Zojirushi Rice Cooker

If rice is a staple in your household, but getting the perfect rice every time with the stove top method is an exercise in futility, then a rice cooker might be what you need. The Zojirushi rice cooker has several models with varying sizes and features to consider.

Prices range from about $65 for a basic 3 cup rice cooker to over $500 for a 10 cup induction heating pressure rice cooker. The choice you make will depend on several different factors such as the size of your family, what added functions you would like and how much you are willing to spend. Some cookers offer added features for cooking many different kinds of rice.

Zojirushi Rice Cooker

Example of a mid range Zojirushi Rice Cooker you can find by clicking the image on amazon for around $130

Zojirushi rice cookers also offer different methods of cooking the rice as well. The Micom cookers utilizes a micro computer chip to automatically make changes to the inner temperature and heating time settings to make perfect rice every time. These cookers are at the lower end cost wise but are still a respectable rice cooker.

A little more expensive than the Micom cookers are the Inducting Heating System cookers which work slightly differently internally. When turned on, a magnetic field is generated to create instant heat. The metallic inner heating bowl becomes the source of heat and makes cooking rice flawless every time. It is designed to optimize the heat distribution inside the pan. However, a the lowest grade zojirushi rice cookers are less expensive than the lowest priced tiger rice cooker but the most expensive models of zojirushi rice cooker usually ends up being more expensive.

At the top of the line are rice cookers which employ pressure cooking with the Induction Heating System Method but are not available yet in the 3 cup cookers.
The Zojirushi Neuro Fuzzy rice cooker and warmer which uses advanced Neuro Fuzzy logic technology allows the cooker to think for itself, making adjustments to temperature control and cooking time. It has different settings for white rice, sushi rice, brown rice and porridge.

All Zojirushi rice cookers have a feature which keeps rice warm and perfect for several hours in its perfect state and does not overcook it, definitely an important rice cooker benefit.

Zojirushi rice cookers are meant to be used and enjoyed and are a top of the line choice for the single person or for large families who entertain frequently. There is a size and price range for almost everyone who is serious about their rice.

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