Zojirushi NS-ZCC10 “Neuro Fuzzy” Rice Cooker

The Zojirushi NS-ZCC10 is perhaps the smartest rice cooker you’ll ever own. It has an onboard “Neuro Fuzzy Logic” microchip that allows the cooker to sense moisture and make fine adjustments to temperature and heating time, resulting in perfect rice every single time.

As noted by Wirecutter in their recently updated review, the NS-ZCC10 can even get it right when you mess up:

When we intentionally mismeasured the ratio of rice to water, the Neuro Fuzzy was the only cooker able to adjust its cooking parameters enough to make rice that was not just edible, but delicious.

For them, this one feature alone — well, that and the plastic handles attached to the inner pot — is what put the NS-ZCC10 over the NS-TSC10 model we featured in our guide to cooking Japanese rice a while back.

The NS-ZCC10 comes in two sizes: