Black & Decker Flavor Scenter HS900 8-Cup Rice Cooker

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  • The Black & Decker Food Steamer is perfect for cooking a healthy low-fat meal

    Apr 13, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Steamer automatically shuts off and food is perfectly steamed.
    Cons: It's awkward to remove the lid while wearing potholders.

    Summary: We received the Black & Decker Flavor Scenter Steamer Plus Model # HS900 for Christmas 2000. I love to cook fish and vegetables in healthy ways, so I couldnít wait to try it. This has become one of my favorite cooking appliances next to the ... read more

  • Great Steamer at a Great Price

    Jun 11, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use - cooks healthy food.
    Cons: Plastic basket is not husband proof.

    Summary: My wife Peggy has been using the Black and Decker HS900 Steamer to cook fresh vegetables at least twice each week for the past 2 years. This appliance is so simple even a CEO can figure out how to cook with it - although my wife won't let me touch it - ... read more

  • Get One of These and You Will Enter a Whole New Way of Cooking

    Jun 5, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works just like it says it will, seals the flavor in your food.
    Cons: Takes up a little bit of space on your counter.

    Summary: My wife and I just recently started the Nutrisystem diet that is when we noticed that we would be eating a lot of vegetables. We prefer steaming or vegetables over boiling them, the taste and juices stay in vegetables when you steam them. We have had ... read more

  • Move over pots and pans--making rice and veggies just got easier!

    May 27, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy set up/clean up, guide to cooking times on the machine, great value!
    Cons: flavor scenter makes scent, but no flavor

    Summary: I received this as a wedding gift just over two years ago. The thought of using a stove/pan to steam veggies or make rice seems downright primitive after using this baby. Easy set up and clean up Once you have your veggies cut up, you can ... read more

  • A lifesaver...the one tool your kitchen shouldn't be without!

    Mar 23, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Painless way to add more vegetables and rice to your diet.
    Cons: The plastic discolors very easily, mineral deposits accumulate on heater element, potential for burns

    Summary: I'd toyed around for years with the idea of purchasing a steamer as an upgrade to my Joyce Chen microwave steamer, and after reading reviews on Epinions and Amazon, decided on the Black and Decker HS900. This steamer is capable of handling numerous ... read more

  • Great Inexpensive Rice/Grain/Veggie/Egg Cooker

    Oct 6, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, inexpensive, cooks much more than just rice, consistent results, durable
    Cons: May discolor & develop scale on heating element, hot steam vents, don't use under cabinets

    Summary: Had my first Black and Decker rice cooker 10 years before it recently gave up the ghost. Used it 3 -4 times a week for rice, hard boiled eggs, grains (barley, millet, wheat berries, grits, oats, multi-grain cereals, quinoa, etc), and veggies. It has ... read more

  • Better than Rice cooker!

    Jul 20, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good price, easy to use, easy to clean,
    Cons: can't cook Rice and food at a same time, can't cook without instruction booklet.

    Summary: I'd been living without a rice cooker for 2 years ever since I broke the last one. I could not find ... read more

  • I use it all the time

    Jun 25, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes cooking rice effortless, also does a good job steaming fish and veggies.
    Cons: Gets calcium build-up on and near heating element, only comes in white.

    Summary: When I bought this steamer I was not sure how often I would use it, but I have found it to be a grea ... read more

  • Black & Decker Flavor Scenter Steamer Plus Food/Rice Cooker

    Mar 14, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Perfect Veggies, Perfect Rice, Seasoning Screen, Bowl Divider, Timer, and Inexpensive
    Cons: Cannot Use Under a Cabinet

    Summary: Cooking rice in a pot of boiling water on top of the range became a dreaded task due to boil overs and constant watching of the rice so it did not start burning after the rice soaked up the water. Steaming our favorite veggies was ok with a steamer ... read more

  • Black & Decker Handy Steamer Plus, Great Results all of the time.

    Jun 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Healthy alternative to other ways of cooking. Can steam multiple kinds of food in it.
    Cons: Need the booklet to set the right cooking times.

    Summary: The Black & Decker Handy Steamer Plus has been a GREAT appliance to have around the house. I have had my handy steamer for over 4 years and it is still steamin along. I donít use my handy steamer as much as I used to but..... I do use it! It ... read more

  • I'm Steamed!

    Jan 31, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use/quick clean up/even cooking
    Cons: plastic gets very hot/short cord

    Summary: I am not really steaming mad about this machine--but excited at the way it works. My family loves rice. My husband is a fantastic Chinese cook but always hated making rice in a sauce pan. It would always boil over or burn. With the B & D Steamer Plus ... read more

  • Black & Decker HS900 Flavor Scenter 8-Cup Rice Cooker: Every Day is Steam Day

    Aug 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works great, easy clean-up, set and walk-away
    Cons: white plastic can stain

    Summary: When my daughter Beanie was ready to start solid food almost five years ago, I decided that I was going to make her baby food myself. I knew that I wanted to steam her fruits and vegetables in order to retain as many nutrients as I could, so I went into ... read more

  • Steam your way to a more healthful diet

    Jul 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick, easy way to cut fat from your diet
    Cons: cord is too short

    Summary: With society on a diet craze and everyone trying to cut corners to avoid fat, it's great to find a product that not only helps alleviate fat but is fun and easy to use. The Black and Decker Flavor Scenter Steamer Plus is a wonderful product ... read more

  • This product got me STEAMING!

    Jun 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Allows you to steam multiple foods at the same time.
    Cons: -none-

    Summary: Healthful cooking made simple! I was actually looking for a rice cooker but after seeing all this product could do I was convinced it would be a much better buy. The all-in-one! What I like most about this product is that it ... read more

  • Flavor Scenter Steamer by Black and Decker

    Dec 22, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Convenient!!!!! Healthy, flavorful meals.
    Cons: Hard to clean.

    Summary: The Black and Decker Flavor Scenter Steamer Deluxe is the greatest kitchen appliance I have ever owned! It was given to me as a wedding gift, but if I had to go out and buy one for myself, I would gladly pay it's weight in gold!The steamer is the ... read more

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