You can shake on the seasoning whenever you need. This Gemco Glass Cheese Shaker is perfect for grated parmesan cheese, but you could also add other seasonings like confectioner's sugar, Old Bay, garlic powder and more. Just place grated cheese or seasoning into the base, screw on the stainless steel top and shake over pasta, salad or your favorite dish. Simple, easy and effective. Hand wash recommended. Glass cheese shaker holds 5 ounce.