Reviews and Problems with Proctor Silex 8 Cup Rice Cooker
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Only holds 6 cups cooked rice
P or Q, Amazon
17 March 2012
Summary: The 8 cup description is misleading, and the description on its box is actually fraudulent. The maximum amount of raw rice you can cook in this tiny machine is 2 8-ounce cups, and its actual volume is 6 8 ounce cups.
Summary: I've had this rice cooker for over five years no issues. I bought it after I got tired of having burned rice at the bottom of the pot and having to scrape it off. This is a small rice cooker which is exactly why I bought it - I rarely fill it up all the way because I won't eat that much rice in a...
Summary: RTM: "[Rice-measurer] is an important tool in using your rice cooker successfully and its size is standard in the rice industry. One rice-measurer cup does not equal one standard U.S. cup (plastic rice-measurer is 6 oz/180 ml or approximately 3/4 U.S. cup)."
Pros: Very convenient rice maker. Small, compact, and easy to use.
Pros: I haven't even tried it yet, after measuring the bowl.
Cons: This so-called 8 cup rice cooker actually has a maximum volume of only SIX (6) 8-ounce measuring cups. Worse still, filling the bowl to the MAX line, following the manufacturer's directions, you can put in only 5 1/3 8-ounce measuring cups total (rice plus water). I was planning to use this to co...
Summary: I prefer this size item so I chose this quality brand to replace the larger one that the non-stick coating had failed on. Seems to work quite well and we will see if the coating holds up. This brand has a good reputation, though. I expect it will hold up just fine