Kitchen appliances come in many shapes, colors and they are sometimes useful or not at all. When it comes to rice cooking, having a good appliance can do the trick. Zojirushi Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker and Warmer transforms starch using elevated cooking temperature. It has 2 cooking methods, and the unit offers precise control with a variety of options. It incorporates induction heating into the design, and the appliance evenly distributes heat, which leads to shorter cooking times with more consistent results. The pinpoint control offered by this rice cooker allows for a diversity of menu settings. It has a nice LCD control panel and a timer function, along with warming settings. You can also choose from several options that include: white (regular, softer, or harder), mixed, sushi, porridge, sweet, brown, GABA brown and rinse-free.