Can handle 7 cups of uncooked food to produce 14 cups cooked. Can also handle hot cereal, like oatmeal. Comes with a steamer basket for vegetables. Includes the ability to simmer food. Delay start option. Plastic insert is BPA-free. Good-looking and easy to use.
The cooker can have a tendency to brown the rice on the bottom if it is left too long.
Easy one-button push for steaming rice. Can make a large amount of rice (16 cups). Automatically shifts from cook to warm when rice is done cooking. Glass lid completely removes and is dishwasher safe. Comes with a steamer basket. Allows you to steam veggies and cook rice at the same time.
This model does not have extra modes for soup or other grains.
Rice rinse bowl doubles as a steamer basket. Pre-set buttons for hot cereal, whole grains, rice, and steaming food. Works well for soup and steaming vegetables. Does a nice job of fixing rice.
Cooking oatmeal in this can sometimes create a mess.
Large capacity of seven uncooked cups. Delay start option. Has pre-programmed settings for beans, brown rice, or other grains. Easy to clean. Does a great job steaming vegetables.
Unit expels a lot of steam while in use. Cooks slower than some models.
Comes with a steamer basket. Four cups dry rice will yield eight cups cooked food. Non-stick pot. Great size that is able to easily provide enough rice for a family meal. Accessories are dishwasher safe.
This model only comes with one steamer mode, compared to some other Hamilton Beach models which have several cooking modes.
Rice is simple enough to prepare, right? Surprisingly, it’s one of the most commonly messed up menu items, because it’s so easy to over or under-cook it. But rice cooking has been made much easier and quicker with the invention of rice cookers. These countertop appliances simplify the rice cooking process, which - while pretty straightforward - can be time consuming and does require precision. Hamilton Beach, which is a brand known for their quality kitchen products in particular, has a range of rice cookers on the market to choose from. These all make it easy to cook and clean up, making dinner prep a breeze every night of the week.
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