I have an electric rice cooker that I hate never know how long it will take and you have to stand over it or it will burn the rice. How does this cooker work does it tell you how long it will take to cook and does it burn it?
I'm sure when I use it I'm going to love it. Perfect color to match everything else in my kitchen. Perfect size so it doesn't take up too much space....
Continental 3-cup Rice Cooker
- Cook your favorite rice dishes using a Continental rice cooker
- Kitchen appliance has a removable liner for easy cleaning and care
- Rice cooker features cook and warm indicator lights
- Glass lid
- Three-cup (dry rice) yields six cups of cooked rice
|Dimensions||8.75 x 8.75 x 7.50|
|Warranty||1 year Limited Manufacturer|
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This is the second rice cooker I have purchased spent way more money on the first and bought this one being other users said the rice didn't burn in it. From what I can see owning two the rice burns in all of them and to me if you don't keep an eye on it while cooking it will over cook to my taste and burn especially if you leave it on warm just pull it out. Had a little better luck second time I used it being I sprayed the bottom with cooking spray and watched it more closely while cooking and turned it off and took the pot out when I felt it was done, did not go by their cooking time, cooks way faster than they say.Read More
I'm sure when I use it I'm going to love it. Perfect color to match everything else in my kitchen. Perfect size so it doesn't take up too much space.Read More
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Thank you for your question. This only has a cook and warm feature. This does not have a timer. Have a great day!
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Events by O - Sunday Brunch Table The Sunday Brunch Table Fresh air, sunny skies, and the scent of fresh waffles driftingthrough the air. Nothing beats a springtime Sunday brunch.Invite guests to a brunch feast in your home with lively table settings, coffee and tea from ourFarmers Market, and thesedelicious recipes. Back to Top Tomato, Bacon, and Spinach Quiche <img src="img/mxc/20150409-CE-SundayBrunch-Blurb-01.png" alt="Tomato, Bacon & Spinach Quiche"> Ingredients Start to finish: 1 hour Servings: 8 One 9-inch pie crust 3 slices crisply cooked bacon, chopped 1/2 cup frozen spinach (thawed, rinsed and squeezed dry; will measure 1/3 cup) 3 tablespoons onion, chopped 4 large eggs, beaten 1 cup half-and-half 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper 1/8 teaspoon seasoned salt 3/4 tomato, thin sliced with slices halved Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit. 2. Place the pie crust in a 9-inch round cake pan and freeze for 15 minutes. 4. In a mixing bowl, combine the beaten eggs, cheeses, milk, half-and-half, bacon, spinach, onion, pepper, and seasoned salt. 5. Pour the mixture into the prepared pie crust and even out if needed. Top with sliced tomatoes. 6. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool at least 15 minutes before serving. (Recipe from www.thisgalcooks.com) <img src="img/mxc/20150409-CE-SundayBrunch-BottomBanner-01.jpg"alt="Shop All - Kitchen And Dining">
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