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Aroma ARC-998

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Reviews and Problems with Aroma ARC-998

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Overall 6
6.0

Worked well for about a year and now it takes forever to cook brown rice!

TeacherofSinging, Amazon
2 April 2014
  • Summary: I don't use this rice cooker all that often, so I was surprised to find it taking so long to cook brown rice today. The heating element must be on the fritz. It took nearly 2-1/4 hours to cook 3 cups of uncooked brown rice, BUT I will say it was tastey!
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Overall 8
8.0

Not for single people.

jafo, Amazon
8 December 2013
  • Summary: Too big for just one person... However, it might be the ideal size for a family of 3-5 people.
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Overall 2
2.0

Rice Burning

Marine362, Amazon
26 June 2012
  • Summary: This rice cooker burns the rice every time in one spot on the bottom, Very frustrating, even tried adding additional water, no help. Also burns when on warm.
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Overall 10
10

My new favorite kitchen toy!

Christopher, Amazon
23 February 2012
  • Summary: Ok wow, this thing is amazing! I'm a college student with little time to spend preparing food (and rice is cheap) so I thought this was a perfect investment and I was right! Today I received it, cleaned everything, plugged it in, used the measurements of rice to water, hit the big button that said BROWN RICE, and then it was beeping later telling me it was done. When I opened the top I could barely believe my eyes, PERFECT FREAKIN' RICE.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice rice cooker

Yvonne, Amazon
9 February 2012
  • Summary: I like to eat rice and so I bought this rice cooker. Like what other people mentioned, it takes around 30~40 mins for me to cook the white rice. It will be faster if you soak the rice before cooking. I am alone so that rick cooker is a little bit big for me. I never cook the brown rice so no comments on that. In overall, I am satisfied with this rice cooker. It is user-friendly and can cook the white rice well.
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Overall 10
10

Great rice cooker :O)

J. Breaux, Amazon
30 January 2012
  • Summary: Excellent rice cooker - I've owned 2 aroma rice cookers now & they're both great. This one has a truly non-stick pan, and the steam comes out of the spout gently, not spewing out like some do. This is a great buy for a good price. We use it 2-3 times a week, and are happy so far! Fluffy, perfect rice. I don't use the included measuring cup - I've learned over time that for every 1c. of dry rice, add 1 1/4 c. water, and it comes out perfectly!
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Overall 10
10

Great rice cooker

V. Murphy, Amazon
11 January 2012
  • Summary: The only complaint I have is that it takes 45 minutes to cook more than 3 cups of rice. The exterior cleans up nice and the pan is so easy to clean. I love the spoon "rest" on the side of the rice cooker. It beeps when your food is cooked and ready to enjoy.
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Overall 10
10

Best ricecooker I have ever used.

Tong Li, Amazon
23 December 2011
  • Summary: I searched Internet and find Aroma to be one of the top three best rice cookers. The other two are much more expensive. The rice cooked by Aroma taste wanderful and it is very easy to clean.
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Overall 6
6.0

Difficult to clean, takes too long to cook brown rice.

Md. Abul Hassan Samee, Amazon
9 December 2011
  • Summary: The product is okay, but has two major shortcomings: 1. difficult to clean since the cover lid cannot be separated from the unit, and 2. it takes 1.5 hrs to cook brown rice.
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Overall 10
10

Loved the rice cooker!

Ten to 5, Amazon
3 December 2011
  • Summary: I only cook white rice so it is very good in what it's supposed to do for me. The rice was more fragrant than when I used some other ricecooker to cook it. Also, it's nice to have the beep after the rice finishes cooking. The rice paddle is provided with it so you don't really need to buy it separately. The cord is a little shorter than what I would've liked but no big deal since I have a power socket right by where I'm putting it now.
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