Patent Number: 6,167,799

Title: Tamale and vegetable steaming device

Abstract: The tamale and vegetable steaming device including a cylindrical pot portion having an open upper end and a closed lower end. A cylindrical insert is positionable within the cylindrical pot portion. The cylindrical insert has an open upper end, a closed lower end, and a cylindrical side wall therebetween. The cylindrical side wall has a plurality of apertures therethrough in a spaced relationship. The insert being positionable within the pot portion whereby the closed lower end of the insert is elevated above the closed lower end of the pot portion. The insert has a flattened arc portion extending a height thereof. The flattened arc portion creates a separation between the insert and the pot portion whereby water can be added to the pot portion through the separation.

Inventors: Macias; Mary A. (Buena Park, CA)


International Classification: A47J 27/04 (20060101); A47J 36/00 (20060101); A47J 36/20 (20060101); A47J 027/00 (); A47J 027/04 (); A47J 027/10 (); A47J 037/06 (); A47J 036/22 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018