Can I cook pasta in a rice cooker?


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Can I cook pasta in a rice cooker?

xvkarbear | Aug 6, 2012 07:11 AM

I don't have the option of cooking pasta in a boiling pot on a burner of any sort. No open flames and even electric hot plates aren't an option.

Things that boil water, though, are okay. I have a water kettle that doesn't have an automatic shut off, but it is a pain to clean because the kettle doesn't detach from the electrical bottom. I can't put it in the sink.

I've been planning to buy one of those counter top rice cookers anyways, but I was hoping it was possible to make pasta in them as well. Do they actually reach a boil or are they just really hot? I realize I might not get fantastic pasta out of them, and I am okay with that.

If rice cookers won't work, does someone out there make a quality water kettle with no automatic shut off that detaches from the base?

Microwaves aren't an option. I have attempted pasta in the microwave before and am never impressed.


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