If you love quinoa, you will love this trick to making perfect quinoa in a rice cooker.
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One of my favorite cooking tricks is making quinoa in the rice cooker. I can simply add the quinoa and liquid to the cooking pot and set it to cook.
I don’t have to fuss over the stove. Plus, because the Hamilton Beach Rice and Hot Cereal Cooker has a delayed start feature, I can put everything in the pot, set it and go about my day while the quinoa cooks.
This rice cooker has a special setting just for grains, like quinoa. It also works great for farro and wheat berries – like this Balsamic Wheat Berry Farro Salad. You can even use it to make oatmeal, too.
It also has a setting for oatmeal or grits. Again, you can set it before bed and wake up to perfectly cooked oatmeal.
I really like this rice cooker because, in addition to perfectly fluffy rice, you can make an entire meal in it – like this Shrimp and Grits.
Simply follow the instructions and proportions provided in the user guide.