Zojirushi Rice Cooker Review

Zorirushi Rice CookerI have owned a grand total of 4 rice cookers in my life.  At the time I owned them,  I really liked each of them in turn and each has been part of a steady progression towards attempted perfection in rice preparation.  I guess it is some bizarre, psychological thing for me; the rice I can cook in a simple sauce pan on the stove is perfectly acceptable.  It should really be good enough, but each time I improve the quality of my cooked rice, it makes me happy.  It is hard to exactly explain why, but properly cooked rice is a real treat and is generally worth the effort in my book.

After my faithful Hitachi Chime-Omatic bit the dust, I spent about a year in limbo, cooking rice on the stove top; no worries…things were fine.  As time wore on, I started cooking quite a bit of rice for sushi and really needed something to streamline the process.  Enter the Zojirushi NS-LAC05XA 3-Cup Rice Cooker.  After much research and agonizing, this is what I settled on and have not been disappointed…. 

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