Well, we all have our own circumstances. Agree, I actually never used a salad spinner until just recently and sometimes I don’t even break it out, using the paper towel method.
One of the great joys of my life when I was laid off in 2008 was finding CH. Not so much for the “going out to exciting, excellent restaurants and posting reviews” but for the learning of how to cook better and experiment with new ingredients. I could not afford to go out at that time. We go out once a month or so, fancy place on a special occasion, but for the most part we/I are cooking at home.
The idea that someone needs to buy a salad from TJs is just something I will never understand. Even at my busiest, and I work 60 hours a week, over the last few years, I could always find time to cook. In fact, I found the exercise of prep and cooking a great distraction to the world, work, and problems. It was relaxing to me.
So, while, I can understand a small apartment or being busy, I just won’t ever be buying those processed foods at TJ’s which is what I think people go there for mostly. All the other “ingredients” for cooking can be had elsewhere, same quality, lesser price.