Three Rice Cooker Hacks You Need

Amy Cavanaugh

Your rice cooker can do a lot more than just cook grains. Take a page from these chefs and use it to create black garlic for a grilled lamb dish, keep food at a consistent temperature, and even cook whole dishes from start to finish.

Kai Nam Pla

Chef/Owner Emshika Alberini, Chang Thai Cafe, Littleton, N.H.

“We don’t do Crockpots in Thailand,” Alberini says. “Rice cookers are...