I love salads anytime of year but it's around this time of year that I can eat it every single day. Now it's not to say that I eat a minimalist salad, I love tons of goodies as well as creamy dressings! When it's super hot outside, I think it's amazing to have a large bowl of salad (love the natural look) and it's nice every now and then to make it myself. I love having a nice wooden bowl and being able to serve those who are enjoying it with me. In addition, homemade dressing will never have to be mixed in a bowl thanks to this mixer. Complete the perfect look with decorative salt and pepper shakers (am a huge fan of Michael Aram as I just received a picture frame of his) and have your trusty cookbook nearby so that you can have dining options!