This is a Lucite Salad Bowl that allow your salad to drain. No more soggy salad. You may also place some Ice in the in the bottom of the bowl then place the slotted cover over the ice then anything you sever in this bowl will stay cold. You can use it for a vegetable salad , Potato Salad or Fruit salad. If you add a lucite laddle to this bowl you can use it as a small Punch bowl. We recommend hand washing all items.