Potato mashing was such a daunting task in the past for everyone who had to use the highly inefficient vertical handled potato masher. It was a nightmare for those who were developing first stages of arthritis. Create a just-right texture with the Masher from Tramontina. Thanks to the newly designed innovative potato masher with soft grip and wide mashing plate, potato mashing is no more a tiresome kitchen activity.Constructed of stainless steel with a soft-grip handle for comfortable use, the Masher can be used for a variety of everyday tasks in a wide array of recipes including mashed potatoes and other root vegetables, guacamole, bean dips and more. The Masher includes a hanging hole for convenient storage and is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.