Pros: Versatile, Small, Light, Easy to use, Powerful.
Cons: Not common, small bowl.
Before I got into cooking big time, I was an apartment dweller and didn't have lots of room and researched a mixer that would be a Swiss army knife "do all" mixer that could do everything plus a mixer and I found it in the Bosch Compact. It has attachments for just about everything. This this is mixer, blender, food processor, meat grinder, pasta maker, ice cream maker, slicer/shredder, grater, press juicer, citrus juicer, and grain mill. Phew! Don't let it's size and looks deceive you! It's got a 400 watt powerhouse (75 watts more than the KitchenAid) which can crank out single loaf pans of bread easily. And cookie dough, forget it, its like the...(read more)