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The Aroma ARC-743G is a pot-style rice cooker and food steamer with a 6-cup capacity. It has a simple, compact, stylish design that looks better on the counter than other bulky kitchen gadgets. This steam cooker is affordable and cooks a variety of foods, allowing you to eat healthy, home-cooked meals with minimal effort and cost. This size cooker is good for a couple or small family.
You can cook 2 to 6 cups of rice in the bottom of the unit while your meat and vegetables steam above. It cooks white, brown or any other variety of rice. The Aroma ARC-743G is more than just rice cooker or vegetable steamer. It also steams meat, poultry or seafood, and you can use it as a slow cooker to cook stews, soups and other one-pot dishes.
It’s very easy to use. It has one switch that you push down to start, and the steamer automatically changes to keep-warm mode when your food is ready. It is worry free, you just turn it on and it does the rest.
This food steamer is designed to look good and to be very functional. The inner pot is Teflon coated so that food doesn’t stick to it. The pot also has water fill markings, so you can make sure your rice has enough liquid to cook properly. It has a transparent, tempered-glass lid with a steam vent. The steam tray has handles that stay cool, making it easy to lift. The ARC-743G’s simple and sleek exterior means you can have it at the ready on your counter without sacrificing your aesthetics. It comes in white, red or black.
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In addition to its elegant design, it is designed for ease of use. Once your food is done, the non-stick cooking pot and accessories are removable, and they're easy to wash with hot soapy water. It includes a measuring cup, a spatula and an easy-to-understand instruction manual.
This steamer is relatively small, so it's best-suited for a small family or a couple. Its handsome design will look good on your countertop, and it helps you prepare easy nutritious meals with little effort.