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Haybox EZ Cooker

In What on 15 June 2011 at 8:00 pm

As featured on  Wilbur Sargunaraj’s Supercall Solutions program, the Haybox aka EZ Cooker saves you time and energy in the kitchen.   Use it to simmer, keep warm, and more.

EZ Cooker Demonstration at Sangamnagar, Antop Hill

EZ Cooker Demonstration at Sangamnagar, Antop Hill

Simply bring your pot to a boil then put the pot with the lid into the EZ Cooker and cover with the padded bamboo lid.  The cooker retains the heat and allows your food to cook slowly and stay warm for hours.  For most grains, I would let it boil for a few minutes on the stove and then transfer to the cooker to simmer for 40 minutes.  It never burns or overflows so there is no problem leaving it for a longer time.  It remains hot for hours.

The EZ Cooker is great for anything that you boil and then simmer – rice, oats, and other grains, as well as vegetables.

As a haybox, it is also good for presoaking legumes in warm water, or for keeping a steady temperature for yogurt to set.  It can also keep cold things old or provide a cozy place for fruits to ripen.

No wonder “Simple Superstar” Wilbur Sargunaraj came to Sangamnagar to film the EZ Cooker in action.




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