How to Cook Brown Rice Without Losing the Health Benefits

Raw Organic Short Grain Brown Rice

Brown rice is popular because its packed with goodness as its low in fat and high in fiber. But, its not always the easiest to cook so let’s uncover some cooking tips to get the best taste while maintaining its health benefits. Rice is one of the most versatile foods that you can eat. It […]

How To Make The Perfect Risotto

Risotto with vegetables

One question I’m always getting asked is how do you cook risotto in a rice cooker? Personally, I have never thought it was that difficult but it seems that a lot of my friends seem to struggle with getting the right consistency and texture with this dish. So, to help them, and you, I’ve compiled […]

3 Common Mistakes People Make While Cooking Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is popular for its distinctive aroma and taste but I have found that it can be one of the trickiest kinds of rice to get right, especially if you’re not if you are not well familiar with it. In the past, I’ve struggled with I found out that simple techniques like soaking, incorrect […]

How To Cook Jasmine Rice to Perfection

One of my favorite varieties of rice has always been Jasmine rice because of its fragrance and unique flavor. One thing I did work out early on, though, is that if you don’t cook it properly these 2 essential aspects can be affected. So, today, I want to give you my top 5 tips for […]

Can You Use A Rice Cooker As A Steamer?

Steamed buns in a wooden dish on a wooden grill.

With the advent of modern rice cookers and their ability to steam food, cooking delicious vegetables, rice, meat and even fish has never been easier With the simple addition of a steaming tray to the mix, it’s more fun and exciting to try delicious dishes. In this article, I explain how to use a rice […]

How To Cook Long Grain Rice In A Rice Cooker

White Long Grained Rice background texture

A little known fact is that long grain rice is healthier for you than short-grain rice. Why is this the case? Well, its to do with the Glycemic index. Basically, the Glycemic Index (GI) is a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels. In this case , lower […]

A Tasty Almond Rice Recipe you Can Make In Your Rice Cooker

Raw ingredients for cooking rice pudding

With Fall just kicking in and the nights getting longer (and the weather getting colder) my thoughts have been turning to hearty, warming foods that are easy and quick to make. That’s why I’ve decided to share one of my favorite Fall dishes with you – Almond rice! Before we dive on, though, I thought […]

Why Buy A 3 Cup Rice Cooker?

A question that I often get asked is which size of rice cooker to buy. Is a 3 cup rice cooker too small? Is a 20 cup rice cooker too big? I only need to cook a small amount or I eat lots of rice every day – which is the best one for me? […]

How To Choose The Correct Rice Cooker

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Rice is such an essential ingredient in so many people’s diets that preparing it properly is very important these days.  Rice that has stuck to the bottom of a pan and burned is basically inedible, as is rice that has been under-cooked and is hard.  Of course, adding more water can be added to the […]

How To Cook Perfect Rice With A Zojirushi Rice Cooker

Many people tend to overcook rice and it is because, oftentimes, the burner can’t be turned down low enough to simmer the rice for the steaming part of cooking it. As an alternative, the rice will get scorched or burned. With a Zojirushi rice cooker this won’t occur; you’ll at all times get fluffy and […]