A good rice cooker should make the task of cooking rice convenient and foolproof. We tested five models to see if any of them measured up.
What We Learned
At its most basic, a good rice cooker should make the task convenient and foolproof—just add a measured amount of rice and water, press a button, and walk away—and keep the rice fresh-tasting for hours. Some models also come with specialty settings and high-tech bells and whistles that supposedly lead to superior results—and they fetch correspondingly higher prices. Would we be able...