Though it be little, it is fierce! More convenient than ever, the Cuisinart Elemental Collection 4 Cup Chopper/Grinder effortlessly handles a variety of food preparation tasks such as chopping, grinding and pureeing. The SmartPower blade has the patented autoreversing 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!