March 13, 2012

The Naptime Chef Cooking Show with OXO: Episode #1

Welcome to the new Naptime Chef Cooking Show!! This upcoming series of three cooking shows is made possible with support from OXO and features recipes from my new book. Today’s show: Couscous with Tomatoes & Arugula features the Salad Shaker, Bamboo Cutting Board and Chef’s Knife from the OXO line of spring tools and a recipe from my Side Dishes & Salads section. The next two cooking shows in this series will be rolled out every other week and will each have more giveaways for awesome OXO tools and my book. We’re also going to be having fun Facebook contests and Twitter parties so stayed tuned!

OXO Chef's KnifeBamboo Cutting BoardTNC Cover

To enter to win your very own Salad Shaker, Cutting Board & Chef’s Knife and SIGNED copy of my book see below:

1) Leave a comment sharing your favorite spring or summer salad!

2) Like The Naptime Chef on Facebook.

3) Like OXO on Facebook.

4) Sign up for The Naptime Chef newsletter on the upper right hand side of my website.

5) Contest runs from Tuesday March 13th at 7:00am ET through Tuesday March 20th at 7:00am ET. Winner will be announced Wednesday March 21st at 7:00am ET.

6) Winner will be chosen by Winner has 48 hours to claim her prize before another person is chosen.

111 Responses to “The Naptime Chef Cooking Show with OXO: Episode #1”

  1. Laruen says:

    you are the best! xoxoxo

  2. Lauren says:

    By the way-those tools look AWSOME!!! Love the shaker and bamboo cutting board.

  3. Dlramm36 says:

     Nice tools! I love the cous-cous in a salad. What a Great idea!.

  4. Cristen says:

    my favorite summer salad is strawberry-spinach with lemon dressing!

  5. Cristen says:

    already like the naptime chef on FB

  6. Cristen says:

    already like OXO on FB 

  7. Cristen says:

    already get your newsletter ;o)

  8. Miranda says:

    My fav salad is fresh corn, tomatoes, black beans and feta.

  9. Miranda says:

    Like NC on FB

  10. Miranda says:

    Like oxo on FB.

  11. Miranda says:

    Newsletter subscriber

  12. Liz the Chef says:

    You have come a long way! best from an early fan who remembers your first webisode X0 Liz

  13. Karen James says:

    I love spring mix with toasted pecans, thinly sliced red onion, crumbled garlic/herb feta and dressed with Marston’s San Pasqual Dressing.  Just the aroma makes you drool!  By far my favorite salad of all time!

  14. Nicolette says:

    Quinoa salad with avocado and shrimp is my go-to summer salad.  Topped with a homemade lemon dressing… Divine. 

  15. Sarah H.P. says:

    One of my favorite summer salads is a simple sweet corn and tomato herb salad!

  16. Sarah Hawkins Pinchers says:

    I like The Naptime Chef on Facebook!

  17. i love a good spinach salad!

  18. i like you on fb

  19. i subscribe to the newsletter!

  20. nick_driver says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. Summer fruit salad is a favorite

  21. Julia says:

    Summer bests are always fruit or potato salads!

  22. Daniellealecia says:

    My favorite summer salad is a nice cold fruit salad! Love being near local farms for fresh fruit!

  23. Torrid75 says:

    I just love tossed salad with cucumbers, red/green bell peppers, sunflower seeds, croutons, this last time i added avacado, bacon bits and blue cheese dressing sometimes I also like to add pepperoicini’s and pineapple and if it is for a meal some kind of meat.

  24. Rossseattle says:

    I love fresh spinach and both gold, red, and purple raspberries from my own garden!

  25. Daniellealecia says:

    Like Naptime Chef on FB danielle murray tallent

  26. Daniellealecia says:

    Like OXO on FB danielle murray tallent

  27. Sapababy says:

    mixed greens with fresh roasted beets (chilled), turkey, avocado, feta or blue cheese crumbles, cucumbers and hard boiled eggs!

  28. SJO says:

    I love wilted spinach with raisins and a warm raspberry walnut dressing

  29. Lisa says:

    I didn’t know there’s a spring or summer salad! But I like spinach, hearts of palm , cherry tomatoes, artichokes…

  30. Claudia Ellis says:

    My favorite spring time salad is kale salad with toasted coconut flakes!

  31. Claudia Ellis says:

    I like the naptime chef on FB

  32. Claudia Ellis says:

    I like OXO on FB

  33. Claudia Ellis says:

    I signed up for the naptime chef newsletter

  34. Kari Judd says:

    My Favorite Summer Salad is My homemade potato salad!

  35. Venetrise says:

    My favorite salad is the Caprese Salad. It’s simple, fresh and delicious.

  36. Min K says:

    My fave salad is Romaine with a bit of mozzarella topped with anchovies in olive oil and a twist of freshly ground black pepper.

  37. Min K says:

    I like OXO on FB.

  38. Char218 says:

    What a cool giveaway!  LOVE OXO products!

  39. Michelle says:

    I love a nice chicken caesar salad.

  40. Michelle says:

    I like OXO on facebook.

  41. Michelle says:

    I signed up for your newsletter.

  42. Michelle says:

    I like you on facebook

  43. Victoria_ashley_uk says:

    Waldorf Salad– crunchy, fruity, nutty, refershing and creamy

  44. Mary Beth Hunt says:

    I love a butter lettuce salad with strawberries, avacado and sliced almonds…with some Dorothy Lynch Dressing (A Nebraska specialty) 

  45. I like Mom’s apple salad, with grapes, black walnuts and banana’s

  46. I Like The Naptime Chef on Facebook.

  47. I  Like OXO on Facebook.

  48. Athena R says:

    I love shrimp and seafood salad.

  49. Athena R says:

    I like you on FB.

  50. Jessica Olson says:

    My favorite warm-weather salad is chicken salad, with grapes, hard boiled eggs, and raspberry vinaigrette!

  51. Jessica Olson says:

    I like you on FB

  52. Jessica Olson says:

    I like OXO on FB

  53. Jessica Olson says:

    I subscribe to your newsletter

  54. Nancy Larma says:

    I’m a caesar salad person….kind of set in my ways!

  55. Nancy Larma says:

    I like you on Facebook

  56. Nancy Larma says:

    I subscribe to your newsletter

  57. Nancy Larma says:

    I like OXO on Facebook

  58. Schmidty says:

    I love a pasta salad with lots of blanched spring veggies and a homemade dressing of basil, mayo, and garlic

  59. Schmidty says:

    I follow you on facebook (Rust Hawk).

  60. Schmidty says:

    I follow OXO on facebook (Rust Hawk).

  61. Schmidty says:

    I am an email subscriber.

  62. Anonymous says:

    Taco salad!

  63. Anonymous says:

    Like you on FB as Jay Cee.

  64. Anonymous says:

    Like OXO on FB as Jay Cee.

  65. Anonymous says:

    I subscribe to your newsletter. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  66. Cindi says:

    Congratulations on the publication of your cookbook…
    My favorite summer salad is mixed greens salad with
    tomatoes, green peppers and onions, straight from my
    94 year old Dad’s garden…
    Many thanks,  Cindi

  67. Cindi says:

    I “Like” The Naptime Chef on Facebook…
    Again, many thanks!
    Cindi Hoppes

  68. Cindi says:

    Also,  I “Like” OXO on Facebook!
    Merci,  Cindi

  69. Cindi says:

    I am a subscriber to The Naptime Chef Newsletter…
    Thanks bunches!

  70. Cajungourmet says:

    my “go to” summer salad is a spinach salad only made with fresh spinach, sliced strawberries & thinly sliced red onion & I drizzle balsamic vinegar mixed with a little olive oil over it

  71. Cajungourmet says:

    Oh I forgot to mention that I’m already an email subscriber & Facebook fan

  72. Pat says:

    Favorite summer salad has to be Caprese made with basil grown in my backyard, tomatoes and mozzarella from our favorite farm stand on LI.  I subscribe to the Naptime Chef.

  73. Natalie V says:

    I love making a fresh fruit salad when the fruit is finally ripe! We also love Broccoli salad and spinach salad (both with nuts and fruit).. Thanks for the giveaway.

  74. Natalie V says:

    I like OXO on Facebook

  75. Natalie V says:

    already a subscriber 

  76. Ro'Chele A says:

    I love fresh romaine with avocado, lump crab meat, garbanzo beans, tomatoes, and homemade croutons! 

  77. Ro'Chele A says:

    I like you on FB!

  78. Ro'Chele A says:

    I like OXO on FB!

  79. Ro'Chele A says:

    I’m an e-mail subscriber!

    Thanks for the opportunity! I love OXO! 

  80. Cat says:

    love edamame salad with honey vinaigrette!

  81. Cat says:

    I like you on FB

  82. Cat says:

    I like OXO on FB ( as Cat P—- S—-)

  83. Cat says:

    and I’m already signed up for your newsletter! 

    Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  84. belinda m says:

    I love making a fruit salad full of honeydew, cantaloupe and mixed berries


  85. belinda m says:

    I like you on facebook – Belinda M


  86. belinda m says:

    I like 
    OXO  on facebook – Belinda M


  87. belinda m says:

    I subscribed to the newsletter


  88. Susitravl says:

    I love BLT salad in the summer.

  89. Susitravl says:

    Like you on FB

  90. susitravl says:

    Like OXO on FB

  91. susitravl says:


  92. Krysten Schwartz says:

    I like OXO on Facebook! 

  93. Krysten Schwartz says:

    I love a Spring Pea Salad! 

  94. Kathleen Conner says:

    My favorite is my homemade cole slaw

  95. Kathleen Conner says:

    Like The Naptime Chef on Facebook.

  96. Kathleen Conner says:

    Like OXO on Facebook.

  97. Kathleen Conner says:

    email subscriber

  98. John Billiris says:

    My favorite summer salad is lettuce with fresh peaches, walnuts, and chevre.

  99. John Billiris says:

    email subscriber

  100. Wendy says:

    My favorite summer time salad is homemade Pasta Salad.  I use as much fresh ingredients from the garden as possible to make it.  🙂

  101. Cleverlilminx says:

    Like the Naptime Chef on Facebook.  🙂

  102. My favorite summer salad is Pasta Salad!  

  103. Liked Naptime Chef on Facebook!!  

  104. Liked OXO on Facebook!!  

  105. Subscribed to the Naptime Chef newsletter!!  

  106. Nancy says:

    I love strawberries and pecans with spring greens and a tangy strawberry vinegarette

  107. GlammaChar says:

    My fav is Spinach w/razz-berries or strawberries, fresh green peas, blue cheese & poppy seed dressing

  108. Katie says:

    I hope I win!

  109. Great video Kelsey and your couscous salad sounds perfect for the warmer weather coming up.

  110. matt says:

    mmm my favorite salad is potato salad!

  111. […] with support from OXO and features recipes from my new book. My first show featured my recipe for Couscous with Tomatoes & Arugula. This episode features my Artichoke-Lemon Pesto from my Side Dishes & Salads section and […]