Stainless Steel Rice Cooker

There are valid reasons why many people avoid cooking rice: not everyone can do it right. Not that it’s a remarkably challenging thing to do, but simply because it calls for some patience and attention to detail. To cook rice using traditional methods, you have to use an exact ratio of water to rice, you must remember to keep the temperature high for the first few minutes, and then to bring down the temperature when it starts cooking. You must remember to keep the lid on the pot or take it off, depending on the type of rice you’re trying to cook. Fortunately, you can still cook perfect rice without having waste your time and attention fiddling around with the stove. After all, that’s just why automated rice cookers were invented, in the first place!

As you might have heard, rice cookers made of stainless steel are very popular nowadays, since they help with something that many people never quite master on their own: the art of cooking rice. In fact, cooking rice is so simple using this kind of appliance, that it’s virtually impossible to get it wrong, just as long as the user follows the instructions in the manual. And the instructions couldn’t be simpler; you just have to put the rice in the cooker and the right amount of water, which can usually be determined by observing the marks on the inner surface of the cooker. That’s it! You just need to close the cooker and turn it on, and twenty to thirty minutes you will find your rice has been perfectly cooked.

The main advantage of using a rice cooker is obvious: it makes the cooking of rice quite a simple task, in which you’ll always get perfect results. However, there are certain other advantages which not everyone is aware of; for example, did you know that rice cookers can usually keep your rice warm for hours after it’s cooked? So even if you have to go out while your rice is cooking and you forget to turn off the cooker, it’s no problem at all! It will immediately turn off on its own once the right is perfectly cooked, and it will preserve its temperature for several hours afterwards. If you tried doing such a thing while cooking rice in a regular stove, it’s fairly obvious that would be a recipe for disaster.

It’s almost impossible to fail cooking perfect rice using one of these stainless steel rice cookers, but regardless of the fact, there’s a simple tip you can use to make sure you get outstanding results each and every time you use your cooker. Wipe the inside of your cooker with a paper towel moist in cooking oil on it; this simple strategy will ensure that asides from getting perfect rice, you will never have problems removing it from the cooker when it’s done. By doing so, it will make your live even easier, because the cooker will clean with remarkable ease when you’re done using it.

Another important thing you should keep in mind while using a stainless steel rice cooker is that you must be attentive not to fill the cooker with rice to more than half of its capacity. Remember that rice expands quite a bit while it’s cooking, so if you put too much rice in it, there’s a good chance it might overflow and spill. Just make sure to look for the marks inside the cooker and use them as a reference to control the amount of rice you put in, as well as determining the exact amount of water that should go with it. If you follow these simple tips your rice will be perfectly cooked, and everyone will feel impressed and intrigued with how you do it.

Not all rice cookers are made of stainless steel, but there are good reasons why you should favor automated cookers made with this material, since they are superior to cookers created with any other materials. Besides being remarkably durable, stainless steel rice cookers have quite a resistant inner surface which does not degrade easily. This is important because if the material would degrade over time, it might expose your food to dangerous chemicals from the inner layers of the cooking pot. You should always make sure to favor cooking pots made with stainless steel, because they are safer and more durable.

This Stainless Steel Rice Cooker Review is Written/Updated on Oct 11th, 2010 and filed under Kitchen Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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