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Leaked after half-a-dozen uses

bymaniac42 Jan 28, 2009
18 Helpfuls 19 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use, excellent results.
Cons Leaked after half a dozen uses.
Recommended it? No

The unit worked well initially in my experiments with cooking white and brown rice, although the recipe for cooking brown rice that came with the product produced severely overcooked rice.  This was easily remedied by reducing the amount of water, and thus the cooking time.

The 4450 GW... Read full review »


Rice Made Simple

byStaceys1 Feb 26, 2008
35 Helpfuls 36 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use, perfect rice every time.
Cons None.
Recommended it? Yes

My husband and I both enjoy cooking, and many of our friends and family members have come to expect that we will have some new food item to share with them each time we get together. My bachelor brother-in-law expects the most from us and he always tries to give us gifts just to see what we can... Read full review »


After 8 years, it is still a favorite!

bydraehm Apr 16, 2001
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros steams beautifully, easy to clean, calibrator for water, incredibly durable
Cons auto shut-off quit working on mine
Recommended it? Yes

This is one of those products in my kitchen than has stood the test of time!!! I was given this as a gift 8 years ago and it keeps on ticking. It is used about 3-5 times per week in my house, and it still steams to perfection.
Basically you just fill the bottom with water, put the food in the... Read full review »


Confessions of a Cook

byMrsfitts Jan 9, 2001
114 Helpfuls 115 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Simple to use, food comes out great!
Cons Cooking time is long, vinegar needed for cleaning
Recommended it? Yes

A Secret Revealed
I must now tell you all a secret that has only been known in my immediate family: I Am in a Mixed Marriage!

Yes, sadly, it's true. I like Minute Rice and he likes Uncle Ben's Converted Rice. For years, we had all of our friends and family bamboozled. They all thought... Read full review »


It keeps on going and going!

byLytabyron Dec 1, 2000
34 Helpfuls 35 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Dependable, easy to use
Cons No off switch (have to unplug)
Recommended it? Yes

I received my Rival Steamer/Rice cooker close to 5 years ago as a Christmas present. It is one of those appliances that never gives you any trouble and also gets no respect.

I have made so much rice in this little machine and it always turns out perfect. I have even taught my kids how to... Read full review »


Rival Rice Cooker - Likes, Dislikes, Tips, Comparison

byfr4ed Sep 9, 2000
28 Helpfuls 29 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Provides easiest way to make rice - I think Rival is better than International
Cons It tends to occasionally shut off too early
Recommended it? Yes

I will go over some basics of using a rice cooker versus using a pot on a stove to cook rice.

I will include my likes and dislikes of the Rival Rice Cooker and rice cookers in general.

I have used two different brands of similar rice cookers, so I will include a couple comparisons... Read full review »


You won't be steamed

bydminfosy May 21, 2000
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Cooks well, easy cleanup
Cons I never want to share the food
Recommended it? Yes

I use my steamer for vegetables and rice. If you love Chinese food, you can make it yourself at home with one of these. This is a nice sized unit, cooks the food very well, and the food tastes delicious. Normal cooking cam remove the flavor and nutrients in foods, but this steamer can help.
It... Read full review »


Get Steamed... For Your Health's Sake!

byzapbot Apr 9, 2000
15 Helpfuls 16 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Performs as advertised, great booklet (worth the unit's price alone), cleans easily.
Cons No automatic shut off; nor a out of water sound alert.
Recommended it? Yes

Rival Automatic Steamer and Rice Cooker (Model 4450)
Customer Service Department: 1-800-557-4825 (USA and Canada)
Service Division: 217 East 16th Street; Sedalia, MO 65301

Having arrived into this world in 1950 I was totally unaware of life's plays to be cast with parts in musical... Read full review »

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