Rice Cooker Tips and User Guide

rice cooker tips On this webpage you’ll find a collection of useful rice cooker tips that will help you to make the best use of your rice cooker. I also talk about rice cookers in general and offer some buying advice. You may also find some delicious rice cooker recipes you can use to whip up a feast for your family! To start reading, just click on any of the article titles below!

What You Can Expect from a Rice Cooker Under $200

The pricing of rice cookers can vary drastically and one can be had for prices ranging from $19.99 up to around $400. The features and capabilities of rice cookers vary with price accordingly: the more features, the higher the price. Depending on the shopper and the number of tasks they want the rice cooker to […]

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Understanding Types of Rice

There are more than 35,000 types of rice grown throughout the world. A relatively small number of variations are grown commercially in the United States in addition to some hybrids and adaptations that have been made for growing in the various climates and soils of the continent. Generally, rice is categorized by four types in […]

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Tips on Shopping for Rice Cookers

Before shopping for a rice cooker, it is best to determine the needs of the household menu. If rice is not a component of many meals throughout the week, investing a large amount of money in a rice cooker may not be the wisest choice. There are many simple rice cookers under $30 that can […]

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Tips on How to Use a Rice Cooker

No matter how hard we try, many of us cannot cook rice well on the stove. Electric rice cookers offer a practically fool-proof method of preparing rice to the perfect texture and consistency when used correctly. There are many styles and types of rice cookers so it is important to read the manufacturers’ manual before […]

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The “Logic” of Rice Cookers

There are several types of electric rice cookers but the styles that tend to cost more and are considered the “top of the line” are those that incorporate fuzzy logic in the design. Although fuzzy logic is used in many devices such as computers, washing machines, subway cars and refrigerators, it is a particularly good […]

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Styles of Rice Cookers

There are many styles of rice cookers available to suite the kitchen needs of any size household. Though many rice cookers look alike, the variations are mainly in the capabilities and the multiple uses the owner can expect from the appliance. The most superficial differences in rice cookers are in the types of construction. The […]

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Stove Top Rice Cookers

Rice cookers that are designed to be used on top of the stove look very much like double boilers except that the interior pot has holes on the bottom. This enables the rice cooker to pull double duty as a steamer as well. Stove top rice cookers are fairly easy to use but they need […]

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Steamers vs. Rice Cookers

As with many innovations on a traditional method, there are as many people who would not consider switching from traditional steamers to an electric rice cooker as there are people who swear by the perfection that they claim can only be accomplished with the electric appliance. Both offer a more authentic and dedicated way of […]

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Rice Cooker Technology

The technology involved in the design rice cookers has become far more complex than the original bamboo baskets. Much advancement has been made over the past few decades and it seems that the research is continuing to improve the performance and convenience of this popular appliance. Standard electric rice cookers are designed with a temperature […]

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Professional Rice Cookers in the Home

Of all the professional restaurant kitchen appliances, rice cookers are not the most adaptable to household use. Although there are some design differences that take the need for extended warming into consideration, the commercial rice cooker and the styles made for consumer use have distinct differences and similarities. One of the major differences between standard […]

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