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This New Kitchen Appliance Will Make Meal Prep Forever Easier (Win!)

April 2, 2024

Ready to explore a whole new world of grains, and make meal prep a cinch? KitchenAid recently revealed it’s first Grain and Rice Cooker, featuring innovation that takes care of the measuring and monitoring for you. The KitchenAid Grain and Rice Cooker automatically senses how much grain has been added, dispenses the right amount of water, and simmers to perfection, every time.

“As the list of rice, grain, and bean varieties grows around the world, so do the various cooking methods and water ratios for achieving the right end-result,” says Janice Ryder, country manager, KitchenAid Canada. “KitchenAid is constantly seeking new ways to make life easier in the kitchen. This new innovation does just that by removing the guesswork from the tedious process of cooking rice, grains, and beans.”

In addition to its sleek, modern design and inviting touchscreen controls, the KitchenAid Grain and Rice Cooker allows for consistent results with 21 preset options for cooking rice, beans, oats, couscous, quinoa, barley, farro and more. Using an integrated scale, the KitchenAid Grain and Rice Cooker automatically senses the amount of grains, rice, or beans that have been added in order to calculate the ideal water-to-grain ratio.

The KitchenAid Grain and Rice Cooker also boasts key features including:

  • Custom Cooking Mode: Experiment with a variety of grains, beans and rice beyond the preset options or add liquids other than water like broth or milk directly to the cooking pot
  • Steam Cooking Mode: Easily steam veggies, eggs, fish, meats and more to serve with the grains. The included steamer basket fits above the cooking pot, making for easy multi-tasking by steaming ingredients while the grains cook below
  • Keep Warm: Automatically keep grains at serving temperature for up to six hours once cooking is done
  • Delayed Cook: Schedule cooking to begin up to 24 hours in advance, providing more flexibility with meal prep routines
  • 8 Cup Capacity: Make up to 8 cups of cooked grains, rice or beans1
  • Easy-to-Clean Design: The durable non-stick cooking pot is dishwasher safe. For tougher messes, use the cooker’s Steam Cleaning Cycle first to loosen any cooked-on food residue, before placing in the dishwasher

The Grain and Rice Cooker is available for purchase on KitchenAid.ca for $340. Plus, enter to win one of your very own, below! —Vita Daily

Win! A $340 KitchenAid Grain and Rice Cooker!

One lucky Canadian winner will receive a $340 KitchenAid Grain and Rice Cooker! To enter, head over to Instagram, follow @kitchenaid_ca and @vitadailymedia and make sure to fulfil all the entry rules in the caption of the corresponding contest post. Contest opens April 3, 2024 and closes April 10, 2024. Complete contest rules and regulations herePlease note: if you are the winner, you will receive a DM (direct message) in Instagram directly from @vitadailymedia. Please be wary of fake accounts, which often use similar handles with an extra or missing letter, number or symbol. We will never ask for a payment or for your credit card number, and we will never ask you to click through a link. If you are unsure whether you have been contacted, via Instagram, by us or a fake account, email us before responding.

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  1. Pnina Lutwak

    April 3rd, 2024 at 9:02 am

    @pnina44

    Rice

  2. l p

    April 3rd, 2024 at 9:08 am

    wild rice. thanks
    @asdsafel

  3. An Hunter

    April 3rd, 2024 at 9:47 am

    I love quinoa – so versatile
    @buppybishop

  4. Marilyn

    April 3rd, 2024 at 10:40 am

    This would be perfect for a lentil and rice dish I make! @mmsittie

  5. Chantelle McLean

    April 3rd, 2024 at 11:01 am

    My favorite grain is rice
    @Chantelle.mclean.758

  6. Raquel

    April 3rd, 2024 at 11:17 am

    I’d have to say my favourite grain is rice
    IG: @raqueldxo

  7. Michaela

    April 3rd, 2024 at 12:02 pm

    Rice is a staple in my household 😊
    @coastalmikki

  8. Anne Tam

    April 3rd, 2024 at 1:09 pm

    Quinoa @jcont1234

  9. Andrea Amy

    April 3rd, 2024 at 1:37 pm

    We love rice. We have it 3-4 times a week. andrea_hockeygirl

  10. Jennifer

    April 3rd, 2024 at 2:39 pm

    Rice! @80s_90s_and_now

  11. Wendy Hutton

    April 3rd, 2024 at 2:51 pm

    Rice is my favorite grain @wghutton

  12. Monique L.S.

    April 3rd, 2024 at 3:19 pm

    I enjoy barley.
    IG @minty_mo2020

  13. Karen Turner

    April 3rd, 2024 at 3:32 pm

    Rice! @karnturner

  14. Kelli Brost

    April 3rd, 2024 at 3:34 pm

    Rice

    @kellibrost

  15. Carrie Johnson

    April 3rd, 2024 at 4:33 pm

    Quinoa

  16. Elise-Anne Dealy

    April 3rd, 2024 at 6:25 pm

    Rice!
    @ea_dealy

  17. Alicia Mene

    April 4th, 2024 at 12:53 am

    Rice!!!
    @aj.mene

  18. Sheldon

    April 4th, 2024 at 1:53 am

    Korean or Japanese Rice – the softer, the better

    @shelpatang

  19. Lara Lou

    April 4th, 2024 at 4:49 am

    Farro is my favourite grain
    @loucanlife on IG

  20. Lois Harnish

    April 4th, 2024 at 5:25 am

    @loisharnish
    Rice!
    I would friggen love to win this!!

  21. Lois Harnish

    April 4th, 2024 at 5:29 am

    @lois2072

    Rice!
    I would friggen love to win this! Ignore the entry above! I had the wrong IG handle 🤗

  22. Fan

    April 4th, 2024 at 6:50 am

    Barley is my fave!
    @winterbeautyto

  23. Mary M

    April 4th, 2024 at 7:59 am

    wild rice is my favorite. @maryandcedar

  24. laurel jones

    April 4th, 2024 at 8:22 am

    brown rice @rosehavenca

  25. Jennifer B

    April 4th, 2024 at 10:41 am

    Rice! @niferbrad

  26. Rachel C.

    April 4th, 2024 at 1:35 pm

    rice!

    @seafoodmwg on instagram

  27. Janine Rutledge

    April 4th, 2024 at 3:23 pm

    I love quinoa! It’s my favourite!

  28. Janine Rutledge

    April 4th, 2024 at 3:25 pm

    I love to add different broths to quinoa to jazz it up! @janinerutledge

  29. Cheryl Ing

    April 4th, 2024 at 4:29 pm

    Brown rice tazgirlvancouver13

  30. Carol Fraas

    April 4th, 2024 at 6:13 pm

    @bakingzen
    Quinoa

  31. Sharon Cezair

    April 4th, 2024 at 8:35 pm

    @shar_2020

    .I love Jasmine rice black rice and quinoa

  32. jan

    April 4th, 2024 at 8:38 pm

    Bulgar
    @jan_leeu

  33. Joy D

    April 5th, 2024 at 6:11 am

    Wild rice
    @joymariemd

  34. Lindsay

    April 5th, 2024 at 9:07 am

    Wild mix grain rice

    @The.schmidtshow

  35. Laura

    April 5th, 2024 at 10:11 am

    Rice! @bakerlaur

  36. Grace

    April 5th, 2024 at 12:51 pm

    Rice
    @gracemint

  37. Lynda Larsen-Baldry

    April 5th, 2024 at 2:11 pm

    Flavoured Rice
    @LyndaBaldry

  38. Kath

    April 5th, 2024 at 3:37 pm

    Brown rice
    @conkatp

  39. Barb Matwie

    April 5th, 2024 at 8:51 pm

    Long grain brown rice😋💕
    @brabm

  40. Xu Li

    April 5th, 2024 at 9:12 pm

    Jasmine rice! @xuliang889

  41. Raelee

    April 6th, 2024 at 7:27 am

    Rice! 😍
    @bluecrush_18

  42. Mary D.

    April 6th, 2024 at 12:59 pm

    I am a huge fan of cornmeal and rice and wheat and farro and spelt. Polenta with a delicious beef stew is top notch.
    @msdanieli

  43. Shane Armstrong

    April 7th, 2024 at 5:14 am

    Basmati rice is my favorite rice to eat. This is a neat invention. My wife is vegan, so this would make coming vegan meals a breeze! Good luck all!

  44. KaLei

    April 7th, 2024 at 4:51 pm

    wild rice
    @weelkesr

  45. Mary Ann Dudragne

    April 7th, 2024 at 4:53 pm

    @maadhatter22

    We eat a lot of rice. Have tried cooking Quinoa once, but it didn’t turn out (not sure what we did wrong.)

  46. Jennifer Choong

    April 7th, 2024 at 6:26 pm

    Jasmine Rice🍚🥰🙌
    @mmchoong

  47. Jessica Reis

    April 8th, 2024 at 7:56 am

    Quinoa is my favourite!

    Ig: proudmomjess

  48. Amanda masters

    April 8th, 2024 at 8:16 am

    We love a lot of spicy foods and they all pair perfectly with rice so we eat it it al.oat daily. You can make so many amazing dishes.
    @Amandalmasters99

  49. LAURA FOYLE

    April 8th, 2024 at 12:52 pm

    Jasmine Rice!!

  50. LAURA FOYLE

    April 8th, 2024 at 12:53 pm

    laura.foyle

  51. Pamela Humphrey

    April 8th, 2024 at 3:31 pm

    My favourite grain is wheat.
    Pamalot 28

  52. May C

    April 8th, 2024 at 10:43 pm

    Jasmine rice is a staple for sure #riceislife

    IG: sugarplum529

  53. Lucia Jessica

    April 9th, 2024 at 10:31 am

    Jasmine rice
    Ig : lucia_jessica

  54. Jacque

    April 9th, 2024 at 5:04 pm

    Jasmine Rice or any white rice!!!
    Rice is life! The best!!!

  55. Alisa Petrisch

    April 9th, 2024 at 6:22 pm

    Our favourite grain is basmati rice, fluffy and great taste and beautiful alone or with sauces.
    @alisapetrisch

  56. Tiesha Dorleans

    April 9th, 2024 at 8:05 pm

    Rice. @SweetTD93

  57. Louise Lormestoir

    April 9th, 2024 at 8:06 pm

    Basmati rice. @bella_loulou1

  58. Hoda

    April 9th, 2024 at 9:25 pm

    Barley and Basmati rice is my favourite!
    Thank you
    Facebook: Hoda Montazeri Motlagh

  59. Tatiana

    April 9th, 2024 at 10:35 pm

    My favourite grain is jasmine rice 😋
    @tatimitch

  60. Chad

    April 9th, 2024 at 11:46 pm

    Brown rice is my favourite grain
    @chadmi1

  61. Micheline B

    April 10th, 2024 at 6:48 am

    This would be amazing! I love to make Forbidden Rice

    @winniehook4

  62. Mary

    April 10th, 2024 at 2:15 pm

    My favourite grain is quinoa.

    @marylovestoronto

  63. Kiriakitsa

    April 10th, 2024 at 2:36 pm

    Buckwheat
    @cheers.to.all

  64. Theresa A

    April 10th, 2024 at 2:36 pm

    rice

    @teralex4

  65. John Leung

    April 10th, 2024 at 2:51 pm

    Love, love wild rice. The bite and texture complement any meal.

    @iamjohnleung

  66. LILLIAN BROWN

    April 10th, 2024 at 5:01 pm

    Brown Rice is my favourite on ig lillianmb23

  67. Tammy

    April 10th, 2024 at 5:22 pm

    Love Forbidden Rice and wild rice which isn’t a rice apparently – who knew! @alexakarabotsos

  68. Jenelle Fraser

    April 10th, 2024 at 7:10 pm

    My favourite grain is Quinoa! @jenelleefraser

  69. Eileen @604girl

    April 10th, 2024 at 10:15 pm

    Rice.
    @604girl

  70. Johanna Newman

    April 11th, 2024 at 12:00 am

    Love Quinoa 💜🪻🤍
    @JohannaNewman88

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