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Nov 13, 2010 02:20 PM


I'd like recoomendations for a r.cooker cookbook that is most comprehensive,having recipes for pastas,etc,etc

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  1. I think far and away the best I've ever seen is the aptly titled "The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook" by Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann.

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    1. re: Jeri L

      I second Beth Hensperger's book. Highly recommended.

      1. re: Jeri L

        I also love the Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook and think it's wonderfully intriguing, but I have never cooked anything from it but just rice. For those of you who have tried some of the recipes beyond basic rice, I would love to know which ones you particularly recommend.


      2. Yes, I agree. I've learned to do proper sushi rice and great! steel-cut oatmeal from this book.

          1. re: janniecooks

            While I do enjoy Roger Ebert's writing, I found his rice cooker cookbook to be supremely disappointing. I was expecting to be inspired to try new ideas, but it was basically a few recipes and a lot of dialogues involving, "Look, all rice cookers are different. Don't look at me for any ideas or recipes. Just go nuts and figure it out yourself." I'm all for that, would be nice to have some ideas since I just paid $10 for your book, Roger! :o)

          2. I bought a fuzzy logic Sanyo rice cooker a couple of months ago. I took out the "The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook" from the library. So far I have tried two pilafs and both were OK but lacking a little in flavor. I also tried a steel cut oats recipe and I wasn't wild about the vanilla flavor.

            So far, this book has done little for me. Before I turn it back over to the library, does anyone have any recipe they really love from this book?