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Monday, March 17, 2008

A Good Rice Cooker

rice cooker
I like rice. When I first started my weight loss journey back in 1990, I ate rice as the primary part of my diet. Now, I control my starch intake and eat the best quality rice, on occasion. I prefer brown rice, but I also like to have my rice available easily and effectivley.

I use brown rice on my re-feed days as my primary source of starchy carbohydrates.

We recently had a Japanese student begin living with us, and today he asked me for my opinion on a good rice cooker. We have one, but it's a set and forget version. You turn it on, and 40 minutes later you've got rice.

Yasushi, the student living with us, wanted one that he could set or time, and come back to later to have warm rice. I didn't know this existed. He sent me this rice cooker so that he could have my opinion on it and where he could get one in Edmonton. The price of $120 US caught me a bit off guard, but if it does what is says it's supposed to do, and if Yasushi thinks it's a good buy, then it must be.

anyone have any experience with this rice cooker? Zojirushi NS-LAC05 Micom 3-Cup Rice Cooker and Warmer, Stainless Steel


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Rob Coopers Fat burning tips In 1990 Rob weighed 475 pounds and was able to burn almost 300 lbs of fat in just two and a half years. Rob does weight management coaching from his office in Edmonton Alberta Canada. Rob's diet is based on a "System Specific Organic Whole Food" line of foods along with various fat burning, muscle building tips from Tom Venuto. Tom's Philosophy is very similar to Rob's and he's happy to recommend them

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At 8:39 AM, Blogger Missbossy said...

I don't know what brands are available to you where you live but I've seen the same functionality on some Chinese brands which cost a lot less.

At 2:42 PM, Anonymous Rob said...

thanks MB.

I just heard the same from someone here in town, who suggested to go to china town and have a look

I'll be taking Yashusi downtown to go shopping later this week. See what we can find

At 8:35 AM, Blogger YoYoMa said...

is there a cooker which remvoes starch while cooking.

I saw an article on this

but couldnt find any consumer product

At 5:16 PM, Anonymous Rob said...

@Yoyoma - not sure that's even possible


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