A salad spinner is a great gadget for removing excess water from your washed salad greens.
They are very easy to use and simple in design. Salad spinners are usually made from plastic with an outer bowl and an inner removable colander or strainer basket that you place your salad to be dried.
A lid fits onto the outside bowl and contains a spinning mechanism that once activated by turning or pushing down on a handle causes the inside strainer to rotate at speed.
The excess water is spun off and captured in the outer bowl leaving your salad completely dry.
The reason you might want to use a salad spinner is to keep the greens from going limp and enabling salad dressing or oil to stick to the dry leaves. Continue reading What are the best salad spinners