One cutting board in the home can suffice for every need. The OXO Good Grips Utility Cutting Boars is usable on both sides. Easily prepare vegetables and/or fruits on one side and flip it over to prepare meat for the same meal. This makes the cleaning process easier as it would only need to be washed once. It will not slip and slide and catches juices on the side to prevent another mess on the counter. The way this cutting board is constructed, it makes it ideal for children to help prepare dinner using a safe knife. They can help cut fruits for salads and snacks or help cut up vegetables. it is ideal to have two on hand so that you can prepare food next to your child.