Summary: This rice cooker was a Christmas present in Dec of 2012, and it worked perfectly--until late June 2013. Then the timer started being erratic, and now the heating element cannot even bring water to a boil. What a waste.
Summary: Brown rice must be cooked correctly. This product does just that! YES, it takes over an hour n 1/2 to do just that. healthy and fully cooked rice. plan in advance when to cook so its ready in time. There are many types of rice, each with its own water/ cooking ratio.
Summary: I've had rice cookers before and they did the job fine but I have to say I've been pretty pleased with this purchase. It doesn't burn the rice on the bottom. Rice is perfect every time. It is a breeze to clean. So this is how a good ricer cooks. Very happy.
Summary: Going to post something to their website as well as here on Amazon as I think this question is illuminating. Could someone tell me how to cook the rice without going through a lot of conversion?
Summary: Got this cooker for a wedding gift. It takes 90-100 minutes to cook 2 cups of brown rice and the time just increases the more rice you cook. It takes only 45min on the stove, no matter how much rice you cook.
Summary: I have purchased this rice cooker at Target for $30 in 2009. Almost everyday I use it even now I am using it. It is very easy to clean and easy to maintain. Perfectly a good choice for a rice cooker. I would recommend for any one who are looking for a decent rice cooker.
Pros: This rice cooker is a nice size and love you can saute food in it before adding rice (something I had to before in a separate saute pan). The steamer is a good size for large vegetable as well as small ones. You don't need to cut them up to fit. I have own many rice cookers and this one has been ...
Cons: the plug is not detachable, but overall there has been NO defects or issues, and have been using it every single day fro rice, stew and even made soup in it.
Summary: I have never had any issue with this rice cooker. I have owned this product for two and a half years now, and finally buying a new one after I moved across the country and left my old one behind.