The rice cooker is one of the most tragically overlooked kitchen appliances known to mankind. In an era when home cooks are focusing on kitchen instruments with multiple obvious uses, like woks, slow cookers and food processors, the rice cooker seems to be shunned for its name alone. That's not fair. Rice cookers, despite their name, are powerful multitaskers. Don't believe us? Try these rice cooker recipes that don't involve rice. We're sure you'll be convinced.