If you are using your rice cooker just for rice, then you are missing out. Did you know you can make mac & cheese, jambalaya, pancakes, pasta and many tasty dishes in a rice cooker? Check out!

If you are using your rice cooker just for rice then you are missing out. Did you know you can make mac & cheese, jambalaya, pancakes, pasta and many tasty dishes in a rice cooker? Check out!
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If you have a tiny kitchen than it is best to try to minimize the number of appliances in the kitchen because they can quickly clutter up your counters and cabinets. So, finding fun and unique ways to use your existing appliances is really a good idea. You won’t believe the things you can cook in a rice cooker but never knew it!

1. Rice Cooker Mac N Cheese

College kids listen up! You can now cook mac and cheese in your dorm room without a stove! No, not that gross easy mac kind either. Check out this awesome, gourmet mac and cheese recipe using just a rice cooker. (via Happy Slip)

2. How to Cook Beans in a Rice Cooker

Canned beans are super convenient but also high in sodium. If you are eating too much sodium, it will cause you to retain water and feel bloated. No one wants that. So, for a healthier alternative that will also save you money, you can easily cook beans in a rice cooker. Wondering why it is better than a slow cooker or stove? Glad you asked! A rice cooker is much faster than a slow cooker and much less finicky than cooking on the stove. (via Strength and Sunshine)

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