Thursday, April 26, 2012

Win an OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner!



There's nothing better than a fresh salad using produce from my garden and my local farmers market.  I love just setting out all of the prepped ingredients and letting people make their own salads to suit their tastes.
Texas isn't known for their lettuce though, so being the Lazy Cook that I am, I've been buying bagged greens so there's no work involved. I've been finding lately though that many of these have a chemical taste to them, and they are expensive! The salad spinner I've had is a pain in the neck - it's messy, hard to clean and doesn't seem to really spin much of the water off.
Leave it to OXO to have the perfect solution - their Good Grips Salad Spinner. It is so well designed it's actually fun to use! OXO must have a lot of engineers on their team because not only do they include great features in their products, they are features that perform perfectly. It seems to be a very thoughtful company that truly cares about giving us thoughtful products that can make our time in the kitchen more productive and enjoyable.
The basket and pumping device  of the salad spinner are so well balanced you actually use a brake button to slow down and stop the spinning. It has a non-slip base that keeps it in place on the counter, and since you pump with a downward motion you can use it one-handed or have the kids help you out in the kitchen. My grand kids love using it to wash and spin the spinach for their favorite "Say Cheese Spinach Bake" that we make together. Not only has it helped them enjoy working with me in the kitchen, it has also gotten them to like spinach!
Now for more great news. OXO has not only sent one of these super salad spinners to me to try out, they have also sent us another one that I can give away to one of my lucky readers. All you have to do is leave a comment below as to what unique way you will use your new salad spinner. There will also be some ways that you can earn extra chances to win including "liking" the OXO and LifeStyleList Facebook pages. The contest will run through May 11th 2012, and if the winner doesn't respond to us within 24 hours of being notified we will choose another winner.
You need to be a resident of the US and over 18 yrs. old to enter. This contest has no affiliation with Facebook. OXO provided the two salad spinners to us at no charge, and the opinions are our own.