Before you buy a meat grinder you should know the exact purposes for which you are buying one. Remember, this is one of the kitchen products that would get used quite a lot and therefore investing in a nicer one that will last for a longer time may be the right choice.
Along with choosing the right type of meat grinder, another important thing to consider is the quantity of meat you wish to process during a single session. This is important to note since the meat grinders do have a limit on quantity and weight and depending on your usage a specific model may or may not be the right choice for you.
When you are ready to grind the meat, only then take the meat out of the refrigerator so that it can be grinded properly. In addition to the meat, the knives, grinding plates and feeding tubes should placed in the freezer since grinding creates friction between the knife and the meat which is not the best for the health of the meat. Remember that grinding the meat is a time taking process and patience is necessary. Do not try to rush it by pushing more meat that forces the electric meat grinder to excessive pressure that could damage the internals. To ensure that the meat is grinded quickly, cutting the meat is evenly sized cubes could help.
Having a sharp kitchen knife is essential in making sure the meat is cut evenly. Keeping all the utensils clean and sanitary is very important health wise. Using stainless steel utensils would also be important in keeping food cleaner and more healthier. To make sure that the meat grinder is well kept and maintains its long life, it should be washed and rinsed thoroughly and then stored properly.