I have a KitchenAid stand mixer and was looking for a food processor, to avoid an additional appliance in the kitchen we went down the route of the attachment. I have used it once and was left a little disappointed. It does chop, shred, dice etc which all fall into a bowl placed underneath the attachment, but there is no mechanism to blend things together. If you are looking for this to chop and dice etc it is a great attachment, but if like me and you want things to mix together (ie. hummus) it might be best to go for the stand processor.