Zojirushi NP-HTC18 Induction Heating 10-Cup Pressure Rice Cooker
If price is no object, you want versatility, and crave bragging rights, than the Zojirushi NP-GBC05-XT Induction Heating System Rice Cooker and Warmer is exactly what you want. This rice cooker utilizes induction cooking which utilizes electromagnetic pulses into the metal to provide even heating. This rice cooker only needs 1/2 cup of rice to cook, making it perfect for 1 or 2 people; however, it’s it is capable of cooking 3 1/2 cups of rice, so it can also function for a small family as well. This unit features a digital menu with settings for porridge and white/brown rice mix among others; it can also double as a vegetable steamer as well. This is the only oval-shaped rice cooker on this list, and it is easily the most expensive unit, coming in at nearly 10 times the price of our #1 rated rice cooker.