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2 minutes ago, rotuts said:

thank you

 

Im sure you will enjoy it

 

I hope it works out.

 

if all the iPot stuff suggests milk does not do well PC

 

than that must be so for induction ( or not ) pressiure Rice Cookers

 

thanks for looking into this.


If it's induction, it might control the temperature so it doesn't build up pressure when milk is used? I don't know.

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Zojirushi rice on top. PC on bottom. 

 

Zoji definately less gummy. More defined grains of rice. Not sure if I’d notice much difference once another dish is served over top (I rarely eat rice alone)

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As I have mentioned before mine is OLD and purchased at auction and has a huge dent! Maybe cuz I am  old with much experience the water ratio is not an issue. I keep in the back of my mind the "knuckle" test and though finger lengths vary it works for me (eating excellent rice as I write). 

 

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Half price 3 cup Zo in Bed Bath and Beyond (returned on line item) minus 20 percent coupon equals a little over 60 dollars.  No box, no problem.

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Where did you find the returned item? 

 

Love the deals you folks are finding! 

 

Am actually considering a 5 cup model; and perhaps selling this little guy!

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one thing to think about w RiceCookers :

 

the cups indicated are smaller than USA cups

 

as noted.

 

all things being equal , if the price difference between a 5 cup and a 10 cup is acceptable to you

 

I have a 10 cup Panasonic

 

the extra space in the bowl allows platy of room for ' mix-ins ' after the rice it cooks and the gizmo warms them up !

 

ie Not-FriedRice ,  Not-Biryani  ,  Not-Rice++  etc

 

well worth it.   the gizmo @ 10 cups is not that much bigger to boot.

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I have a 10 cup rice cooker (it's actually a combo slow cooker) and I hate it.  We are only 2 people, and most commonly only make 2 cups of rice, for which this machine is extremely oversized.  It makes it much trickier to make a good batch of rice.

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good points

 

I do 4 - 5 cups  ( the smaller oriental ones ) then add mix ins

 

and have lots of leftovers i eat cold or at room temp over a few days

 

like Chinese - Indian take out w/o the Out.

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4 hours ago, rotuts said:

one thing to think about w RiceCookers :

 

the cups indicated are smaller than USA cups

 

as noted.

 

all things being equal , if the price difference between a 5 cup and a 10 cup is acceptable to you

 

I have a 10 cup Panasonic

 

the extra space in the bowl allows platy of room for ' mix-ins ' after the rice it cooks and the gizmo warms them up !

 

ie Not-FriedRice ,  Not-Biryani  ,  Not-Rice++  etc

 

well worth it.   the gizmo @ 10 cups is not that much bigger to boot.

 

When I purchased my Zojirushi the price difference was negligible.  What I did not take into account is that the 5 cup will make half a cup of rice but the 10 cup won't make less than a cup.

 

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@JoNorvelleWalker

 

that a 1/2 cup bonus for tomorrows breakfast or lunch !

 

I do ' mix-in ' rice  80 % of the time

 

so I plan and look forward to leftovers the next day ++

 

the it.    its not really " fried rice " but its close enough for me

 

same w the biryani rice

 

and a ++ is I can control the sodium content.

 

I haven't made rice in the iPot for this reason.

 

it takes 55 minutes in the Fuzzy but im not involved until it beeps

 

the I Fluss up and add the mix ins

 

so " Indian "  I add the Patak paste at the Get Go

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1 hour ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

 

When I purchased my Zojirushi the price difference was negligible.  What I did not take into account is that the 5 cup will make half a cup of rice but the 10 cup won't make less than a cup.

 


As a single person, that half-cup setting makes a huge difference. My old rice cooker would only do 1 cup minimum (or that was the marking in the machine). I often found that as too much rice and it discouraged me from using it. With the convenience of the rice cooker, I'd rather have a fresh batch than left overs. 

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9 hours ago, KennethT said:

I have a 10 cup rice cooker (it's actually a combo slow cooker) and I hate it.  We are only 2 people, and most commonly only make 2 cups of rice, for which this machine is extremely oversized.  It makes it much trickier to make a good batch of rice.

We are two people (most of the time) as well so 3 cups size is just perfect.

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