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Your time is precious - but so is the satisfaction of a great home-cooked meal. Thanks to this convenient kitchen appliance, you won't have to give one up in service of the other! You'll save time with quick function buttons for staples like beans, rice or stew. The included recipes show you how to get the most out of your new InstaCooker, though, and soon you'll be making creamy one-pot macaroni and cheese or decadent chocolate cake!

But it's the other features that really drive home how much you want this on your counter. Auto-warm functionality activates after every cooking cycle, so you won't get tied up with a domestic crisis and return to find a cold and clammy dinner. The delay function lets you plan up to 24 hours ahead, perfect for ensuring that your workday ends with hot and ready food. Don't waste your time wondering how you ever got by without this marvel - get one while you can!


  • InstaCooker
  • Inner Pot
  • Steamer
  • Spoon
  • Condensation Cup
  • Power Cord
  • Instructions and Recipe Booklet

InstaCooker Features

  • PTFE and PFOA free nonstick coating allows for easier cleanup
  • 5.3 qt capacity for larger meals
  • Digital control panel with easy to use LED display
  • Up to 24 hour delay timer lets you plan ahead
  • Auto warm triggers after every cooking cycle so that food doesn't get cold
  • 11 pre-programmed controls: Rice, Soup, Beans, Steam, Sauté, Slow Cook High, Slow Cook Low, Dessert, Meat, Yogurt and Keep Warm

View instructions and recipes here.

Additional Information

  • Materials: Plastic and stainless steel exterior, aluminum pot and silicone gasket on lid
  • Power: 900W / 120V / 60Hz | ETL listed
  • Country of Origin: China


  • One year limited vendor warranty. Please call 1-312-526-3760.

Please see the Dimensions & Care tab for important care information.

In their most basic form, rice cookers do exactly that – they cook rice! While they don't necessarily speed up the cooking process, they certainly make it easier. All you have to do is measure the rice, add water, and set it to cook. At the end of the cooking period, some of the water will have been absorbed by the rice, while the rest will have boiled off. Once this has occurred, the unit will either switch to "warming mode" or will simply turn off. Rice cookers can also be used to cook hot cereals, desserts and steam vegetables.

What to Consider When Buying a Rice Cooker:

  • Capacity: How much rice will you be cooking? Don't buy a larger (or smaller) unit than you need. A rice cooker operates best with a specific amount of rice and water. Also, when it refers to the cups of rice it makes, make sure you know whether the measurement is dry or cooked. There is a big difference between "10 cups dry" and "10 cups cooked"!
  • Maintenance: Does the rice cooker have a non-stick coating or will it require a long soak-time before cleaning? For ease of use, it is best to get a model with a non-stick coating.
  • Rice Textures: Think about the different types of rice you enjoy. If you enjoy a variety, look for a model that has different settings for the various textures.

    Different Types of Rice Cookers:

  • Basic: The basic rice cookers simply turn on and off. Once the rice has been cooked, they turn off. They do not have a light indicator and typically do not have non-stick pans or steamer units.
  • Cook and Keep Warm: These rice cookers offer you the functionality of automatically lowering the temperature to "warm" after the rice has been cooked. The duration of the "warm" temperature will vary from unit to unit, but some will keep it warm for up to 12 hours. These units often have extra room for steaming vegetables and may come with a steamer inside the cooking pot.
  • Fuzzy Logic: These rice cookers are perfect for cooking a variety of rice and foods. They often have settings for brown rice, porridge, sushi, and rice texture (hard or soft). In addition to the warm mode, they also have a bigger steamer and automatic timers.
  • Induction: Induction heat rice cookers actually compensate for measurement errors and will still deliver even, properly cooked rice. They have highly accurate temperature sensors and heat distribution will be throughout the entire rice pan versus only heating from below.

    Common Settings:

  • Porridge Cycle: Designed for making a popular Asian breakfast rice, but can also be used for breakfast cereals and other slow cooking recipes.
  • Reheat Function: Will warm your rice back to proper temperature in 5 to 10 minutes and then maintain the heat, similar to the keep warm functionality.
  • Quick Cook Function: Allows you to bypass the soak time and begin cooking immediately.
  • Texture Setting: Allows you to select the rice texture you are cooking or the texture you prefer - regular, soft or firm.

    Common Accessories:

  • Steaming Basket: Perfect for when you want to steam your vegetables, shrimp or other quick cooking food.
  • Rice Spatula: Specially designed for serving rice.
  • Measuring Cup: Helps to ensure consistent results with portion size.
  • Recipe Book: Takes your rice cooker beyond the regular rice dishes!
  • Lid: Clear glass or plastic lid is useful for monitoring the cooking process.
  • About the Collection
    Rediscover the art of great cooking and create delicious, flavorful meals with Cook's Companion® - a signature line of high-quality kitchen essentials, exclusively available at EVINE Live. The must-have companion for all home cooks, this line offers everything from the latest innovative technologies to time-honored culinary necessities. From cookware and bakeware to small appliances, cutlery we have your kitchen covered.

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    Debra MurrayAbout the Guest
    From a young age, Debra Ann Murray has been passionate about food and cooking. Growing up in rural New Hampshire, Debra's family tended a large annual garden which fed them throughout the year. In the spring, she would help collect sap to make maple syrup. Debra describes the experience, "I thought my Grandmother was a magician. No matter what we brought her from our gathering - whether berries, grapes, or things from the garden - she would transform them into the most delicious meal or baked goods. You could just feel the love that came from everything she made."

    Over the following decades, Debra's passion for cooking and hospitality would grow. She would work in her family's sandwich shop, at catering companies and in restaurants and bars. Eventually, Debra took a job as a food stylist at a TV network. Working behind the scenes, she prepared meals for several on-air guests and high-profile personalities. The celebrities on the network took note of Debra's talents and hired her as their assistants and stylists.

    Stepping out from behind the scenes, she soon took center stage, working side-by-side with her high-profile partners. As her career progressed, she authored nine cookbooks and began hosting shows. In 2013, Debra joined EVINE Live where she presents and demonstrates superior-quality kitchen products.


    • 5.3 qt Instacooker: 10-3/4"L x 11"W x 11-1/4"H (4.92 lbs)

    Care Instructions

    • Always allow adequate time after cooking use for product to cool.
    • Clean lid, cover lid, inner pot, accessories and steam vent after each use.
    • To clean lid, cover lid, accessories and steam vent use water, non-abrasive liquids and sponge. Dry with a soft cloth. Be sure all elements are in the correct place for next use.
    • To clean the inner pot, use non-abrasive liquids and sponges so as not to damage the coating. Dry with a soft cloth.