The Hamilton Beach? Stack and Press? 3 Cup Food Chopper is the perfect kitchen tool to speed up food prep because it handles chopping, pureeing and emulsifying in minutes. You'll use it for everything from chopping onions and nuts to mincing herbs, pureeing hummus and mixing dressings. It's perfectly sized for everyday use with a 3 cup capacity bowl and is compact enough to fit in any kitchen. Once you?ve added food to the bowl, press the patented lid down to pulse and release to stop? it?s that simple. With the Hamilton Beach Stack and Press 3 Cup Chopper, there is no need to fuss with a twist-lock motion to lock the parts into place. Whether you?re emulsifying Caesar dressing or pureeing baby food, it?s easy to add the necessary liquids to the oil dispenser on the lid during processing. For easy cleanup and peace of mind, the bowl, blades and lid are dishwasher safe and all food zones are BPA-free. For easy storage, the cord can be conveniently stored underneath the chopper.