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Panasonic Rice Cooker

Not only can this compact cooker produce 10 cups of perfectly tender rice, it also handles a wide variety of tasks, from cooking stews to steaming vegetables. The specially designed pot evenly disperse heat and the nonstick interior makes cleanup easy. Pot's dimpled design evenly disperses heat for rice with better taste and texture. Preprogrammed settings include sushi rice, brown rice, regular rice, soft grains, slow cooking (for stews and soups), steaming (for vegetables and seafood) and quick cooking. Black binchotan nonstick cooking bowl rests on a cupped heating pad, promoting uniform cooking. Preset timer up to 24 hours in advance. Cooker automatically keeps rice warm up to 12 hours.Cool-touch body and carrying handle for easy transport from counter to buffet. Stainless-steel lid. Includes steaming rack, rice paddle, measuring cup and recipes. Detachable cord for easy storage. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
Average Customer Rating:
3.25 out of 5
3.3
 out of 
5
(4 Reviews) 4
2 of 4(50%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Review 1 for Panasonic Rice Cooker
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Rucker
,Everett
,WA
July 15, 2013
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:Once a week
Would You Recommend? No
0points
Rice Cooker
July 15, 2013
A special order for us. Confusing to operate. Product was used and missing parts.
Review 2 for Panasonic Rice Cooker
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
ChefMaloney
,Acton
,Ca
October 4, 2012
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
+2points
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Great & Pricey
October 4, 2012
I love this rice cooker. It cooks perfect rice. I love cooking Jasmine rice and the texture and flavor are always perfect. The missing star is based on two factors: Price... I am seeing comparable Panasonic rice cookers with the same parts and functions for nearly $90.00 less. Maybe its the brushed stainless steel lid? Also... the directions are a bit confusing. WHY doesn't Panasonic have someone educated in languages write the instructions for each country of distribution? Great rice cooker!
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Size, Versatile, Quiet, Design
Cons: Speed
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PhillyBill
Andalusia,Pa..Border of Philly-Lower Bucks County
Posted November 4, 2012
Language e & Tranlation
Oh Great Wise One Chef Maloney.
You would think with all the money that companies send on R&D et that they would be Intelligent enough to ensure that the Instruction
Manuals would be properly translated .
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Review 3 for Panasonic Rice Cooker
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Twiggles
,Denver
,Co
May 3, 2012
Ability level:Intermediate
Has owned product for:1 - 3 months
Uses product:Once a month
Would You Recommend? No
+4points
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How do I use this thing?
May 3, 2012
All I need are some good instructions and I can use almost anything. The "Operating Instructions" are poorly written. There is not even a rice to water ratio chart or listed cooking times. I made 1 cup of rice and it took 3x's as long as my last rice cooker. It would be helpful for meal planning if they told you how long it would take the rice to cook. I have spent more time online looking for instructions or on the phone with Panasonic than I have eating rice.
Pros: Easy to Store, Size
Cons: Difficult to Use, poor instructions
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NT00112233
Oakland, California
Posted September 9, 2012
Rule of Thumb, Use Your Index Finger
Here's a rule of thumb about electric rice cookers and the right amount of water you need to use. After rinsing off the excess starch from your rice in the pot, fill water up to the first bend of your index finger. It's a trick my Chinese mother taught me which has been fool proof for 3 to 4 cups (the included measuring cup) of rice cooking.
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Review 4 for Panasonic Rice Cooker
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Lovecookingk
March 21, 2012
Would You Recommend? Yes
+3points
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Great rice cooker
March 21, 2012
I have used this to cook white rice, spanish rice, brown rice and rice pilaf and it works great! I use it to cook rice in the boxes with seasoning packets and just throw the seasoning in with the rice. So much easier than rice in a pot on the stove, you throw it in this rice cooker, press the button and perfect rice! I have not used it as a slow cooker yet but am aware it can be used for that as well.
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Lovecookingk
Posted March 10, 2013
Update
Update March 2013 - STILL love this rice cooker and it still works as good as ever. Cooks all rice perfectly and I also steam vegetables in it such as broccoli, squash, and even corn on the cob, all came out PERFECT! So happy with this.
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