This cover can be used to cover food heated to prevent splashing. Also it can be used to clean and filter fruits, vegetables, and more. The perforation at the top allows the steam to escape safely when heated to keep your food fresh and the built-in handle makes it easy to remove. Round food cover, heavier than most mesh food umbrellas, less prone to blowing away in the wind. Keeps flying insects and falling leafs off of your food while you are dining outdoors. Handle on pop-up lid makes it easy to grab while in the microwave or put on top of dishes. The ergonomic handle fits easily in most hands for quick on-and-off action.