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Quick Take: Best Salad Spinner

By: Kelly Burgess on September 13, 2017

Editor's Note:
Some products simply don't have any competition worth discussing in any depth. For those categories, we've created this "Quick Take" to recommend the best product for most kitchens. It's the one that, after doing our research, we would buy ourselves (we may even already own one).

OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner Review
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Best salad spinner

The Oxo Good Grips Salad Spinner has spun to the top in expert tests for years and continues to get raves for its ability to thoroughly dry even the toughest greens. It features a simple, one-handed operation and generous 5-quart capacity. Owners love it too, and it's clear that this is the best salad spinner you can buy.

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Quick Take:

No one wants to eat a soggy salad and the best way to avoid that is with a salad spinner. These basic gadgets use centrifugal force to quickly and efficiently remove excess moisture from clean greens. After careful evaluation of the available expert and retail reviews, it's clear that the OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner is the best of the bunch for most kitchens. It's also available with a smaller, 3-quart capacity as the OXO Good Grips Little Salad and Herb Spinner (Est. $25).

Top 6 Salad Spinner Reviews

  1. TheSweethome.com - The Best Salad Spinner, Jamie Wiebe and Anna Perling, June 25, 2015

    Testing at TheSweethome.com puts the Oxo Good Grips Salad Spinner on top for its sturdy design and ease of use. It's also a top performer when it comes to drying even thicker greens.

  2. Cook's Illustrated - Salad Spinners, Editors of Cook's Illustrated, April 2013

    OXO has been the top pick here since 1999. Other salad spinners are tested as well, but further details require a paid subscription.

  3. Good Housekeeping - Oxo Good Grips Salad Spinner, Editors of Good Housekeeping, June 2013

    OXO easily crushes the competition in this test of nearly 20 salad spinner of all types. In testing, it is a top performer in every metric, but takes up a bit of space in storage, editors say.

  4. Amazon.com - OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of August 2017

    The OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner is by far the highest-rated salad spinner at Amazon.com. It earns 4.5 stars out of 5 in nearly 3,235 reviews; nearly 90 percent are 4 or 5 stars.

  5. BedBathandBeyond.com - OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner, Contributors to BedBathandBeyond.com, As of August 2017

    BedBathandBeyond.com reviewers are slightly less satisfied with the OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner, giving an overall rating of 4.3 stars in about 145 reviews. However, these reviews are for both the large and small spinner, and the latter gets panned for its small capacity.

  6. Target.com - OXO Salad Spinner, Contributors to Target.com, As of August 2017

    In just under 85 reviews, the OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner earns 4.5 stars out of 5. Most agree that it's a top performer on both delicate and hardy greens.

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