More convenient than ever, the Cuisinart?? Elemental CollectionTM 4-Cup Chopper/Grinder effortlessly handles a variety of food preparation tasks such as chopping, grinding, and pur??eing. The SmartPower?? blade has a patented auto-reversing ability with a sharp edge for delicate chopping and pureeing soft foods, while the blunt edge grinds through spices and harder foods. Additionally, the revolutionary BladeLock System keeps the blade secure during processing and pouring. It???s cutting-edge food prep from Cuisinart!