I really love rice. It’s a staple for my daily needs and it has a wide range of uses that you can utilize. I’m probably explaining about rice but do you know what is it? Rice is a seed produced by a particular grass, mainly Asian rice plant and African rice plant. 13,500 years ago Asian, especially ancient civilization of China, used wild rice and domesticated the plant for many years and that what we now see on our dinner table and market as the “modern rice”.
Regardless of its history, rice is around for thousands of years now and humans learned how to utilize this staple. From culinary purposes to even cleaning out dirty vases, this plant is absolutely versatile. All you have to do about it is to clean the rice and cook in the pan with appropriate amount of water so you could cook it traditionally. Speaking of traditional cooking, rice can be cook either manually or automatically and in order to achieve that you only need your amazing deep saucepan for manual cooking and your trusty rice cooker.
For manual cooking, you need to rinse the rice to wash off the dust and dirt, then you’re going to add your water and make sure to estimate the right amount to achieve the best result, and lastly cook you rise in low heat to avoid overcooking. The twist of manual cooking is that you sometimes cannot predict when to put out the fire or how long do you cook your rice. Fortunately, rice cooker has been invented.
Rice cooker is a kitchen appliance that can cook your rice under controlled heat and automatic estimated time so you can now sit back and relax while waiting for your supper. But wait, I think I’m in the mood for some Rice cooker Facts. Rice cooker was invented by Japanese people and the first brand of it is Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. The first ever made rice cooker is a wooden box with two electrodes attached to the box. Well, I’d say that’s enough facts for me.
The thing is, people buy appliance without reading the description or thinking about what are their primary needs that they expect a device that could give them but since we are here for you, we decide to help you out on that matter. Here are the products that could help you decide what’s best.
Aroma Housewares ARC-914SBD
This product is on the list is called ARC-914SBD courtesy of Aroma Housewares, a company that specializes in kitchen appliances. This stainless steel rice cooker has the maximum capacity of 4 cups uncooked rice and 8 cups of cooked rice, it has digital options that you can choose to program the rice for steam cooking, white and brown rice cooking option, up to 15 hours of delay time setting, an automatic keep-warm option to ensure freshness, and the inner cooking pot can be easily removed for thorough cleaning.
Moreover, if you buy the product it all comes with accessories such as steam tray, a measuring cup, and serving spatula. You could even get wonderful recipes and amazing coupon that you can use for Mahatma and Carolina rice when you purchase the rice cooker. If you’re worrying about getting harmful chemical in to your rice, this product covered that for you because Aroma Housewares ensure that their products are 100% BPA-free. Another great thing about this product is that you can cook meat and vegetable on the steaming tray and cook your rice all at the same time.
The product has a dimension of 8.5 x 9.3 x 8.7 inches and weighs 4.2 pounds. This product is so incredible that I could blow your mind because not only it’s easy to use and multifunctional but it’s also inexpensive.
NHS-10 by Zojirushi ensures cooked meal to absolutely perfection. This stainless steel rice cooker has a maximum capacity of up to 6 cups of uncooked rice. It cooks, steams and warm steam food in the best way possible.
This product is specially created to have a stainless steel steaming tray and a removable non-stick cooking pot that is easy to clean with little amount of force of wiping dirt, comes with a transparent glass lid, automatically warms foods after cooking, handle for both side that stays cool even when cooking to ensure safety amongst users, and a single-switch button to keep the product hassle free.
Moreover, it’s made with high quality product to ensure durability and prolong the lifespan of the product. The rice cooker comes with a measuring cup to ensure appropriate amount of food, serving spatula to ensure hygienic practice, removable cord so you can easily store in a well-kept place, and a manual that’s been written in English to avoid harmful usage of the product. The rice cooker has a dimension of 9.3 x 9.4 x 9.4 inches and weighs 4.7 pounds.
Cuisinart CRC-400 Rice Cooker
If you’re tired of traditional round type rice cooker then this next product is for you. Introducing, a rice cooker made by Cuisinart, a company that specializes in state-of-the-art kitchen appliances, made their very own CRC-400 Rice Cooker. This rice cooker is made with the finest stainless steel and specially created to be box-shaped to ensure modern innovation and space-saving solution.
Moreover the product cooks and steam rice, meats and vegetables; it has an automatic warm-mode after cooking to ensure freshness, easy to clean and remove dirt from the steaming tray, and built in North American Standard to ensure high quality and standard durability.
The rice cooker comes with a stainless steel steaming basket so you could cook meat, vegetable and rice all at the same time, transparent glass lid so you could keep an eye on what you’re cooking, measuring cup to ensure accurate and appropriate amount of rice being cook, and serving spatula to keep hygienic practice over serving food. The product has a dimension of 10.7 x 10.1 x 9.9 inches and weighs 7.4 ounces.
Stainless Steel Rice Cooker Model ME81 by Miracle Exclusives
Here’s another one of our traditionally-shaped round stainless steel rice cooker. Miracle is a company that provides lifestyle and essential needs for our home and they produce this Stainless Steel Rice Cooker Model ME81.
This product can cook rice and can steam meats and vegetables to perfection, it has a high quality transparent glass lid so you can watch over the food you’re cooking and comes with removable high quality stainless steel steamer tray that can be easily cleaned out and assemble back into its rightful place. Moreover, the product comes with a cooking pot that’s also made from grade 304 stainless steel, has an automatic warmer that is activated once the food is cooked to keep the warmth from the meal.
The product comes with a measuring cup that lets you to measure your rice in the best way possible and serving spatula to avoid cross contamination and bacteria from mixing into your food. The rice cooker has a dimension of 11.8” x 11.8 inches and weighs around 5 pounds.
Hamilton Beach 37548
37548 stainless steel rice cookers, produced by Hamilton Beach, is a product made out of the highest quality material that guarantees long life-span usage and durability.
This product comes with 2-in-1 rice basket that you can use for steaming and washing meats and vegetables, ideal food cooking the perfectly cooked grains such as oatmeal, grits and cream of wheat, has a delay start that allows you to plan your meal much easier because you can control and program
the rice cooker for up to 11 hours of delayed start, you can use your own method and recipe of cooking your pasta and rice, has an automatic warmer that starts after cooking, can cook rice and viands simultaneously, and has the maximum capacity of 14 cups of cooked rice and 7 cups of uncooked rice.
This rice cooker is very versatile and multifunctional because it has a lot of setting that you can control such as white rice mode which allows you to cook all kind of rice like long and short grain rice, quick rice mode that lets you cook your rice faster if you’re in a hurry to prepare food, whole grain option that you
can use for brown rice, farro, quinoa, and lots of whole grains, heat/simmer option that is great and ideal for cooking pasta, rice mixes, beans, soups and one-pot meals, steam cook mode that is best for cooking steam veggies, meats, and fish, and lastly the hot cereal option that is also great for cooking whole grains.
Moreover, this product and the materials used to produce them are absolutely BPA-free and the lid liner can be removed easily for thorough cleaning. The dimension of the product is 9.3 x 10.2 x 10 inches, has a cord of 26 inches long and weighs around 5 pounds.
Getting the perfect stainless steel rice cooker is easy when you know your priorities and needs. I hope you enjoy reading this and I hope I helped you in deciding because of this products.