Keeping the Tradition Alive

Seth McGinn’s CanCooker Brings the Tradition of Cooking for a Crowd to the Modern Age

Fremont, NE (January 8, 2019) – Cattle round-ups are an American tradition, and for generations they have served as a foundation for community gatherings across the West. Seth McGinn’s CanCooker is rooted in this historic tradition, utilizing steam and convection to make enough food for up to 20 people in under an hour with only one source of heat.

The CanCooker’s versatile one-pot design is reminiscent of an old-style cream can, which was loaded with meat and vegetables during cattle round-ups and put on a fire to cook while the ranchers and their families would work. At lunchtime, everyone could return to a meal that was hot, hearty, and produced enough to feed everyone who was hungry.

Today, the CanCooker is used by tailgaters, outdoor enthusiasts, and even backyard grillmasters to easily prepare a delicious, healthy meal that can satisfy a crowd. This modern version is made of 1060 FDA-grade aluminum and has a capacity to hold four gallons. It is versatile too – the CanCooker can be used with any direct heat source, from stove tops to campfires to barbecue grills.

The efficient design is easy to use and produces a meal that is healthier than many other methods of cooking for a crowd –  no grease, oil, or frying involved. The user simply loads up the CanCooker with vegetables on the bottom, meat on top, and 12 ounces of any liquid, then set it on medium-low heat and then has time to relax. The mess is kept to a minimum because steam cooking is clean cooking. With a quick rinse, the CanCooker is cleaned up and ready for storage.

Modern technology has improved some things about the classic cream can design. The CanCooker is equipped with riveted, heavy-duty handles and a premium, high-temperature silicone gasket. Specially designed clamps hold the lid in place and each lid is vented for steady steam release. To prepare every cook for success, each CanCooker includes a book of cooking instructions and recipes, along with a convenient storage bag for transportation and storage.

CanCooker Features

  • Available in 1.5 Gallon Companion, 2 Gallon JR, or 4 Gallon Original size
  • One piece design made from 1060 FDA-grade aluminum
  • 4-gallon capacity
  • Cook using any direct heat source
  • Riveted, heavy-duty handles
  • High-temperature silicone gasket
  • Vented lid for steam release
  • Contains storage bag, recipes, and instructions
  • Companion and JR feature non-stick coating for easy clean-up

CanCooker Specifications

  • MSRP: $44.95 – $89.99

In 2009, Seth McGinn’s CanCooker revolutionized cooking in old-fashioned-creamery-style cans. Headquartered in Fremont, Nebraska, CanCooker Inc.’s unique outdoor cooking device allows you to cook a large amount of food quickly. The lightweight, high-strength aluminum construction and latch-closed, silicon-sealed lid ensure years of hassle-free enjoyment. The CanCooker is perfect for everyday life, weekend life, and adventure life.

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