The rice cooker is an amazingly versatile appliance. When is a rice cooker not a rice cooker? When it becomes one of the most versatile and useful tools in any contemporary cook’s kitchen. We all know that you can make perfect rice in a rice cooker, but whole grains and beans are also perfectly suited to it. Discover a collection of recipes for a broad range of grains and legumes, including barley, quinoa, polenta, oatmeal, lentils, black beans and more.