If you are looking for cheap cookers for sale, then you really need to do your research regarding the best cheap rice cookers. Sometimes you might think that spending $20 on a really cheap appliance is the deal of the century, but you could be left with a whole host of problems in the future as the low quality construction becomes more and more apparent. It’s worth buying an improved rice cooker, as many current cookers will show you how to do much more than just show you how to cook rice.
The best place to start your search is on a large, online shopping site like Amazon or BestBuy where there are regular weekly specials and discounts on all of the leading rice appliances that people buy and trust.
Of the many brands of cheap cookers for sale, the brands you should pay particular attention to include Zojirushi, Sanyo, Panasonic and Aroma. These are the companies that dominate the lower price end of the rice cooker market and as a result, you can feel safe that when you buy something from them, you are not getting something that will be faulty within the first month of using it.
It is no surprise that at this end of the price range, the associated rice cookers are going to be manual machines only with a simple on/off switch. In other words, they require more attention (but not a lot of attention) from you, i.e. you have to once in a while check on it to know whether or not the rice has been cooked. Also, these cookers can only be used to cook rice, unlike other more expensive models.
Rest assured that if you only want a cooker to do rice and nothing else, then you can still pick up a high performing model for around $40-$50, which will cook rice just as well as a model 10 times the price. With more expensive models, you are only really paying for versatility and multi-functionality.
Some of the best cheap cookers for sale are the Zojirushi NHS-10, the Panasonic SR-G06FG and the extremely good value for money Black & Decker RC436, which you can find for around $25 online.
Depending on the particular model you are looking at, you may pick up a few extra features here and there like the ability to keep the rice warm after it is cooked and in some cases, steaming trays to steam other foods at the same time. However, you can be guaranteed that these cookers will still be able to cook your rice properly with a minimum of fuss each and every time.
One thing that you have to keep in mind is that the vast majority of cheap cookers for sale will be low to medium capacity rice cookers at best. In some cases, you may be able to pick up a cheap model that can cook 10 cups of rice at once, but on the average, if you want more capacity, then you are going to have to spend more money.