This Hamilton Beach Steamer is designed to give you cooking options as it has two tiers with a removable spanider for large foods so it fits corn on the cob or a head of broccoli. It also steams delicate fish lobster and shrimp and cooks eggs upright from soft-cooked to hard-boiled. The digital touchpad makes setting the countdown timer and other functions easy. Included is a rice bowl which is perfect for rice or other small foods. Stores nested.