and cheese with interchangeable stainless steel drums. The Flaker Mill head flakes soft grains and is popular for fresh homemade oatmeal, making a hearty flake from oat groats (oats with the hulls removed) that's thicker and chewier than store-bought flaked oats. You can see an interior image and more details on the . The Food & Meat Grinder is available with a variety of disk sizes, to grind and mince almost any type of food you can think of.
Use the electric or hand drive, or drive adapters that fit many leading stand mixers.
Processing components include flour mill, grain flaker, food processor and meat/food grinder.
The Grain Mill head grinds soft or hard wheat, oat groats (dehulled oats), rice, triticale, kamut, spelt, dent (field) corn, dried sweet corn, split peas, buckwheat, barley, rye, millet, teff, quinoa, amaranth, sorghum, dry beans, lentils, chopped chestnuts, soybeans, flax, sesame, coffee, and some herbs and spices. It will also crack grain to any size—you can set the adjustment dial to any consistency from fine flour to meal to cereal grind or cracked grain. It isn't suitable for popcorn, tapioca pearls, or saw palmetto berries. To read more about millable materials, .
The milling head's conical steel burrs work grain with a shearing action to avoid the "crushing friction" that creates the high heat common in many small grain mills—temperatures that can destroy many of the nutrients in your flour. And unlike stone burrs, steel burrs won't gum up or glaze. One cup of fine flour can be produced in just two minutes when hand operated, or a minute and a half with the 150 watt electric motor base. (It takes about 2/3 cup of wheat to make a cup of fine flour.)
“I love my Family Grain Mill. It's great for a variety of purposes. I'm making lots of wonderful breakfast cereals, and I can make a beautiful cracked wheat for my bread. The FGM was well worth the investment and it's an excellent addition to my kitchen.”– Leece Bean, OR
Because it doesn't grind with friction, the FGM's hand crank grain mill base turns easier than most hand operated mills. Overall time and effort are four times less than required by most hand mills, and most mills still won't produce flour as fine.
Manufactured in Germany, the Family Grain Mill is built with the durability to provide a lifetime of dependable use. Its body is made of super-tough ABS polymer, and its high-carbon stainless steel burrs are long lasting and easily replaceable.
Family Grain Mill components remove quickly for cleaning. The grain mill head disassembles completely in five seconds, so it's quick and easy to have your mill ready for its next use. And where many mills create a cloud of flour dust to settle everywhere, the FGM operates dust-free.
The motor base is free-standing in use, while the hand base clamps quickly and securely onto a table or counter edge, without marring. The modular design of the Family Grain Mill lets it store compactly. The motor base is rated at 150 watts. It turns at a loaded speed of 120 RPM, and runs quietly.
Highly Recommended Whole Grain Cookbooks & Videos!
Don't miss our treasury of cookbooks for whole grain cooking & baking! We have old favorites and exciting new titles, full of tasty and nutritious recipes. These resources will open up new worlds of whole grain adventure for you, whether you're an old hand or just beginning the journey. Whole grain wheat, beans & alternative grains are all covered, and shipping is free on any cookbook when ordered with your mixer or grain mill from Pleasant Hill Grain! Of special interest to Bosch mixer users will be Phyllis Stanley's cookbook, "Healthy Recipes from the Heart of our Homes", and Lori Viet's new book "No More Bricks", an easy-to read crash course in whole grain baking, along with a collection of outstanding recipes. You'll find no better books on whole grain baking... they're winners!
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Pleasant Hill Grain is the world's largest seller of the Family Grain Mill. We want you to find the grain mill that best suits your needs, and for many of our customers, the Family Grain Mill is the perfect tool. If you'd like to discuss anything milling-related, call or e-mail us. We'd love to visit with you!
“I love Pleasant Hill Grain and my Family Grain Mill! Thank you both!”– Liesl Arnell, UT
Family Grain Mill Combos
|Combos below include the product below marked with a green checkmark. Please order at the top of this page.|
|Combo||Hand Base||Motor Base||Grain Mill||Flaker||Meat Grinder||Food Processor||Combo Price||Free Shipping
Whole Grain Nutrition: Harvest the Benefits!
Imagine that for years, your children ate mainly candy. Imagine that you did, too. Imagine an entire nation on a candy diet. Imagine the health consequences.
Natural whole grains contain a myriad of health-essential nutrients, from proteins to vitamins and amino acids. But "white flour" consists only of the starchy endosperm of the wheat kernel. In its natural form the endosperm provides wholesome energy, but it's the least nutrient-rich part of the grain. Removed are the nutrient-packed bran, wheat germ, and wheat germ oil. Then to make it extra white, industrial processors go further, chemically bleaching it, and returning just enough of a few vitamins to stave off beriberi and rickets. They're allowed to call the end product "Enriched Flour" but a truthful label would read "Impoverished Flour." This snow white, denutritionalized substance is a commodity worth billions of dollars annually to its merchandisers because of a commercially useful characteristic: Unlimited shelf life. No matter how long it sits in the mass distribution channel, it can't go bad precisely because there's actually nothing left in it that can go bad. Nutritionally, it's bad when bagged. A few companies have grown enormously rich marketing this pseudo-food on the basis of convenience, ease, and its dazzling white appearance. But a blind eye was turned to the consequences of replacing real whole grain flour with something that looks special, yet is virtually devoid of nutrition. In essence, candy. So widely has this nutritional travesty become accepted that we call it—and think of it as—wheat flour. But to depart further from natural grain flour would scarcely be possible. Then to make matters worse, artificial sweeteners, flavors and colors, appetite stimulants and preservatives are added to many of our foods. "Artificial" tells you those things aren't naturally food. But have you ever wondered what they actually are, then? Did you know some of them are actually petroleum derivatives? What unintended side effects might those complex counterfeit compounds have on us?
The human body is an absolute marvel; scientists have a long way to go to understand a tenth of how we work. But as capable and as resilient as our bodies are, common sense and history teach that we need wholesome, nutritious food to remain healthy and strong. The denatured byproducts being mass marketed today don't provide what we need, because they've been profoundly altered by processes in which real nutrition is considered last, or not at all.
There's a great solution to this problem. By grinding grains in your kitchen and using the whole grain flour while it's fresh, you get the nutrition needed for strength and health. You also get far tastier food, with genuine character—incomparably more satisfying than today's mass marketed pretenders. After transitioning to whole grains, putting out a plate of white styro-bread will elicit comments like "Why are you giving us this... and where's the good stuff?". Even flour labeled as "whole grain" in stores falls far short of what you can easily grind yourself, because unless it's ground while you wait, the essential Vitamin E in true whole grain flour would go rancid in days (meaning that it's probably been removed), and all nutrients begin steadily oxidizing-away from exposure to oxygen as soon as grain is millled. What's in those bags is not whole grain flour if it's been sitting on a shelf for even a few days; that's literally impossible.
Making real food is more than doable, it's downright fun with help from Pleasant Hill Grain! A like the KoMo Classic is the place to start. And to make whole grain bread quickly, easily and with consistently wonderful results, nothing beats a quality that's capable of mixing and kneading bread that's ready to pop in the oven — quickly and without hand kneading. These machines make it easy to turn the corner to a far better and more enjoyable way of eating!
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|Brand||Family Grain Mill|
|Capacity (weight)||2 lbs. 1 oz.|
|Warranty Length||1 year|
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The Grain Milling attachment for the Family Grain Mill grinds soft or hard wheat, oat groats (dehulled oats), rice, triticale, kamut, spelt, dent (field) corn, dried sweet corn, split peas, buckwheat, barley, rye, millet, teff, quinoa, amaranth, sorghum, dry beans, lentils, chopped chestnuts, soybeans, flax, sesame, coffee, and some herbs and spices. It will also crack grain to any size—you can set the adjustment dial to any consistency from fine flour to meal to cereal grind or cracked grain. It isn't suitable for popcorn...(More info)
The Flaker Mill head flakes soft grains and is popular for fresh homemade oatmeal, making a hearty flake from oat groats (oats with the hulls removed) that's thicker and chewier than store-bought flaked oats. Hopper is 6 x 3.5 inches (dia. x height).
Oats are a naturally soft grain and more of our customers roll oats than any other grain in their Family Grain Mill flaker—but many other grains including wheat, rye, barley and millet can be flaked too, with a little preparation. These grains are hard and brittle, and would...(More info)
Note: There is a Family Grain Mill Processor Head in our clearance store.
The Food Processor attachment for the Family Grain Mill comes with three stainless steel drums.Slicing Drum - Slices cabbage for cole slaw or kraut. Cuts even slices for dehydrating foods. Slices cucumber, carrots and onions for salads and potatoes for fried chips, scalloped potatoes. Coarse Drum - Julienne vegetables for soups, stews, cheese for tacos, salads, toppings, hard fruits such as apples and pears Fine Grating Drum - Finely grates... (More info)
This set of stainless drums fits the Food Processor attachment for the Family Grain Mill, to extend its abilities. Included in this set are:Extra Fine Drum - For the finest grind for nuts, cheese, baby foods, chocolate, bread crumbs, almond pie crust, cookie and cake recipes. Excellent for people who are gluten-intolerant. This drum will also grind sprouted grain for sprout (Essene) bread. Shredding Drum - For celery and carrots. Coarse Potato Grating Drum
(Note: These drums will not fit the Family Grain Mill food...(More info)
This Food & Meat Grinder attachment includes a 4.5MM disk for ground meat and a knife. There are two versions of this grinder, the one on this page has a metal housing, and the original style, here, has a plastic housing. The auger, knife, and plate are the same in both grinders. This grinder fits the Family Grain Mill motor base and the WonderMix Revolution mixer.
Note: This grinder does not fit the Family Grain Mill Hand base. If you try to attach this grinder to a FGM hand base it will damage your hand base. Click (More info)
The Food & Meat Grinder attachment for the Family Grain Mill includes 4.5MM disk for ground meat and a knife.
Tip: Be sure your meat is chilled to near freezing (but with none of it actually frozen) before grinding. This both reduces the load on the motor and improves the quality of your ground meat.
All metal parts are stainless steel.
This item is the grinder attachment only. Manual and electric drive bases are available separately.(More info)
These disks fit the Family Grain Mill and Jupiter grinders.3mm Disk: For baby food, spreads, peanut butter. 4.5mm Disk: For ground meat.* 6mm Disk: For sausage. 8mm Disk: For chicken salad, spiced ham, hash.
*One 4.5MM disk is included with the FGM meat grinder.(More info)
This two-piece steel burr set replaces the burrs in the Family Grain Mill.
These burrs also replace the burrs in the following mixer-attachment grain mills offered by Pleasant Hill Grain:The Ankarsrum grain mill The Wondermix grain mill The Kitchen Aid grain mill The Bosch Universal steel burr grain mill
The original burr set that comes with each of these mills provides most users with several years' use, but it's easier to have the spares on hand than to order them later. Replaceability of burrs is one of...(More info)
These adapters connect the Family Grain Mill attachments onto the drive base of the Bosch Universal, Bosch Compact, Bosch Styline, Ankarsrum/Electrolux, KitchenAid, Viking, and NutriMill Artiste mixers.If you want to use the FGM meat grinder and an adapter to fit onto the Bosch Universal Plus mixer, you will need to fashion your own block, 5" tall, to support the neck of the meat grinder, or else use one hand to support it while pushing meat down into the grinder throat, otherwise it would be tippy. Separate support isn't...(More info)
$94.00Apple pie is widely regarded as America's most loved dessert, and it's no mystery why! This year you can give someone our Apple Pie Gift Bundle that provides them with quality tools to make a splendid pie.The Apple Mate 3 clamps to the counter or table's edge and makes peeling, coring and slicing whole apples a breeze (ideal for potatoes and pears too!). Stainless steel blades stay sharp a long time, but extras are available if you want to ensure that you'll have them on hand "down the road" when you want them.We've printed... (More info)
A picture's still worth at least a thousand words. Want to show your family and friends just what they're being shorted by eating food made with so-called white flour? Here's the ideal tool to put things in perspective. The first of the six vials in this set contains whole wheat kernels, recognized throughout history as the "staff of life". At the opposite end is bleached white flour, as gleaming and nutritionless as industrial science can make it. And the same thing is done to other types of grain. The four middle vials...(More info)
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