Apparatus for suspending an inner basket within an outer pot of a cooking vessel, and method for using same

  • US 5,918,535 A
  • Filed: 12/17/1997
  • Issued: 07/06/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/17/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for suspending an inner basket within an outer pot of a basket and pot cooking vessel, comprising:

  • a generally S-shaped structure comprising an upper hook, a lower hook, and an intermediate section joining said upper hook and said lower hook, said upper hook and said lower hook substantially oppositely-facing one another, said upper hook adapted for releasable engagement over a top rim of said pot, a terminal section of said lower hook forming an angle with said intermediate section suitable for insertion of said terminal section of said lower hook into a perforation in the basket, said terminal section of said lower hook adapted for releasable engagement within said perforation; and

    a handle attached to said upper hook.

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