This classic low-tech tool treats food more gently than food processors. It purees and strains ingredients at the same time, producing a perfectly smooth, even texture. When you turn the crank, a rotating blade pushes foods through a perforated disk into a bowl, leaving unwanted fibers and particles behind. Cooks make the most of autumns root vegetables by using a manual food mill to create flavorful purees - the perfect accompaniment to roasted poultry and meats. Equipped with 3 interchangeable grids of fine, medium and large grind. To puree cooked vegetables.