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Rice cookers put an end to gluggy, overcooked grains. But how much do you need to spend for a model you can rely on? And are they any good at cooking other grains like quinoa and oats? Our rice cooker buying guide will help you know what features to look for.
We test the latest rice cookers in our test kitchen, to tell you:
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A sealed lid usually means less of a mess on the kitchen bench, but these units can be a bit more complex to clean, having an inner lid that's removable and an outer one that usually isn't. The steam vents in these also need to be cleaned – some have removable vents, but many do not.
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