Soups and stews cook perfectly in the Southbend - KDPS-60 - 60 Gallon Direct Steam Kettle. You can count on evenly distributed heat throughout, making sure that each bite comes out perfectly. Or, if you prefer to use the Southbend 60 Gallon Direct Steam Kettle (KDPS-60) for pasta, the unit comes with a perforated strainer to make things a little easier. With a stainless steel interior and exterior, you don’t need to worry about the quality or durability of the KDPS-60. The spring assist hinged cover adds to the convenience, making it easy to gain access to the contents of your kettle.