- Published: Kansas City : Andrews McMeel, c2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Description: xv, 111 p. ; 23 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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The pot and how to use it : the mystery and romance of the rice cooker
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Call number: 641.631 Eb
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl., Malletts Adult, Pittsfield Adult
"In The Pot and How to Use It, Roger Ebert--Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, admitted 'competent cook,' and longtime electric rice cooker enthusiast--gives readers a charming, practical guide to this handy and often overlooked kitchen appliance"--Cover, p. 4.
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Fast forward to 2013. I read in an Ebert obit that he'd published this book about rice cookers, so I got it from the library. And again, I feel cheated. As others have said: the format is roughly 1/3 paean to rice cookers; 1/3 entertaining blog comments; 1/3 pseudo-recipes. The thing is, the recipes that are not just a grain would be, quite frankly, easier in a crock pot or on the cooktop (e.g. require sautéing onions or meat, etc.). The ones that seem uniquely suited to the rice cooker are few and far between: rice pudding, oatmeal, salty tuna on rice.
Oh we'll, now I know - and I guess I'll keep looking for creative ideas for my rice cooker!
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